A cat rescued from a northern Iowa river has found a new home in Minnesota. The Humane Society of North Iowa says Ken Avery, of St. Paul, Minnesota, had learned about Winnie’s brush with death and decided she was the right cat to replace a longtime feline companion that had died of cancer.
Officials say a 26-year-old Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to his role in a north Iowa drug conspiracy. A U.S. attorney’s office announced Wednesday that Ryan Michael Schroeder of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
The arrest of a man suspected of fatally shooting his former boyfriend and business partner in Minnesota has brought elation and relief to an Iowa family. Thursday’s arrest in the Minneapolis suburb of Shakopee marked the end of a month-long manhunt for Lyle “Ty” Hoffman.
The family of a man gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station are remembering him Saturday as a kind, selfless man. Kelly Phillips, 48, was buried Saturday morning in his hometown of Mason City, Iowa.
The Phillips family says they feel heartbroken after their son was gunned down at a gas station. The man police want to talk to in connection to his death still hasn’t been found.
A 38-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested Tuesday in Iowa for being in possession of an amphetamine known as khat, according to police. Members of a drug task force near Mason City, Iowa, arrested Dayax Abdi Ahmed after he was found to be in possession of several pounds of khat.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a Minnesota man was injured while racing a snowmobile on Clear Lake in northern Iowa. The DNR says 29-year-old Tyler Hall of Twin Lakes, Minn., had finished a run as part of the Jack Helgren Memorial Race near Clear Lake State Park on Saturday morning when he lost control of his snowmobile. Hall had completed his run while traveling 75 mph when his snowmobile veered off the route and hit a snow drift. He was thrown from the snowmobile and slid about 100 feet on the ice.
Officials say they’ve begun the adoption process for seven puppies found cold and wet in a storage bin on the side of a street in Mason City. The Humane Society of North Iowa says a good Samaritan brought the puppies to a shelter managed by the Humane Society on Dec. 5.
A cable television show that tells the stories of missing persons will spotlight the enduring mystery of Jodi Huisentruit, the Mason City television anchor who vanished in 1995.
A 31-year-old northern Iowa man who took two boys across state lines to molest them has been given life in prison.
A Minnesota-based company has announced plans to close its northern Iowa office in Mason City, costing about 95 people their jobs.
Authorities have recovered $500,000 worth of equipment stolen in a break-in at a tower site for KIMT-TV in Mason City in Minnesota.
Authorities say three Mason City teenagers have been arrested and charged with reckless use of explosives.
A recently fired Iowa police officer is making startling accusations in the disappearance of news anchor Jodi Huisentruit.
A 31-year-old doctor in Mercy Medical Center’s family practice residency program in Mason City won’t be prosecuted for failing to register as a sex offender.
A 31-year-old doctor in Mercy Medical Center’s family practice residency program in Mason City has been charged with failing to register in Iowa as a sex offender.
Police say a fire started by “MacGyver bombs” atop Southbridge Mall in Mason City quickly burned itself out.