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North Iowa Nine: Blues, country and old time music, comedy, drama, and surprises

This weekend, enjoy some blues, country and old time music, a little bit of theater - and get ready for next season's Performing Arts and Leadership Series at NIACC. There's a little something for everyone in North Iowa.

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0500
RSVP: Summer is on the horizon - with concerts, museum openings, art and more

Spring gives way to summer, but before then, some fun things are happening: fundraisers, concerts, art, theater and more. Put these events in your phones, and write them on your calendars.

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0500
42nd Dimensions in Jazz concert is May 1 at Mason City High School

MASON CITY | Dimensions In Jazz 2017 will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the Mohawk Performance Hall located in the FEMA Safe Room on the MCHS campus.

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Poultry runoff reaches Franklin County stream

BRADFORD | Runoff from poultry litter in Franklin County reached a stream leading to Maynes Creek the Iowa DNR announced Wednesday.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:00:00 -0500
Children with autism invited to Central Gardens event

CLEAR LAKE | Children with autism and their families are invited into Central Gardens of North Iowa to plant seeds and gather spring blooms from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:15:00 -0500
Mason City hate crime lawsuit settled out of court

MASON CITY | An out-of-court settlement has been reached in a hate crime lawsuit filed by a mixed-race family against a man who set fire to their former home in Mason City.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:30:00 -0500
Bikes, seized items to hit auction block in Mason City

MASON CITY | Bicycles, electronics, sports items and more will be sold Saturday at the annual police auction in Mason City.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:27:00 -0500
Mills Fleet Farm apologizes for denying wheelchair to disabled man at Mason City store

MASON CITY | Mills Fleet Farm's corporate office has released a public statement following an incident at its Mason City store that resulted in a viral Facebook post.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:58:00 -0500
Hammers & Heels is Thursday in Mason City

MASON CITY | Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa will be hosting their second annual Hammers & Heels Fashion Show Thursday at The Music Man Square.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:40:00 -0500
Carroll Sales closes doors; auction Saturday

MASON CITY | Seven forklifts, semi-trailers and trucks are among items that will be auctioned off Saturday marking the closing of Carroll Sales, a Mason City business that at one time did $10 million in annual sales.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:51:00 -0500
Mason City man accused of spray-painting Meredith Willson Footbridge

MASON CITY | A Mason City man suspected of spray-painting the Meredith Willson Footbridge has been arrested.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:28:00 -0500
Trial set for Osage man accused of sex abuse

OSAGE | An Osage man sentenced to up to 35 years in prison last year for attempted murder and sexual abuse has a trial set in June on additional sexual abuse charges involving a second alleged victim.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:12:00 -0500
Mason City school administrator receives statewide recognition

MASON CITY | A Mason City school administrator is a finalist for a statewide award for excellence in education.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0500
Two arrested for Toeterville marijuana grow operation

TOETERVILLE | Two people were arrested on marijuana-related charges Monday evening after the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a rural Toeterville home.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Mason City rocker is determined not to let cancer stop the music

MASON CITY | For nearly 30 years Tom Caswell of Mason City has performed at the Eagles Cancer Telethon in Rochester, Minnesota, first as a solo act and then with the local classic rock/blues band Kilroy.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:45:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi

Book list Can life remain full and rewarding even while one is living under a death sentence? This is the question no...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Thirteen days in september : carter, begin, and sadat at camp david.
by Lawrence Wright

Library Journal Starred Review. New Yorker staff writer Wright (Going Clear) brilliantly chronicles the impossibly c...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Golden boy
by Tara Sullivan

School Library Journal Gr 8 Up-Habo, 13, knows that his albinism makes him a zeruzeru, less than a person. H...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Emmanuels Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
by Laurie Ann Thompson

Library Journal K-Gr 2-This powerful and winning picture book tells the story of a young man overcoming the odds. Bor...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The War that Saved My Life
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Bradley turns her keen historical eye from Monticello (Jefferson's Sons, Pe...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Story Of Edgar Sawtelle
by David Wroblewski

Library Journal : Starred Review. Set in Wisconsin, this deeply nuanced epic tells the story of a boy, his dog, and ...More
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