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Wesley man pleads guilty in attempted murder charge

Details Wesley man pleads guilty in attempted murder charge WESLEY | A Wesley man accused of attempted murder has pleaded guilty to lesser charges....

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Grover Avenue to be closed

Details MASON CITY | South Grover Avenue, immediately south of Highway 122, will be closed for about two weeks beginning Monday, Aug. 4, the Mason City Engineering Department announced....

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Voting begins for most popular sculpture

Details MASON CITY | Residents and visitors have until Sept. 9 to vote for their favorite sculpture from among 23 on display in the downtown area....

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Bowl of new water tower under construction

Details Bowl of new water tower under construction CLEAR LAKE | Work on the city's new 1-million gallon water tower is progressing....

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Iowa Party lieutenant governor candidate hopes to tap voter discontent

Details CEDAR RAPIDS | It’s not for the title or prestige that Michael Richards is running for lieutenant governor....

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Iowa pipeline informational meetings planned for September

Details DES MOINES | A Texas company looking to build a crude oil pipeline across Iowa expects to hold “open houses” in 17 to 19 affected counties in September to brief landowners and other interested…...

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Work continues on Lions Field improvements

Details Work continues on Lions Field improvements CLEAR LAKE | Work continues on Lions Field improvements in Clear Lake....

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Lack of candidate not stopping Clinton ’16 organizing

Details IOWA CITY | The 2014 mid-term election is still more than 90 days off and the 2016 presidential elections is, well, a couple of years after that....

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CL Peace Corps volunteer recalled from West Africa

Details CL Peace Corps volunteer recalled from West Africa CLEAR LAKE | A Clear Lake man is among the 340 Peace Corps volunteers being recalled to the United States from West Africa due to concerns about a deadly Ebola outbreak....

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Harkin: gas tax hike ‘desperately’ needed

Details CEDAR RAPIDS | Sen. Tom Harkin would like to direct more money into the private sector and create jobs by raising the federal gas tax for the first time in 21 years, but he would settle for a …...

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Brass with a Beat!

Details Brass with a Beat! CLEAR LAKE | North Iowans got a preview of the North Iowa Festival of Brass during Thursdays on Main in Clear Lake....

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Convicted sex offender seeks post-conviction relief

Details DES MOINES | A Worth County man convicted on a sexual abuse charge involving a 13-year-old girl is seeking post-conviction relief. ...

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Locals cook with odd ingredients at Hancock County Fair

Details Locals cook with odd ingredients at Hancock County Fair BRITT | Although her dad is an Iowa State Fair turkey grilling champ, the annual Mystery Bag Cooking Contest at the recent at the Hancock County District Fair took another type of skill set....

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Mason City man arrested soon after jail release

Details Mason City man arrested soon after jail release MASON CITY | A Mason City man was back in the Cerro Gordo County Jail less than an hour after being released, according to Mason City police....

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Southbridge Mall to hold school supplies drive

Details MASON CITY | Southbridge Mall, Mason City, will be holding a school supplies drive through its Pack the Backpack program Aug. 1-10....

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Pageants kick off Mitchell County Fair

Details Pageants kick off Mitchell County Fair OSAGE | Celebrating county youth comes in all fashions at the Mitchell County Fair....

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Mason City man faces federal drug charges

Details Mason City man faces federal drug charges MASON CITY | A Mason City man arrested on drug charges by the Clear Lake Police Department in April has now been indicted in federal court....

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Surf Factor

Details Surf Factor CLEAR LAKE | Addyson Hall and Mikayla Reimann are dreaming of one day playing the Surf Ballroom as professional singers....

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Court affirms indecent exposure conviction

Details MASON CITY | The Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of a Plymouth man for indecent exposure....

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Road work to impact A16 between Rake and Scarville

Details RAKE | Denco Highway Construction Corp. will be performing road maintenance work on Winnebago County Road A16 between Rake and Scarville starting Tuesday, Aug. 5, weather pending....

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Woman injured in Mason City collision

Details MASON CITY | A Clear Lake woman was treated and released Wednesday from Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa after a rear-end collision on Iowa Highway 122 in Mason City....

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Next council listening post is Sept. 9

Details MASON CITY | The next City Council Listening Post will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Mason City Baptist Church, 1805 S. Wilson Ave....

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National Geographic highlights Mitchell County in hunger project

Details National Geographic highlights Mitchell County in hunger project OSAGE | National Geographic Magazine has featured two Osage families as part of its “The New Face of Hunger” story in its August issue....

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Mason City looking at 'urban deer hunting'

Details Mason City looking at 'urban deer hunting' MASON CITY | City Administrator Brent Trout said Tuesday night that numerous cities in Iowa have urban hunting zones for deer hunting and it is a possibility for Mason City....

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Petitions want vet' memorial at Sea Wall

Details Petitions want vet' memorial at Sea Wall CLEAR LAKE | Volunteers have collected nearly 1,000 signatures asking the Clear Lake City Council to allow a proposed veterans memorial along the Sea Wall....

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Work begins on Mason City water main project

Details Work begins on Mason City water main project MASON CITY | South Taft Avenue immediately south of the intersection of Highway 122 is closed for about three weeks for a water main replacement project....

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Britt man dies in grain bin accident

Details BRITT | The death of a Britt man on Friday, July 18, was due to a grain bin accident,  Hancock County Sheriff Scott Dodd said Wednesday....

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Grassley warns against complacency about terror threat

Details CEDAR RAPIDS | Sen. Chuck Grassley isn’t surprised by a poll showing waning confidence that America is winning the War on Terror, but cautioned against such complacency....

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Anti-pipeline petition drive launched

Details DES MOINES | A citizens’ action network has started a petition drive urging Gov. Terry Branstad to reject a proposed crude oil pipeline that would stretch diagonally across Iowa with planned o…...

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Sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday

Details MASON CITY | The 15th annual Iowa sales tax holiday will be Friday and Saturday....

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