How to handle the change in policing

The field of law enforcement is changing and law enforcement need to work the community to change that public perception, that is the messag…


First week of work for MC Fire Chief

The new Mason City Fire Chief, Al Dyer as officially started his first week of work. He says much of the first couple of days is learning mo…


Elaborate costume comes to life

After seeing a video of a spirit walker on Facebook, Chuck Myers of Clear Lake knew then that he had found inspiration for his costume.


Halloween blood drive

Students at Charles City High School hosted a blood drive on Halloween.