MASON CITY — The date, time and place have been finalized for the Chicago Cubs World Series trophy appearance in Mason City later this month. According to the Cubs website, the trophy will be shown from 6:00 to 7:30 on the night of Tuesday January 31st at Music Man Square in Mason City. The trophy
MASON CITY — The City Council in Mason City tonight is scheduled to vote on seeking developers for a downtown hotel project, as well as set the date for a special election on a capital improvement levy that could result in smarter spending by the city. === The council is being asked to approve
WASHINGTON — Tom Vilsack confirmed today he will become president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC). The former Iowa governor, who left his job as U.S. Agriculture Secretary on Friday, will now lead a nonprofit group that seeks to drive demand for U.S. dairy products. Agri-Pulse had reported earlier this month that
DES MOINES — Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds says this is the second year Republican Governor Terry Branstad has recommended using a federal block grant to finance reproductive health care and cancer screenings for Medicaid patients. “Each year there’s a surplus that’s run within this block grant and so we believe we can provide the core
DES MOINES — The state has released a new report on Iowa schools that measures how many students go on to college and how those students perform at the next level. Department of Education director Ryan Wise says the report shows how many Iowa high school graduates had to take remedial classes in college because
GALT — The date of the arraignment hearing for an Eagle Grove woman charged with neglect has been scheduled. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department charged 24-year-old Ysabel Ceplecha with neglect or abandonment of a dependent person after finding her two-year-old daughter alone near a vacant post office in Galt, wearing just pajamas and no coat
CHARLES CITY — A Charles City man who has pleaded not guilty to harboring a runaway has now also been accused of child stealing. 34-year-old Mark Lynch was arrested on December 10th after Charles City police received a call from the Pickerington Ohio Police Department about a 14-year-old girl that had been taken and was
MASON CITY — Slick sidewalks, parking lots and roadways could remain a problem this morning as temperatures across the state hover around the freezing point. A slight warmup is expected to arrive tomorrow, but National Weather Service meteorologist Brad Small says that could bring another danger along rivers — ice jams. “So, as all of
DES MOINES — Governor Terry Branstad’s plan for erasing the anticipated red ink in the current year’s state budget may be overhauled by legislators. “We’ve been warning that the level of spending was cumulating to a point where this kind of crisis was going to occur and we’re prepared to fix it.” That’s Senate Republican
DES MOINES — For the first time in 20 years, Democrats in the Iowa Senate have a new leader. Senator Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs had been the legislature’s top Democrat until he was defeated in November. Soon after, Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids was chosen by his colleagues to be the leader of
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