Fire in St. Ansgar home St. Ansgar, IA

House fire in St. Ansgar

Major damage was done to a home in Saint Ansgar after a fire earlier this morning.

MCFD Firefighter collecting money for MDA Mason CIty, IA

Fill the boot

The Mason City Fire Department spent their Labor Day weekend helping raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Dove hunting season Cerro Gordo County, IA

Dove hunting begins in Iowa and Minnesota

It may be quiet out here in this public plot in Cerro Gordo County, but later in the evening this plot will have a dozen or so hunters stake…

Des Moines boy recovers from head injury

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines boy given little chance to survive after being struck by a car two weeks ago has defied all odds and is…


Turning parts of work into works of art

As a credit counselor Catie Schmeisser helps people straighten out their finances and in doing this, she helps her them weed through the man…

Car in Silver Lake

Escaping a submerged car

If you are ever caught in a situation like this, firefighters say to do your best to stay calm.


Skiing toward fall

The Bayside Water Ski Show team held their annual Labor Day show for folks at Edgewater Bay.


Folks flock to state parks

Myre-Big Island State Park, located just outside Albert Lea, saw many of their sites filled over the holiday weekend.


Importance of Labor Day

For some, the Labor Day holiday serves as simply an extended weekend, but for others, it’s a break for the hard workers of our area.