Cold delays lesson plans

It’s a bittersweet feeling for students with the day off from school who have to play catch up.

Area roadways reopened

Drivers throughout our area dealt with some extremely difficult road conditions yesterday and this morning

Staying active in bitter cold

We worry about kids trying to be active, but when they don’t have school, parents take to alternative child care programs.

Just How Epic is Erdman from the Line?

Forest City’s Erich Erdman is shooting 90 percent from the line, but is he good enough to withstand Ryan Shaver’s attempts to make him miss?

Iowa DOT pulling plows from some roads

The Iowa Department of Transportation is warning against any travel this evening, and even pulling snowplows off the roads in some areas.


RAGBRAI coming to North Iowa

MASON CITY, Iowa –  Mason City and Forest City have been chosen as two of eight Iowa communities to serve as a host community for RAGBRAI 20…

Carbon monoxide detector sales are up

Today marks one week since two Mason City residents died in their home from carbon monoxide poisoning. And in the week since that happened a…

Lawmakers react to LP shortage

The price of the fuel that’s used to heat many north Iowa and southern Minnesota homes has reached nearly $5 per gallon, and it’s leaving so…

Fatal accident in north Iowa

[youtube] FOREST CITY, Iowa – Authorities responded to a crash on county road B-14 east of Maple …


Anticipation for RAGBRAI

Saturday is the big day, when the routes for RAGBRAI are announced in Iowa, and one local business is hoping the annual bike ride across the…