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After 30 years in special education, Clear Lake woman diagnosed with Parkinson's focuses on awareness, research

CLEAR LAKE | Retiring after more than 30 years as a Clear Lake special education teacher was a difficult decision for Geri Berding.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500
Stanton rescinds retirement request, will teach at Mason City at least one more year

MASON CITY | An educator who has spent 40 years with Mason City Schools will teach for at least one more academic year.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:25:00 -0500
Former Mason City business manager finishing academic year with different Iowa school district

OTTUMWA | The former business manager of Mason City Schools is finishing the academic year with a different school district in southeastern Iowa.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0500
Not just a crown': Student with autism named West Hancock prom king (with photos)

BRITT | Andrew Edwards couldnt have imagined a better prom night.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:50:00 -0500
Update: Police say no charges expected in perceived threat to Clear Lake Middle School, administrators call it a 'total misunderstanding'

CLEAR LAKE | Clear Lake police say no charges are expected to be filed in a perceived threat to Clear Lake Middle School Tuesday that administrators are calling a "total misunderstanding."

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:00:00 -0500
Update: Law enforcement releases names in fatal Mitchell County crash

OSAGE | A 24-year-old Ionia man was killed and two others were hurt after he ran a stop sign in Mitchell County Monday night.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:30:00 -0500
Westbound Highway 122 reconstruction starts Friday in Mason City

MASON CITY | Traffic on westbound Iowa 122 in Mason City will be shifted to the eastbound lanes between Monroe and Carolina avenues beginning Friday, April 27, weather permitting, according to the Iowa DOT's Mason City construction office.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:24:00 -0500
Mason City man accused of hitting, strangling woman with an electrical cord during argument

MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been arrested for hitting and strangling a woman with an electrical cord.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0500
Clear Lake native receives NASA grant to study Midwestern soil erosion from space

AMHERST, Mass. | Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is used to tramping around in the dirt to conduct his soil research.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:45:00 -0500
Registration open for Stu Nevermann Memorial Run in Mason City

MASON CITY | Registration for the 29th annual Stu Nevermann Memorial Run is now open.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:00:00 -0500
Mason City entrepreneurial center hosting youth academy in July

MASON CITY | NIACC's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will host its 21st annual Youth Entrepreneurial Academy July 9-13.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:15:00 -0500
Clear Lake Trash Bash extends to Sunday

CLEAR LAKE | There is still time to participate in Clear Lake Earth Days Trash Bash.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:00 -0500
Officials identify St. Ansgar man killed in Wyoming avalanche

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) Officials have released the name of a 24-year-old North Iowa man who was killed in a weekend avalanche while snowmobiling in northwestern Wyoming.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0500
Mason City Police calls, April 20

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:00:00 -0500
Newman Catholic alumnus closing book on 51-year career with Mason City parochial school (with photos)

MASON CITY | Although some of his classmates couldnt wait to leave their parochial school and the North Iowa area after graduating in 1967, one man was content with staying put.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500
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