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Showing support for Special Olympics

MASON CITY, Iowa – A north Iowa school came together this morning to show their support for a group of athletes.

It was a morning full of smiles as faculty, staff and the entire student body from Mason City High School came together to show support for Special Olympics. 266 more words


Iowa sex abuse charges against Minnesota man

FOREST CITY, Iowa – A Minnesota man has pled not guilty to sexually abusing a child in Iowa.

43-year-old Jasen Maran Salin of Maynard, MN, is charged with two counts of 2nd degree sexual abuse in Winnebago County District Court.  59 more words


Education Advocates Celebrate School Choice

DES MOINES, Iowa – Teachers, parents and students filled the State Capitol Tuesday to rally for school choice in Iowa.

The Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education hosts its Education Celebration every year at this time. 180 more words


PHOTO GALLERY - Icy morning 03/03/15

QUAD CITIES, USA (KWQC) – The Quad Cities awoke to a very icy morning which made for good picture taking.

If you have any pictures of what you saw with the ice coverage, send them to news@kwqc.com. 7 more words


Hotel demolition begins in Mason City

MASON CITY, Iowa – The death and rebirth of a hotel is beginning in north Iowa.

Kinseth Hospitality Companies says it has started the demolition of the Clarion Inn Hotel and River City Bar and Grille along 4th Street SW in Mason City.  144 more words


40 Minute Meeting on Education Issue, Zero Visible Progress Toward Agreement

Money,money,money. Can this conference committee figure out $ for schools when full legislature couldn't? pic.twitter.com/X0tWtbsUCy

— Dave Price (@idaveprice) March 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa lawmakers met in what’s called a “conference committee” to try to find common ground on a school funding question that’s remained unsolved after more than a year of partisan bickering.

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Cyclone Fans: Now THAT Was Hilton Magic

AMES, Iowa- The Iowa State Cyclone Men’s Basketball team staged an epic comeback on the Oklahoma Sooners Monday night. The Cyclones were shooting colder than an Iowa winter, and were down by 21 in the first half. 229 more words