Simons stamps his natural mark on Dior

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of square meters (yards) of hanging vines, wisteria and roses — some real, some fake — created a garden setting thoug…

Derrick Rose poised to return to Bulls

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Derrick Rose’s long-awaited return is just about complete. The former MVP point guard was back wearing his familiar u…

Courthouse Mason City, IA

Government shutdown affecting courts

The possibility of a federal government shutdown still looms, and that has many wondering what will or will not be impacted.

Ambulance service resolves billing issue

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City ambulance service provider has agreed to pay $390,000 to resolve allegations about how it submitted cla…

Earnhardt wins pole at Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. can pick up his pursuit of Matt Kenseth from out front. Earnhardt showed a rare burst of top qualifyin…

High-tech lunchtime Mason City, IA

High-tech lunchtime

Recently schools in Chicago are trading in their punch cards at lunch for electronic payments, but this new feature isn't necessarily new to…