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Sting operation at local motel foils man’s plan to meet 13-year-old



Wednesday, 08 August 2012 10:01


On Sunday, Aug. 5,  Clear Lake police arrested 25-year-old Mason City resident David Powell II for Lascivious Acts with a Child, a Class D felony and Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree, a Class C felony. 



Early morning fire under investigation



Wednesday, 01 August 2012 12:19


Officials are continuing to investigate the cause of an early morning fire at Behr Iron and Metal, 12050 West State Street.

Twenty-one Clear Lake firefighters aboard three pumpers, a tanker, command pickup and brush truck were assisted by Mason City firefighters, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department and


Sioux Falls man charged with kidnapping, rape of Clear Lake 13-year-old



Wednesday, 01 August 2012 12:16


A Sioux Falls, S.D., man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old runaway from Clear Lake.  Twenty-one-year-old Mensur A. Malik was arrested Monday, July 30.  

According to Clear Lake Police Chief Greg Peterson,  a Clear Lake couple reported


Energy demand sets new record in Iowa



Wednesday, 01 August 2012 12:16


Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, has announced that usage in its “West Control Area” set a record Wednesday, July 25.   

According to preliminary data, the new record peak is 3,724 megawatts set at 5 p.m. on July 25, 2012.  The previous record peak of 3,699 megawatts was set one year ago on July 18, 2011. Before that, the record was 


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