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MASON CITY, IA-It's a time of year to honor those that put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve the public.
Flags are being flown at half-staff in honor of national police week with a memorial day on Wednesday.
The state of Iowa is recognizing a few officers who died in service, in particular Floyd County Deputy Levi Bowers.
Typically, Kaplan University hosts a remembrance vigil in Mason City. This year, they are moving that event to Memorial Day weekend.
Even though the date has changed, organizers say the message is still important.
"I know the risks that involved, I know the sacrifice these officers make, I know the personal sacrifices the children of the police officers make and this is a really good event to honor the police officers that are currently serving and those that have given their lives," said Criminal Justice Department Chair at Kaplan University and former police officer , Staci Leu.
The police officer memorial will be held on May 29th at Music Man Square at 7 p-m.
It is open to the public.
There's a warm feeling spreading over a local college campus as they give a warm welcome to their new president.
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A public hearing is being scheduled to discuss how to pay for tearing down a historic courthouse.
Dean Genth was told by Mayor Eric Bookmeyer that the city council does not approve of the direction that Genth has been taking with the Human Rights Commission.
As the Affordable Care Act continues to build on it's latest updates, in Mitchell and Chickasaw County, services for the mentally ill is in the process of making improvements around the state.
Police are asking for the public's help in the search for a driver who struck someone early Sunday morning.
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