Shaun Michael Hogan

UPDATE: AMBER Alert has ended

An AMBER Alert was issued at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for two children from Black Hawk County believed to have been taken by a 36-year-old man.

DISTRICT 2 CORN ROUNDTABLE

The corn roundtable

A local discussion between farmers in Mason City could eventually end up on the national stage.

RISE ABOVE TRAVELING EXHIBIT

RISE ABOVE exhibit

A local exhibit is making its way to our area for the week and you can only find it at our area airport.

THE DISEASE OBECITY

The disease that affects millions

BRITT, Iowa- It affects millions of Americans, and within the last year, the American Medical Association is recognizing obesity as a diseas…

VACANT HOMES-PKG

Keeping vacant properties secure

During a time of year when many are away for vacations, or empty homes are up for sale, it’s more important than ever to make sure more eyes…

THEATER

Local theater troubles

One local theater is determined to keep their old-fashion operation, old fashioned. However, it’s proving to be difficult as ticket prices r…

GIFT CARDS

Iowa gift cards forever honored

Many towns will push you to shop as local as you can. That includes buying friends and family gift cards in hopes that they spend money at t…

PIGS

Livestock and antibiotics

Nationwide, physicians are asking for a big change when it comes to raising livestock, and one local farmer is on board.

FREEDOM ROCK

Freedom Rock in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Iowa- Another spot for a Freedom Rock has been decided in one local county. An estimated 11 ton rock is being placed in the Rockfo…