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Iowa nurse sentenced to prison for stealing pain pills
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa nurse accused of stealing pain pills while working in a northern Iowa hospital has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Prosecutors say 58-year-old James Moorehead, of Mason City, was sentenced Wednesday in Cedar Rapids’ federal ...
Man loses lawsuit against store over use of motorized cart
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has lost his lawsuit against a store over use of a motorized store cart in Mason City.
Shane Zahn, of Garner, is missing his right leg below the knee and most of his left foot has been amputated. He had sued in November 2017 for an unspecified amount. His ...
Iowa chase reaches 100 mph in blizzard-like conditions
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Two men have been arrested after being accused of leading police in northern Iowa on a chase reaching speeds of more than 100 mph (160.93 kph) in near-blizzard conditions.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Cory Booker’s first presidential campaign visit to Iowa (all times local):
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is stressing a theme of social justice on the first visit of his presidential campaign to Iowa.
Booker’s first ...
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MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a Mason City man who was shot by a railroad officer has been released from the hospital two months after the shooting.
Trial of man accused in Mason City bar stabbing postponed
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trial of a Mason City man accused of stabbing five people at a bar last year has again been postponed.
Station KGLO reports that trial for 39-year-old Raul ...
Northern Iowa roads seeing snow cover as storm builds
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says road conditions are deteriorating in northern Iowa as a winter storm sweeps the Midwest for a second straight weekend.
The department says visibility is below a half mile in many locations, with snow and winds of up to 20 ...
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MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man accused of sexually assaulting two of his caretaker clients has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 19-year-old Wasfie Alshara was sentenced Monday. He’d pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa nature center is getting $386,000 in renovations this year.
The Globe Gazette reports that the Lime Creek Nature Center announced plans to replace the center’s original main-level exhibits with “museum-quality,” ″interactive” and “durable” ones that ...
Audit uncovers millions in improper school district spending
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Another state audit of the Mason City school district has uncovered more than $2.1 million in improper disbursements consisting largely of salary overpayments during eight years, according to a report issued Friday.
More than $1.3 million was salary to 66 mainly ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say tips have picked up on the 1995 disappearance of Iowa news anchor Jodi Huisentruit after she was featured on CBS’ “48 Hours” this month.
Mason City Police Chief Jeff Brinkley told the
Upgrades planned for Iowa wind turbine energy center
CRYSTAL LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A 100-turbine wind energy center in northern Iowa is getting an upgrade.
The Globe Gazette in Mason City reports ...
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- Post-BulletinJunior hockey: Grizzlies top Bulls, Bruins win in OTDecember 2, 2018
- Star TribuneFeds: 4 restaurants in S. Minnesota, Iowa cheated 113 workers out of $831K in payNovember 29, 2018
- Post-BulletinLeslie E. 'Les' Nelson -- Clear Lake, IowaOctober 21, 2018
March trial set for woman accused of health insurance fraud
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A March trial has been scheduled for Mason City woman accused of filing false health insurance claims for her family.
Cerro Gordo County court records say 34-year-old Amber Griffin entered written pleas of not guilty last week to four counts of insurance ...
CBS news show to feature disappearance of Iowa news anchor
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The 1995 disappearance of Iowa news anchor Jodi Huisentruit will be featured on an episode of CBS’ “48 Hours” airing this weekend.
Northern Iowa man leads law enforcement on high-speed chase
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested a northern Iowa man who allegedly led them on a high-speed chase on Interstate 35 in a stolen pickup.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — State investigators say an altercation preceded a railroad officer’s shooting of a man in northern Iowa’s Mason City.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said in a news release Tuesday night that Union Pacific special agent Louis Miner stopped 30-year-old ...
Murder trial in Fort Dodge woman’s death moved to Mason City
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The trial of an Indiana man accused of killing a Fort Dodge woman has been moved to Mason City.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Bean, a weekly coffee club run by entrepreneurial fifth-graders, is in full grind at Lincoln Intermediate in Mason City.
It began this fall with asking principals if students could start a hot drinks club for teachers and staff, special education teacher Brenna ...
Clarification: Cruiser Struck-Drunken Driver story
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about a woman who pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated after crashing into a sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser, The Associated Press reported that the woman, Stacey Lester, was sentenced to a year in jail but that all but two days of her sentence were ...
Police say man shot by railroad officer in Mason City
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Union Pacific Railroad officer was involved in a shooting near a railroad crossing in northern Iowa’s Mason City.
Mason City Police Chief Jeff Brinkley says the shooting occurred around 4:25 p.m. Thursday. Brinkley says details about what led to ...
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Hospital tells patients about medical record access problem
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa hospital has notified around 1,900 patients about what may have been an inappropriate access of their medical records.
Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa in Mason City says in letters sent Monday that the records were accessed by an employee between ...
Some Iowa puppy mill dogs being moved to other shelters
NORTHWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Officials say some of the nearly 170 dogs seized from a puppy mill in northern Iowa are being placed with shelters and rescue groups across the Midwest.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced Tuesday that dogs have been sent to Iowa ...
Woman accused of submitting false health insurance claims
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City woman has been accused of filing false health insurance claims for her family.
Cerro Gordo County court records say 34-year-old Amber Griffin is charged with four counts of insurance fraud-presenting false information and one of theft. The records don’t ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man has been charged with vehicular homicide after being accused of causing a motorcycle crash that killed a Mason City woman in September.
The Globe Gazette reports that 40-year-old Brandon Roy Kellar has been ...
Trial scheduled in Mason City schools discrimination lawsuit
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been scheduled in 2020 in a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a former school district official in northern Iowa.
Mason City Schools’ former human resources director Jodie Anderson filed the lawsuit in July, alleging that men employed by the ...
Documents: Candidate once fired for her disparaging emails
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Republican running to be treasurer of northern Iowa’s Cerro Gordo County was fired from her job as deputy county treasurer two years ago because she made disparaging remarks about her co-workers in thousands of emails, documents show.
The documents were part of ...
Genealogy group will be leaving Mason City library
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A library board member says a genealogy group will be moving its material out of the Mason City Public Library.
Mason City man sentenced to prison for 2017 stabbing death
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of another man.
The Globe Gazette reports that 21-year-old Braedon Bowers was sentenced Friday in Cerro Gordo County ...
Police employee accused of taking turned-in medications
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A woman has been accused of stealing prescription drugs turned in to the Mason City Police Department.
Cerro Gordo County court records say 43-year-old Melinda Severs, of Dumont, is charged with two counts of unlawful possession of prescription drugs. The records ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man convicted of sex abuse counts involving dependent adults he was hired to care for has been jailed for violating pre-sentencing rules.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Police say human remains found in Iowa are that of an Arkansas woman missing for nearly 10 years.
Bentonville police Sgt. Greg Page said Tuesday that the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa has confirmed the remains found on May 20 near Mason City are those ...
Students to plant dozens of trees in Mason City next week
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Volunteer students will be helping plant trees in north-central Iowa’s Mason City next week.
On Wednesday, fifth-grade students from Newman Catholic Schools will plant nearly 40 trees along Taft Avenue. The effort is part of the “Trees for Kids” program offered ...
Sentencing set for man accused of using belt on 4-year-old
GARNER, Iowa (AP) — An October sentencing has been scheduled for a northern Iowa man accused of using a belt to spank a 4-year-old child.
Hancock County court records say 33-year-old Charles Pennington, of Mason City, pleaded guilty to child endangerment after making a deal with ...
Mason City man dies after falling into Rockwell grain bin
ROCKWELL, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Mason City man died has died after falling into a grain bin at Five Star Co-op in Rockwell.
The Globe Gazette reports that the incident happened Friday morning. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office has ...
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MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man accused of sexually assaulting two of his caretaker clients has made a plea deal.
Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 19-year-old Wasfie Alshara filed written pleas of not guilty Wednesday to two counts of misdemeanor assault with intent ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa jury has found a man accused of murder guilty of a lesser offense: voluntary manslaughter.
Jurors took about three hours Monday to return their verdict on 21-year-old Braedon Bowers. He’d been charged with first-degree murder in the May 30, 2017, ...
GARNER, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa county has approved a construction permit for a new proposed hog confinement operation.
The Globe Gazette in Mason City
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 55-year-old woman has been ordered to pay back more than $32,000 she stole from her employer in Mason City.
Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 55-year-old Melissa Gott, of Mason City, was sentenced last week to three to five years of probation and told ...
Trial expected to begin in fatal Mason City stabbing
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial is expected to begin Monday of a man accused of stabbing to death a Mason City resident.
Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 21-year-old Braedon Bowers has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder. Authorities say he stabbed ...
Bathroom video peeper gets 60 days in jail, probation
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former janitor accused of video recording people in a northern Iowa school staff restroom has been given 60 days in jail.
Cerro Gordo County records say 47-year-old David Bemis, of Mason City, also was sentenced Wednesday to a year of probation and fined $1,260. ...
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been scheduled for a Mason City caretaker accused of sexually assaulting two of his clients.
Cerro Gordo County Court records say 19-year-old Wasfie Alshara has pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of sexual abuse. His trial is scheduled to begin ...