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Two Mason City teens hurt in single-vehicle accident Sunday night

Two Mason City teens hurt in single-vehicle accident Sunday night

RURAL MASON CITY – Two teens were treated for injuries after a single-vehicle accident Sunday night in rural Mason City. On Sunday, January 2, 2022, at approximately 11:46 PM, the…

OBIT: Mary Elgene Richardson

OBIT: Mary Elgene Richardson

Mary Elgene Richardson, 79, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021, in her Nora Springs, IA. Family is going to be having a service in Bloomington, Wisconsin at a later date.…

OBIT: Donald J. Hutzell

OBIT: Donald J. Hutzell

Donald J. Hutzell, 83, of Mason City, IA, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center North Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Tuesday, December…

OBIT: Allen “Al” Manning

OBIT: Allen “Al” Manning

Allen “Al” Manning, 79, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021 at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service for Al Manning will be…

U.S. State Department press briefing for December 28, 2021: Russia, China, North Korea, wars in Africa, and more

U.S. State Department press briefing for December 28, 2021: Russia, China, North Korea, wars in Africa, and more

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. State Department held a press briefing on December 28, 2021, touching on subjects ranging from Russia, China, North Korea, wars in Africa, and more. Department…

OBIT: Bobbie “Bob” Solan Dow

OBIT: Bobbie “Bob” Solan Dow

Bobbie “Bob” Solan Dow, 82, of Rockford, IA died on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at the Rockwell Nursing Home in Rockwell. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 22,…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Keegan Murray named Big Ten Player of the Week

College Basketball: Iowa’s Keegan Murray named Big Ten Player of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball sophomore Keegan Murray has been named Big Ten Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the Big Ten Conference Office.…

OBIT: Betty Mae Gildersleeve

OBIT: Betty Mae Gildersleeve

Betty M. Gildersleeve, 75, of Mason City died Tuesday (December 14, 2021) at her home in Mason City. A celebration of Betty’s life will be held from 1 to 3…

Wheelchaired Illinois felon caught with gun and 13 baggies of crack cocaine in Iowa Walmart went to federal prison

Wheelchaired Illinois felon caught with gun and 13 baggies of crack cocaine in Iowa Walmart went to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted Illinois felong in a wheelchair who possessed 13 baggies of crack cocaine and a gun in an Iowa Walmart was sentenced to more than seven…

Mason City school board to meet, offer update on replacing “Mohawk” monicker and Superintendent search

Mason City school board to meet, offer update on replacing “Mohawk” monicker and Superintendent search

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will meet Tuesday evening and offer updates on replacing the “Mohawk” monicker and its Superintendent search. AGENDA: I. Presentation on the Major…

Mason City school district to act on “emergency situation presented by OSHA” regarding staff vaccinations and face coverings

Mason City school district to act on “emergency situation presented by OSHA” regarding staff vaccinations and face coverings

MASON CITY – The Mason City school district will meet Tuesday night in a special session beginning at 5:30 PM to act on an “emergency situation presented by OSHA” regarding…

OBIT: Frances Deal

OBIT: Frances Deal

Frances “Fran” Deal, age 88 of Algona, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Thursday at…

OBIT: Dorothy Sorenson

OBIT: Dorothy Sorenson

Dorothy Martha Sorenson, age 93, of Estherville, IA passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Thursday December 16, 2021. Dorothy was born on October 20, 1928 in Killdeer, ND…

OBIT: Leonard Moritz

OBIT: Leonard Moritz

Leonard Roy Moritz the son of Hans and Edna (Jorgensen) Moritz was born May 6, 1942 in Estherville. Iowa. He passed away Friday December 17, 2021 at the West Bend…

College Wrestling: Former Mohawk Cullan Schriever finishes 4th at Southern Scuffle

College Wrestling: Former Mohawk Cullan Schriever finishes 4th at Southern Scuffle

CHATTANOOGA, TN – A trio of Hawkeye wrestlers took home top four finishes at the Southern Scuffle at McKenzie Arena on Sunday. Freshman Drake Ayala picked up a third place…

OBIT: Sharon McIntyre

OBIT: Sharon McIntyre

Sharon Kay McIntyre, age 78, of Decorah, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa after a short battle with cancer. Sharon…

OBIT: Janice M. Uhlenhopp

OBIT: Janice M. Uhlenhopp

Janice M. Uhlenhopp, 77, died Monday, December 13 at KRHC from complications of Covid-19. Services will be held at a later date. Janice Mae Uhlenhopp was born to Herbert and…

Women’s College Basketball: No. 14 Iowa State runs past West Virginia in Big 12 opener, 88-72

Women’s College Basketball: No. 14 Iowa State runs past West Virginia in Big 12 opener, 88-72

AMES – No. 14 Iowa State (12-1, 1-0 Big 12) rang in 2022 and Big 12 action with an 88-72 win over West Virginia (7-4, 0-1 Big 12). As a…

College Basktball: UNI rolls to home win over Evansville, 83-61

College Basktball: UNI rolls to home win over Evansville, 83-61

CEDAR FALLS – UNI men’s basketball earned the first win of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) season on Sunday afternoon as the Panthers defeated the Evansville Purple Aces 83-61 at…