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Webster City man pleads guilty to drug possession

Details GARNER | A Webster City man has pleaded guilty in Hancock County District Court to felony possession of a controlled substance. ...

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Forest City man enters Alford plea for drug violation

Details GARNER | A Forest City man has entered a plea in Hancock County District Court to a controlled substance violation. ...

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Rural Iowa to get broadband upgrades

Details Rural Iowa to get broadband upgrades DES MOINES – A federal infusion of $53.2 million in grants that four companies will use to build out high-speed broadband to nearly 90,000 unserved or underserved Iowa homes is an important st…...

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Kuhn to seek second term on City Council

Details MASON CITY | At-Large City Councilman Alex Kuhn announced Monday he will seek a second term on the City Council....

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Cerro Gordo health offers diabetes prevention program

Details MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is adding a new diabetes course this fall....

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Lime Creek Nature Center holds annual meeting

Details MASON CITY | The Lime Creek Nature Center Foundation's annual meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the center....

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Mason City Jaycees give awards to outstanding young persons

Details MASON CITY | Four winners have been announced by the Mason City Jaycees for the 2015 Outstanding Young North Iowan Awards....

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Mason City Council to consider zoning change for car business

Details MASON CITY | The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday night and then consider an amendment to the zoning ordinance to accommodate a local business....

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New Materials at Mason City Public Library

Details New Young Adult Fiction...

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Reader of the Week

Details Reader of the Week The Friends of the Library Reader of the Week is Bria Bruns, 7. She has two brothers, Jacob and Riley....

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Main street program seeks to boost Iowa downtowns

Details DES MOINES (AP) | For Centerville, becoming part of a program that helps enhance historic downtowns could mean spruced up buildings, efforts to attract businesses — and maybe even a chance to …...

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Home helps couple transition from country to city living

Details Home helps couple transition from country to city living MASON CITY | Transitioning from life on the farm to city living can be a big change. Paul and Janet Brown found a perfect balance of city and country living on Mason City’s south side....

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OperationLZ: Mission accomplished

Details OperationLZ: Mission accomplished FOREST CITY | The final day of events for OperationLZ in Forest City included a Sunday service, car show and air show with helicopter rides....

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Forest City man charged in motorcycle fatality

Details MASON CITY | A Forest City man was charged last week for his alleged involvement in a May motorcycle accident that resulted in an injury and a death....

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Iowa Governor to present Connected Community Award to Wright County

Details EAGLE GROVE | Gov. Terry Branstad will present the “Connected Community” Award to Wright County at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 16....

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North Central Iowa Genealogical society meets Sept. 12

Details MASON CITY | The North Central Iowa Genealogical Society will discuss the status of two State Historical Society of Iowa grants at 9 a.m. Sept. 12 in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Publ…...

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Osage School Board meetings now streamed live

Details OSAGE | Residents of the Osage School District and beyond are now able to watch district board meetings live or recorded via the Internet through a website called The Cube....

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NIACC hosts moped safety class in Charles City

Details CHARLES CITY | North Iowa Area Community College will host a moped safety class in Charles City for anyone under 16 looking to obtain a moped license....

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Judge grants motion to move trial in mall shooting

Details IOWA CITY (AP) | The trial for the man accused of killing a woman at Coral Ridge Mall in June has been moved from Johnson County to Story County....

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Welcome back Vietnam vets

Details Welcome back Vietnam vets FOREST CITY | One thought that kept many troops going during the Vietnam War was, "If I just get home it will be OK,"  Ret. Lt. Gen. Dennis Hejlik said Saturday morning....

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Waterloo murder from 1989 remains unsolved

Details Waterloo murder from 1989 remains unsolved On Friday, Sept. 15, 1989, a child playing by the Cedar River discovered the body of Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer about one-half mile north of Waterloo’s business district....

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14 dogs rescued in Woden

Details Debby Kern and her team from Patriots for Pets entered a home in Woden Friday after they received reports of abandoned animals. When she opened the door, rats scattered everywhere. She found 1…...

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His time to pay tribute

Details His time to pay tribute As the crowd listened to Gov. Terry Branstad speak Saturday morning at the OperationLZ event in Forest City, a man moved away from the crowd....

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Mason City Blue Zones has one employee, more than $250,000 in donations

Details Mason City Blue Zones has one employee, more than $250,000 in donations MASON CITY | Angela Determan bristles when Blue Zones is referred to as a city project and that the city awarded her a “bonus” for her work last year....

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Forest City plans to sell old fire hall

Details Forest City plans to sell old fire hall FOREST CITY | Although some city officials mentioned the Forest City Parks and Recreation department may need the space at the old fire hall, the City Council plans to try to sell the building....

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Public restrooms discussion resurfaces at Osage meeting

Details Discussion about the possible building of public restrooms near Osage's downtown resurfaced recently at Osage City Council, with differing opinions on the need....

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North Iowa Choral Society holds meet-and-greet

Details The North Iowa Choral Society will hold a meet-and-greet for performers interested in joining for the upcoming season from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday....

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Garner events help family offset 4-year-old's medical costs

Details Cohen Smith, a 4-year-old Garner boy, is receiving chemotherapy for the next six to nine months for leukemia. A benefit will be held Sept. 18 at the GHV High School football field and gym....

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Mason City hosts Walk to End Alzheimer's

Details The Alzheimer's Association will host a fundraising walk, the Walk to End Alzheimer's Oct. 3 at Mason City High School....

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North Iowa firefighters attend training

Details CLARKSVILLE | Volunteer fire departments from Iowa and Nebraska received scholarships and attended a two-day fire training program in St. Paul, Minnesota....

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