Petition for Belmond Residents

Waiting and waiting for water

From frozen water lines, to water main breaks, many are suffering from winter’s cold wrath, even during the current warm-up.

Pothole season has returned

Pothole season has returned

Area mechanics have already started seeing some pothole culprits and some say things are only expected to get worse.

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Plymouth man arrested on drug charges

PLYMOUTH, Iowa — A Plymouth man is in jail Monday morning facing felony drug charges. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob…

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Man wanted for assault

Mason City Police are asking for your help tracking down a suspect, wanted for assaulting a man over the weekend with a knife.

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Water issues continue into spring

It seems everyone has heard of, or knows someone, who is without water this winter because of freezing pipes, but there’s another issue deny…

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Fuel prices surge at the pump

It’s the battle of supply and demand, and since motorists will always need fuel for daily activities, the cost of the supply has been climbi…

Counties come together as one democratic party

Counties join together as one

Democratic parties from three different counties are joining together as one, with one common goal.

Fitness Friday: Cross country skiing

Winter doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. So this Fitness Friday, Annie Szatkowski is heading outdoors to help you beat the win…

Jaxen Hicok

A gift of bravery

Jaxen Hicok is what you would call one brave seven year old.

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What Lent is all about

Many folks went to church to be marked with their annual ashes as a reminder to them that they were once ash themselves.

Writing in prison

Writing in prison

A local group of volunteers is working hard on gaining exposure for new writer, but the creative writers aren’t who you might expect.