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'Generosity of North Iowa consistent': Charities, churches mostly optimistic with new tax bill in play

MASON CITY | Multiple area churches and charities are hoping the new tax bill, passed by Congress and President Donald Trump last month, won't negatively impact contributions this year.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:00:00 -0600
Hubbell to be in North Iowa Friday

MASON CITY | Fred Hubbell, Democratic candidate for governor, will make two North Iowa appearances Friday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:30:00 -0600
Mason City students raise $738 for food bank

MASON CITY | Coins contributed by John Adams Middle School students in December will allow a local food bank to purchase 10,000 pounds of food.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:15:00 -0600
Mason City school to host Geographic Bee

MASON CITY | Lincoln Intermediate will hold its seventh annual National Geographic Bee next week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:25:00 -0600
Drivers identified in crash that sent semi into Minnesota school building

LYLE, Minnesota | Law enforcement has identified the people involved in a two-vehicle crash that sent a semi into a Mower County school building Tuesday, injuring two students inside the art room.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:16:00 -0600
Mason City, IEDA still waiting on financing for downtown hotel project

MASON CITY | Mason City is two-thirds of the way toward meeting the expectations of the Iowa Economic Development Authority in securing state funding for its downtown renovation project, according to Interim City Administrator Kevin Jacobson.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:55:00 -0600
Mason City police, Cerro Gordo County start mental health partnership

MASON CITY | The City Council approved a unique plan Tuesday night to have mental health professionals assist Mason City police with troublesome cases.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:02:00 -0600
Hospital restricts visitors as influenza cases increase in North Iowa

MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has plenty of flu vaccines available, and is encouraging North Iowans to stop in for a shot as influenza cases increase in the area.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:00:00 -0600
Britt commercial park almost ready for business

BRITT | The Burgardt Commercial Park is ready for business.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:00:00 -0600
12 Mason City administrators, teachers to retire early

MASON CITY | A number of Mason City administrators and teachers have accepted early retirement.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:40:00 -0600
Longtime Opportunity Village employee remembered for kindness, ability to connect with other North Iowans

CLEAR LAKE | Ralph Schroeder is being remembered as a kind man, wise in his ways, devout in his beliefs and whose passion was to help people connect.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:37:00 -0600
Rockford After-Prom Committee to host prom dress sale

ROCKFORD | Rockford Senior High Schools After-Prom Committee will be hosting a prom dress sale to benefit activities after the dance.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:50:00 -0600
Update: 4 hurt, including students, after semi crashes into Lyle Public School art room

LYLE, Minnesota | A crash between a semi and another vehicle Tuesday morning caused the semi to lose control and crash into the Lyle Public School, sending two students to the hospital and injuring two others outside the school.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:20:00 -0600
Three finalists for North Iowa associate judge position

MASON CITY | Two North Iowa attorneys have been nominated as finalists to fill a judicial vacancy.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:19:00 -0600
Special election likely to fill Cerro Gordo auditor position

MASON CITY | Cerro Gordo County supervisors are leaning towards calling a special election to fill the position of county auditor Ken Kline.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:06:00 -0600
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by Lisa Wingate

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by Bill O'Reilly

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by Rainbow Rowell

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by Lucy Ruth Cummins

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by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

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by David Wroblewski

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