A Chinese investor eats lunch as she monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Asian stocks rose Wednesday, tracking gains on Wall Street as investor optimism mounted ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

US stocks open slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are edging higher in early trading as several companies make big moves on deal talk and other news. Anheuser-B…


New water meters in Mason City

The city of Mason City has been installing the new Neptune model of water meters for the past 5 years.


Crimestoppers publish wanted posters

A “wanted list” in north Iowa is printed in a local newspaper and police believe this can help catch local criminals still on the loose.