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Winds whip up blizzard conditions around area



Wednesday, 29 January 2014 12:13

Travel around Clear Lake-- and the Midwest in general, came to a screeching halt Sunday, as strong winds whipped up blizzard conditions.  “It was nasty out-- one of the worst,” said Chris Nessa, an owner of Tony’s Tire Service Inc. in Clear Lake.  Nessa said he had four semi 


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.


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