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Iowa man charged with child pornography offenses

CEDAR RAPIDS – James Byers, age 56, from Belle Plaine, Iowa, has been charged with three child pornography offenses. T­he charges are contained in an indictment unsealed October 11, 2011,…

Op-ed: Siding Job (by Peter Children)

(Op-ed by Peter Children) Re: Front page feature in Sunday’s paper regarding the “at large” forum. In many ways the feature story offered every thing but the option to choose…

Op-ed: Community (by Peter Children)

(Op-ed by Peter Children) We fit that discripition; we live in a community with all the accoutrements that belong in such settings. Schools, hospital, college, various stores to fill our…

DCI agents, Forest City officer involved in shooting incident

FOREST CITY, IOWA – Last night, October 20, 2011, in Forest City at approximately 6:15 PM, two agents from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation were involved in an altercation…

Clear Lake woman receives probation in child endangerment case

Clear Lake woman receives probation in child endangerment case

MASON CITY – Tonya Clifford had originally been arrested and transported to Cerro Gordo County jail by Clear Lake police on September 1st on an aggravated misdemeanor charge of child…

Backers and detractors of waste to gas project are talking

Backers and detractors of waste to gas project are talking

MASON CITY – A waste to gas plant has been proposed for Mason City’s south side by a company based out of Colorado. The city council voted 5-1 to allow…