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Support is huge for little Knox

(Above) Troy, Carrie, Drake and Tate Tysdahl, pictured above with baby Knox, plan to be at the event on May 20 to say hello after many months away.-Submitted photo. 5K Run, Walk, Wag to benefit local family A Clear Lake family with their pre-mature baby is fighting the big fight and winning! Knox Tysdahl was…
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Woman arrested after pinning man to building with vehicle, leaving

A Clear Lake woman was charged with operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a personal injury crash after she allegedly pinned a man to a building with her vehicle. On April 7, at 3:43 a.m., Clear Lake police officers were dispatched to a personal injury crash in the 700 block of Buddy Holly…
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Berding selected for honor by Michael J. Fox Foundation

A Clear Lake woman who worked to raise awareness about Parkinson’s Disease will be honored at the Michael J. Fox Foundation’s MVP Dinner in New York City April 28. Geri Berding was the force behind the first 5K Fun Run and Walk event held in Clear Lake last April.  She shared her story of being…
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Scam Alert: Crooks are using new methods to separate you from your cash

Your cell phone rings.  You don’t recognize the number, but you answer it anyway.  Someone says, “Can you hear me?” If you get that call, do not answer yes.  That simple ‘yes’ could mean a crook is about to go on a shopping spree with your cash. Matt Ritter, senior vice president and chief information…
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Historical Society asks City to purchase house for museum

(Above) The S.J. Clausen home, located at 201 N. 5th St., is currently on the market for $250,000. The Clear Lake Historical Society is asking the City of Clear Lake for financial help to purchase a local property and turn it into a museum. Beth Ann Schumacher, president of the Clear Lake Historical Society, presented…
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Work begins on downtown sidewalks

(Above) Work began Monday on the first phase of the Main Avenue Sidewalk Restoration Project.  The south side of the 300 block of Main Avenue is the first of eight segments of the project.  Businesses remain open during the work.  The contract calls for Larson Contracting to complete each segment in 18 working days.-Reporter photo…
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