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Convicted Mason City domestic abuser nabbed at work on warrant after violent incident

Convicted Mason City domestic abuser nabbed at work on warrant after violent incident

MASON CITY – A convicted Mason City domestic abuser who

Fort Dodge police officer loses consciousness after traffic stop and exposure to possible fentanyl

Fort Dodge police officer loses consciousness after traffic stop and exposure to possible fentanyl

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge police officer lost consciousness this

Women’s college basketball: Iowa’s Gustafson named B1G Player of the Year

Women’s college basketball: Iowa’s Gustafson named B1G Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Megan Gustafson has

Mason City school board to get details on proposed new gymnasium and swimming pool

Mason City school board to get details on proposed new gymnasium and swimming pool

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will meet Monday

Meservey house burns Monday morning

Meservey house burns Monday morning

MESERVEY – A house in Meservey burned Monday morning, authorities

Developer seeks to build large apartment complex in downtown Mason City

Developer seeks to build large apartment complex in downtown Mason City

MASON CITY – A developer is seeking to build a

ICE discovers 67 illegal aliens, including 6 unaccompanied teens, in deplorable conditions in New Mexico shed

ICE discovers 67 illegal aliens, including 6 unaccompanied teens, in deplorable conditions in New Mexico shed

EL PASO — Deportation officers and special agents from U.S.

Charles City police officer struck and dragged by fleeing Minnesota man during auto chase

Charles City police officer struck and dragged by fleeing Minnesota man during auto chase

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City police officer was injured

Sheriff Kevin Pals to be honored at NIACC’s Pathways to Success Luncheon

Sheriff Kevin Pals to be honored at NIACC’s Pathways to Success Luncheon

MASON CITY – The public is invited to attend the

Rep. Linda Upmeyer talks school infrastructure, safety, and technology

Rep. Linda Upmeyer talks school infrastructure, safety, and technology

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 28, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 28, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 2/28/2019 Payee Description Amount

Iowa ice meth ring conspirators sent to prison

Iowa ice meth ring conspirators sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Over the last week, five people have

Fort Dodge drug dealer and convicted burglar pleads guilty to Iowa meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge drug dealer and convicted burglar pleads guilty to Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Fort Dodge man who conspired to

Sen. Ragan wants to stop bill that cuts “key health requirements” for schools

Sen. Ragan wants to stop bill that cuts “key health requirements” for schools

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Senator Amanda

Gov. Reynolds appointment Mason City man, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

Gov. Reynolds appointment Mason City man, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced additional appointments to

DNR monitoring manganese in public water supplies in Iowa

DNR monitoring manganese in public water supplies in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa DNR is currently working on

Iowa Democrats tout plan for school infrastructure improvements, more

Iowa Democrats tout plan for school infrastructure improvements, more

The following is a legislative update from Iowa Democrats: Tax

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Rep. Sharon

Auto accident with minor injuries reported in rural Mason City

Auto accident with minor injuries reported in rural Mason City

MASON CITY – An auto accident with minor injuries was

OBIT: Paul J. Ritter, 93, of Charles City

OBIT: Paul J. Ritter, 93, of Charles City

Paul J. Ritter, 93, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday,

Garner man awaits trial on multiple felony charges

Garner man awaits trial on multiple felony charges

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U.S. House passes bill requiring background checks on all guns sales

U.S. House passes bill requiring background checks on all guns sales

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U. S. House of Representatives passed

Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery suspended 2 games for ripping refs

Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery suspended 2 games for ripping refs

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Director of Athletics Gary

TESTIMONY OF MICHAEL D. COHEN COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND REFORM U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

TESTIMONY OF MICHAEL D. COHEN COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND REFORM U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

TESTIMONY OF MICHAEL D. COHEN COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND REFORM

Gary Dolphin, “Voice of the Hawkeyes,” will return to action next year

Gary Dolphin, “Voice of the Hawkeyes,” will return to action next year

IOWA  CITY — Hawkeye Sports Properties, the multimedia rights manager for University

Brazilian man’s outrageous behavior on flight that led to landing in Iowa gets prison term

Brazilian man’s outrageous behavior on flight that led to landing in Iowa gets prison term

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Brazilian man’s outrageous behavior on a

Newman’s Steven Ringo to run cross country at NIACC next season

Newman’s Steven Ringo to run cross country at NIACC next season

MASON CITY – Newman Catholic’s Steven Ringo signed a national

Grassley Op-ed: Pharma execs should stop grandstanding and work to lower prescription prices

Grassley Op-ed: Pharma execs should stop grandstanding and work to lower prescription prices

By U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Feb 26, 2019

Basketball: Iowa pummeled by Ohio State, 90-70

Basketball: Iowa pummeled by Ohio State, 90-70

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Iowa was dominated Tuesday night in a

Ernst votes to protect lives of children born after failed abortions

Ernst votes to protect lives of children born after failed abortions

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a longtime and

Cerro Gordo county claims for Feb. 19, 2019

Cerro Gordo county claims for Feb. 19, 2019

Cerro Gordo county claims for Feb. 19, 2019: Download the

Southbound Interstate 35 to reopen at noon today; northbound remains closed

Southbound Interstate 35 to reopen at noon today; northbound remains closed

AMES – The Iowa Department of Transportation, in cooperation with

Wrestling: Missouri defeats Iowa State, 23-15

Wrestling: Missouri defeats Iowa State, 23-15

AMES – No. 5 Missouri (16-1, 7-0 MAC) defeated No.

Algona contractor who put workers in danger of asbestos exposure sentenced to probation

Algona contractor who put workers in danger of asbestos exposure sentenced to probation

CEDAR RAPIDS – An experienced Algona contractor who purchased and

Convicted Plymouth meth criminal and two others caught with loaded gun, meth, pills

Convicted Plymouth meth criminal and two others caught with loaded gun, meth, pills

WORTH COUNTY – An armed, convicted meth criminal from Plymouth

Osage educator arrested for drunk driving in Charles City

Osage educator arrested for drunk driving in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – An Osage man who is a school

Wrestling: #3 Iowa beaten by #2 Oklahoma State, 27-12

Wrestling: #3 Iowa beaten by #2 Oklahoma State, 27-12

STILLWATER, OK – The third-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team

Semi-conscious female found on rural Worth county road

Semi-conscious female found on rural Worth county road

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Mason City duo arrested after illegally scarfing down Red Bull and hot dog

Mason City duo arrested after illegally scarfing down Red Bull and hot dog

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Cerro Gordo Sheriff: Don’t travel

Cerro Gordo Sheriff: Don’t travel

MASON CITY – A tow ban is currently in affect