Breakthrough Web Design - 515-897-1144 - Web sites for businesses
News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the Entire North Iowa Region

Founded October 1, 2010


Home » Archives by category » World

Pelosi announces House will deliver Article of Impeachment to Senate on January 25

Pelosi announces House will deliver Article of Impeachment to Senate on January 25

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement announcing that the House Impeachment Managers will deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, January 25: “The article…

Palo Alto county traffic mis-hap injures one

Palo Alto county traffic mis-hap injures one

RUTHVEN, IOWA – A Palo Alto county traffic mis-hap injured one person, authorities say. On January 20, 2021, at 5:37 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911…

Iowa man charged with murder after shooting and killing his nephew

Iowa man charged with murder after shooting and killing his nephew

ADEL, IOWA – An Iowa man is charged with murder after shooting and killing his nephew. On January 20, 2021, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office charged 37-year-old Mark Daniel Mash of…

U.S. reverses course and will not withdraw from World Health Organization; agency examines deaths of “frail, elderly individuals” who took Pfizer vaccine

U.S. reverses course and will not withdraw from World Health Organization; agency examines deaths of “frail, elderly individuals” who took Pfizer vaccine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Administration immediately declared after inauguration U.S. is reversing a course set by Donald Trump and will not withdraw from the World Health Organization as the…

Clear Lake man dead in single-vehicle crash near Ottumwa

Clear Lake man dead in single-vehicle crash near Ottumwa

Please SUBSCRIBE to read this story.

Storm Lake man sentenced to federal prison for meth and gun charges

Storm Lake man sentenced to federal prison for meth and gun charges

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing guns was sentenced on January 19, 2021, to more than 10 years in federal prison. Jacob Hernandez, 27,…

California Woman sentenced to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

California Woman sentenced to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced on January 20, 2021, to more than 7 years in federal prison. Marissa Weisbly, 34, from Los Osos,…

Gov. Reynolds announces additional assistance through Iowa COVID-19 Local Government Relief Fund 

Gov. Reynolds announces additional assistance through Iowa COVID-19 Local Government Relief Fund 

DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the reallocation of $17 million in relief money made available to local governments for direct expenses incurred in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Of the $17 million remaining from…

Biden Administration pauses federal student loan payments

Biden Administration pauses federal student loan payments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Joe Biden’s Administration took immediate steps just hours after inauguration to prove relief to struggling Americans crushed by the onslaught of crippling and outrageous student debt.…

President Joe Biden announces acting Federal Agency Leadership

President Joe Biden announces acting Federal Agency Leadership

WASHINGTON – Immediately after his Wednesday, January 20, 2021 inauguration ceremony, President Joe Biden went to work and announced the acting agency leadership across the administration to assist in the…

Mason City police bring no charges against Clear Lake Chriopractor after investigation into touches of children

Mason City police bring no charges against Clear Lake Chriopractor after investigation into touches of children

MASON CITY – Mason City police brought no charges against a male Clear Lake Chriropractor after an investigation into alleged naughty touches of children in his care. NIT and other…

Man sent to federal prison after cops chase him from North Iowa Walmart with illegal gun and child

Man sent to federal prison after cops chase him from North Iowa Walmart with illegal gun and child

SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – An armed man who was with a female juvenile and ran from cops in Spirit Lake is going to prison on a felony gun conviction. On…

Trump grants of clemency to Steve Bannon, other convicted criminals

Trump grants of clemency to Steve Bannon, other convicted criminals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of an additional 70 individuals. Todd Boulanger – President Trump granted a full pardon to…

Iowa man sent to prison for failing to register as sex offender

Iowa man sent to prison for failing to register as sex offender

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man who failed to register as a sex offender was sentenced today to more than 2 years in federal prison. Tyrone Haskell Tyndall, age 44,…

Donald Trump’s pressure on Georgia official to “find” over 11K votes to overturn valid election could result in criminal prosecution

Donald Trump’s pressure on Georgia official to “find” over 11K votes to overturn valid election could result in criminal prosecution

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Donald Trump wasn’t supposed to lose an election in “red” Georgia, but his shock, dismay and wild phone call to an election official in an on-going quest…

Former Iowa real estate developer sentenced to probation in federal court after conspiracy costs bank over $320K

Former Iowa real estate developer sentenced to probation in federal court after conspiracy costs  bank over $320K

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former real estate developer who conspired with a bank vice president to lie to a bank for years was sentenced to three years of probation. Kenneth…

FBI warns that Iranian cyber actors continue to threaten US election officials

FBI warns that Iranian cyber actors continue to threaten US election officials

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI is issuing an announcement to help the public recognize Iranian activity intended to create fear, divisions, and mistrust in the United States and undermine public…

Man arrested at Washington D.C. inauguration checkpoint with loaded gun and hundreds of rounds of ammo

Man arrested at Washington D.C. inauguration checkpoint with loaded gun and hundreds of rounds of ammo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A man was arrested at a Washington D.C. inauguration checkpoint with a loaded gun and hundreds of rounds of ammo. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January…

Pew Research: Biden begins Presidency with positive ratings; Trump departs with lowest-ever job mark at 29% approval

Pew Research: Biden begins Presidency with positive ratings; Trump departs with lowest-ever job mark at 29% approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Respected pollster Pew Research says President-elect Joe Biden is viewed mostly positive and outgoing-President Donald Trump is viewed mostly negative in their recent conduct. According to Pew…

Worth County Sheriff’s Office K9 Titan to get donation of body armor

Worth County Sheriff’s Office K9 Titan to get donation of body armor

NORTHWOOD – Worth County Sheriff’s Office K9 Titan will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9…

National Rifle Association files bankruptcy

National Rifle Association files bankruptcy

FAIRFAX, VA – The National Rifle Association has announced that the pro-gun organization is filing for bankruptcy protection. According to a statement from the organization: The National Rifle Association of…

Hampton man arrested in deadly drunk driving crash

Hampton man arrested in deadly drunk driving crash

Please SUBSCRIBE to read this story.

Authorities rescue neglected dogs and chickens from Kossuth county residence

Authorities rescue neglected dogs and chickens from Kossuth county residence

ALGONA – Authorities rescued neglected dogs and chickens from a Kossuth county residence. On January 11, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation received a request to assist the Kossuth County…

Iowa man busted with marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD, Xanax, heroin and over $600 cash in Ames pursuit

Iowa man busted with marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD, Xanax, heroin and over $600 cash in Ames pursuit

AMES – An Iowa man was busted with marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD, Xanax, heroin and over $600 cash in an Ames pursuit this week. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Iowa State University…

Victim identified in Estherville house fire

Victim identified in Estherville house fire

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A man was found dead in his house after a house fire earlier this month in Estherville, police say, and an investigation is still being conducted. On…

President-Elect Joe Biden proposes massive stimulus for struggling Americans

President-Elect Joe Biden proposes massive stimulus for struggling Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President-Elect Joe Biden proposed a massive stimulus for struggling Americans, including $1,400 checks, unemployment benefits, dollars to re-open schools and the Covid-19 fight. Joe Biden, who will…

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for receipt of child pornography

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for receipt of child pornography

SIOUX CITY – A man who received child pornography was sentenced January 13, 2021 to more than 7 years in federal prison. Kyler Colten Cook, age 30, from Carroll, IA,…

Eagle Grove man sent to prison on meth and gun convictions

Eagle Grove man sent to prison on meth and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while illegally possessing a firearm was sentenced January 14, 2021, to more than 12 years in federal prison. Bobby Hernandez,…

Delaware father with Confederate flag and son charged in federal court following riot at the United States Capitol

Delaware father with Confederate flag and son charged in federal court following riot at the United States Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kevin Seefried and Hunter Seefried were charged today in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday,…

Gov. Reynolds announces Employer Innovation Fund and Child Care Challenge funding opportunities 

Gov. Reynolds announces Employer Innovation Fund and Child Care Challenge funding opportunities 

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds announced two Future Ready Iowa grant opportunities for totaling $1.2 million. The Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund is designed to expand opportunities for…

Trump visits Mexican border wall, threatens Biden, brags of arrest of 500,000 illegal aliens; Latino caucus in Congress furious

Trump visits Mexican border wall, threatens Biden, brags of arrest of 500,000 illegal aliens; Latino caucus in Congress furious

REYNOSA-MCALLEN, TX – Donald Trump visited the Mexican border wall this week and threatened incoming-president Joe Biden, called his impeachment a hoax and bragged of the arrest of 500,000 illegal…

Minnesota man who joined and fought for ISIS on the battlefields of Middle East in custody

Minnesota man who joined and fought for ISIS on the battlefields of Middle East in custody

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Justice Department on Wednesday announced the guilty plea of Abdelhamid Al-Madioum, 24, to one count of providing material support and resources, namely personnel and services, to…

Trump impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors after leading and inspiring deadly insurrection

Trump impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors after leading and inspiring deadly insurrection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald John Trump, President of the United States, has been impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives for high crimes and misdemeanors following the deadly insurrection on…

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Modern iGaming 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming an essential part of the iGaming market. Online casinos in Portugal, in particular, have reaped the benefits of AI, helping operators to be more…

Iowa man caught with child pornography faces possibility of long prison sentence

Iowa man caught with child pornography faces possibility of long prison sentence

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who accessed child pornography pled guilty on January 11, 2021, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jared Daily, age 34, from Belle Plaine, Iowa,…

Storm Lake meth trafficker sent to federal prison

Storm Lake meth trafficker sent to federal prison

SIOUX CITY – A Storm Lake man who trafficked and intended to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine pled guilty today, January 12, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Christian…

Iowa Supreme Court reselects Justice Susan Christensen, Harlan, as chief justice

Iowa Supreme Court reselects Justice Susan Christensen, Harlan, as chief justice

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme Court reselected Justice Susan Christensen, Harlan, as chief justice. At the first meeting in each odd-numbered year, the justices of the supreme court by…

Sukup Manufacturing to open facility in Hampton

Sukup Manufacturing to open facility in Hampton

SHEFFIELD, IOWA – Sukup Manufacturing Co. announced the company will expand its manufacturing facilities with a new location in Hampton, Iowa. The approximately 30,000-square foot facility is located in the…

Tip leads to charges against Waterloo residents in deer poaching case

Tip leads to charges against Waterloo residents in deer poaching case

BUCAHNAN COUNTY, IOWA – A tip that an individual with a rifle may be trying to kill a deer at night in Brayton Memorial Forest Wildlife Area, near Hopkinton, resulted…

Two men charged in connection with events at U.S. Capitol

Two men charged in connection with events at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two men were charged today in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.…

Page 1 of 196123Next ›Last »