FRIENDLY TROOPER

Local trooper lends helping hand

It was a hot and humid day on July 12th and you didn’t see many people outside, but that weather started to take a toll on a family who was …

BEN CARSON

Dr. Ben Carson in Mason City

In front of a packed house at Village Court in Mason City, Dr. Ben Carson shares why he’s the best fit for leading our country.

LOSING PAVEMENT

Fix-it-First roadway policy

There are plenty of roads covering the state of Iowa. In fact, the state has more than 114,000 miles of roadway.

SUMMER CRIME

Summer crime

The heat takes a toll on people in the summer, for some, more heat means a shorter fuse, tempers can flare, and that may lead to more crime.