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Iowa dove season opens Sept. 1

Iowas fall dove season begins Sept. 1, when around 10,000 licensed hunters are expected to take to the fields in search of North America's most abundant migratory gamebird.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0500
Lime Creek Fall Festival is Sept. 10

MASON CITY | The Lime Creek Nature Center and Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board are hosting their annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the nature center located just north of Mason City off Highway 65. A variety of…

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:45:00 -0500
Mason City lottery winner's jackpot much higher than she thought

MASON CITY | A Mason City woman knew Wednesday she had won some money with her Iowa State Lottery ticket but was astounded when she learned her winnings were 10 times more than she thought.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:30:00 -0500
'Labor of love' brings unique berry, harvester to North Iowa

ROCKFORD | A large red aronia berry harvester slowly made its way through a field south of Nora Springs, looking like a pontoon rolling over rows of bushes.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:15:00 -0500
Still no decision yet on Trout, Topeka city manager job

MASON CITY | City Administrator Brent Trout remains in the running for the city manager position in Topeka, Kansas, as the governing body there continues to meet without reaching a decision.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0500
First Westown Place tenants are father and son from Alaska

FOREST CITY | Brian Smith and his son, Jordy, an incoming freshman at Waldorf University, came all the way from Fairbanks, Alaska, to be the first tenants at Westown Place Apartments.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:00:00 -0500
Free business workshop at NIACC

The NIACC Pappajohn Center and the Small Business Development Center is offering a free two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business. At Start Smart, participants will learn how to create a business plan, do market research,…

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:15:00 -0500
City of Mason City denies claims in G8 lawsuit, requests jury trial

MASON CITY | The city of Mason City rejected almost all of the claims made in lawsuit filed by a San Diego developer who failed to build a downtown hotel, according to court documents.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Garner considers $1.2M, 10-unit apartment development

GARNER | The Garner City Council is hoping a new 10-unit apartment project will reduce the gap in the citys housing market.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:30:00 -0500
Brant seeks return to City Council in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE | Dana Brant announced Wednesday he will seek an at-large position on the Clear Lake City Council.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:30:00 -0500
Ernst chides Trump for 'muddying water' in response to violence

GARNER | Racism, hatred, terrorism and violence are always wrong, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said Wednesday.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:20:00 -0500
Osage boy advances to Iowa State Fair talent semifinals

DES MOINES | Another North Iowan Osage 10-year-old Henry Mauser playing the piano advanced to the semifinal round in Bill Riley's 58th annual Iowa State Fair Talent Search. Each act, including five from North Iowa, will perform again on…

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:34:00 -0500
"Noises Off," funniest farce, opens Thursday at Mason City Community Theatre

MASON CITY | Noises Off, called the funniest farce ever written by the New York Post, opens Thursday, Aug. 17, at Mason City Community Theatre.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500
Smith seeks Clear Lake City Council seat

CLEAR LAKE | Bennett Smith, a history teacher at North Iowa Area Community College, is a candidate for the Second Ward seat on the City Council currently held by Tony Nelson.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Prichard drops out of race for Iowa governor

CHARLES CITY | One of at least eight candidates for the Democratic nomination for Iowa governor, Todd Prichard of Charles City suspended his campaign Tuesday, effectively dropping out of the race.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:45:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog Rediscovering Americanism
by Mark R Levin

Click to search this book in our catalog Deep down dark : the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free
by Hector Tobar

Book list In 2007, the world was riveted by news that 33 men were trapped in a mine thousands of miles beneath the su...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The story of Owen : dragon slayer of Trondheim
by E K Johnston

Book list *Starred Review* When Owen's legendary dragon-slayer aunt is too injured to continue her vocation, she star...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Great Pet Escape
by Victoria Jamieson

School Library Journal Gr 1-3-George Washington, or "GW" for short, may look like a sweet, innocent...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Paperboy
by Vince Vawter

School Library Journal Gr 6-9-After an overthrown baseball busts his best friend's lip, 11-year-old Vict...More

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

Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. Here is a true masterpiece—an artful blending of narrative, illustration an...More
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