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Sacred Heart Parish prepares for new parish center

ROCKWELL | In preparation for the building of a new parish center, Sacred Heart Parish in Rockwell is selling items from the rectory.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0500
'May the Braille Be with You': Blind Hampton student competes in robotics event

HAMPTON | Although he has been blind since kindergarten, that doesn't stop a Hampton student from competing in robotics events.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Alliant completing noisy maintenance in Mason City

MASON CITY | Alliant Energy crews are blowing air into a pipeline to dry it out, causing a loud, continuous noise near 12th Street Northwest, a company spokesman said Wednesday.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:30:00 -0500
Former Mason City superintendent hired at Iowa State University

AMES | Anita Micich will be joining Iowa State University's School of Education this fall.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:30:00 -0500
North Iowa Figure Skating Club's spring show will take you to 'ParadICE'

MASON CITY | The North Iowa Figure Skating Club will take its audience on a much-needed vacation with "ParadICE," its annual spring show, on Saturday, April 1.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:15:00 -0500
Iowa Supreme Court justices to visit North Iowa schools

Iowa Supreme Court justices will meet with students at two North Iowa high schools next week.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:00:00 -0500
Events planned in Mason City for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

MASON CITY | Crisis Intervention Service is hosting events during the month of April in Mason City for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:00:00 -0500
Cerro Gordo County District Court

Violation of no contact order Travis B. Roberts, 33, Mason City, seven days in jail.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500
Mason City woman who stole saxophone gets probation

MASON CITY | A woman who took a saxophone from a Mason City school bus stop has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:33:00 -0500
North Iowa man found dead in grain trailer

BELMOND | A Belmond cooperative employee died Monday after being trapped in a semi loaded with grain, police say.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:45:00 -0500
High cash reserves reduce Cerro Gordo mental health levy

MASON CITY | Expansion of Medicaid services is one reason for higher reserves in the budget of the 22-member County Social Services Board.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:20:00 -0500
2 more Charles City students charged in social media investigation

CHARLES CITY | Two teens arrested in connection with a Charles City police investigation of messages posted on social media face criminal charges.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:28:00 -0500
Northwood man to serve up to 30 years for child sex abuse

NORTHWOOD | A Northwood man accused of sexually abusing a child under age 12 was sentenced this week to up to 30 years in prison.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Animal feeding operation approval system needs update, Floyd County official says

DES MOINES Various issues with a state program designed to ensure the biggest animal feeding operations meet higher standards for, among other things, noise and pollution control has rendered the program outdated and ineffective, according to some county officials.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Floyd supervisors hesitant to change county confinement law

CHARLES CITY | A proposal by Floyd County Supervisor Mark Kuhn to change parts of the county's ordinance on concentrated animal feeding operations was opposed by the county's two other supervisors Tuesday.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:15:00 -0500
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