The Landing

Opening for summer business

One year to the next, you never know when you’ll have the last cold day of the year and officially begin moving toward summer.

Self-defense seminar

The importance of learning self-defense

According to nationwide statistics, at least one out of three women worldwide have been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her…

Victor Rivera pleads guilty

MASON CITY, Iowa – Just weeks before a scheduled trial, Victor Rivera changed his plea to guilty. 47-year-old Rivera was arrested on Novembe…

Band festival hacked

Community reacts to pro ISIS hack

Usually the Mason City Chamber of Commerce website looks professional, but Thursday night, it took on a whole new design.


Spring crime on the rise

As the weather gets nicer, crime tends to increase, and thieves have targeted a few local spots designated for people trying to enjoy nice w…