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Charles City men arrested after parking lot fight

Charles City men arrested after parking lot fight

CHARLES CITY - Two Charles City men were arrested after

Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Iowa, will tour Winnebago Industries

Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Iowa, will tour Winnebago Industries

FOREST CITY – Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in

Charles City police investigate shooting incident in town

Charles City police investigate shooting incident in town

CHARLES CITY – The Charles City police department is investigating

College Football: Iowa names 2020 Football Leadership Group

College Football: Iowa names 2020 Football Leadership Group

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football program has

College Football: UNI home games scheduled for 4 p.m. kickoffs

College Football: UNI home games scheduled for 4 p.m. kickoffs

CEDAR FALLS – Second-ranked UNI Football hosts one of the

Four shot, two dead in Fort Dodge Tuesday morning

Four shot, two dead in Fort Dodge Tuesday morning

FORT DODGE – Four people were shot – two of

Notorious murderer Dustin Honken’s execution is back on – set to die on July 17, 2020

Notorious murderer Dustin Honken’s execution is back on – set to die on July 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General William P. Barr today directed the

Explosive book by Donald Trump’s niece to be released next month; “Shines a bright light on the dark history of their family”

Explosive book by Donald Trump’s niece to be released next month; “Shines a bright light on the dark history of their family”

NEW YORK – President Donald J. Trump could be in

Iowa man who stole over $100,000 from his grandmother sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who stole over $100,000 from his grandmother sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who drained his grandmother’s checking

College Football: Iowa announces separation agreement with beleaguered strength coach Chris Doyle; gets two payments of $556K

College Football: Iowa announces separation agreement with beleaguered strength coach Chris Doyle; gets two payments of $556K

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa has reached a

Iowa leaders call for support for state’s turkey producers

Iowa leaders call for support for state’s turkey producers

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, U.S. Senators Joni

Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Gregg reflect on 2020 Legislative Session

Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Gregg reflect on 2020 Legislative Session

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following statement

Supreme Court rules LGBTQ persons cannot be fired because of their sexual orientation

Supreme Court rules LGBTQ persons cannot be fired because of their sexual orientation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – LGBTQ people were delivered a victory Monday when the

Northern Iowa man accused of sexual abuse of child

Northern Iowa man accused of sexual abuse of child

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City of Mason City expense report for June 11, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for June 11, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/11/2020 Payee Description Amount

OBIT: Doris Bertelsen, 84, of Charles City

OBIT: Doris Bertelsen, 84, of Charles City

Doris Bertelsen, 84, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, June

Texas man charged with felony after alleged assault near Nora Springs

Texas man charged with felony after alleged assault near Nora Springs

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Texas man was arrested

Shooting in Mason City leaves one shot multiple times and one juvenile facing charges

Shooting in Mason City leaves one shot multiple times and one juvenile facing charges

MASON CITY – A juvenile has been charged after a

North Iowa law enforcement cracks down on Sons of Silence motorcycle club

North Iowa law enforcement cracks down on Sons of Silence motorcycle club

WRIGHT COUNTY – Area law enforcement in the North Iowa

Deb Scharper unanimously nominated as Democratic nominee in Iowa Senate District 26

Deb Scharper unanimously nominated as Democratic nominee in Iowa Senate District 26

OSAGE – On Wednesday evening, Deb Scharper of rural Osage

Iowa legislature unanimously passes police reform bill

Iowa legislature unanimously passes police reform bill

DES MOINES – Proving that lawmakers could actually take decisive,

Mason City man arrested after Cadillac Escalade reportedly stolen from garage

Mason City man arrested after Cadillac Escalade reportedly stolen from garage

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing charges

OBIT: Francys Evlyn Klages, 101

OBIT: Francys Evlyn Klages, 101

With great sorrow, we announce that Francys Evlyn Klages, 101

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release statements after legislative priority passes unanimously

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release statements after legislative priority passes unanimously

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg released

DNR park manager and rescue crews locate deaf woman missing in state park

DNR park manager and rescue crews locate deaf woman missing in state park

MCGREGOR, IOWA – On Saturday, June 6, around 3:30pm, Iowa

Area law enforcement search for alleged child porn fiend

Area law enforcement search for alleged child porn fiend

WEBSTER CITY – Area law enforcement are searching for an

Iowa State Fair canceled for first time in 75 years

Iowa State Fair canceled for first time in 75 years

DES MOINES – The coronavirus pandemic has claimed another victim,

Small town Northern Iowa ex-city clerk charged with felonies after thousands of dollars allegedly mis-appropriated

Small town Northern Iowa ex-city clerk charged with felonies after thousands of dollars allegedly mis-appropriated

AYRSHIRE, IOWA – The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office has

Minnesota man nabbed after eluding Northern Iowa law enforcement in auto chase

Minnesota man nabbed after eluding Northern Iowa law enforcement in auto chase

WINNESHIEK COUNTY – A Minnesota man was nabbed after eluding

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

MASON CITY – Mason City High School would like to

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – Wednesday, Gov. Reynolds signed SF2413, legislation related

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration; lifts 50% capacity limit

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration; lifts 50% capacity limit

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation

Mason City woman wins $10,000 lottery prize

Mason City woman wins $10,000 lottery prize

CLIVE, Iowa — A Mason City woman has won a

DNR urges caution, safety on Iowa waters and beaches

DNR urges caution, safety on Iowa waters and beaches

CLEAR LAKE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is

America’s meatpacking facilities operating more than 95% of capacity compared to 2019

America’s meatpacking facilities operating more than 95% of capacity compared to 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today

Two Northern Iowa women dead after river mis-hap

Two Northern Iowa women dead after river mis-hap

RURAL FAYETTE COUNTY – Two Northern Iowa women are dead

OBIT: William “Bill” Schneider, 81, of Colwell

OBIT: William “Bill” Schneider, 81, of Colwell

William “Bill” Schneider, 81, of Colwell, passed away Monday, June

OBIT: Bonnie Lou (Harris) Schriever, age 74

OBIT: Bonnie Lou (Harris) Schriever, age 74

Bonnie Lou (Harris) Schriever, age 74, passed away peacefully at

Iowa receives $26.2 million in emergency education relief to expand broadband access

Iowa receives $26.2 million in emergency education relief to expand broadband access

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department

Over half a million government jobs lost in May

Over half a million government jobs lost in May

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported