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Handling missing person cases

There have been a number of missing people in our area; some cases have been solved, while others remain a mystery.

Headache concerns

Headache imaging a waste?

“I would get them so bad I’d have to hide myself in my room in complete darkness, I couldn’t play with my kids,” said Dutcher.

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Using GPS tracking devices

Legislation that’s made its way through the Iowa Senate would give authorities another tool for investigations.

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Planting season outlook

Dry soil may not be a concern this year but because of the extreme cold weather we had this winter; frost is.

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Could a DNA test replace the Pap Smear?

An FDA advisory committee is recommending that the human papillomavirus test replace the Pap test, which involves examining a cervical sampl…

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Ribbons for Jesse

Jesse Wilson lost his life in the accident. Now, his family is doing what they can to raise awareness for drunk driving and getting justice …

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Spring cleaning

No matter what the future forecast holds, we are focusing on the beautiful weather.

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The flood app

With spring, can come flooding, that’s why it makes sense that this week marks “National Flood Awareness Week.”

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Spring is here!

According to the calendar, today is the first day of the new season. We’re seeing how folks in our area are celebrating spring.

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A new household poison

We told you about different cleaning chemicals found in many homes and what to watch out for, but lately, there’s another poisonous substanc…

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Airport proposals turned down

The Mason City Municipal Airport is turning down two proposals that would have brought an airline to the airport.

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Kids making a change for kids

Many people keep change in their cars or jingling around in their pockets, but one north Iowa school has gotten involved with an organizatio…

Law enforcement

Police: Body found in mall parking lot

Update: Mason City authorities say they got a call Wednesday morning that a person was slumped over their vehicle’s steering wheel in the So…