05/03/2016 - 1:51pm
Let's (not) get physical
It’s interesting how much physical media is ingrained in our culture. As a kid, I don’t think I was ever more excited than when I received a VHS copy of a movie I wanted. The ability to watch a movie on a whim, unbound from the schedule of broadcast television, was among the...
04/26/2016 - 4:35pm
It was another marathon public forum in Mason City last Thursday as the city council heard both positive and negative comments about entering into a development with Prestage Farms to build a pork processing
The development agreement
would require Prestage Foods to create 922 full-time jobs...
04/26/2016 - 3:13pm
Having utterly and completely lost the cultural battle against gay people, social conservatives have moved on to the next battle line in their never ending mission to be on the wrong side of history.
Their new target for bullying: Transgendered people.
04/19/2016 - 4:15pm
White as a ghost
This week Paramount released the first image of Scarlet Johansson as “The Major” in their upcoming adaptation of “Ghost In The Shell,” and people were shocked to discover that Johansson was, in fact, white.
04/12/2016 - 3:54pm
Area residents packed City Hall in Mason City April 5 to offer support and opposition prior to the council’s vote on a development agreement with Prestage Foods to build a new pork processing plant south of town.
The has project has become the talk of the area since its announcement last month....