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Monster muskie: Parkersburg man reels 50-inch 'catch of a lifetime' on Clear Lake (with photos, video)

CLEAR LAKE | A Parkersburg man had the catch of a lifetime on Clear Lake when he caught and released a 50-inch muskie earlier this month.

Thu, 24 May 2018 17:00:00 -0500
Memorial Day observances in North Iowa

From cemeteries to VFW and American Legion posts, North Iowans will gather for Memorial Day services this weekend. All events listed below are Monday unless indicated.

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:00:00 -0500
North Iowa single mom of 3 receives free car through Wheels for Work

MASON CITY | A North Iowa single mom of three has received a car through three organizations' Wheels for Work program.

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:50:00 -0500
Sen. Nate Boulton suspends campaign, was scheduled to appear in Mason City tonight

DES MOINES | State Sen. Nate Boulton has dropped out of the governor's race following allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a prepared statement his campaign released Tuesday morning.

Thu, 24 May 2018 10:05:00 -0500
2018 North Iowa Band Festival schedule

Thursday, May 24

Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 -0500
North Iowa Band Festival returns to Mason City for 80th year (with photos)

MASON CITY | Downtown Mason City will likely draw thousands this weekend for the North Iowa Band Festival, a longtime music tradition that showcases local and regional musicians.

Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 -0500
Northwood father, son who died in kayaking accident remembered for faith, work ethic, love for others (with photos)

NORTHWOOD | Clayton Balsley has known Jesse Anderson for the past six years.

Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 -0500
Cerro Gordo supervisors approve road maintenance plans

MASON CITY | Cerro Gordo County supervisors approved final plans for road resurfacing, signed a child support recovery contract and approved an increase in cost to the Law Enforcement Complex security system, among other actions.

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:00 -0500
'American Idol' winner Maddie Poppe to put on free concert in Cedar Rapids (with photos)

CEDAR RAPIDS Thrust into the national spotlight with summer concerts from coast to coast, newly minted American Idol Maddie Poppe will return to her native Iowa briefly in August to perform at the Market After Dark in downtown Cedar…

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:00 -0500
Court considers moving trial for father of infant found dead in Alta Vista apartment (with photos)

NEW HAMPTON A district court judge said he is considering moving the trial for the father of an infant who was found dead in an Alta Vista apartment.

Wed, 23 May 2018 11:00:00 -0500
Railroad fans remember historic Mason City depot as demolition permit is filed

MASON CITY | When Bob Drenth finished his stint in the Army in 1969, he knew he wanted to work in the train industry.

Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 -0500
Mason City Alternative School graduation is May 31

MASON CITY | Mason City Alternative School will celebrate graduation and honor student accomplishments at its 43 annual awards ceremony later this month.

Tue, 22 May 2018 16:47:00 -0500
'American Idol' winner Maddie Poppe got her start during North Iowa Fair, RAGBRAI (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | Maddie Poppe won over a country on this season of "American Idol."

Tue, 22 May 2018 14:55:00 -0500
Oskaloosa administrator hired to lead Mason City Alternative School

MASON CITY | The assistant principal of Oskaloosa High School has been hired to lead Mason Citys alternative high school.

Tue, 22 May 2018 14:20:00 -0500
Charles City Schools selects Waterloo principal as new superintendent

CHARLES CITY | A Waterloo middle school principal has been selected as Charles City's new superintendent.

Tue, 22 May 2018 11:05:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog Fascism: A Warning
by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

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Click to search this book in our catalog The Argonauts
by Maggie Nelson

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Click to search this book in our catalog Bone Gap
by Laura Ruby

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Click to search this book in our catalog Coyote Moon
by Maria Gianferrari

Book list This striking book celebrates the life of coyotes without dismissing their predatory nature. The co...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Doll Bones
by Holly Black

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