Come and wish Dr. Ruen well in his retirement during an open house ice cream social on Sunday, June 30, 2-4 p.m. at the Forest Park Building Atrium in Mason City, Iowa. Please use the South door entrance.

Christine Dorenkamp's retirement is upon us. The date we have feared, yet anticipated, is June 21. Christine has dedicated 16 years to Larry Elwood Construction, providing excellent administrative service through rain, shine, and horrific Iowa blizzards, always with a smile. She has both end…

Fairfax, Virginia. The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University recently recognized Dr. Sheri Ann Huerta as an Adjunct Teacher of Distinction for 2019. Dr. Huerta is the daughter of Paula and the late Wally Stittsworth of Mason City.

Conor Richard John Matson has graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, with a bachelor degree in chemistry. Conor will be attending graduate school at Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis in the fall to pursue a master degree in chemistry.

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Gabrielle Thomas, 16, and Shianne Simmers, 15, of Mason City, have been selected to play on the Iowa Hawkettes, Iowa's Select Side girls rugby team. Try outs were held in January in Des Moines. 24 girls were selected across the state of Iowa. The Hawkettes play in several tournaments this su…

Jon was selected to receive the Safety Award at XPO Logistics for the month of April. Jon is the Service Center Manager at XPO Logistics in Clear Lake and drives “Safety First” in all aspects of the business. He is always quick to acknowledge others for their dedication and attention to safe…

Dylan Miller, a senior at Mason City High School, was chosen as the Noon Rotary Club's "Student of the Month" for May. He is the son of Mike and Lisa Miller, and brother to Austin and Brayden Miller.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 Thank you Lord, friends, and family for helping guide our son on his journey. In celebration of this momentous occasion, we humbly ask for…

Worth County 4-H was well represented at this year’s National 4-H Conference in Washington D.C. Three of the five delegates selected to represent the state of Iowa were from Worth County 4-H. Congratulations to these Worth County 4-H Members pictured Left to Right; Kelsie Kinne, Hanlontown, …

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us; St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, helper of the hopeless, pray for us.

Lucy Kim was chosen as the Rotary "Student of the Month", for April. She is a senior at Mason City High School. Her parents are Kwang and Julie Kim, and her sister is Maddie Kim.

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us; St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, helper of the hopeless, pray for us.

Congratulations to Kenny Schuler for being selected to receive the XPO Logistics Safety Award for the month of March. Kenny has performed his work for the past 30 consecutive days without accident or incident to himself, his co-workers or company equipment. XPO is grateful to Kenny and other…

Seeking information/family photos of Garrett and/or Jeremiah Van Riper of Butler Co. Iowa. Please email Ralph-Farmer@sbcglobal.net.

Thea Lunning, a senior at Mason City High School, has been selected as the Noon Rotary Club’s “Student of the Month” for April. She is the daughter of Marc and Jen Lunning and sister of Sophie Lunning.

Jim was nominated for the February Employee of The Month award by his co-workers at XPO Logistics. Jim has been with XPO since August of last year, and has adapted very well to the demands and challenges the job presents. On top of meeting the expectations of the job, Jim starts and leaves t…

NORTHFIELD, Minn. | The following North Iowa students were named to the St. Olaf College dean's list (3.75 GPA or higher) for the fall 2018 semester:

SAVANNAH, Ga. | Georgia Southern University recently announced its dean's list (3.5 GPA or better) for the Fall 2018 semester.

A five-student team from Hampton-Dumont High School was crowned the state champion in the culinary portion of the 2019 Iowa ProStart Invitational on Feb. 26 in Des Moines. The team advances to the national invitational and will represent Iowa in Washington D.C., on May 8-10. Hampton-Dumont a…

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