CLEAR LAKE — Firefighters have been working on a fire at a Clear Lake business since early this morning. The Clear Lake and Ventura fire departments were called shortly after 4 o’clock to NTI Limited in the 2000 block of 7th Avenue North. Flames were shooting out of the roof and black smoke could be seen
MASON CITY — A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the majority of our listening area, with a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the eastern third of our area. For the latest on the Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory, click here For the latest weather-related announcements, click here
CHARLES CITY — Officials in Charles City and surrounding Floyd County are considering a shared law enforcement center to serve the community. The city council and county board of supervisors held their first joint meeting last week. Supervisors Chairman Doug Kamm says the need for a new jail has been talked about for several years.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Nearly five years after Iowa residents flocked to sheriff’s offices in a rush to obtain firearm permits, sheriffs are bracing for a wave of renewals. The initial spike in 2011 came after the Iowa Legislature changed the state’s permitting law from “may issue” to “shall issue,” giving law enforcement less discretion
CRESTON — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a three-day campaign lap around the state, with stops in 10 cities this weekend and three more today. “I just want to say thank you all for being here. Thank you for standing up. I’m here asking for your support, asking for your help. We are
In an effort to collect as much information as it can on proposed rules on railroad performance data reporting, the Surface Transportation Board earlier this month announced it will waive its prohibition on ex parte communications.
Congress last week passed legislation to extend the deadline for implementing positive train control by three years, to Dec. 31, 2018. The extension was welcome news to the rail industry, which had threatened slowdowns and/or shutdowns if the PTC deadline was not extended.