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Braley: Iowa Consumers Deserve a Choice in Our Energy Future

Ahead of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ruling on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and with gas hovering near $3.50/gallon, Rep. Bruce Braley(IA-01) today introduced legislation that would allow Iowa consumers to have a choice at the pump. “America has a decision to make about its energy future. We can gut the RFS and move

Winnebago County Fair

Winnebago County Fair Opens Thursday (Audio)

The Winnebago County Fair is right around the corner and organizers think that with the forecasted good weather and increase interest this year, it should be a well-attended event. Julie Hagenson, an organizer of the fair, told KIOW News, what Thursday, the opening day of the fair will look like:

Mason City Woman Pleads Guilty to Possession of Contraband

The Winnebago County Sheriffs Department in cooperation with the Iowa State Patrol conducted an investigation of a Mason City woman during a routine traffic stop. Police found what is termed as contraband and arrested Kari Ann Peters of Mason City. The arrest took place in Winnebago County so the case was referred to the Winnebago

Mason City Man Pleads Guilty to Possession

Police in Lake Mills arrested Victor Ineson on December 21st of last year and charged him with two counts of “Possession of a Controlled Substance”. Police for two illegal substances on his person. One was Methamphetamines and the other was Marijuana. Ineson of Rockwell pled guilty to the charges on Friday and was sentenced to

Pink Minnie

Pink Minnies Available at Winnebago Industries

Winnebago Industries Inc. in support of breast cancer awareness has added a bright pink Minnie to its product lineup. Officials with the company say that a $1,000 donation will be made to the American Cancer Society for every pink Minnie sold. The American Cancer Society has cited statics that breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer

Mason City Man Pleads Guilty to Theft

Police in Forest City conducted an investigation of a theft of undetermined items back on July 27th of last year. They were able to determine from the evidence a suspect who was later arrested and charged with “Theft in the Fourth Degree.” The suspect, Jason Shi-Mar Keys has since pled guilty to the charges in

Wells, Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Theft

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office was called to a burglary on October 5th of last year and after investigating the crime was able to determine that Tyler Wesley Pagel had committed the offense. Pagel pled guilty to “Burglary in the Third Degree” which is a class D felony and was ordered to pay $750 in