Flowers ready for delivery

Valentine’s Day preparations

It goes without saying that Valentines Day is the busiest day of the year for floral shops everywhere.

Brent Trout

Hiring veterans

MASON CITY, Iowa –   It’s called Home Base Iowa. The plan was created by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to help veterans find jobs and make th…

calculator

Putting money in the bank

Across the nation, Americans are putting record amounts of money into their checking and savings accounts, instead of mutual funds.

Golden Apple: Lisa Durby

Congratulations to Lisa Durby of Glenville Emmons Elementary School. She is this weeks Golden Apple award winner.

Joey DeWaard

Life saving donation

Normally, the LifeServe Blood Center has a blood supply of three to five days.

Snowy winter and sloppy spring

Snowmobile safety and open water

The Mason City Police Department said they noticed snowmobile tracks heading into open water on a section of river in the 2000 block of Birc…

Allison EMS

Small communities losing EMS service

You want to know someone will be there quickly to help you in an emergency, but the reality is, small communities are having a problem keepi…

Mason City Airport Commission

Airport service update

It’s been nearly two weeks since the air carrier for a North Iowa Airport took off for the last time.

U.S. Cellular looking for new employees

New job opportunities across Iowa

U.S. Cellular has turned their job fair into a statewide event as they hosted meet and greet sessions at their Fort Dodge, Mason City, Spenc…

Senior care concerns for LGBTQ community

LGBTQ concerns with senior isolation

It’s a community that has grown over the years, but as older generations age in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community,…