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Hubbell, Hart talk mental health, economic development in Mason City

MASON CITY | For Fred Hubbell, the topic he's heard most about when campaigning for governor statewide isn't education, the economy or agriculture.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:00:00 -0500
Mason City food bank continues fundraiser for milk

MASON CITY | An anonymous Mason City donor is teaming up with Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank to raise money for milk.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:15:00 -0500
Mason City Schools hires seven teachers

MASON CITY | The Mason City School Board earlier this week approved hiring seven teachers.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:50:00 -0500
Mason City Council approves $5.55M in bonds for projects, contract for North End lighting project

MASON CITY | After brief discussion during a public meeting Tuesday, city council members unanimously approved up to $5.55 million for general obligation bonds for projects and services related to the city's five-year Capital Improvements Plan.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:15:00 -0500
Habitat for Humanity accepting applications for North Iowa homes

MASON CITY | The city of Garner is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa to build a Habitat home in Garner this year.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:39:00 -0500
Forest City-based Winnebago Industries reports $86M revenue gain in 3Q

FOREST CITY | Winnebago Industries reported a revenue gain of $85.9 million in its third quarter, according to results released Wednesday morning.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:30:00 -0500
Mason City High School summer musical 'Brigadoon' takes stage Friday, Saturday (with photos)

MASON CITY | A mystical tale of love, Celtic dancing and memorable tunes will take center stage during the Mason City High Schools 35th annual summer musical, Brigadoon.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:20:00 -0500
No injuries reported after SUV crashes through garage into Mason City apartment (with video)

MASON CITY | No injuries were reported after a SUV crashed through a garage into an apartment in eastern Mason City Wednesday morning.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:30:00 -0500
Rep. Steve King compares southern border holding areas for children to 'playgrounds'

Defending U.S. immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border, U.S. Rep. Steve King this week compared the detention centers for minors to playgrounds.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -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 23:45:00 -0500
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
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
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by Jon Klassen

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