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The role of the library has changed a bit thanks to technology, but this week's celebration reminds us of the great resource libraries still can be.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Apple Valley dad accused of posing as a woman to get close to teen
A 44-year-old Apple Valley man created a fake identity to befriend his daughter's 18-year-old friend who had a restraining order against him, according to charges filed Monday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
To stay or not to stay at home
With a small part time job at night to go to, she's at home with her son Landon all day.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Raising awareness of beautiful architecture
This recognition is especially significant in north Iowa as the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright can be seen nearly everywhere.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Staying safe throughout the spring
Lt. Dustin Pillard with the Mason City Fire Department says that it's always important to use caution when cooking for burning brush but, it's especially important to be extra careful this time of year as weather can play a big role in how big a flame can get.
a oeGiving Your Besta family fair fun
KIMT along with our "Giving Your Best" partners First Citizens National Bank and Diamond Jo Casino hosted the annual event and families from all over came to enjoy the fun.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Pope asks for a oeforgivenessa
KIMT News 3 - Following years of allegations aimed at the Catholic Church, the leader of the church is issuing an apology of his own.
Final round of flood salvage underway
It's been a project that's been ongoing for years and now crews are working to salvage the final round of homes in Mason City that have been sitting empty from the floods of 2008.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ragbrai Housing Prep-PKG
The count down to RAGBRAI 2014 is now under 100 days. This year Mason City is the primary overnight location for riders which has organizers looking for volunteers.
Banta sisters memorial in the works
Now, nearly two months later we're learning of an effort to honor the girls and others in the area with a special memorial.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Tunes in the town
It's a project to bring music to the streets and one local group of teens is putting the finishing touches on their effort to make that happen.
Prepping your home for the season
While it's warm enough to get spring chores done, it's not quite warm enough for homeowners to turn on their air conditioners, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't check them.
East Park in Mason City will be getting an upgrade over the next three years. The cannonball garden is a go and the design is laid out.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Woman accused in Iowa of neglecting adult
The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Debra Jean Ihrig, of Rudd, was arrested Sunday.
ISU president talks economy with area leaders
The head of Iowa State University is stopping by north Iowa, to pass along some important advice for business owners as well as recent graduates.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Apartment building evacuated
It was quite the scene on a Mason City street on Saturday, where emergency vehicles lined the area and residents were evacuated from a downtown apartment building.
One person injured and another cited in car accident
It happened near the intersection of 320th Street and Raven Avenue. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office says the vehicle driven by 42-year-old Scott Shafer, of Plymouth, was struck by a truck driven by 58-year-old Michael Brown, of Mason City.
It may be a stormy summer
We told you last week that Mason City and about 50 miles surrounding has a higher-than normal tornado index, which is what determines the probability of tornadoes.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Economic Development PKG
KIMT News 3 - Legislators are meeting with those who help implement the very laws they vote on each session to brainstorm on economic development.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
High expectations for Mohawk Track and Field
The Mason City Girls Track and Field Team is ready go get outside and compete. The Mohawks have high expectations for the 2014 season, mainly because of their experience.