Mason City


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Mason City,

city (1990 pop. 29,040), seat of Cerro Gordo co., N central Iowa; inc. 1874. It is the rail, trade, and industrial center of a large agricultural area. There is food processing and meatpacking; manufactures include cement, fertilizers, electrical goods, metal and paper products, and machinery. The city is noted for its large number of Prairie-style buildings. North Iowa Area Community College (1918) is the oldest in the state. A large band festival is held annually in Mason City.
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Community National Bank, headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa, serves the Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Mason City, Iowa and Austin, Minnesota markets.
Climate sets for Mason City, Iowa were extracted from the NARCCAP archive for the seven GCM/RCM model combinations for both the contemporary (1971-2000) and future (2041-2070) time periods.
Mason City also gave us Hanford MacNider, national commander of the American Legion in the 1920s and a believer in "Iowa as the Promised Land." The Legion once was a potent lobbyist for loot, though veterans' benefits were meager recompense to those who came home legless or armless or blind or insane from the single-L Wilson's War to End All Wars.
The board and the membership appreciate the continuity that having Todd as CEO will provide," said Barry Cory, of Decker Sporting Goods in Mason City, Iowa, who is president of the Sports Inc.
According to The Telegraph, the North Iowa Tea Party began displaying the sign in Mason City last week.
Before his job in Missouri, Ross held executive management positions at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo., North Iowa Mercy Health Center in Mason City, Iowa, and Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls, Iowa.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The sagging economy has forced Northern Iowa Area Community College to eliminate its football program.
The Globe Gazette of Mason City, Iowa, the daily paper closest to Clear Lake, where the tragedy occurred, led today's paper with stories on a 50th anniversary concert Monday night at the Surf Ballroom where the musicians last played the night before they died.
The front page of the Mason City Globe-Gazette had a front page story about the crash and Martin visited the newspaper office to buy a replica copy and the accompanying photographs.
Woodharbor Doors & Cabinetry's plants at Mason City and Northwood also gave tour members a chance to observe two plant operations in detail.
In Mason City, the mayor appointed a task force to address sex offtender issues, and sex offender staff helped present information to the task force to educate the members prior to producing their final report.