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Coffee with Sandra Servantez to be held Friday, October 21st

SMASON CITY – Sandra Servantez, a candidate for City Council At-Large, will hold “Community Meeting and Coffee” at Hardees Restaurant on Friday, October 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.…

Latham hears frustrations from Iowans on Washington

Latham hears frustrations from Iowans on Washington

From Congressman Tom Latham – In my listening town hall meetings throughout September, Iowan after Iowan explained to me the sense of frustration they feel with the partisanship and poisonous…

Mayor Bookmeyer invites public to celebrate conclusion of Vision Iowa project

Mayor Bookmeyer invites public to celebrate conclusion of Vision Iowa project

From Mayor Eric Bookmeyer: I would like to extend a special invitation to each of you in celebration of the conclusion of the Vision Iowa Project. This event will be…

Branstad-Reynolds administration’s blueprint unveils vision for Iowa’s education remodel

Branstad-Reynolds administration’s blueprint unveils vision for Iowa’s education remodel

DES MOINES- Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today unveiled their blueprint for transforming Iowa’s education system. The blueprint states that Iowa must become more selective and supportive…

Steckman appointed to top post on Education Committee

Steckman appointed to top post on Education Committee

DES MOINES – Iowa House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy has appointed State Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City to the top post on the House Education Committee for the 2012…

Marsters weighs in on Bookmeyer’s first two years as Mayor

Marsters weighs in on Bookmeyer’s first two years as Mayor

From Mason City Council Member Jeff Marsters, when asked to assess Mayor Eric Bookmeyer’s first two years in office: Mayor Bookmeyer’s campaign theme was DILIGENCE, DISCIPLINE & DECORUM! Should always…

Bookmeyer, Urdahl mum on whether they are recruiting candidates

MASON CITY – A citizen asked NorthIowaToday.com to follow up on a rumor that Mayor Eric Bookmeyer and County Supervisor Jay Urdahl are recruiting citizens to run as candidates in…

Kuhn, candidate for City Council, meets the public

Kuhn, candidate for City Council, meets the public

MASON CITY – At-large City Council candidate Alex Kuhn met the public for coffee at Jitters Coffee Bar on Friday afternoon. About 40-50 people attended, and he spoke for about…

Mason City schools update from T.J. Jumper, Director of Secondary Programs

From T.J. Jumper, Director of Secondary Programs This last school year was a turbulent whirl wind in Mason City. There were so many highs and too many emotional lows for…

Alex Kuhn announces his candidacy for City Council

Alex Kuhn announces his candidacy for City Council

MASON CITY – Alex Kuhn has announced to the media that he will be a candidate for the at-large seat in this fall’s city council election. Max Weaver currently holds…

Gov. Branstad brings his budget message to Mason City

MASON CITY – Governor Terry Branstad brought his message on the state budget impasse to Mason City Thursday afternoon. Branstad, on the final stop of forty-three throughout the state, said…

Bookmeyer makes appointments to boards and commissions

MASON CITY – At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council approved the following appointments to boards and commissions from Mayor Eric Bookmeyer: Jennifer Raemaker to the Housing Authority Board;…

Bookmeyer “regrettably” makes new appointee to Human Rights Commission

Bookmeyer “regrettably” makes new appointee to Human Rights Commission

MASON CITY – Today Mayor Eric Bookmeyer moved to fill a vacancy on the Human Rights Commission, this time nominating Stephen Palmer of Mason City. The commission did not approve…

Human Rights Commission, Bookmeyer duel over appointment

Human Rights Commission, Bookmeyer duel over appointment

MASON CITY – The Human Rights Commission voted unanimously on Thursday April 7, 2011, not to consent to the appointment of Mr. Brian McNamara as recommended by Mayor Bookmeyer. This…

Nelson wants Tornquist investigated

Nelson wants Tornquist investigated

MASON CITY – City Council member Don Nelson is asking for an investigation of fellow Council member Scott Tornquist. The request stems from what Nelson calls a “possible conflict of…

Nelson hopes Bookmeyer makes appointments, ends controversy

MASON CITY – City Council member Don Nelson has asked Mayor Eric Bookmeyer to end the Human Rights controversy and appoint the three candidates that have been submitted. The Human…

Age factor (by Don Nelson)

Age factor (by Don Nelson)

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by Don Nelson; letter is regarding Mayor Bookmeyer’s appointments to boards and commissions) If age is a factor, and I repeat, if, in your consideration to nominate…

Bookmeyer sets council workshop meetings

MASON CITY – After some City Council members voiced a desire for better communication amongst themselves, Mayor Eric Bookmeyer has scheduled non-mandatory council workshops that will occur on the 2nd…

Bookmeyer makes recommendations for appointments to boards and commissions

MASON CITY – Mayor Eric Bookmeyer is making the following recommendations to the City Council for appointments to boards and commissions serving Mason City: – Roberta Anderson to the Library…

Councilman Max Weaver gives the Chamber of Commerce a piece of his mind

Councilman Max Weaver gives the Chamber of Commerce a piece of his mind

MASON CITY – At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Councilman Max Weaver was the only speaker that took the podium during the public comments time that was held at the…

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