Man died in fire, Ottumwa authorities say

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person has died in an Ottumwa house fire. Firetrucks were dispatched a little after 10 a.m. Thursda…

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Running with the dogs

After seeing a Facebook video of a team from California running with shelter dogs, The Mason City cross country team reached out to The Huma…

SUPERHERO SIGNS-SOT

Superhero parking only

Hy-Vee West in Mason City has put up signs reserving parking spots for “superheroes.” No, not Batman or Spiderman, but veterans, those on Ac…

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Salvation Army “Back to School Drive”

Each year the Mason City Salvation Army teams up with KIMT and our “Giving Your Best” partners, First Citizens National Bank and Diamond Jo …

Man rescued from Iowa River in Iowa City

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a man from the Iowa River in Iowa City. Officers and firefighters were sent to the Burlingt…

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Convicted arsonist loses court appeal

A man convicted of trying to torch two neighbors’ homes after they notified police of suspicious activity is seeing another defeat in court.