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Osage cell tower issue coming to an end

OSAGE | While the city of Osage has given the OK to proceed with construction of a cell tower, it is still up to U.S. Cellular to finish the project.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500
Britt woman honored for dedication to West Hancock athletics

She's at every basketball game, but she's rarely out on the court.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:45:00 -0500
Video: Linda Upmeyer and Amanda Ragan at Clear Lake forum

Coverage of the forum by North Iowa legislators Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) and Amanda Ragan (D-Mason City).

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:54:00 -0500
Anansi the Spider opens at Stebens, tours North Iowa schools

MASON CITY | Stebens Childrens Theatre is returning to West Africa for its traveling school show.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Inmate dies in Cerro Gordo County Jail custody

MASON CITY | State officials are investigating the death of a Cerro Gordo County Jail inmate who died early Thursday.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Benefit set for Mason City man with stage four cancer

MASON CITY | Rick Benson of Mason City, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in October, said the most difficult part of dealing with the disease is the uncertainty.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:30:00 -0500
Investigation continues into Mason City synagogue messages in spite of Israel arrest

MASON CITY | Investigators don't know if messages left earlier this month at a Mason City synagogue are connected to Thursday's arrest in Israel of a man suspected of sending bomb threats to Jewish centers around the world.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:15:00 -0500
Burglary suspect found in Mason City park, 2nd in nearby neighborhood

MASON CITY | Two Mason City men caught after a police search through Georgia Hanford Park and the surrounding neighborhood on Thursday face burglary charges.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:15:00 -0500
Ice out for the season at Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE | The ice is gone from Clear Lake.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:35:00 -0500
Osage man gets jail time for selling fake iPhone

OSAGE | An Osage man accused of selling a fake iPhone in Mitchell County was been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0500
North Iowa Book Bash is April 8

CLEAR LAKE | The third annual North Iowa Book Bash is April 8 at the Best Western Holiday Lodge in Clear Lake.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:20:00 -0500
One Iowa North Scholarship deadline is April 15

MASON CITY | One Iowa North, a Mason City affiliate of One Iowa, the states leading LGBTQ organization, will award the $1,000 Craig W. Hickok Memorial Scholarship this spring.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0500
Mason City history walk seeks volunteers

MASON CITY | The Elmwood-St. Joseph Municipal Cemetery is seeking volunteers for its 7th Annual History Walk and Stroll, which highlights people who were instrumental in developing the two cemeteries.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:33:00 -0500
Charles City Democrat plans to run for Iowa governor

CHARLES CITY | State Rep. Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, has filed paperwork to explore a possible run for governor.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:59:00 -0500
Winnebago County man accused of $4,000 check forgery

LAKE MILLS | A man jailed in Forest City is accused of forging a company's check.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:14:00 -0500
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by Paul Kalanithi

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Click to search this book in our catalog Going clear : Scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief
by Lawrence Wright

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Click to search this book in our catalog Audacity
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Click to search this book in our catalog I Yam a Donkey!
by Cece Bell

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Click to search this book in our catalog Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos

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

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