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State Auditor Vaudt Reviews Governor Branstad’s Fiscal Year 2012 and 2013 Budget Proposals

(Des Moines, Iowa) ñ Continuing in his role as the

Mason City student to compete March 5 for state poetry championship

State champion advances to National Finals in Washington, D.C. (DES

Iowa Labor Commissioner Orders Cease and Desist Action Against Two Mixed Martial Arts Events

Organizations Failed to Comply with Iowa Law DES MOINES ñ

FACT SHEET: A Win for States and Taxpayers: President Obama’s Plan to Cut Red Tape, Give States Flexibility, and Save Money

FACT SHEET: A Win for States and Taxpayers: President Obama’s Plan to Cut Red Tape, Give States Flexibility, and Save Money

Today, President Obama issued a memorandum to Executive Departments and

FACT SHEET: The Affordable Care Act: Supporting Innovation, Empowering States

FACT SHEET: The Affordable Care Act: Supporting Innovation, Empowering States

FACT SHEET: The Affordable Care Act: Supporting Innovation, Empowering States

Alternate Side Parking and Emergency Snow Route Suspended

Effective at 4:00 p.m. today, February 28, 2011, the Alternate

Open House at Fullerton Funeral Home

Fullerton Funeral Home will be celebrating the grand re-opening of

Response to John Skipper (by Peter Children)

At the onset of the first paragraph it was a

Sinister Plots (by Peter Children)

Sinister Plots (by Peter Children)

How can you….in all good conscious criticize those who bear

Federal Avenue streetscape project behind schedule

Federal Avenue streetscape project behind schedule

Mason City’s Federal Avenue streetscape project is well behind schedule

Teen arrested for 2nd offense OWI

Teen arrested for 2nd offense OWI

Cerro Gordo County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19 year-old driver

Running on empty (cans and bottles)

Running on empty (cans and bottles)

MASON CITY ñ Rich Chenoweth’s purchase of a new pair

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

This week, several groups of North Iowans visited me at

Local Munchkins eager for ìOzî

Local Munchkins eager for ìOzî

They have been rehearsing and practicing their songs, including “Follow

Alternate Side Parking ordinance in effect starting at 7 PM Friday night

Alternate Side Parking ordinance in effect starting at 7 PM Friday night

The Alternate Side Parking Ordinance will be in effect beginning

Documentary Maker Draws Comparisons Between Film & Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, MN—If acclaimed documentary maker Ken Burns is pondering the

Democrats: Workforce Centers Should Stay Open

Democrats: Workforce Centers Should Stay Open

After Governor Branstad announced a plan to close 39 workforce

Big crowd rallies at Capitol this week for state workers’ rights

Big crowd rallies at Capitol this week for state workers’ rights

Over a Thousand Rally to Keep Rights for State Troopers,

MacNider Art Museum’s Films in February, Movies in March Continues with 3-Iron

MacNider Art Museum’s Films in February, Movies in March Continues with 3-Iron

The MacNider Art Museum’s 2011 Winter Film Series, Films in

NIACC Announces Fall 2010 Dean’s List

NIACC Announces Fall 2010 Dean’s List

Over 727 individuals have been named to the North Iowa

Governor Branstad proclaims March Flood Awareness Month

Governor Branstad proclaims March Flood Awareness Month

(DES MOINES) ñ On March 1 several state agencies will

Fake food inspectors reappear throughout Iowa

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 18, 2011) ñ Phony health inspectors

Spring flood outlook discussed at briefing

DES MOINES ñ Today (Feb. 18, 2011), the Iowa Homeland

Simple Changes Can Improve Heart Health

(From Iowa Department of Public Health) It beats an average

Employee rights get support in Washington from Harkin

Employee rights get support in Washington from Harkin

WASHINGTON ñ Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman

Help for low income students in Iowa on the way

Help for low income students in Iowa on the way

Harkin Announces More Than $60,000 to Help Low-Income Students Pay

Gun-carry permits surpass 2010 total

MASON CITY ñ As of Friday a total of 488

From the Capitol to You (from Sharon Steckman)

From the Capitol to You (from Sharon Steckman)

This week the Senate sent House Bill 45 (known as

Entrepreneurs’ Exchange to be held March 15 at NIACC

Entrepreneurs’ Exchange to be held March 15 at NIACC

(From NIACC) Buy Fresh, Buy Local Iowa has some of

Splendid view from Denison Room

Splendid view from Denison Room

The view was splendid Tuesday from the Denison Room at

Closing workforce offices: Bad for Iowans, bad for business

Closing workforce offices: Bad for Iowans, bad for business

(Sen. Amanda Ragan press release) This session a proposal seeks

A balanced budget focused on jobs, educational opportunity

A balanced budget focused on jobs, educational opportunity

As we lay the groundwork for all Iowans to recover

Iowa Supreme Court Welcomes New Justices, Commends Governor and Nominating Commission

IOWA ó Chief Justice Mark Cady, Iowa Supreme Court, has

Single car accident on I-35 leaves vehicle severely damaged

Single car accident on I-35 leaves vehicle severely damaged

A Minnesota man escaped injury Tuesday morning in a single

Man arrested for theft at Hy-Vee

Mason City police officers responded to a theft call at

The Ruse: The Pot and the Kettle exposed (by Max Weaver)

The Ruse: The Pot and the Kettle exposed (by Max Weaver)

I was ready to let the human rights issue go

Running on empty (cans and bottles)

Running on empty (cans and bottles)

MASON CITY ñ Rich Chenoweth’s purchase of a new pair

Latest from President Obama

Latest from President Obama

President Obama joins Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

Harkin explains how his office can help you

Harkin explains how his office can help you

When Cliff, a veteran from the Vietnam War, sought assistance

Camping Kickoff Weekend May 6, 7 and 8

The calendar says February, but spring is just around the