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Area lawmakers react to shutdown

With the government shutdown impacting so many Americans, lawmakers from our area are sharing their thoughts on how we got to this point.

Head of Iowa Veterans Home resigns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Veterans Home has resigned. Gov. Terry Branstad said in a news release Tuesday that he’s accept…

Steer kills western Iowa man

CUSHING, Iowa (AP) — The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office says a steer killed a western Iowa man who was trying to move the animal. The Siou…

Iowa Gov. Branstad names chief of staff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has named a new chief who previously worked as an aide to Republicans in the state Legislature a…

Fitness Friday - Insanity

Fitness Friday: Insanity

Annie Szatkowski is getting a little crazy and introduces you to one of the most popular workout DVD programs out there.

Wes Moore Mason City, IA

A man of leadership

Wes Moore is not shy when it comes to talking about what he loves to do.

Criminals using Twitter

Social media is no longer just keeping you and your friends, criminals and even terrorists groups are connecting as well.

Iowa State Patrol Mason City, IA

Training for Iowa State Patrol

It’s training day for those looking to join the Iowa State Patrol and other departments, and a local patrol office is hoping they might reap…