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Hundreds honor, celebrate fallen North Iowa Marine

ELDORA | A fallen North Iowa Marine has been laid to rest.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:30:00 -0500
Mason City Council to move forward on Cargill expansion plan

MASON CITY | The City Council on Tuesday is expected to set a public hearing to consider a development agreement with Cargill Kitchen Solutions for a near $10 million expansion project that will lead creation of 40 new jobs.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0500
Candidates file for 2017 North Iowa school board elections

A number of North Iowans have filed for seats on their local school boards.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0500
North Iowa pig equipment dealer: CAFO foes over-reacting

LAKE MILLS | Tony Nelson knows a thing or two about environmental issues.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 -0500
1 injured in rural Cerro Gordo County rollover

MASON CITY | Cerro Gordo County Sheriff deputies responded Thursday night to a single-vehicle rollover at Apple Avenue and 170th Street.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:45:00 -0500
Cemetery preparing for annual History Walk

MASON CITY | The Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery continues planning for this years History Walk which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:41:00 -0500
Harbor Freight and Ashley Furniture coming to Mason City

MASON CITY | Harbor Freight Tools and Ashley Furniture are making faade and interior improvements to the former Kmart building at 2006 Fourth St. S.W. in preparation for their respective store openings.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:30:00 -0500
Filing deadline Friday for Mason City Council election

MASON CITY | Friday, Aug. 25, is the final day for candidates to file nomination papers for the Sept. 19 special election to fill a vacancy in the Mason City Third Ward council position.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:43:00 -0500
State Auditor to release Mason City Schools audit Monday

The State Auditor will release Monday the re-audit report for Mason City Community School District.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:00:00 -0500
Steve King goes to Tanzania to see children return to home country

SIOUX CITY | U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, is in Tanzania on Friday, tweeting that he is pleased to see the return of the so-called miracle kids, as they made it back to their home nation after weeks of medical…

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:44:00 -0500
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
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Click to search this book in our catalog The Late Show
by Michael Connelly

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by John Irving

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Click to search this book in our catalog Out of the Easy
by Ruta Sepetys

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Click to search this book in our catalog A Hungry Lion; or, A Dwindling Assortment of Animals.
by Lucy Ruth Cummins

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Click to search this book in our catalog Breaking Stalins Nose
by Eugene Yelchin

School Library Journal Gr 5-7-Velchin skillfully combines narrative with dramatic black-and-white illustrati...More

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

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