Como Park H.S. Students Head To Iowa CaucusesA group of students from Como Park High School in St. Paul are using the Iowa Caucus as a classroom. The group of 45 students will leave for Mason City, Iowa Monday afternoon after school, where they'll take in a Republican and Democratic Caucus.
Minnesota Man Dies In Iowa Jail, No Foul Play SuspectedAuthorities say no crime is suspected in the death of a northern Iowa jail inmate. The Minnesota man was found unresponsive in the male dorm of the Cerro Gordo County Jail on Saturday and could not be revived.
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.