Soldier service not forgotten

As a show of respect to our fallen men and women in the armed forces, one group is helping give them the recognition the deserve.


Parent seeks harsher penalties

One local family is still in search of answers behind what they describe were lenient penalties to serious charges.


Technology transforms learning

As more schools migrate to a one-to-one ratio of students to computers or tablets, the debate continues as to whether it actually improves s…


Tick alert

The Iowa Wildlife Federation has released their tick report. Those with the federation report that deer ticks are expected to be more widesp…

Unemployment rates climb in Iowa

Unemployment rates climb in Iowa

Unemployment numbers are something many of us keep a close eye on, especially those of us who might be out of work.


Mason City dog park

MASON CITY, Iowa- A highly anticipated dog park is now open in Mason City. The park located off Elm Street and 12th street has been in the w…


Local thefts cause concern

The Anchor Inn, in Clear Lake, is the latest area establishment to fall victim to theft, but they aren’t the only ones lately.


Higher alcohol content in wine

  GARNER, Iowa- You may have noticed that your favorite wines may be more bitter than they use to be. That’s because several wines are start…


Take caution near fresh road paint

They’re painting the streets all across our area and if you’re not careful, your car could end up with a fresh coat as well.