Board members rejected the proposal to bring Chinese students to Mason City in a 6-1 vote.
He was sentenced to nearly six years in prison after a strange shooting incident in Hancock County.
Water for half of the town will be turned off Friday morning for repairs
MASON CITY- Studies show that not enough people are financially prepared to retire. Iowa insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart is encouraging …
Commodity prices are low, but it’s too early to tell what that will mean for the whole season.
A top secret project is coming to north Iowa and volunteers are needed.
Arrests after a search in rural Titonka
Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Deputies are claiming an armed robbery happened in Rock Falls.
James Sholly will take over the position later this month.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Downtown boosters and Black Hawk County officials have decided to build a new public safety radio communications tower…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Senate is attempting to revive a proposal to fund water quality initiatives through a sale…
Aspiring Eagle Scout Reese Strong built five benches for the Humane Society’s new cat addition.
MidAmerican Energy Company says the operation will generate up to 2,000 megawatts of electricity.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The board that oversees Iowa’s three public universities has indicated it may need to increase tuition for students …
Authorities say it was at an apartment complex and three suspects were involved.
MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa man has been given five years of probation for a 2013 car crash that killed his 23-year-old passenge…
The victim was from Charles City.
A Des Moines principal has decided not to punish the girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their swimming club’s banquet.
Founder of the Wings of Refuge, a safe haven for sex slavery victims, speaks at a local church.
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board will give away free wood chips April 25-29 at Lime Creek Nature Center.
Community members met at Osage City Hall Wednesday to participate in the “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event.
Hancock County Economic Development starts a program to connect interns and prepare them for the workforce.
The Iowa Transportation Commission approved over $5.7 million in funding for 54 new transit vehicles.
Summer school funding for third graders is taking a punch.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A congresswoman is calling on officials in one Illinois city to replace lead service lines that have tainted the drin…
Mason City Alternative School students are getting a look at what’s available for jobs in north Iowa.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Dubuque police are investigating an apparent cross burning and are treating the incident as a possible hate crime. Poli…
Karen Hutzell is racing in the Boston Marathon for the second year in a row.
SIBLEY, Iowa (AP) — Sibley leaders are studying the city’s options after owners of a processing plant didn’t meet a deadline to provide $50,…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation that would add state oversight to boarding schools in Iowa, t…