CLEAR LAKE — A former employee of Opportunity Village in Clear Lake faces up to 100 years in prison on charges connected to allegedly stealing money from the agency’s residents. 42-year-old Amy Palmer was arrested last week on one count of ongoing criminal conduct and 15 counts of dependent adult abuse or exploitation of over
PLYMOUTH — A 63-year-old man has been injured by a falling vehicle in Plymouth. Authorities responded at about 4:30 Sunday afternoon to the 1400 block of Broad Street after a vehicle had fallen on the man. The victim was airlifted. Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Kevin Pals says the man suffered head injuries. The man’s name
DES MOINES — Governor Terry Branstad says there’s no need to delay his Medicaid managed care plan due to last week’s recommendation that the contract with one of the private companies be terminated. “I see no reason for that,” Bransad says. “The initial idea was we would have from two to four, so if the
MASON CITY — New Jersey governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie is scheduled to be in Mason City later this week. Christie is scheduled to appear at what’s being billed as a “Tell It Like It Is” town hall meeting at Mason City Brewing, located at 28 East State, on Saturday afternoon. The doors
CLEAR LAKE — Firefighters have been working on a fire at a Clear Lake business since early this morning. The Clear Lake and Ventura fire departments were called shortly after 4 o’clock to NTI Limited in the 2000 block of 7th Avenue North. Flames were shooting out of the roof and black smoke could be seen
In an effort to collect as much information as it can on proposed rules on railroad performance data reporting, the Surface Transportation Board earlier this month announced it will waive its prohibition on ex parte communications.