Iowa Man Gets Probation For Beating Dog With HammerA 63-year-old Mason City man who used a hammer to beat his dog has been given probation.
20 Years After Disappearance, Community Gathers To Remember Missing TV AnchorIt has been 20 years since an Iowa TV anchor went missing. Jodi Huisentruit's disappearance remains a mystery two decades later.
Iowa Hotel Evacuated Because Of Gas, 13 People TreatedThirteen people have been treated after inhaling gas at a hotel in northern Iowa. Mason City firefighters were sent to a Holiday Inn Express a little before 11:45 a.m. Sunday.
Jodi Huisentruit's Disappearance Still A Mystery 20 Years OnNext month will mark 20 years since an Iowa TV anchor went missing. Jodi Huisentruit's disappearance has remained a mystery ever since, but a group of retired police officers and journalists have organized to keep her story alive.
Man Accused Of Tossing Cat Into An Iowa River Fined $100A man accused of tossing a cat into the Winnebago River in northern Iowa's Mason City has been fined $100. Sixty-nine-year-old William Hill was sentenced on Tuesday. He'd pleaded guilty to abandonment of an animal in a deal with prosecutors who lowered the charge from animal torture.
Cat Rescued From Iowa River Getting New Home In MinnesotaA 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.
Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To North Iowa Meth ConspiracyOfficials 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.
Fiancé, Family Still Shaken After Hoffman's Arrest 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.
Slain Minneapolis Executive Laid To Rest 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.
Family Mourns Loss Of Brilliant Son, Soon-To-Be HusbandThe 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.
Apple Valley Man Arrested In Iowa Khat BustA 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.
Twin Lakes Man Hurt Racing Snowmobile In IowaThe 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.