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Officials: Former student sent online message asking man to 'shoot up Riceville School'

RICEVILLE | A former Riceville student messaged an unknown person online asking him to shoot up Riceville School, officials say.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:00:00 -0600
Mason City fire caused by paper products heated in microwave, officials say (with photos)

MASON CITY | Officials believed paper products heated in a microwave are to blame for a fire that engulfed a garage attached to a home in Mason City Thursday. The fire began late morning at 1406 S. Georgia Ave. No…

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:25:00 -0600
Smoking products to blame in Mason City apartment fire

MASON CITY | Discarded smoking material caused a fire at an apartment house in Mason City Wednesday, according to officials.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:20:00 -0600
Cannonball presentation planned for March 10

MASON CITY | Friends of the 457 will present "The Life and Times of the Rotary Cannonball" from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 10, at the Mason City Public Library.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:01:00 -0600
Winter storm watch in effect for Saturday in North Iowa, half a foot of snow possible (with live road conditions)

MASON CITY | Up to a half a foot of snow, or possibly more, is expected throughout the day Saturday in North Iowa.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0600
Historic Mason City hotel cited for 'good night's sleep'

MASON CITY | The Historic Park Inn, widely recognized as the last remaining hotel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has a new distinction.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:30:00 -0600
Cerro Gordo County property transfers for Feb. 16-21

Jeremy L Haubrich, Brenda L Haubrich to George R Ady, Cheryl Ady, Midland Heights 1st Add Lots 604-606 Mason City, $98,000.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 -0600
Governor signs proclamation for 'Iowa Honey Bee Day'

DES MOINES | March 14, 2018, will now be known as "Iowa Honey Bee Day," thanks to the state's governor.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:15:00 -0600
Free senior health clinics planned in Mason City

MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health offers senior health clinics to county residents ages 55 and older.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:10:00 -0600
Mason City college reschedules Presidents Day event

MASON CITY | North Iowa Area Community College has rescheduled the Presidents Day presentation to 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Beem Center 200 on the NIACC campus.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:00:00 -0600
5,000-head hog confinement proposed in Hancock County

GARNER | A public hearing on a proposed hog confinement south of Corwith is 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the Hancock County Government Building adjacent to the courthouse in Garner.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:00:00 -0600
Hancock County supervisors OK budget, pay raises

GARNER | Residents will likely see little, if any, change in the Hancock County portion of their property taxes for fiscal year 2018-19, Supervisor Jerry Tlach said.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:00:00 -0600
Update: No injuries reported after house fire, live power line falls on occupied car in Mason City (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | No one was injured in a fire that engulfed a garage attached to a home in Mason City, officials say.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:25:00 -0600
Former Riceville student identified as suspect in school threat that canceled classes

RICEVILLE | A former Riceville student has been identified as the suspect behind an unspecified threat that canceled classes in Riceville Thursday, law enforcement says.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:30:00 -0600
More ice, snow on the way: Winter weather advisory issued Thursday for North Iowa (with live road conditions)

MASON CITY | North Iowa may see more ice, snow and a wintry mix through the remainder of the week, forecasters say.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:15:00 -0600
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