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Northwood man to serve up to 30 years for child sex abuse

NORTHWOOD | A Northwood man accused of sexually abusing a child was sentenced this week to up to 30 years in prison.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:25:00 -0500
Flagstaff school board differed in selecting Penca as superintendent

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Members of the Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board had differing opinions on hiring Mike Penca as superintendent.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:50:00 -0500
Animal feeding operation approval system needs update, Floyd County official says

DES MOINES Various issues with a state program designed to ensure the biggest animal feeding operations meet higher standards for, among other things, noise and pollution control has rendered the program outdated and ineffective, according to some county officials.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:15:00 -0500
Floyd supervisors hesitant to change county confinement law

CHARLES CITY | A proposal by Floyd County Supervisor Mark Kuhn to change parts of the county's ordinance on concentrated animal feeding operations was opposed by the county's two other supervisors Tuesday.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:12:00 -0500
Public RAGBRAI meeting in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE | A public meeting to discuss Clear Lake's overnight stop on this year's Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will be held Tuesday night.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:45:00 -0500
Career Fair is April 5 at NIACC

MASON CITY | The North Iowa Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 in Mason City.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:30:00 -0500
Pathways to Success luncheon set at NIACC

MASON CITY | The public is invited to attend the North Iowa Area Community College Alumni Associations 27th annual Pathways to Success luncheon on April 7.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:30:00 -0500
Clear Lake vet: Korean War was 'a real awakening'

CLEAR LAKE | Darrold Mohr of Clear Lake left Buena Vista College during his final semester to enlist in the Army during the Korean War.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0500
Mason City begins hotel discussions with Gatehouse

MASON CITY | City Administrator Brent Trout said Monday talks have begun between Gatehouse Capital and city officials on Gatehouse's hotel proposal.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:30:00 -0500
Penca grateful for experience in Mason City as he prepares to lead Arizona school district

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Mason City Interim Superintendent Mike Penca has been selected as superintendent of Flagstaff Unified School District.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:00:00 -0500
Clear Lake man accused of arming himself with axe

CLEAR LAKE | A Clear Lake man armed himself with a "hatchet style hand-axe" after assaulting his girlfriend late Sunday, documents say.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:30:00 -0500
Mason City man gets probation for BB gun threat

MASON CITY | A man accused of threatening someone with a BB gun on a Mason City street in November received a deferred judgment Monday.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0500
Some Iowa property taxes due Friday

MASON CITY | The second-half assessment year for 2015 real estate taxes and assessment year 2017 mobile home taxes are due in the treasurers office by 4:30 pm Friday, March 31, according to Cerro Gordo County Treasurer Patricia Wright.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:30:00 -0500
Floyd County hog confinement hearing set

CHARLES CITY | A public hearing on a construction permit application for a new hog confinement facility in Cedar Township is set for 9:15 a.m. on April 11 in the Board of Supervisors room of the Floyd County Courthouse.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0500
Dancing for the Dream raises $70K for North Iowa disabilities organization

MASON CITY | The ninth annual Dancing for the Dream dance competition and its related auctions raised $70,000 for NIVC Services, Inc.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:30:00 -0500
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