Celebrating safe drinking water

Safe drinking water is something many of us may take for granted, but right now is a good time to appreciate it as it’s “National Drinking W…

Dr. Anita Micich

Looking toward the future

Monday’s Mason City School Board meeting is still being talked about around the community.


Shortage in Ag teachers

It’s a gap that one national program looks to bridge by bringing more Ag teachers to the classroom.


National Nurses Week

Tuesday begins a week honoring nurses and the work they do across the nation.


Push for safe rooms in Iowa schools

School safety is always a priority, no matter the season, but ever since the devastating tornado that hit an Oklahoma town last year and des…

New sculptures scattered around Mason City

New sights to see in downtown

The newest series of the “River City Sculptures on Parade” have arrived and were installed by city operations crews on Tuesday morning.

Police Lights Generic

Arrests for mobile home invasion

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Two men have been arrested after a home invasion. 25-year-old Trevor Michael Collins and 30-year-old Joseph Edward Raduen…

Electronic Gambling

Online lottery

House to weigh ban on lottery’s virtual sales