Jefferson Elementary Mason City, IA

Questions about school partnership

A program with the Mason City School District has some parents talking, but the principal wants to make sure everyone is on the same page.

Wayne and Ruth Fredricks Farm Osage, IA

Local farmers receive award

Some local farmers are being rewarded by the Governor for their leadership when it comes to the environment.

Mankato nurses OK contract, avert strike

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract, averting a possible strike…

Shutdown cancels Minn. Guard drills

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Most Minnesota National Guard units have postponed or canceled drills scheduled for this weekend because of the f…

Cedar Rapids warns of cooking fires

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids is stressing cooking fires during Fire Prevention Week. City fire department spokesman Greg Buelow no…