France FM in Beijing to discuss Syria

BEIJING (AP) — France’s foreign minister is visiting Beijing to meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss the situation in Syria. Laurent…

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Autism awareness in Clear Lake

"It's about time that we have something like this in Mason City, Clear Lake." Parents of autistic children are gathering in Clear Lake today…

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New business coming to town

In past the several years, it's been all too common to hear about local businesses closing their doors. But now two north Iowa women are tea…

World’s oldest man dies in NY at age 112

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Guinness World Records says the former musician and coal miner certified as the world’s oldest man has died. Salus…