Today in History

Today is Saturday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2013. There are 101 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1912, ma…

Powerful typhoon hits Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The most powerful typhoon of the year was sweeping through the Luzon Strait on Saturday, battering island communities …

US, Venezuela in overflight spat

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. officials said Friday that they had initially refused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro permission to fly o…

SeaDog brew Mason City, IA

Sea Dog brew

A local family is remembering their father in a special way, all thanks to area brewery.