Turkish plane makes emergency landing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish Airline official says a plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul and ran off the run…

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Avoiding the “summer slide”

The Rochester Area Family YMCA has some ideas and programs to keep families on a healthy schedule during summer break.


Victor Rivera pleads guilty

MASON CITY, Iowa – Just weeks before a scheduled trial, Victor Rivera changed his plea to guilty. 47-year-old Rivera was arrested on Novembe…

Band festival hacked

Community reacts to pro ISIS hack

Usually the Mason City Chamber of Commerce website looks professional, but Thursday night, it took on a whole new design.


Spring crime on the rise

As the weather gets nicer, crime tends to increase, and thieves have targeted a few local spots designated for people trying to enjoy nice w…