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Reynolds hedges on committing Iowa troops to southern U.S. border, calls separating immigrant families horrific

MITCHELLVILLE Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds hedged Tuesday when asked if she would commit Iowa National Guard troops to help federal agents enforce illegal immigration on the U.S. southern border.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:02:00 -0500
Grassley: No pause in immigration policies

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Tuesday he believes a legislative fix can stop the separation of immigrant families at the border. But he declined to back a proposal by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that would temporarily stop the separations…

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:47:00 -0500
Iowa Donor Network: Organ donation from 30-year-old Iraq veteran benefited 60 people

Justin Lockett was just 30 years old and in the prime of his life when he fell down some steps and hit his head. He never regained consciousness.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:40:00 -0500
Mason City officials: Raw sewage no longer being discharged into Winnebago River

MASON CITY | Raw sewage is no longer being discharged into the Winnebago River three days after a sewer line collapsed in Mason City, city officials said Tuesday afternoon.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:20:00 -0500
Iowa native to paint Cerro Gordo County Freedom Rock in Clear Lake (with photos, video)

CLEAR LAKE | Clear Lake will become the home for the Cerro Gordo County Freedom Rock this summer.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:15:00 -0500
Cerro Gordo Supervisors consider leaving mental health network

MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors has approved possibly allocating funds to investigate leaving a mental health services network.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:40:00 -0500
Is climate change affecting us? Here's how to find out

View this map located on our county to discover the impact on our local environment.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 -0500
Kwik Star buys Wooz's Car Wash in Mason City, sale will be finalized Friday

MASON CITY | Henry Pirhonen has been working in the Southport parking lot since 1972.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:30:00 -0500
Flood item pick-up continues in Mason City

Those who expected their flood-damaged items to be picked up in Mason City Monday should have them picked up Tuesday.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:08:00 -0500
Cresco mom arrested after daughter found bruised, malnourished

CRESCO A rural Cresco woman has been arrested after authorities found bruises on her malnourished 3-year-old daughter in May.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:45:00 -0500
Minnesota man injured after his motorcycle collided with a tractor in Worth County

WORTH COUNTY - A Minnesota man was injured in a tractor and motorcycle collision Sunday evening in Worth County.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:38:00 -0500
Council members to consider approving up to $5.55 million in bonds, along with other actions

MASON CITY | Council members will hold a public hearing on up to about $5.55 million in general obligation bonds, decide whether to approve a contract for a lighting project on the city's North End and consider other actions at…

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:03:00 -0500
One of original Mason City administrator finalists selected as Keokuk's next city administator

Cole O'Donnell, one of the original five city administrator candidates for Mason City, has been pegged to fill the same position in Keokuk.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:12:00 -0500
Raw sewage being discharged into Winnebago River at Mason City

MASON CITY, Iowa -- A sewer line collapse in the 300 block of S. Rhode Island Ave. is causing the city of Mason City to pump untreated wastewater into the Winnebago River, according to a news release from the Iowa…

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:59:00 -0500
Unity, love, respect: North Iowa women establish Latinx sorority at UNI

CEDAR FALLS | While attending school at the University of Northern Iowa, two North Iowa women helped establish Eta Alpha, a chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 14:00:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog The President Is Missing
by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

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Click to search this book in our catalog A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
by Anthony Marra

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Click to search this book in our catalog Better Nate than ever
by Tim Federle

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Click to search this book in our catalog Schools First Day of School.
by Adam Rex

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Click to search this book in our catalog Splendors and Glooms
by Laura Amy Schlitz

Book list *Starred Review* A brooding, Dickensian novel with a touch of fantasy and a glimmer of hope, Schlit...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick

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