Ice fishing begins on local lakes

After warmer-than-usual temperatures for this time of year, ice fishermen are now reporting at least 6 inches of ice on some local lakes.

New laws starting in Minnesota

Most laws that are passed go in to effect in July or August of that legislative session, but some didn’t start until the first of this year.

Van crashes into parked semi

It happened a little after 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon in front of the Key Apartments on North Kentucky Avenue in Mason City.

Iowa Caucus only weeks away

With less than a month until the Iowa Caucus, it is crunch time for candidates; with 4 top candidates making stops in our area this week.

Seasonal hires

Those who are seasonal hires may be needing to look for a new job, and one local agency has some advice.