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'The Lord called them': Iowa husband and wife die hours apart

GARNER, Iowa — July 20, 2021, is a day the Wold family will never forget. Candy Engstler said her Tuesday morning started very early. "They called me from the nursing home about 4 a.m. and said she had passed," said Jim and Wanda Wold's daughter Candy Engstler. She and her...
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Garner, IANewsweek

Couple Who Were Married for 73 Years Die Just Hours Apart

An elderly couple who had been married for 73 years died in the same room together within the space of a few hours. Wanda Wold was 96 years old when she passed away at the Concord Care Center in Garner, Iowa, after suffering from Alzheimer's for several years. Just a...
Mason City, IAKIMT

Talon Development planning second Mason City housing development

MASON CITY, Iowa - Even before construction was completed, demand at 'The River' apartment and townhome complex was high, with occupancy rates near 70%. Now, a sister development is in the works. Talon Development of Sioux Falls is planning a 102-unit, market rate housing complex on what's deemed as a...
Clear Lake, IAKGLO News

Arrest made after Clear Lake Main Street USA damaged earlier this month

CLEAR LAKE — A Nora Springs man has been charged with damaging the “Main Street USA” sign in downtown Clear Lake. Police Chief Pete Roth says 21-year-old Matthew Arthur has been charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief. The sign at the corner of North 8th Street and Main Avenue was damaged in the early morning hours of July 3rd and was captured on security cameras at City Hall.
Nora Springs,

Nora Springs Man Arrested for Damaging Street Sign

A Nora Springs man has been charged in connection with damage to the “Main Street USA” sign in downtown Clear Lake earlier this month. Clear Lake Police say 21-year-old Matthew Arthur was charged with criminal mischief in the incident which occurred during the early morning hours of July 3rd. The event was caught by Clear Lake City Hall security cameras and was posted on the police department’s Facebook Page. Police say investigators were able to locate the SUV that Arthur got into to leave the scene and were then able to identify him. Arthur was a passenger.

Authorities Seek Public Help in Investigation of North Iowa Assault

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in their investigation of an assault in north Iowa earlier this month. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says a 20-year-old male victim was attacked at Clear Lake State Park Beach about 6:30 p.m. July 2nd. The altercation occurred in the water near several tied-up boats and is believed to involve multiple suspects. The victim suffered a laceration to his eyebrow, a broken nose, and chipped teeth.
Albert Lea,

Daryl & Helen Cornick

Daryl & Helen Cornick’s graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at St. Theodore Cemetery in Albert Lea, MN. A celebration of life gathering will immediately follow at Bonnerup Funeral Service. Arrangements are with the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea.
Mason City, IAKIMT

WWII era plane on display this weekend at Mason City Airport

MASON CITY, Iowa - A World War II-era plane that played an important role in that lengthy war is on display at the Mason City Airport, and it's drawing in people from near and far. Known as 'That's All, Brother', a message directly targeting Adolf Hitler, the Douglas C-47 carried...
Mason City, IAKGLO News

Historic C-47 aircraft that flew on D-Day at Mason City Municipal Airport through Saturday

MASON CITY — You’ll be seeing a historic C-47 World War II aircraft flying around Cerro Gordo County this weekend. The aircraft with the name “That’s All, Brother” was built in early 1944 and was the lead C-47 aircraft in a group of 800 C-47s that carried about 13,000 paratroopers to Normandy France on D-Day. The Commemorative Air Force Texas Wing currently owns and operates the plane.
Albert Lea, MNAlbert Lea Tribune

Vehicles broken into, items taken and other reports

Fishing equipment was reported taken from a truck at 2:03 p.m. Wednesday at 1710 Canary Drive. The theft occurred overnight. Two $50 cosmetic masks were reported taken from a vehicle at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday at 404 Robin Road. Police received a report at 5:26 p.m. Wednesday of a car that...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Mason City

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Mason City: Friday, July 23: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, July 24: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, July
Iowa StateGlobe Gazette

WATCH NOW: Historic 'That's All, Brother' lands in North Iowa

The historic C-47 That's All, Brother landed at the Mason City Municipal Airport on Thursday afternoon. That's All, Brother was the leading C-47 of 800 used that carried approximately 13,000 paratroopers to Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, better known as D-Day. The plane was recently restored by The Commemorative...