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Branstad hailed as a 'living legend'

DES MOINES | Gov. Terry Branstad, already the longest-serving governor in U.S. history, thanked hundreds of supporters who cheered him during a farewell event Tuesday before he embarks on what he acknowledged will be the "biggest challenge I've ever takenů

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:15:00 -0500
Mason City rocker is determined not to let cancer stop the music

MASON CITY | For nearly 30 years Tom Caswell of Mason City has performed at the Eagles Cancer Telethon in Rochester, Minnesota, first as a solo act and then with the local classic rock/blues band Kilroy.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:00:00 -0500
Christian Connection event in Forest City is May 1

FOREST CITY | The Area Christian Connection invites women and men to meet Monday in the Fellowship Room of First Baptist Church, Forest City.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:00 -0500
Police identify teen killed in Forest City ATV rollover

FOREST CITY | A teenager driving an all-terrain vehicle near Forest City died Sunday after the vehicle rolled over.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:45:00 -0500
Deadline is Friday for Waldorf scholarship contest

FOREST CITY | The Waldorf University Communication Department is launching Create U a scholarship contest for students to demonstrate their creativity for a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:15:00 -0500
Vouchers would allow Mason City school to expand 'high-level education with a Christian worldview'

MASON CITY | A growing faith-based K-12 school in Mason City says a implementation of a state school choice program would allow it to expand its top-level educational program.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:14:00 -0500
Mason City man gets probation in meth case

MASON CITY | A Mason City man received probation this week for felony methamphetamine delivery.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:58:00 -0500
Mason City man indicted on federal meth trafficking charge

MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been indicted on federal charges of dealing methamphetamine and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:30:00 -0500
Two arrested for Toeterville marijuana grow operation

TOETERVILLE | Two people were arrested on marijuana-related charges Monday evening after the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a rural Toeterville home.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:50:00 -0500
Update: Services scheduled for Forest City teen killed in ATV rollover

FOREST CITY | A teenager driving an all-terrain vehicle near Forest City died Sunday after the vehicle rolled over.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:12:00 -0500
Rockford teen accused of rape gets probation

ROCKFORD | A Rockford teen was given a deferred judgment and probation Monday for felony lascivious acts with a child.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:37:00 -0500
Hampton family lends a team to get Mason City boy with cancer to prom

HAMPTON | A Hampton family lent a helping hand -- and a team of mules -- this weekend as an 8-year-old boy with cancer lived his dream of attending prom.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:30:00 -0500
Update: 3 taken to Mercy after head-on collision Monday in Mason City

MASON CITY | Three people were hurt in a head-on collision Monday afternoon in rural Mason City.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:45:00 -0500
Gatehouse project main topic of Mason City listening post

MASON CITY -- The proposed Gatehouse hotel project was the main topic of discussion Monday night at a City Council Listening Post at the First Presbyterian Church.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:00 -0500
They Served with Honor: Forest City POW says Korean War was a 'crash course in humanity'

FOREST CITY | Jerry Abrahamson was a POW for seven months in 1953 after his plane was shot down during the Korean War.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:15:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi

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Click to search this book in our catalog In One Person
by John Irving

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Click to search this book in our catalog Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
by Becky Albertalli

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Click to search this book in our catalog Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
by Laurel Snyder

School Library Journal Gr 1-4-This tall, graceful picture book captures the artistic spirit, if not the entir...More

Click to search this book in our catalog One Came Home
by Amy Timberlake

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Click to search this book in our catalog Unbroken
by Laura Hillinbrand

Library Journal The author of Seabiscuit now brings us a biography of World War II prisoner of war survivor Louis Za...More

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