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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 


It’s classic car weekend



Wednesday, 01 August 2012 12:13


Club’s event keeps getting bigger, better


This weekend the C.L.A.S.S. Car Club presents its 28th annual Summer Cruise, Dance and Car Show by the lake.  The event is the largest car show between Des Moines and Minneapolis.

“It is always a great time.  Last year over 700 cars cruised around the lake on Friday evening and over 425 cars were at the show on Saturday,” said Jerry Young, C.L.A.S.S. president.


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