Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Pals says he’ll not run for another term

MASON CITY — Cerro Gordo County’s longtime Sheriff says he will not seek another term.

Kevin Pals in a written statement issued on Wednesday afternoon says he’s decided to not run for Sheriff and will be retiring at the end of his current term on December 31st of this year.

Pals says it’s been an honor and a pleasure to serve the citizens of Cerro Gordo County. He thanks the many dedicated men and women who have served and who continue to serve Cerro Gordo County.

Pals says there’s no words that he can say to show the appreciation he has for the support and prayers for the past 23 years.