2017 Rochesterfest dates announced

“Rochesterfest: 35 Years of Summer Fun!” is officially scheduled for June 17-25 of 2017 at Soldiers Field Park.


Road construction throughout town

Suzie Q Cafe in Mason City is a popular restaurant downtown, but business has been slow over the last several days.


Tis the seen for car break-ins

With the holiday season rapidly approaching local law enforcement are warning folks about the increase in vehicle break-ins this time of yea…


Operation Christmas Child

Every year, Operation Christmas Child collects shoe boxes filled with gifts for children in need.


Students take a historic tour

Waldorf University in Forest City and the Heritage Preservation Committee in Albert Lea wanted to teach students about preservation.


Making a peaceful statement

A Mason City resident set out to create a positive environment for discussion about President-elect Donald Trump in Central Park.