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Mason City woman grappling with medical bills requests help from Cheer Fund

A Mason City woman who is struggling to pay her monthly bills and steep medical expenses is hoping the Christmas Cheer Fund can assist her this season.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:00:00 -0600
Main Street Mason City hires new executive director

MASON CITY | Emily Ginneberge has been hired as Main Street Mason City's new executive director, the organization announced Thursday.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30:00 -0600
Salvation Army, North Iowa Marine Corps League distribute toys, food for Christmas

MASON CITY | When Ernie Martinez sees dozens of volunteers helping less fortunate children by offering toys and free Christmas meals, he can't help but smile at the efforts of the local community.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:20:00 -0600
Garner mother seeks funds from Cheer Fund for son with diabetes (with Dec. 13 donation list)

A Garner mother whose 4-year-old son was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes is asking the Christmas Cheer Fund to help her give him something special this year.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:00:00 -0600
Permit to keep Clear Lake's Sunset Bay Marina at current length pending with DNR

CLEAR LAKE | It's a marina that has garnered much attention from Clear Lakers, North Iowans and even people from neighboring states.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:25:00 -0600
Hotel projects have cost Mason City nearly $700K so far

MASON CITY | The city has spent more than $670,000 in the past three fiscal years on two proposed downtown hotels that will never be built plus two related projects.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:15:00 -0600
Wind causes grain bin at North Iowa elevator to collapse

BRITT | High winds blew the roof off a grain bin at a Hancock County grain elevator late Wednesday morning, causing the bin to collapse and tip onto an electrical wire.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:00:00 -0600
North Iowa rallies as Elliot, 9, continues courageous battle with terminal cancer (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | For 9-year-old Elliot Burgos and his parents, every moment is precious.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:40:00 -0600
Five Mason City schools report growth on Iowa School Report Card

MASON CITY | Five Mason City schools experienced growth on the state's web-based school ratings system, the district announced Wednesday.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:15:00 -0600
Mason City newcomer, mother of 3 seeks assistance from Cheer Fund (with Dec. 12 donations)

A woman who recently moved to Iowa with her children is hoping the Christmas Cheer Fund can provide her family establish a foundation this holiday season.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0600
Living the dream: Kanawha native owns animal grooming, boarding business in hometown

KANAWHA | Kanawha native Cody Purvis always dreamed of owning a business in her hometown.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:45:00 -0600
Smeby remembered as Swaledale's gracious, helping hand

SWALEDALE | Troy Smeby is being remembered today by friends and neighbors as someone willing to help anybody at any time.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:30:00 -0600
Mason City nature center schedules snowshoeing, ice fishing activities

MASON CITY | The Lime Creek Nature Center has scheduled two afternoons of activities for children and their parents over the holidays.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:30:00 -0600
Mason City woman 'in desperate need of assistance' turns to Cheer Fund (with donations from Dec. 11)

A Mason City woman whose husband was in a car crash this summer is asking the Christmas Cheer Fund for assistance over the holidays.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:00:00 -0600
Swaledale councilman killed in rural Cerro Gordo County rollover

A Swaledale City Council member was killed in a single-vehicle rollover Saturday morning in Cerro Gordo County, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:50:00 -0600
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by Joyce Sidman

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by Jack Gantos

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by David Wroblewski

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