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Public voices opinion on future of historic elementary school

MASON CITY, Iowa – Mason City school officials held a special community meeting on Tuesday. Folks came out to talk about the future of the Madison Elementary building. 173 more words


Possible new VA Director

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A north Iowa county is one step closer to having a new director in charge of their Veterans Affairs office.

In Floyd County, the VA commission voted to approve Maria Dieke, as their new leader.  123 more words


Charles City man arrested for drug charges

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – On Tuesday, the North Central Iowa Narcotics Task Force arrested 42-year-old Kirk Bennett of Charles City in the 300 block of  6th Avenue.  66 more words


Traffic Signal Hacks

A study by students at the University of Michigan show that hacking into traffic signal networks is pretty simple to do. The group of students are able to change the color of the lights or even the timing of the lights creating a new danger for people on the roads. 123 more words


Des Moines Makes Top 50 'Best Bike Cities' List

DES MOINES, Iowa — The city of Des Moines has made it on another best list. This time it’s in Bicycling Magazine.

Des Moines is ranked number 49 on the magazine’s list of America’s 50 Best Bike Cities. 61 more words


Out of Control Driver Hits Vehicles at Dealership

DES MOINES, Iowa — Three vehicles at a Des Moines car dealership are off to the repair shop after an accident Tuesday night.

Police say a driver was headed north on Southeast 14th around 8:30 p.m. 101 more words


Sirens Not Just a Warning for Tornados

POLK COUNTY, Iowa — Many people in western Polk County heard sirens Sunday night, but didn’t see rain or wind until much later.

That’s because the policy is to sound the sirens for three to five minutes, every 15 minutes for the duration of a weather warning. 165 more words