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ALEXANDER WINS PERMIER PLAYER AWARD

ALEXANDER WINS PERMIER PLAYER AWARD

IOWA CITY, Iowa ñ University of Iowa senior guard Kachine

Rollover Saturday morning on Avenue of the Saints leaves one injured

Rollover Saturday morning on Avenue of the Saints leaves one injured

Around 7:30 am this morning it was reported that there

KNOTT UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL SURGERY

KNOTT UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL SURGERY

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State linebacker Jake Knott had successful

Good Friday at City Hall in Mason City

Good Friday at City Hall in Mason City

City offices will be closed on Friday, April 22, 2011,

Cops can’t help jilted man

Mason City police officers stopped a man near Menards Thursday

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

An observant North Iowan showed his kids that littering is

MCPD arrest 12 year old child

MCPD arrest 12 year old child

Mason City police arrested a 12 year old child Thursday.

Globetrotters rock ‘n rouse North Iowa

Globetrotters rock ‘n rouse North Iowa

MASON CITY — Stomp-stomp clap. Stomp-stomp clap. The beat to

Cyclones Sign Belgium Native Julie Vanloo

Cyclones Sign Belgium Native Julie Vanloo

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State head coach Bill Fennelly announced

Joint Op-ed by President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron and President Sarkozy: ‘Libya’s Pathway to Peace’

Joint Op-ed by President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron and President Sarkozy: ‘Libya’s Pathway to Peace’

Together with our NATO allies and coalition partners, the United

Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Iowa National Guard regrets to announce the death of

IOWANS SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN

IOWANS SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN

Two Soldiers from Iowa Falls’ Company C, 1st Battalion, 133rd

Senator Ragan to encourage local job creation through commercial property tax relief

Senator Ragan to encourage local job creation through commercial property tax relief

DES MOINES ñ State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City

An Interview With: Hawkeye defensive coordinator Norm Parker

An Interview With: Hawkeye defensive coordinator Norm Parker

COACH PARKER: Well, I think, you know, the most noticeable

Witnesses describe shoplifters at Wal-Mart

Witnesses describe shoplifters at Wal-Mart

Witnesses decribed an incident that took place at Wal-Mart this

Lime Creek trails are now open

Lime Creek trails are now open

Effective immediately, all designated trails at Lime Creek Conservation Area

State Senator Ragan on Iowa’s new legislative districts

State Senator Ragan on Iowa’s new legislative districts

DES MOINES: Today the Iowa House and Senate approved the

Park Board hears discussion about allowing local vendors in East Park during Band Fest weekend

Park Board hears discussion about allowing local vendors in East Park during Band Fest weekend

A recent hot-button issue simmering in recent weeks has been

Possible drug dealers busted by Sheriffs

Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs made the following arrests Wednesday night

2011 Children’s Book Week at the Mason City Public Library

2011 Children’s Book Week at the Mason City Public Library

Children’s Book Week is May 2-8, 2011. Here is the

Billy Knutson arrested for assault and criminal mischief charges

Billy Knutson arrested for assault and criminal mischief charges

BILLY LEONEL KNUTSON (age 25) was arrested at the Jail

Officials from Morton Buildings Train NIACC Students

Officials from Morton Buildings Train NIACC Students

Building experts from Morton Buildings of Illinois are working directly

Dumpster ordinance draws concerns from landlords, others

Dumpster ordinance draws concerns from landlords, others

Mason City’s Planning and Zoning Commission heard concerns from citizens

BIG 12 SIGNS 13-YEAR CABLE RIGHTS DEAL WITH FOX SPORTS

BIG 12 SIGNS 13-YEAR CABLE RIGHTS DEAL WITH FOX SPORTS

AMES, Iowa ñ The Big 12 Conference announced today that

Vision Iowa grants Mason City a time extension on beleaguered streetscape project

Vision Iowa grants Mason City a time extension on beleaguered streetscape project

The Vision Iowa Board met this morning in Urbandale and

Iowa Corn Expands Partnership with Iowa State and Iowa Athletic Departments to include the “Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series”

Iowa Corn Expands Partnership with Iowa State and Iowa Athletic Departments to include the “Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series”

Johnston, Iowa – April 12, 2011 ñ The Iowa Corn

Drivers: Watch for Litter Clean Up Teams

The 18th annual community-wide litter clean up event begins this

Vision Iowa Board to review Mason City’s streetscape contract

Vision Iowa Board to review Mason City’s streetscape contract

The Vision Iowa Board will be meeting Wednesday morning in

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is the primary substance abused by 61 percent of

State Historical Library offers research tips and techniques

(DES MOINES) ñ The State Historical Library’s next “Historical Discovery

Second Sound-Alike Government Document Seller to Stop Marketing to Iowans

Second Sound-Alike Government Document Seller to Stop Marketing to Iowans

(DES MOINES, Iowa) An Illinois business owner has agreed to

Iowans’ E-Mail Accounts Exposed Following Data Security Breach

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller cautioned Iowans to

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds outline vision for mental health reform in Iowa

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds outline vision for mental health reform in Iowa

Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today

Branstad vetoes send clear message on a return to responsible budgeting, with a focus on predictability, stability

Branstad vetoes send clear message on a return to responsible budgeting, with a focus on predictability, stability

Citing a need to return to fiscal responsibility and end

Parts of North Iowa to get federal funds for road repair

Parts of North Iowa to get federal funds for road repair

WASHINGTON ñ Senator Chuck Grassley announced today that the U.S.

Supervisors ok bridge contract and hear about problems on Indigo Avenue

Supervisors ok bridge contract and hear about problems on Indigo Avenue

The Cerro Gordo County Supervisors met Tuesday morning and ok’d

Free Computer Class for Women

Free Computer Class for Women

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will offer a free

NIACC to Offer Summer First Volleyball League for High School Students

NIACC to Offer Summer First Volleyball League for High School Students

High school volleyball programs are invited to participate in the

Mason City police officer foils gas theft

Mason City police officer foils gas theft

At about 2:40 AM Tuesday morning, an officer on patrol

North Iowa to Mark Start of Civil War with Weekend Drill

North Iowa to Mark Start of Civil War with Weekend Drill

Clear Lake, IA— North Iowa isn’t forgetting that the United