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Mason City woman sentenced for forged checks

MASON CITY, Iowa - A Cerro Gordo County woman is sentenced for passing forged checks. Sarah Marie Price, 38 of Mason City, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft and forgery. Law enforcement says she used forged checks belonging to other people to buy things at local convenience stores in August 2021..
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Coe downs Wartburg to win ARC tournament championship

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Coe's baseball team scored seven runs in the first inning, and didn't need much more on Saturday afternoon as the Kohawks beat Wartburg 10-6 in the ARC championship game. Coe now advances to the NCAA DIII national championship tournament.
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54th Anniversary of Charles City EF5 Tornado Sunday

This Sunday marks the 54th anniversary of the infamous EF5 tornado that devastated Charles City on May 15th, 1968. Meteorologist Chris Nelson of St. Ansgar says the twister that day was an example of the various weather dynamics that occur in May in Iowa. Nelson, who hosted a class earlier...
CHARLES CITY, IA
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Mason City man pleads not guilty over summer 2021 burglary

MASON CITY, Iowa - A not guilty plea is entered over a burglary in Mason City. Marcell Devon Carter, 27 of Mason City, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree burglary with a person present. He's accused of illegally entering a home in July 2021 and stealing a cell phone from a woman.
MASON CITY, IA
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Band Festival Royalty and Drum Majors to Honor Meredith Willson

MASON CITY, IA – In honor of Meredith Willson’s birthday and the North Iowa Band Festival, Band Festival royalty from Mason City High School and Newman Catholic High School will visit Willson’s memorial in Elmwood Cemetery. Drum Majors from both schools will also be present as the students share Willson’s accomplishments and family heritage. A short program will take place on Willson’s birthday at 10AM on Wednesday, May 18 at his renovated gravesite.
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Hotel owner cited for lack of license, code violations at two Iowa properties

An out-of-state real estate investor who purchased two Iowa hotels last year failed to secure a license and has operated the establishments as apartment buildings in violation of state regulations, according to state inspectors. County records indicate Harvest Estates, a corporation based in Tupelo, Mississippi, purchased a New Hampton hotel in September of last year […] The post Hotel owner cited for lack of license, code violations at two Iowa properties appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Forest City wins surprise district championship

The Forest City girls track team didn’t care that they were heavy underdogs coming into the district track meet last night in Osage. Not only did the Indians automatically qualify seven events for the state meet, but they pulled the upset to become district champs. That’s Forest City head...
FOREST CITY, IA
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Charles City School Board Appoints Kurt Acting Superintendent

The Charles City School Board met in special session Thursday afternoon to name an acting superintendent for the remainder of the school year. Current Superintendent Mike Fisher previously submitted his resignation effective June 30th to become the new superintendent of schools in his hometown of Oskaloosa beginning July 1st. However, Communications Director Justin DeVore explains Fisher’s need to leave his Charles City post sooner than expected.
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Rockford Prepares for RAGBRAI Riders to Pass-Through

It’s not their “first rodeo in Rockford,” but preparing to be a RAGBRAI pass-through town still takes a lot of work. Rockford RAGBRAI 2022 Committee member Sharon Enabnit says they’ve got a good start for RAGBRAI to come to their Floyd County community this summer. Rockford...
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