What Does MLK Day Mean To You?

On August 28, 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” spe…


State group looking for volunteers

The Iowa Chapter of the ALS Association has been working on getting a volunteer program of the ground for the last three years, but find vol…


Iowa State Patrol updates on ice storm

Ted Benda, Iowa State Trooper says although they have received several calls – this ice storm has been mild and encourages drivers to use ca…


Staying ahead of the ice

The massive effort to keep roads and sidewalks clear from ice during the storm on Monday.


Ice storm preparations

Kramer Ace Hardware in Mason City has been extremely busy this last week because of the icy weather conditions.


Ice Fishing Event

Mason City Parks and Recreation and Iowa DNR has hosted the statewide event for many years.


Minnesota Health Insurance

Governor Mark Dayton requested to push back health insurance open enrollment for Minnesota residents, but was denied.


A lot of planning goes in to ice storms

Our area is expected to have an ice storm starting Sunday night and continuing to Tuesday morning meaning officials are starting to plan ahe…


Salt vs. Sand During Winter

“There’s a lot of businesses and people that are out of stuff that people need because of the high demand of the products,” says Greiner.


Dancing With The Stars

7 years ago, Nancy Olson came up with the idea to bring “Dancing with the Stars” to Forest City to raise money for the Forest City Rotary Cl…


Unique fire equipment puts out fire

A kitchen fire in a Mason City apartment complex was put out before first responders even made it to the scene thanks to a unique device kno…