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Landmark timepiece restored in Swaledale

SWALEDALE | Dedication to the preservation of a 118-year-old timepiece hasn't lapsed over four generations of a North Iowa family.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:20:00 -0500
Update: Lightning strike sparks fire at Mason City apartment complex (with photos, video)

MASON CITY | Lightning sparked a fire at an apartment building Thursday morning, fire officials have confirmed.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:25:00 -0500
State fire marshal investigating fire that destroyed home, apartment building in Manly

MANLY | The State Fire Marshal's Office is assisting investigating a fire that destroyed a home and apartment building in Manly Monday afternoon.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Auditor: Mason City Council has two options for filling Schoneman's seat

MASON CITY | The City Council has two options on how to fill the vacancy created by Third Ward Councilman Brett Schoneman's resignation Monday.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:04:00 -0500
Former Hampton business owners ordered to pay $3.5 million to bank

HAMPTON | The owners of a now-closed Hampton lumber business have been ordered to pay $3.5 million to a Missouri bank for alleged fraud and non-payment of a note.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:40:00 -0500
Forest City-based Winnebago reports $204M third-quarter revenue gain

FOREST CITY | Winnebago Industries Inc. is reporting a $204.3 million third-quarter revenue gain, according to financial results released Wednesday.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:30:00 -0500
Officials identify woman killed in Algona house fire

ALGONA | Officials have identified the woman who was killed in an Algona house fire early Tuesday morning.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:55:00 -0500
Wangberg remembered as great Clear Lake band director, musician

CLEAR LAKE | Years ago, a young musician approached band director Lud Wangberg and asked him how he was ever going to learn a difficult piece of music.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:40:00 -0500
To avoid overstepping Library Board, Mason City Council approves Kuhn Memorial Fund

MASON CITY | The City Council approved Councilman John Lee's proposal to establish an Alex Kuhn Memorial Fund in honor of the late councilman Tuesday night but not before some spirited discussion.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:45:00 -0500
A compromise at 4 days: Mason City Council OKs limited fireworks use

MASON CITY | The City Council discussed many possibilities for a fireworks ordinance before voting to allow use of them on July 3-4 and on Dec. 31 and up to 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 1.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Cerro Gordo supervisors want more bids on fiber project

MASON CITY | Cerro Gordo County supervisors put off action Tuesday on moving underground fiber on a highway project because only one bid was received.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0500
Hepatitis C testing set for June 21 in Mason City

MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is hosting a Hepatitis C Testing Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 21.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0500
What's Coming

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS is holding blood drives on the following dates and locations in North Iowa: June 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Riceville Community Center, 119 W. Main St.; June 26 from 1 to 6

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:23:00 -0500
Clear Lake's Opportunity Village to move forward as 'One Vision'

CLEAR LAKE | Clear Lake-based nonprofit organization Opportunity Village announced its new name, One Vision, on Tuesday.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:30:00 -0500
Clear Lake skipper sails to second overall finish at national championship regatta

HEATH, Texas | After leading a majority of the MCSA National Championship, a Clear Lake skipper finished second overall.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:35:00 -0500
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by John Irving

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by Brian Selznick

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