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Prichard endorses Hubbell for Iowa governor

Democrat Fred Hubbell has won the endorsement of a former rival, state Rep. Todd Prichard.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0600
'Like pea soup': A look at algal blooms in North Iowa

CLEAR LAKE | More than three years ago, algal blooms were discovered at McIntosh Woods State Park beach, and toxins produced by those blooms were found in the swimming area at Clear Lake State Park.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:00:00 -0600
More than 1,000 enjoy community Thanksgiving dinner

MASON CITY | More than 1,000 North Iowans enjoyed the annual Thanksgiving dinner Sunday at the Columbia Club.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:00:00 -0600
Casey's buys Clear Lake Barrel Drive-In site for $342K

CLEAR LAKE | A sale price has been finalized for the old Barrel Drive-In site in Clear Lake.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:00:00 -0600
A distant dream: Forest City graduate weds longtime Danish friend

FOREST CITY | Eleven years ago, Jenny Johnson described the man of her dreams to a friend.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:55:00 -0600
North Iowa communities recognized for water fluoridation

NORTHWOOD | Northwood has received an award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for 50 years of providing continuous community water fluoridation.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:27:00 -0600
North Iowa school boards, administrator honored with awards

DES MOINES | A number of North Iowans were recognized during the Iowa Association of School Boards' Better Boardsmanship Awards earlier this month.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:30:00 -0600
Benefit set for Algona fire chief with esophageal cancer

ALGONA A special benefit is being thrown for Algona Fire Chief Chuck Bell, who is battling esophageal cancer for the third time since 2015.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:05:00 -0600
Developer: Opponents tried to `sabotage' hotel plans

MASON CITY | The developer of the proposed downtown hotel said Monday the plan is moving forward despite vigorous opposition from people who have tried to delay or kill it.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0600
Mayberry: Cheer Fund enters 90th year of giving to North Iowa

This week marks the starting point of the 2017 Christmas Cheer Fund campaign, and were hopeful North Iowans will again help their neighbors in need.

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:30:00 -0600
Thanksgiving edition worth the weight

North Iowans buy the Thanksgiving edition of the Globe Gazette and visit our website during that time for more than news. And for good reason.

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0600
Agreement: Gatehouse must build downtown Mason City hotel within two years

MASON CITY | A 106-room hotel south of Southbridge Mall must be completed by Dec. 31, 2019, according to a final development agreement the City Council will consider Tuesday night.

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:00:00 -0600
Unitarians to hear book review

UU Fellowship meets on Sunday

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:47:15 -0600
Mason City senior living community names new CEO

MASON CITY | Good Shepherd Inc. announced Friday it has named a new chief executive officer.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:39:00 -0600
Government offices closed Thursday and Friday

MASON CITY | Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:30:00 -0600
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