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Past articles by Melanie:

Alternate side parking back in effect in Mason City

Starting 7 p.m. tonight, Mason City's alternate side parking goes back into effect. → Read More

Open house at former Mason City YWCA on Friday

The open house will feature artist exhibitions and offer a sneak peak of the building ahead of construction. → Read More

Rollover southeast of Mason City injures two

A rollover southeast of Mason City injured two on Thursday evening. → Read More

Watch Now: Mason City school board candidate forum

Watch the forum live here as it begins. → Read More

COVID-19 update: Latest positive case, hospitalization data for North Iowa

Here's what the latest COVID-19 data across North Iowa shows. → Read More

Moonlight Bike Ride returns to Mason City this August

Mason City's Moonlight Bike Ride will soon be back. → Read More

What do you remember from Sept. 11, 2001?

What do you remember from Sept. 11, 2001? I was in my first grade classroom. First, there was the ushering in and out of the teacher in the neighboring classroom. She and my teacher spoke in hushed, rushed, unintelligible whispers. Before I knew anything, that was the thing that pricked my senses: Something's amiss here. Moments later, my teacher told our classroom what had happened and we were… → Read More

Air quality alert issued for all of Iowa through Friday

An air quality alert is in effect for the entire state of Iowa. → Read More

CG Public Health is now offering free, at-home COVID-19 testing kits

CG Public Health is now offering a free, at-home option to get tested for COVID-19. → Read More

National Weather Service confirms at least 12 tornadoes in Iowa on Wednesday

Iowa's Wednesday weather was ripe for tornadoes. → Read More

Mason City now accepting applications for its forgivable loan programs

The city of Mason City announced Thursday it's now accepting applications for its forgivable loan programs. → Read More

Kelly lithograph finds home at MacNider Art Museum after donation in memory of longtime supporter

"I can think of no better artist to represent Soc in the Museum's collection." → Read More

Iowa DNR puts out open call for jackrabbit sighting reports

Seen any jackrabbits lately? Iowa DNR biologists want to know about them. → Read More

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Mason City Fleet Farm parking lot

The pedestrian was sent to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. → Read More

LISTEN NOW: Musicians at the Historic Park Inn

The latest episode from our podcast "2021: 10 Successful Years of the Historic Park Inn" is here. → Read More

Award winners announced in Cerro Gordo Photo Show

Awardees have been announced in the 41st Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum. → Read More

NIACC offering Mind Mania camp in June

Mind Mania camp is coming soon to North Iowa Area Community College: → Read More

Hy-Vee no longer requiring masks for fully vaccinated customers, employees

It is, however, still strongly recommended for customers and required for employees who aren't fully vaccinated. → Read More

Sixth annual Pie Ride comes to Rock Falls in June

Proceeds will go toward "Share the Road" signs to be placed throughout the North Iowa area. → Read More

41st Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show opens at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City

The show received 78 photo entries this year. → Read More