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Victoria Swenson

Victoria “Vickie” Marie Swenson, 79, of Rockwell, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at Rockwell Community Care Center, surrounded by family. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, Aug. 10, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Gossman officiating.  Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, in Rockwell. Those planning…
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Sally Tindall

Sally Lou Tindall, 84, of Greene, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at her home near Greene, Iowa. A funeral service was held on Friday, August 10, at the Greene Community Center.   Sally was born May 12, 1934, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Walter and Dorothy (Giese) Burden. She attended…
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Guy A. Dietz

Guy A. Dietz, 77, of Elma, Iowa and formerly of Wadena, passed peacefully on Wednesday evening, Aug. 1, 2018 at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco. A Gathering Time will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Arlington.  Military Honors will be presented at a private family time.…
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Theodore Kramer

Theodore Kramer, 78, of George, Iowa, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services were held on Friday, Aug. 10, at Jurrens Funeral Home, of George, with the Rev. John Pea officiating. Burial was at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, in Storm Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials…
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Fire in the sky

The Pyrotechnics Guild International held its annual convention at the North Iowa Events Center last week, providing the public with the chance to see some amazing fireworks competition shows. Approximately 1,200 pyrotechnic enthusiasts attended the convention, which included learning opportunities throughout the week.  PGI located its event at the North Iowa fairgrounds for the third…
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City Council approves purchase of new ambulance

The Clear Lake City Council has approved the purchase of a new ambulance for the city’s fire department.  The new unit, which will cost the City $204,867, will replace a 2002 unit purchased used from the City of Garner in 2009.  CLFD Chief Doug Meyers told the Council that unit has been out of commission…
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