Smokey the Bear turns 70-years-old

Smokey Bear turns 70

He’s been helping prevent wildfires for decades, and now fire departments across the area are honoring Smokey the Bear on his 70th birthday.

Honoring the hobos

Celebrating the hobo way of life

The National Hobo Convention is definitely a unique summertime event, but it’s something that a north Iowa community has built their town ar…

HUNTING IN CITY LIMITS-VO

Hunting in city limits

As the deer population in Mason City continues to grow, some hope a new proposal for hunting within city limits, can solve the issue.

COMPUTERS IN SCHOOL-PKG

Teaching with technology

Technology is all around us, and is always changing. Now more than ever, it is becoming common to see devices like tablets and laptops in th…