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North Iowa rallies as Elliot, 9, continues courageous battle with terminal cancer (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | For 9-year-old Elliot Burgos and his parents, every moment is precious.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:05:00 -0600
Living the dream: Kanawha native owns animal grooming, boarding business in hometown

KANAWHA | Kanawha native Cody Purvis always dreamed of owning a business in her hometown.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:45:00 -0600
Smeby remembered as Swaledale's gracious, helping hand

SWALEDALE | Troy Smeby is being remembered today by friends and neighbors as someone willing to help anybody at any time.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:30:00 -0600
Mason City newcomer, mother of 3 seeks assistance from Cheer Fund (with Dec. 12 donations)

A woman who recently moved to Iowa with her children is hoping the Christmas Cheer Fund can provide her family establish a foundation this holiday season.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:51:00 -0600
Mason City nature center schedules snowshoeing, ice fishing activities

MASON CITY | The Lime Creek Nature Center has scheduled two afternoons of activities for children and their parents over the holidays.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:30:00 -0600
Mason City woman 'in desperate need of assistance' turns to Cheer Fund (with donations from Dec. 11)

A Mason City woman whose husband was in a car crash this summer is asking the Christmas Cheer Fund for assistance over the holidays.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:00:00 -0600
Swaledale councilman killed in rural Cerro Gordo County rollover

A Swaledale City Council member was killed in a single-vehicle rollover Saturday morning in Cerro Gordo County, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:50:00 -0600
First influenza case confirmed in Cerro Gordo County

MASON CITY | The first case of influenza has been confirmed in Cerro Gordo County, according to health department officials.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:55:00 -0600
1 cited in Worth County rollover

A Minnesota woman has been cited in a single-vehicle rollover early Sunday morning near the Iowa-Minnesota border.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:44:00 -0600
Diversity is survival: Eagle Grove, Belmond-Klemme proud of growing Hispanic communities

According to Eagle Grove Community Schools Superintendent Jess Toliver, a growing, diverse population is a blessing.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0600
Updated: Mason City shooting victim finds help across the street; Police say there is no threat to public (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | A man was shot Saturday evening in a Mason City home and neighbors across the street called for help after the victim came to their house, according to a witness.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:15:00 -0600
Mason City officials are optimistic about state funding for downtown plan

MASON CITY | City officials head to Des Moines on Friday confident they are in good position to receive state funding for the River City Renaissance project.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:00:00 -0600
TubaChristmas is another holiday hit in Southbridge

The 32nd annual North Iowa TubaChristmas was another booming success Saturday at Southbridge Mall. Started in 1985 with six players, it now draws dozens of musicians and hundreds of fans. It has become a traditional part of the Christmas season…

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:00:00 -0600
Forest City teacher who resigned after racist comments receives $55K package (with live video)

FOREST CITY | The Forest City School Board has approved a resignation agreement for a teacher who made racist comments about Eagle Grove's basketball team while working as a radio producer.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:25:00 -0600
1 dead following crash south of Swaledale

SWALEDALE | The Iowa State Patrol said one person died Saturday morning following an accident south of Swaledale.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:15:00 -0600
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by Kevin Henkes

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