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Todd Blodgett Opinion: Amateur Staffers Undermine Biden

Todd Blodgett Opinion: Amateur Staffers Undermine Biden

While Senator Joe Manchin’s refusal to support President Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar ‘Build Back Better’ legislation apparently surprised only the White House, the shocker was the unprecedented vilification of the respected West…

United States Mint begins shipping new quarters with “ethnically, racially, and geographically diverse” women, starting with Maya Angelou on them

United States Mint begins shipping new quarters with “ethnically, racially, and geographically diverse” women, starting with Maya Angelou on them

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) has begun shipping the first coins in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. These circulating quarters honoring Maya Angelou are manufactured at the…

OBIT: Bryan R. Ones

OBIT: Bryan R. Ones

Bryan R. Ones, 59, of Mason City, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center – North Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 4,…

Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City to host annual reception on Jan. 22, 2022

Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City to host annual reception on Jan. 22, 2022

MASON CITY – Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City will host an annual reception on Jan. 22, 2022. On Saturday, January 22, 2022, the Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City…

Northern Iowa sex offender accused of prowling in Charles City garage

Northern Iowa sex offender accused of prowling in Charles City garage

CHARLES CITY – A Northern Iowa sex offender was apprehended by police for allegedly prowling in a Charles City garage. The incident took place on December 20, 2021. Officers with…

Cops chase wanted Charles City man on bike, allegedly catch him with illegal drugs

Cops chase wanted Charles City man on bike, allegedly catch him with illegal drugs

CHARLES CITY – Cops chased a wanted Charles City man on a bike, then allegedly caught him with illegal drugs. The incident took place on December 23, 2021.  Police in…

Northern Iowa felon caught with drugs, gun and ammo faces up to 10 years in federal prison

Northern Iowa felon caught with drugs, gun and ammo faces up to 10 years in federal prison

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa felon caught with drugs, gun and ammo is facing up to 10 years in federal prison. Leonard Weimer, 47, from Storm Lake, Iowa, was…

Locally-owned Prudent Produce acquires North Iowa Fresh

Locally-owned Prudent Produce acquires North Iowa Fresh

CLEAR LAKE – Prudent Produce announced today that they are joining forces with North Iowa Fresh to bring more local and healthy foods to Central and North-Central Iowa. Elkhart-based Prudent…

NFL Football: Vikings fire head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman

NFL Football: Vikings fire head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman

MINNEAPOLIS – After another lame season, the Minnesota Vikings announced this morning they have fired head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman. STATEMENT FROM VIKINGS OWNERSHIP GROUP: This…