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City of Mason City expense report for June 17, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for June 17, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/17/2021 Payee Description Amount ———————————– 1ST INSURANCE OTHER SUPPLIES 5,148.00 ACCORD ARCHITECTURE CONTRACT LABOR 4,927.30 ACCURATE AIR CONDITIONING REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 130.18 ADAMS CONSTRUCTION…

Workers’ rally to be held in Des Moines at offices of Senators Grassley and Ernst

Workers’ rally to be held in Des Moines at offices of Senators Grassley and Ernst

DES MOINES – Iowa workers will assemble outside of the offices of Senators Grassley and Ernst to demand that workers have the freedom to organize a union in their workplace…

City of Mason City expense report for June 9, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for June 9, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/9/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————- A1-PORTABLES MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 170.00 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL OTHER SUPPLIES 1,212.55 ADAMS SHARPENING M/E SUPPLIES 12.00 AGVANTAGE FS INCMATERIAL 1,570.00…

Globe Gazette building is sold, suffers fire

Globe Gazette building is sold, suffers fire

MASON CITY – The town newspaper in Mason City, the Globe Gazette, is leaving its long-time headquarters near downtown after the building was sold and suffered a fire. The owner…

Mason City council appoints Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director

Mason City council appoints Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director

MASON CITY – The Mason City council this week appointed Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director after the sudden passing of Kevin Jacobson, who previously filled those roles.…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2020/21 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2020/21 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020/21 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time,…

New Clear Lake Wellness Center executive announced

New Clear Lake Wellness Center executive announced

CLEAR LAKE – Adam Long, of Liberty, Missouri, said the tight-knit nature of Clear Lake reminds him of his hometown. “I grew up in a small community, and I thought…

Tips for buying a used car

Tips for buying a used car

Buying a used car always carries an inherent small risk as compared to buying new – but, then again, you will also save considerable money against the price of a…

City of Mason City expense report for June 3, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for June 3, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/3/2021 Payee Description Amount ——————————— AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 275.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 5,260.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 38,797.90 AMERIGROUP…

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Golden Grain Energy’s massive grain bin, claimed to be World’s largest

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Golden Grain Energy’s massive grain bin, claimed to be World’s largest

MASON CITY – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday in Mason City at a renewable energy plant for the world’s largest grain bin. The event was held June 2 at…

Mason City council authorizes development agreement with new owner of Southbridge Mall

Mason City council authorizes development agreement with new owner of Southbridge Mall

MASON CITY – The Mason City City Council held a Public Hearing at its June 1 meeting and authorized a development agreement with a new owner of Southbridge Mall. A…

City of Mason City expense report for May 27, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for May 27, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/27/2021 Payee Description Amount ———————————— ALL IOWA POOL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 3,910.00 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 340.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS &…

Governors implore federal justice department to investigate anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking industry 

Governors implore federal justice department to investigate anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking industry 

DES MOINES– Governor Kim Reynolds and five other governors wrote to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), asking them to continue their investigation into anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking…

More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced Wednesday they have disbursed more than 1.8 million additional Economic…

Iconic Mason City ice cream parlor Birdsall’s to re-open

Iconic Mason City ice cream parlor Birdsall’s to re-open

MASON CITY – An iconic Mason City ice cream parlor is re-opening, a community organization is reporting. Birdsall’s ice cream shop closed in 2020. Later, the owner of Mason City’s…

Mason City woman wins $100,000 lottery prize

Mason City woman wins $100,000 lottery prize

CLIVE, IOWA — A Mason City woman said she initially thought she was trying to convince herself of things when she saw a $100,000 prize on her lottery scratch ticket.…

The most common CBD questions answered

The most common CBD questions answered

If you keep up to date with the latest trends you must have notice the hype surrounding CBD. It can be a fairly misunderstood product, though, so to help clear…

NIACC announces new athletic director

NIACC announces new athletic director

MASON CITY – Cam Olson will become North Iowa Area Community College’s fifth athletic director in school history. Olson, who previously served as an interim athletic director at San Jose…

10 Steps to Building a Winning Trading Plan

Strategy is the foundation to success. If you are new to the forex world, the first step is to create a trading plan to guide your research and investment activities.…

How to react to a stock market tanking – what not to do

How to react to a stock market tanking – what not to do

As the US stock markets reached new highs in the first quarter of 2021 in the wake of coronavirus recovery positivity, many shrewd observers were warning of artificially inflated valuations.…

Treasury distributes $6.1 billion to assist renters and landlords through emergency Rental Assistance Program

Treasury distributes $6.1 billion to assist renters and landlords through emergency Rental Assistance Program

WASHINGTON – Friday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it has distributed $6.1 billion through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program in less than two weeks since $21.6…

PAWS Humane Society celebrates selection as a beneficiary in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local nonprofits

PAWS Humane Society celebrates selection as a beneficiary in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local nonprofits

CHARLES CITY – PAWS Humane Society has been selected as a beneficiary for the month of June in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits. The Hy-Vee Reusable…

City of Mason City expense report for May 20, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for May 20, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/20/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL 195.08 ACCORD ARCHITECTURE CONTRACT LABOR 2,639.47 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY 43,112.97 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES SUPPLIES…

The Step By Step Guide For Applying To College

The Step By Step Guide For Applying To College

As a high school student, pretty much everything is designed to drive you towards applying and attending college. But there’s not a lot of information provided about the process before…

City of Mason City expense report for May 13, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for May 13, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/13/2021 Payee Description Amount ————————————— A1-PORTABLES MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 160.00 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 647.95 AHLERS AND COONEY PC NEGOTIATIONS 193.00 ALLIANT…

Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO to Governor: Ending pandemic unemployment benefits does not address long or short term workforce shortages

Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO to Governor: Ending pandemic unemployment benefits does not address long or short term workforce shortages

DES MOINES Charlie Wishman, President of the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, condemned Republican Governor of Iowa Kim Reynolds for turing away millions of dollars in federal unemployment money for…

North Iowa Area Community College joins Manufacturing Consortium

North Iowa Area Community College joins Manufacturing Consortium

MASON CITY – As business and industry evolve at an ever-increasing pace, the next wave of change in the form of digitalization and automation, known as “Industry 4.0,” will require…

Winners announced in the 21st Annual John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

Winners announced in the 21st Annual John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

MASON CITY – The 2021 John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition was held virtually with 13 students advancing to the final presentation round, where plans were reviewed by John Pappajohn…

Iowa to end participation in federal unemployment benefit programs, citing strong labor market and recovering economy 

Iowa to end participation in federal unemployment benefit programs, citing strong labor market and recovering economy 

DES MOINES – Today Governor Kim Reynolds announced new measures to address the State of Iowa’s severe workforce shortage. Effective June 12, 2021, the State of Iowa will end its…

City of Mason City expense report for May 6, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for May 6, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/6/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 324.12 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 1,702.00 ALLIANT ENERGY GAS & ELECTRICITY…

Donald Trump remains banned on Facebook

Donald Trump remains banned on Facebook

Facebook Oversight Board upholds former President Trump’s suspension, finds Facebook failed to impose proper penalty The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President…

Mason City’s Southbridge Mall to convert to “Family Entertainment Center”

Mason City’s Southbridge Mall to convert to “Family Entertainment Center”

MASON CITY – Southbridge Mall in Mason City will soon be getting a make-over, City Hall proclaimed today.  Residents will see some very exciting and notable new developments in the future…

City of Mason City expense report for April 29, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for April 29, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/29/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 236.38 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 550.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES…

Gov. Reynolds signs new Public Health Disaster proclamation

Gov. Reynolds signs new Public Health Disaster proclamation

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation on Friday that extends critical regulatory relief for an additional 30 days to those on the frontlines of…

Barbara Wilson named University of Iowa President

Barbara Wilson named University of Iowa President

IOWA CITY – Barbara Wilson will be the 22nd President of the University of Iowa. Wilson, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois…

President Biden returns billions in funds to military that Trump took for border wall, thereby halting those projects

President Biden returns billions in funds to military that Trump took for border wall, thereby halting those projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Joe Biden is returning billions in funds to the military that Trump took for the border wall, thereby halting those projects. Today, the Department of Defense…

Iowa Slated for Significant 5G Economic Benefits

The connection technology called 5G has been gaining steam rapidly in the last year, as many places throughout the US look to utilise its unique potential. Rife with confusion and…

NIACC opens new Volunteer Center

NIACC opens new Volunteer Center

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is opening a volunteer center on campus. The College has been awarded a Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant of $31,354 from…

Waldorf University Commencement to include 2020 and 2021 graduates

Waldorf University Commencement to include 2020 and 2021 graduates

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. at Bolstorff Football Field in Forest City, Ia. This year’s Commencement ceremony…

City of Mason City expense report for April 22, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for April 22, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/22/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES SHOP SUPPLIES 1,175.33 ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY TRAFFIC SIGNAL REPAIR AND MA 123.51 B & F FASTENER…

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