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Clear Lake passes smoking ordiance, excludes smokeless tobacco

CLEAR LAKE | After gathering public opinion during the last couple of months, Clear Lake city council members approved an ordinance banning smoking in its public parks and beaches at its meeting Monday evening.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0500
Forest City-based Winnebago doubles profits, reports $1.5 billion in revenue

FOREST CITY | Winnebago Industries, Inc. on Thursday reported it has more than doubled its profits this year.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:20:00 -0500
Trout makes case Friday for Mason City downtown project to IEDA

MASON CITY | Brent Trout's last day on the job as city administrator will be an important one for Mason City.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:00:00 -0500
Four North Iowa counties take first step to leave mental health region

GARNER | Hancock, Winnebago, Worth and Kossuth counties have decided to explore an option they hope improves mental health and disability services for their residents.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:45:00 -0500
Garner grad one of four organizing Pride festival in conservative Orange City

ORANGE CITY | Rather than wait for a seat at the table, members of Orange Citys LGBTQ community and their allies decided to invite themselves to dinner and then some.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:10:00 -0500
Good Samaritan describes holding wrecked motorcyclist's head above Winnebago River

MASON CITY | When a Clear Lake mans motorcycle crashed into the Winnebago River north of Mason City Tuesday afternoon, one witness said he rushed into the water to help.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:45:00 -0500
Clear Lake's Surf Ballroom announces 2018 Winter Dance Party line-up (with photos)

CLEAR LAKE | Brenda Lee and Bobby Rydell will headline the 2018 Winter Dance Party at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0500
'Crop for the Cure' is Nov. 10-12 in Carpenter

CARPENTER | Nearly 100 people will be scrapbooking their way to find a cure for cancer at the 10th annual Crop for the Cure.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:30:00 -0500
Mason City college in running for $1 million excellence prize

MASON CITY | The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named NIACC one of the nations top 150 community colleges.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:20:00 -0500
Deere wins trademark lawsuit over its iconic green, yellow color combination

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of farm equipment maker Deere & Co. in a trademark lawsuit filed to protect use of the iconic green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural equipment.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:02:00 -0500
Clear Lake motorcyclist dies after crashing into Winnebago River

MASON CITY | A Clear Lake man has died after his motorcycle crashed into the Winnebago River north of Mason City Tuesday afternoon, officials have confirmed.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:35:00 -0500
Clear Lake motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in Winnebago River crash

MASON CITY | A Clear Lake man was seriously hurt after his motorcycle crashed into the Winnebago River north of Mason City Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement said.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:15:00 -0500
Mason City Council sets date for Gatehouse hearing

MASON CITY | The City Council set Nov. 21 as the date for a public hearing on the proposed development agreement with Gatehouse Mason City for a hotel and conference center downtown.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:23:00 -0500
Franklin Wellness Center hosting 'Sock Hop around the Clock' fundraiser

HAMPTON | The Franklin Wellness Center is hosting a fundraiser to purchase new fitness equipment.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:55:00 -0500
Forest City foundation has awarded $52 million since 1970

FOREST CITY | Since its founding in 1970, the Hanson Foundation has awarded over $52 million to organizations in more than 100 communities, the majority in North Iowa.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:45:00 -0500
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