Petition for Belmond Residents

Waiting and waiting for water

From frozen water lines, to water main breaks, many are suffering from winter’s cold wrath, even during the current warm-up.

Heart Your Park

‘Heart Your Park’

More than 550 parks across the country are going to benefit from donations including one here in our area.

Pothole season has returned

Pothole season has returned

Area mechanics have already started seeing some pothole culprits and some say things are only expected to get worse.

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Plymouth man arrested on drug charges

PLYMOUTH, Iowa — A Plymouth man is in jail Monday morning facing felony drug charges. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob…

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Man wanted for assault

Mason City Police are asking for your help tracking down a suspect, wanted for assaulting a man over the weekend with a knife.

WATER MAIN BREAKS-GRX

Water issues continue into spring

It seems everyone has heard of, or knows someone, who is without water this winter because of freezing pipes, but there’s another issue deny…

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Pack Back at State

For the third year in a row the Austin boys basketball team is heading back to state and is hungry to finish what it started last season.

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Fuel prices surge at the pump

It’s the battle of supply and demand, and since motorists will always need fuel for daily activities, the cost of the supply has been climbi…

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NIACC Women to National Tourney

Led by Chelsey Jacox’s 41 points the NIACC women took down Iowa Central; advancing to the national tournament for the first time in 20 years…

Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson's body returns home

Waseca marine’s body returns home

OWATONNA, Minn. – Friends, family, and the general public gathered to honor a fallen soldier. The body of Waseca native, 20-year-old Lance C…

Counties come together as one democratic party

Counties join together as one

Democratic parties from three different counties are joining together as one, with one common goal.

Senator Dan Sparks meeting with Austin Public Schools

Area school board meets with legislators

From administrators, to board members, and just folks that care, the Austin Public School board meeting joined all kinds of folks together w…

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Running for Royal

Planning is underway for a benefit to remember one North Iowa teacher who lost his life in 2012.