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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:53


For the first time since Aug. 2, 2011, the Lake Level has risen above the weir.


Truck spills load onto highway



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:52


Father and son escape injury when truck 

A Charles City man and his five-year-old son were transported to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa after the grain truck the man was driving overturned on Highway 18, near Interstate 35, Wednesday afternoon, May 29.


Harley is hooked!



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:47

Fishing trip turns into $1,000 payday for angler

Fishing was not only fun, but profitable, for an Oelwein, Iowa father and son on Sunday.  Steve M. Ralston and his son, Steve C., reeled in a tagged walleye worth $1,000.

The elder Ralston had received a gift certificate for an outing on Clear Lake with Paul’s Fishing Guide as a Christmas gift from his wife.  But when that didn’t work out, he opted for a spring outing with guide Kevan Paul.


Couple seeks city funding for pet shelter



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:46


A Clear Lake couple is asking the City of Clear Lake to help fund a no-kill animal shelter.

Debbie and Chuck Kern, owners of The Animal House in Clear Lake, have formed “Patriots for Pets Rescue and Shelter,” a 501©(3) non-profit corporation.  They intend to build a new 6,000 square foot building capable of housing approximately 75 homeless dogs and cats.  Debbie Kern told the Council Monday they have surveyed and subdivided the land where their business is located on North 40th Street.  They intend to donate the land to Patriots for Pets for construction of a no-kill animal rescue and shelter building.


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