Jim Mowrer Visiting North Iowa Mason City, IA

Summertime Campaigning

While some of us use the summer time to relax, it’s clear others are using it to kick off and ramp up their political campaigns.

Prairie Ridge Mason City, IA

Recognition Going to Prairie Ridge

A non profit organization in Mason City is getting recognized for their work providing substance use and disorder treatments.

Kerry to see chief Palestinian negotiator

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A U.S. official says Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Friday with the Palestinian’s chief negotiator as he co…

Team USA beats Cuba 2-1 in exhibition

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Matt Chapman’s teammates streamed out of the dugout to celebrate his hit as though the Cal State-Fullerton star had …

Maduro demands retraction

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at Washington’s U.N. ambassador-designate for what he called he…

Today in History

Today is Friday, July 19, the 200th day of 2013. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 1943, Allied…

Subject taken into custody at 1st St SW and S Taft in Mason City Thursday evening

Stabbing Homicide Victim Confirmed


Mason City police and other first responders are on the scene of a reported stabbing on the 2900 block of 1st Street Southwest.