Women’s self defense seminar

Community members joined for a women’s self defense seminar Saturday at the Willowbrook Mall in Mason City.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Local law enforcement offices helped collect old or unused prescriptions drugs Saturday for National Drug Take Back Day.

Charles City Sexual Assault 5K

April is sexual assault awareness month, and with Saturday being the last day of the month, those in Floyd County are looking to raise aware…

Albert Lea Hometown Pride Clean Up Day

Hundred of locals lined up down the street for the annual Albert Lea Hometown Pride Clean Up Day, some even as early as two hours before the…

Public breastfeeding awareness

A Nurse-In was held at the state capitol as part of a nationwide effort to end breastfeeding discrimination.

Teens and dangerous social media posting

MASON CITY, Iowa – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat are all social media outlets kids are on, but is it de-sensitizing them? “I th…

Special Report: Other cities’ experiences offer clues about Prestage

Officials have been examining other Iowa cities’ experiences as they prepare to decide on a development with Prestage Foods.