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Charles City man arrested for felony drunk driving in two different counties

Charles City man arrested for felony drunk driving in two different counties

BREMER COUNTY – A Charles City man is facing felony

Owner of Birdsall’s Ice Cream shop in Mason City passes away

Owner of Birdsall’s Ice Cream shop in Mason City passes away

MASON CITY – The owner of Mason City’s best-known ice

Feds execute drug dealer for horrific killing of teen

Feds execute drug dealer for horrific killing of teen

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – The federal government executed a drug

Wisconsin man convicted of drunk driving through Cerro Gordo county at 110 mph on his motorcycle loses appeal

Wisconsin man convicted of drunk driving through Cerro Gordo county at 110 mph on his motorcycle loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Wisconsin man convicted of drunk driving

Presidential election update: Biden officially takes Georgia as GOP Senators begin to scold Donald Trump

Presidential election update: Biden officially takes Georgia as GOP Senators begin to scold Donald Trump

ATLANTA – In a series of blows to out-going President

Inmate dies in Cerro Gordo county jail, prompting state investigation

Inmate dies in Cerro Gordo county jail, prompting state investigation

MASON CITY – An inmate died in the Cerro Gordo

U.S. Representative demands prosecution of “unprecedented litany” of Trump “government crimes”

U.S. Representative demands prosecution of “unprecedented litany” of Trump “government crimes”

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this

NIACC southpaws sign with NCAA Division I schools

NIACC southpaws sign with NCAA Division I schools

MASON CITY – A pair of NIACC left-handed pitchers Collin

Iowa “Sexual Predator” serving over 100 years in prison dies from Covid-19

Iowa “Sexual Predator” serving over 100 years in prison dies from Covid-19

IOWA CITY – An Iowa “Sexual Predator” serving over 100

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Haliburton drafted by Sacramento Kings with No. 12 pick

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Haliburton drafted by Sacramento Kings with No. 12 pick

AMES – Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton was drafted by

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation modifying public health measures  

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation modifying public health measures  

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public

Iowa boy struck and killed by driver in school parking lot

Iowa boy struck and killed by driver in school parking lot

DALLAS COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa boy was struck and

Suspect arrested for murder in shooting death of Waterloo woman

Suspect arrested for murder in shooting death of Waterloo woman

WATERLOO – A suspect is in custody after a Waterloo

Iowa prison inmate and convicted sex offender serving quarter-century sentence dies from Covid-19

Iowa prison inmate and convicted sex offender serving quarter-century sentence dies from Covid-19

IOWA CITY – An Iowa sex offender who o was

Cambrex in Charles City announces $50 million expansion of multipurpose large-scale manufacturing capabilities 

Cambrex in Charles City announces $50 million expansion of multipurpose large-scale manufacturing capabilities 

CHARLES CITY – Cambrex today announced that it is expanding

UPDATE: Senator Charles Grassley infected with COVID-19

UPDATE: Senator Charles Grassley infected with COVID-19

WASHINGTON — Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa has been infected

Iowa prison inmate and convicted kidnapper serving life sentence dies from Covid-19

Iowa prison inmate and convicted kidnapper serving life sentence dies from Covid-19

IOWA CITY – An Iowa man who once attacked a

College Football: Iowa’s VanValkenburg named B1G Defensive Player of the Week

College Football: Iowa’s VanValkenburg named B1G Defensive Player of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior defensive lineman Zach

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration with new limitations

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration with new limitations

DES MOINES – Monday evening, Gov. Reynolds signed a new

Inmate attacks guard at Iowa State Penitentiary

Inmate attacks guard at Iowa State Penitentiary

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an

Iowa Secretary of State working to correct ballot counting error in Buena Vista County

Iowa Secretary of State working to correct ballot counting error in Buena Vista County

DES MOINES – The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office was

Congresswoman-elect for Northeast Iowa Ashley Hinson infected with Covid-19

Congresswoman-elect for Northeast Iowa Ashley Hinson infected with Covid-19

MARION, IOWA- Ashley Hinson, Congresswoman-elect for Iowa’s district 1 seat

Mason City administrator offers update on status of community

Mason City administrator offers update on status of community

MASON CITY – Mason City administrator Aaron Burnett offered an

Trump on election: “He won” then later, “I won”

Trump on election: “He won” then later, “I won”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst a busy weekend filled with golf

Moderna announces strong vaccine candidate in fight against Covid-19

Moderna announces strong vaccine candidate in fight against Covid-19

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company, today announced

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry places 2nd, Lady Trojans place 10th

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry places 2nd, Lady Trojans place 10th

FORT DODGE – NIACC freshman Sarah Bertry placed second at

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC men claim national title

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC men claim national title

FORT DODGE – National champions. That’s what the members of

Begging Charles City woman arrested for felony arson

Begging Charles City woman arrested for felony arson

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Five U.S. soldiers die in helicopter crash in Egypt; Trump silent

Five U.S. soldiers die in helicopter crash in Egypt; Trump silent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Army announced the deaths

College Football: Iowa drubs Minnesota, 35-7

College Football: Iowa drubs Minnesota, 35-7

MINNEAPOLIS – Iowa dominated Minnesota in a Big Ten rivalry

Iowa wastewater treatment plant shift supervisor sentenced for violating Clean Water Act

Iowa wastewater treatment plant shift supervisor sentenced for violating  Clean Water Act

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who conspired to rig

Bank heist sends Waterloo felon to prison for over a decade

Bank heist sends Waterloo felon to prison for over a decade

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who robbed a bank

Mason City nonprofits receive grants from Alliant Energy’s Foundation

Mason City nonprofits receive grants from Alliant Energy’s Foundation

CEDAR RAPIDS – Several Mason City nonprofit organizations are receiving

Fort Dodge bar fight investigation leads to arrest of man with multiple guns and illegal drugs

Fort Dodge bar fight investigation leads to arrest of man with multiple guns and illegal drugs

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge bar fight investigation started

Suspect arrested after missing Chickasaw county teen found in rural home

Suspect arrested after missing Chickasaw county teen found in rural home

FAYETTE COUNTY – A missing teen from Chickasaw county was

Iowa drug dealer sent to prison after firing stolen gun at other drug dealers

Iowa drug dealer sent to prison after firing stolen gun at other drug dealers

CEDAR RAPIDS – A drug user and marijuana seller who

Missing Minnesota hunter found dead after search in Northern Iowa

Missing Minnesota hunter found dead after search in Northern Iowa

WINNESHIEK COUNTY – A missing Minnesota hunter from Austin was

President-elect Joe Biden Names Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff

President-elect Joe Biden Names Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden announced the appointment of Ron

City of Mason City expense report for November 12, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for November 12, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/12/2020 Payee Description Amount

U.S. election security organizations: November 3rd election “most secure in American history”, no evidence of errors in voting systems

U.S. election security organizations: November 3rd election “most secure in American history”, no evidence of errors in voting systems

WASHINGTON – Two U.S. election security organizations jointly said tonight