Iowan makes plea in child-stealing case

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 34-year-old Cedar Rapids man convicted of child stealing is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 21. Station KIMT (ht…

WS Live grand opening

Its ribbon cutting day for one area business, and their happy to announce more jobs will be open.

Governor Branstad stops in Hampton

It’s a time to meet the state’s leaders face to face, but this community gathering is also a time for North Iowans to share their thoughts a…

School cut short, but starts early

It’s tough on parents but it’s also tough on schools and the heat is forcing some early start schools to cut classes short and that has peop…

School bus safety

Get ready because you can expect to see fleets of big yellow buses traveling down area roads. That means it’s time to take brush up on some …

Clear Lake man donates 25 acres to county

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Clear Lake man has given Cerro Gordo County 25 acres of land for use as a wildlife area. The Globe Gazette reports…

Waterloo neighbors try to stop dog attack

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Residents of a Waterloo neighborhood say they tried multiple times to stop three dogs from attacking a woman and young…

Iowan gets 5 years in prison for escape

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 23-year-old Storm Lake man has been given five years in prison for escaping a residential treatment facility in S…

Superintendent’s social media plan

A new superintendent is settling into his position at an area school district, and one of his goals is to make better use of social media.