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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal

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Iowa man gets 2 life sentences in Mason City double homicide

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Osage Fire Department gets OK for junior firefighting course

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US: Crews cleaning up diesel spill from pipeline leak in Iowa

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Crews cleaning up diesel spill from pipeline leak in Iowa

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1 in custody in double homicide

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December sentencing set for ex-Iowa trooper in drugs case

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Mason City fire chief quits; reasons why unclear
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A city official says Mason City's fire chief has quit his post. Interim City Administrator Kevin Jacobson confirmed Wednesday that Chief Al Dyer Jr.'s resignation letter had been submitted to the city. Jacobson and Mayor Eric Bookmeyer declined to say why Dyer had stepped down. Dyer had been put on administrative leave Nov. 2 for reasons that have not been disclosed either   Read More ...
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Police identify couple found dead in Mason City home
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified two people found slain inside a northern Iowa home and say a man arrested in their deaths is their grandson. Mason City police say the bodies of 61-year-old Kenneth Hackbart and his wife, 64-year-old Kathleen Hackbart, where found in their home Tuesday morning after officers were sent to the house for a welfare check   Read More ...
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2 bodies discovered in Mason City; man charged with murder
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slayings of two people in northern Iowa. Mason City police say the bodies were found during a welfare check at the home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victims' names haven't been released. Authorities soon sought Codie Matz as a material witness and found him in the Des Moines suburb of Bondurant   Read More ...
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2 bodies discovered in Mason City; man charged with murder
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slayings of two people in northern Iowa. Mason City police say the bodies were found during a welfare check at the home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victims' names haven't been released. Authorities soon sought Codie Matz as a material witness and found him in the Des Moines suburb of Bondurant   Read More ...
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2 bodies discovered in Mason City; man charged with murder
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slayings of two people in northern Iowa. Mason City police say the bodies were found during a welfare check at the home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victims' names haven't been released. Authorities soon sought Codie Matz as a material witness and found him in the Des Moines suburb of Bondurant   Read More ...
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‘Material Witness’ Sought in Mason City Double Homicide
MASON CITY, Iowa – Law enforcement officials are seeking a material witness in a double homicide case in Mason City. Tuesday morning, officers discovered two bodies at a home in the 300 block of 27 Street SW after being called to conduct a welfare check. Police are seeking 25-year-old Codie Matz in connection to their homicide investigation. Officials say he may be driving a dark green 1996 Chrysler Sebring with the Iowa license plate LE007   Read More ...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidates blame Iowa Republicans for 'gross mismanagement'
MASON CITY, Iowa | Five of the seven Democratic gubernatorial candidates -- and a representative for the sixth -- spoke to dozens of people about their platforms and what needs to be done to fix Iowa's political issues during a meet-and-greet at a Mason City home Monday night. The event, "One Year to Election," was held at the residence of Gary Swenson and Dean Genth, vice chair of the Cerro Gordo County Democratic Central Committee   Read More ...
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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal
A north Iowa man serving life in prison for killing two people last year is appealing his conviction. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, filed the appeal in Cerro Gordo County District Court on Wednesday. He was sentenced earlier this month to two life sentences after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder   Read More ...
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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A north Iowa man serving life in prison for killing two people last year is appealing his conviction. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, filed the appeal in Cerro Gordo County District Court on Wednesday. He was sentenced earlier this month to two life sentences after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder   Read More ...
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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A north Iowa man serving life in prison for killing two people last year is appealing his conviction. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, filed the appeal in Cerro Gordo County District Court on Wednesday. He was sentenced earlier this month to two life sentences after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder   Read More ...
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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A north Iowa man serving life in prison for killing two people last year is appealing his conviction. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, filed the appeal in Cerro Gordo County District Court on Wednesday. He was sentenced earlier this month to two life sentences after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder   Read More ...
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Iowa man gets 2 life sentences in Mason City double homicide
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A north Iowa man who killed two people last year has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 25 years in prison. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Officers sent to a Mason City home in November found the bodies of Caleb Christensen and Melinda Kavars   Read More ...
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Iowa man gets 2 life sentences in Mason City double homicide
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A north Iowa man who killed two people last year has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 25 years in prison. The Globe Gazette reports that 31-year-old Peter Veal, of Lake Mills, was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted in July of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Officers sent to a Mason City home in November found the bodies of Caleb Christensen and Melinda Kavars   Read More ...
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Woman accused of arson in Mason City house fire
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City woman has been accused of setting fire to a house in the northern Iowa city. Firefighters extinguished the blaze, which was reported around 1:50 p.m. Saturday. No injuries have been reported. Police say witnesses provided the name of a suspect, and she was arrested and jailed later in the day. Police say 29-year-old Donyale Jones is charged with arson   Read More ...
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Mason City neighborhood makes room for historic houses
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A neighborhood near downtown Mason City is getting a much-needed face lift. Four historic houses in a flood-stricken area that had been slated to be demolished have instead been relocated to East State Street, the Globe Gazette reported (http://bit.ly/2m2Op2Z ). An additional dozen homes on intersecting First Street have been razed to make way for a condo development. Among the relocated houses is the historic Egloff house, built in 1938 in the international style with flat roofs and smooth walls   Read More ...
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Man charged in 2 Mason City killings not competent for trial
Buy Photo. MASON CITY, Ia. — A judge has found a man accused of killing two people in Mason City not mentally competent to stand trial. Mason City television station KIMT reports that Peter Veal was found not mentally competent on Friday at a hearing in Mason City. Veal was sent to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center, a forensic psychiatric hospital, for treatment. Veal has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder   Read More ...
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Iowa church sues company over railroad track on its property
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa church has sued a railway company, alleging it built a rail line on its property without permission. The lawsuit by Christian Fellowship Church in Mason City accuses Iowa Traction Railway of installing the line after negotiations for the railroad to acquire a portion of the church's land were unsuccessful, the Globe Gazette reported (http://bit.ly/2mnjFg1 ). The church has asked the railroad to remove   Read More ...
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Man charged in 2 Mason City killings not competent for trial
A judge has found a man accused of killing two people in Mason City not mentally competent to stand trial. Mason City television station KIMT reports that Peter Veal was found not mentally competent on Friday at a hearing in Mason City. Veal was sent to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center, a forensic psychiatric hospital, for treatment. Veal has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. His scheduled   Read More ...
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Iowa church sues; says railroad built tracks on church land
A Mason City church has filed a lawsuit against Iowa Traction Railway, alleging the company built a rail line on its property without permission. The Globe Gazette reports that Christian Fellowship Church's lawsuit accuses Iowa Traction Railway of installing the line after negotiations for the railroad to acquire a portion of the church's land were unsuccessful. But the railroad says in a reply to the lawsuit that it gained   Read More ...
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Iowa church sues; says railroad built tracks on church land
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City church has filed a lawsuit against Iowa Traction Railway, alleging the company built a rail line on its property without permission. The Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2mnjFg1 ) that Christian Fellowship Church's lawsuit accuses Iowa Traction Railway of installing the line after negotiations for the railroad to acquire a portion of the church's land were unsuccessful. But the railroad says in a reply   Read More ...
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Man charged in 2 Mason City killings not competent for trial
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge has found a man accused of killing two people in Mason City not mentally competent to stand trial. Mason City television station KIMT reports (http://bit.ly/2lIkSuv ) that Peter Veal was found not mentally competent on Friday at a hearing in Mason City. Veal was sent to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center, a forensic psychiatric hospital, for treatment. Veal has been charged with   Read More ...
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Man sentenced to probation for shooting roommate with arrow
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Charles City man accused of shooting his roommate in the chest with an arrow from a crossbow has been given six months' probation. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2mQrMP9 ) that 19-year-old Devin Hundley was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty last month to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. Hundley had originally been charged with felony willful injury, but the charge was   Read More ...
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Man sentenced to probation for shooting roommate with arrow
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Charles City man accused of shooting his roommate in the chest with an arrow from a crossbow has been given six months' probation. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2mQrMP9 ) that 19-year-old Devin Hundley was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty last month to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. Hundley had originally been charged with felony willful injury, but the charge was   Read More ...
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Osage Fire Department gets OK for junior firefighting course
OSAGE, Iowa — Osage may soon see a junior firefighting program for teens 16 to 19 that would serve as a mentoring program for future volunteer firefighters. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the program would allow those considering becoming a volunteer firefighter the opportunity to assist the fire department in a limited capacity. Osage firefighter Tim Blake recently presented the idea to the Osage City Council, which voted   Read More ...
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Osage Fire Department gets OK for junior firefighting course
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — Osage may soon see a junior firefighting program for teens 16 to 19 that would serve as a mentoring program for future volunteer firefighters. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2lsiObp ) that the program would allow those considering becoming a volunteer firefighter the opportunity to assist the fire department in a limited capacity. Osage firefighter Tim Blake recently presented the idea to the Osage City   Read More ...
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Officials: Iowa man killed in Denver shooting
Authorities say a 27-year-old Iowa man was shot to death east of Denver. The Adams County coroner tells the Denver Post that Zackery Henderson, of Mason City, Iowa, was pronounced dead at Denver Health Medical Center. Deputies responding to reports of a disturbance say Henderson was found fatally wounded at about 3 a.m. Monday near the intersection of U.S. 36 and North Pecos Street. The Adams County Sheriff's Office says   Read More ...
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US: Crews cleaning up diesel spill from pipeline leak in Iowa
Work crews are cleaning up a spill of nearly 140,000 gallons of a diesel mix from a broken pipeline in north-central Iowa. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the leak from a 12-inch Magellan Midstream Partners pipe was discovered around 8 a.m. Wednesday north of Hanlontown. Officials say the diesel mixture had pooled in a farm field and had not reached nearby Willow Creek or the Hanlontown Slough Waterfowl   Read More ...
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Crews cleaning up diesel spill from pipeline leak in Iowa
The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the leak from a 12-inch Magellan Midstream Partners pipe was discovered around 8 a.m. Wednesday north of Hanlontown. Officials say the diesel mixture had pooled in a farm field and had not reached nearby Willow Creek or the Hanlontown Slough Waterfowl Production Area. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources initially reported about 63,000 gallons of fuel had spilled, but a Magellan official said   Read More ...
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Authorities: Man dies following house fire in northern Iowa
TITONKA, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say a man has died following a house fire in northern Iowa. The Kossuth County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Daniel William Planz died after the Tuesday night fire in Titonka. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports two firefighters were also taken to a nearby health center for treatment, but additional information was not released. The fire is under investigation.   Read More ...
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Rockwell ATM Stolen Christmas Morning
Rockwell ATM Stolen Christmas Morning ROCKWELL, Iowa — Thieves were busy on Christmas morning in the town of Rockwell. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports an ATM was stolen from First Security Bank shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office reports extensive damage to the building as a result of the theft. Deputies have not stated how much cash was inside of the machine.Related stories.   Read More ...
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ATM stolen from Rockwell bank early on Christmas Day
ROCKWELL, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say an ATM was stolen from a Rockwell bank early on Christmas Day. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the ATM was taken from First Security Bank a little after 3 a.m. Sunday. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office reports that the bank property sustained extensive damage.   Read More ...
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ATM stolen from Rockwell bank early on Christmas Day
ROCKWELL, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an ATM was stolen from a Rockwell bank early on Christmas Day. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2i7rVN8 ) that the ATM was taken from First Security Bank a little after 3 a.m. Sunday. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office reports that the bank property sustained extensive damage. Authorities have not said how much cash was lost to the thief or thieves. ___   Read More ...
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Ex-Iowa State Patrol supervisor sentenced for stealing pills
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A former Iowa State Patrol supervisor who pleaded guilty to stealing prescription painkillers seized during criminal investigations has been sentenced to a suspended two-year prison sentence. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that 32-year-old Michael Haugen, of Forest City, was also fined $625, plus court costs, on Monday. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of theft and tampering with records in October. Court records say   Read More ...
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Ex-Iowa State Patrol supervisor sentenced for stealing pills
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State Patrol supervisor who pleaded guilty to stealing prescription painkillers seized during criminal investigations has been sentenced to a suspended two-year prison sentence. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2hQC2Ww ) that 32-year-old Michael Haugen, of Forest City, was also fined $625, plus court costs, on Monday. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of theft and tampering with records in October. Court   Read More ...
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Iowa man gets life sentence for kidnapping, beating woman
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) -- A man convicted of first-degree kidnapping in the beating and imprisonment of a woman has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that 23-year-old Nicholas Lenz was sentenced to the mandatory life term Tuesday in Mitchell County District Court. A jury in October found Lenz guilty of first-degree kidnapping and assault causing serious injury. Prosecutors say   Read More ...
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Iowa man gets life sentence for kidnapping, beating woman
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — A man convicted of first-degree kidnapping in the beating and imprisonment of a woman has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2hQFxfP ) that 23-year-old Nicholas Lenz was sentenced to the mandatory life term Tuesday in Mitchell County District Court. A jury in October found Lenz guilty of first-degree kidnapping and assault causing serious injury.   Read More ...
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40 percent of Americans have received flu shot this year
MASON CITY, Iowa – According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention two out of five Americans have received their flu shot. 37 percent of kids ages six months to 17 years old received the shot already this year and 41 percent of adults have as well. The CDC says these numbers are on track to meet last year’s turn out and we are seeing the same locally.   Read More ...
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No charges to be filed in tree-trimming death in Mason City
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - The death of a Mason City man found in the street in August has been ruled an accident. The Globe Gazette reports Mason City Police Lt. Rich Jensen said Wednesday that 65-year-old Dennis Mertz was trying to free a tree branch when he fell on Aug. 11. Mertz fell from a ladder onto the street in the path of tractor-trailer truck, and the back tires   Read More ...
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Patrol: 1 dead after being hit by car in northeast Iowa
MONONA, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol says one person is dead after being hit by a car in northeast Iowa. The patrol tells Mason City television station KIMT (http://bit.ly/2hmx0TD ) that a person crossing the road at an intersection on the southern edge of Monona was hit Tuesday evening by a vehicle traveling west on Highway 18 in Clayton County. The name of the pedestrian has not been   Read More ...
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Authorities investigate fatal house fire in Mason City
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are continuing to investigate a weekend house fire that killed a child in Mason City. The Globe Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2hFpQGE ) the fire was reported by a neighbor around 11 p.m. Saturday. Authorities have said a child died in the fire, but they haven't released the child's name or age. Mason City Assistant Fire Marshal Tom Wollner says investigators were working Monday to determine   Read More ...
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