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Alliant Energy and Iowa State University collaborate on solar farm

Alliant Energy and Iowa State University collaborate on solar farm

AMES – Alliant Energy and Iowa State University will collaborate on a solar farm to be established on university land south of Ames. The Iowa Board of Regents has approved…

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 9, 2021: President Biden’s September COVID-19 Summit, war in Africa, support for two-state solution in Israel, possible food shortages in China, Ukraine crisis

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 9, 2021: President Biden’s September COVID-19 Summit, war in Africa, support for two-state solution in Israel, possible food shortages in China, Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. State Department held a press briefing on November 9, 2021, touching on subjects ranging from war in Africa, President Biden’s September COVID-19 Summit, war in…

Armed, intoxicated illegal alien busted after pointing gun at former employer’s house, leading cops on car and foot chase

Armed, intoxicated illegal alien busted after pointing gun at former employer’s house, leading cops on car and foot chase

SIOUX CITY – An armed, intoxicated illegal alien was busted after pointing a gun at his former employer’s house, then leading cops on a car and foot chase. On June…

College Basketball: Iowa State hosts Oregon State Friday night

College Basketball: Iowa State hosts Oregon State Friday night

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State looks to improve to 2-0 for the first time since the 2018-19 season when it hosts Oregon State Friday at Hilton Coliseum. The Matchup: Iowa State…

Improperly discarded ashes cause Mason City house fire and evacuation

Improperly discarded ashes cause Mason City house fire and evacuation

MASON CITY – Improperly discarded ashes caused a Mason City house fire and evacuation of the structure. On November 10,2021 at 7:20 am the Mason City Fire Department responded to…

Feds take action to prevent another foreclosure crisis

Feds take action to prevent another foreclosure crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), jointly with other government agencies, announced a return to enforcement of critical protections for families and homeowners. Those protections,…

OBIT: Allan D. Formanek

OBIT: Allan D. Formanek

Allan D. Formanek, 83, of Garner passed away peacefully Thursday, November 4, 2021 at his home in Garner after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. A funeral mass will be…

OBIT: Susan A. McGregor

OBIT: Susan A. McGregor

Susan A. McGregor, 58, of Algona, died Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City A visitation will be held from 1 – 3 p.m. on Sunday,…

Senator Amanda Ragan lists bills enacted by Iowa Legislature last session that benefit veterans

Senator Amanda Ragan lists bills enacted by Iowa Legislature last session that benefit veterans

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing portions of Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: THANK YOU, VETERANS November 11 is Veterans Day, a time…

No. 20 UNI football wraps up regular-season road trips at No. 16 Missouri State

No. 20 UNI football wraps up regular-season road trips at No. 16 Missouri State

CEDAR FALLS – No. 20 UNI football wraps up its regular-season road trips at No. 16 Missouri State this Saturday. No. 20 UNI Football @ No. 16 Missouri State 2…

Opinion: Mitchell County Economic Development Commission ignores mandate for hiring a highly qualified veteran

Opinion: Mitchell County Economic Development Commission ignores mandate for hiring a highly qualified veteran

Today, November 11th, 2021 our nation, the United States of America celebrates another Veteran’s Day, dedicated to those who donned a military uniform and served this country honorably. I was…

UNI men’s basketball hosts midweek matchup with Vermont

UNI men’s basketball hosts midweek matchup with Vermont

CEDAR FALLS – UNI men’s basketball faces Vermont in the middle of three-game home stretch at 5 p.m. Thursday. UNI (0-1 / 0-0 MVC) is coming off a loss to…

College Baseball: Hawkeyes sign 7 new players

College Baseball: Hawkeyes sign 7 new players

IOWA CITY – Seven players – six from the Hawkeye State – have signed National Letters of Intent to join the University of Iowa baseball program in the fall of…

OBIT: Kathryn Ann (Kruse) Schultz

OBIT: Kathryn Ann (Kruse) Schultz

Kathryn “Kay” Ann Schultz, 77, of Story City, formally of Grundy Center, IA passed away peacefully on the morning of November 3, 2021 at Bethany Manor in Story City, IA.…

even Iowans apply to fill vacancy on Iowa Court of Appeals

even Iowans apply to fill vacancy on Iowa Court of Appeals

DES MOINES – Seven Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Court of Appeals that will occur when Judge Michael R.…

OBIT: Velma A. Dontje

OBIT: Velma A. Dontje

A funeral service for Velma Dontje will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at First Reformed Church in Buffalo Center. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM…

OBIT: Rebecca “Becky” Jo (Hughes) Frerichs

OBIT: Rebecca “Becky” Jo (Hughes) Frerichs

Rebecca “Becky” Jo Frerichs, 63, of Steamboat Rock, Iowa passed away in the early morning of Thursday, November 4, 2021 at the Mercy Medical Center Hospital in Mason City. Following…