The Heartland Diner has sat empty for several months, but now it can look forward to some remodeling and rebranding as a new barbecue restaurant will soon move in.
The Waldorf Warriors remained one of the best football programs in the nation as the NAIA released its Postseason Top 25 Coaches Poll last week, and the Warriors remained No. 23 in the country in that poll.
MASON CITY | The Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, one of the largest barbecue events in the Midwest, will be held Friday and Saturday at the North Iowa Events Center, 3700 Fourth St. SW, in Mason City. This is the 15th year of the event but the first year of a partnership between Globe Gazette and the …
MASON CITY | At least 25 teams from across the U.S. will compete for up to $9,500 in prize money at the 14th annual North Iowa Up in Smoke BBQ Bash this week in Mason City.
MASON CITY — Standing Hampton will be the featured band headlining a free rock concert Friday night, Sept. 28, for the Up In Smoke BBQ Bash at the North Iowa Events Center.
Teams entered in the 2018 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash include:
The Kansas City Barbeque Society, or KCBS, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbecue.
It is a little-known fact that when you put store-bought barbecue sauce on ribs, the ribs secretly laugh at you. Chicken snickers. And brisket?
MASON CITY | The annual Up in Smoke BBQ Bash will return for its 15th year at a new time and new location thanks to a new partnership between the Globe Gazette and the North Iowa Events Center.
MASON CITY | Pig Skin BBQ of Rockwell has competed for nine years in the Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, picking up three Reserve Champion trophies as well as other prizes.
MASON CITY | More than 45 teams from across the U.S. will compete for more than $10,000 in prize money at the 14th annual North Iowa Up in Smoke BBQ Bash this week in Mason City.
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MASON CITY — Standing Hampton will be the featured band headlining a free rock concert Friday night, July 21, for the Up In Smoke BBQ Bash in East Park.
Teams entered in the 2017 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash are:
Admission is free. All events are in Mason City’s East Park.
MASON CITY | The 14th annual Up in Smoke BBQ Bash will being teams from across the Midwest and even as far as California to compete for pork glory.
Here are the results from the 2016 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, held July 22-23 in Mason City:
MASON CITY — For Porky Butts BBQ, the first time was the charm.
Photos from this weekends Up in Smoke BBQ Bash at East Park in Mason City.
Complete results from the Bash
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Howard Query, longtime publisher of the Mason City Globe Gazette, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, due to complications from several health issues. He was 62.