kayaking race

5th Annual Forest City Adventure Race

The 5th annual Forest City Adventure Race took place Saturday morning. About 36 contestants from as far as South Dakota participated in the …

CAR STOPS

Car checks on I-35

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa- Authorities with the State Patrol, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department, and the Iowa Department of Natural…

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Funding issues for community colleges

President Obama outlined a proposal that would make community college free for students, but a new study by the Century Foundation says this…

Dubuque workers begin cooking up Spam

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Workers in Dubuque have begun cooking up Spam, a pork product loved by many and mocked by many others. The Telegraph He…

VISIT MASON CITY

30 Days of Fun in Mason City

Visit Mason City, in Mason City, is celebrating their 30 anniversary this year, and rather than asking for a gift, they want people to share…

MASON CITY POLICE

Safest states

A recent study lists the safest states to live in 2015. Both Iowa and Minnesota have made it in the top 15.

SCOTT TORNQUIST

Tornquist resigning

There may soon be a special election in Mason City after a city council member announced he’s resigning.

SALMONWICH

Grilled Salmon BLT

Grilled Salmon BLTs Serves 4. Source: Hy-Vee Seasons Summer 2015. All you need: 1/4 c. Hy-Vee mayonnaise 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh…