DES MOINES — Nineteen Republicans in the Iowa Senate are co-sponsoring a bill that would require Iowa businesses with more than 25 employees use the federal government’s “E-verify” system to confirm all new hires are citizens or legal residents of the United States. Dave Stitz is a vice president at the McAninch Corporation, a central
For the latest information from the National Weather Service, click at this link For Iowa road conditions, click here For Minnesota road conditions, click here MASON CITY — A Blizzard Warning remains in effect for the listening area until midnight tonight. As of 6:30 AM, travel was not being advised throughout north-central Iowa. These
MASON CITY — Two people from Wyoming were arrested Thursday after a shoplifting incident in Mason City. Shortly after 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, police were called to Mills Fleet Farm on the city’s west side after a report that store loss prevention officers were attempted to detain a man and a woman for shoplifting. While
DES MOINES — Iowans who have a child, born between 1993 and 2009, are being encouraged to replace their wallet-sized birth certificate issued to newborns in the state during that time period. Melissa Bird, with the Iowa Department of Public Health, says the smaller cards are missing vital information that make them useless for various
THIS WEEKEND: = FRIDAY – AM-1300 KGLO — 4A boys substate semifinal — Mason City High boys at Cedar Rapids Kennedy — postponed = SATURDAY – AM-1300 KGLO — 4A boys substate semifinal at Coe College — Mason City High boys vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy — 4:45 – AM-1300 KGLO — Iowa men vs.
MASON CITY — State snowplow crews are preparing for the massive snowstorm that’s forecast to hit a wide section of north-central and northwest Iowa tonight and tomorrow. Craig Bargfrede, the Iowa D-O-T’s winter operations administrator, says they’re well aware of the predictions calling for 12-to-18 inches of snow and the Blizzard Warning for two-dozen Iowa
MASON CITY — The City Council in Mason City this week has approved awarding a contract for a feasibility study on removing dams on the Winnebago River in Mason City, which in turn would create more recreational activities for the river. The removal of the low-head dams on the river would make it more navigable
CLEAR LAKE — A legislative forum scheduled for Friday morning in Clear Lake has fallen victim to the weather. House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, a Republican from Clear Lake, and Senate Minority Whip Amanda Ragan, a Democrat from Mason City, were scheduled to hold a forum at Clear Lake Bank & Trust tomorrow morning, hosted by
DES MOINES — Advocates for a bill that would set up state-sanctioned operations to grow marijuana, make cannabis oil and dispense it in Iowa were at the capitol Wednesday, urging legislators to act. Carrie Anderson of Grimes has M.S. “While on vacation this last summer in Denver, my husband persuaded me to try medical cannabis,”
AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State University President Steven Leath will not be charged over allegations that he used school airplanes for personal benefit. The Division of Criminal Investigation said Wednesday that Story County Attorney Jessica Reynolds declined to charge Leath Feb. 3 after determining “there was no probable cause to substantiate a violation of
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A tradition at "Sunday Morning" continues, as we present one of the five films nominated for the Academy Award this year for Best Animated Short Subject. "Piper," a computer-animated film about a baby sandpiper, was written and directed by Alan Barillaro and produced by Marc Sondheimer.
Actors who are no longer with us are returning to the screen, thanks to computer-generated imagery. David Pogue of Yahoo Tech reports on "digital doubles" and the technologies being used to bring actors back to life, such as Peter Cushing, who died in 1994, but who returned as Grand Moff Tarkin in the "Star Wars" […]
With film credits including "Forrest Gump," "Mrs. Doubtfire," and two Academy Award-winning performances in "Norma Rae" and "Places in the Heart," Sally Field's place in the Hollywood pantheon is assured, but was hardly inevitable, given her early career on television as the star of "Gidget" and "The Flying Nun." Jane Pauley sits down with the […]