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Local News

CL police accuse couple of bilking disabled man



Wednesday, 29 January 2014 12:12

After six weeks of investigation, Clear Lake Police filed charges against 56-year-old Steven Dirk Epsteen Friday for First Degree Theft, a Class C Felony, and Ongoing Criminal Conduct, a Class B Felony.  Police also filed charges against Epsteen’s accomplice, 52-year-old Victoria Ellen Baumann


Collision on icy road blamed for crash killing two teens



Wednesday, 29 January 2014 12:12

A thick layer of glare and black ice was likely the cause of a deadly crash in North Iowa Saturday which killed two teens, including a Garner-Hayfield/Ventura student.


Wintering hawks take bird feeding to its highest level



Wednesday, 29 January 2014 12:11

by Lowell Washburn

The woman at the opposite end of the phone line was -- well, she was hysterical.  Absolutely in a rage, and that’s putting it mildly.  Whenever she’d stop to take a breath, I’d seize the opportunity to try working in a few words of my own.  Didn’t work.  Before I’d get half way through the first sentence, off she’d go again.  At first I was confused, but eventually I began to connect the dots.  As near as I could tell, here’s what had happened.


Truck, ice shack sink in lake



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:08

A pickup truck pulling an ice shack broke through the ice near Dodge’s Point on Clear Lake’s south shore late Friday afternoon and sank.

Christopher Cash, 40, was driving eastbound on Clear Lake at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday when the 2004 Chevrolet pickup broke through the ice 


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