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Start Smart workshops offered

Details MASON CITY | North Iowa Area Community College and the Small Business Development Center are offering a free, two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business....

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Saturday's Mason City Earth Day events cancelled

Details MASON CITY | Saturday's Earth Day Community-Wide Cleanup and Rally have been cancelled due to consistent saturation of the ground throughout the day Friday, as well as rain and wind in the for…...

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Mercy Cancer Center receives national recognition

Details MASON CITY | The Mercy Cancer Center of Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa recently received the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons....

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Mediacom launches DIY Network and Cooking Channel

Details DES MOINES | Mediacom announced that the DIY Network and the Cooking Channel will be added to the lineup May 1....

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Hovlands donate former NAPA store donated to Belmond hospital

Details BELMOND | Tom and Barbara Hovland of Mason City have donated their former Belmond NAPA store to Iowa Specialty Hospitals and Clinics....

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Scarville gets federal funds for wastewater system

Details SCARVILLE | The city of Scarville is receiving a $250,000 loan and $575,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help finance the construction of a new wastewater collection system....

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Cold, rainy weather doesn't stop garage sales

Details Cold, rainy weather doesn't stop garage sales MASON CITY | Around a dozen people browsed a wide variety of collectibles at the "World's Best Garage Sale" in Mason City on Friday morning....

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Builders Tour continues

Details The North Iowa Builders Tour continues Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m....

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Mason City man pleads guilty in fatal crash

Details Mason City man pleads guilty in fatal crash MASON CITY | Victor Rivera said Friday he didn’t realize he caused the Nov. 22 crash that killed Jefferson Davis of Mason City....

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CC author to sign children's books

Details CC author to sign children's books CHARLES CITY | Ann Troge, writing under the name Annie T, will sign copies of her new children's book, "I Like How I Feel When I Giggle and Squeal!" on Saturday, May 2, in Charles City....

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'Hacker' message posted on Mason City chamber website

Details MASON CITY | The Mason City Area Chamber of Commerce website may have been hacked....

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'Hacker' message posted on Chamber website

Details MASON CITY | The Mason City Area Chamber of Commerce website may have been hacked....

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Potential GOP candidate Fiorina takes on Hillary Clinton

Details Potential GOP candidate Fiorina takes on Hillary Clinton DEWITT | Carly Fiorina pledged Thursday she would take it to Democrat Hillary Clinton if she were on a debate stage with the former secretary of state, telling more than 200 people at a GOP fu…...

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Program on direct care workforce planned

Details MASON CITY | Iowa CareGivers, in cooperation with North Iowa Area Community College and Iowa Department of Public Health, will hold a Direct Care Workforce 2020 session 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May…...

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'Layers of security' prevented Hot Lotto fraud: Lottery chief

Details DES MOINES | Left unanswered was the $10 million question....

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House budget proposal endangers tuition freeze

Details DES MOINES | Frozen tuition levels at Iowa’s regent universities may be in danger under funding proposals announced Thursday by state lawmakers....

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Former Britt city clerk returns in temporary role

Details Former Britt city clerk returns in temporary role BRITT | Jeanie Purvis is back in a familiar, but temporary, role....

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Campground openings delayed in CG County

Details MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board is delaying the opening of campgrounds at Ingebrestson Park in Thornton, Linn Grove Park in Rockwell and Wilkinson Park in Rock Falls unt…...

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$18,000 theft reported at Charles City golf course

Details CHARLES CITY | Police are investigating the theft of $18,000 worth of items at a municipal golf course in Charles City, police say....

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$18,000 theft reported at golf course

Details CHARLES CITY | Police are investigating the theft of $18,000 worth of items from a municipal golf course in Charles City....

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Three local 4-Hers attend National 4-H Conference

Details Three local 4-Hers attend National 4-H Conference WASHINGTON | Three North Iowa 4-H'ers recently attended the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C., which included one of them meeting President Barack Obama....

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Iowa lawmakers face tough budget grind

Details Iowa lawmakers face tough budget grind DES MOINES | Partisan leaders in the House and Senate said Thursday they are making progress on issues holding up adjournment but they remain far apart on fiscal 2016 budget differences that c…...

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Cuploa adorns top of new courthouse

Details Cuploa adorns top of new courthouse OSAGE | The cupola for the new Mitchell County Courthouse was placed atop the structure Thursday morning....

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B-K cuts teachers

Details B-K cuts teachers BELMOND | As a stalemate over school funding continues in the Iowa Legislature, one North Iowa district has had to lay off teachers....

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Sentencing continued for former postmaster

Details SIOUX CITY | Due to a conflict in the court's calendar, the sentencing of former Forest City postmaster Danny D. Miller did not take place as scheduled on Thursday....

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Motorists asked to watch for Earth Day volunteers

Details MASON CITY | The 22nd annual communitywide litter cleanup event will be take place Saturday in Mason City in conjunction with Earth Day....

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Women's self defense seminar this Saturday in Mason City

Details MASON CITY | The Mason City Community Policing Advisory Board will host a free women's self defense seminar from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Willowbrook Mall, 1631 Fourth St. S.W. ...

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Positions still open for Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

Details MASON CITY | The application deadline for the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy from June 15-19 has been extended to May 1 or until all positions are full....

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Suits pending against Ackley facility over two residents' deaths

Details Suits pending against Ackley facility over two residents' deaths ACKLEY | Lawsuits pending against the Presbyterian Village, now known as Grand JiVante, claim the nursing home's negligence caused two residents' deaths....

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IMT donates $12,000 for playground

Details GARNER | Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. has donated $12,000 toward playground equipment in new Reichardt Park in Garner....

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