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Local News

CL man convicted in federal court on child pornography charges



Wednesday, 10 April 2013 11:13


A Clear Lake man who possessed child pornography pled guilty on April 1,  in federal court in Cedar Rapids.                          

Brandon Phinney, 27, was convicted of one count of possession of child pornography.

At the plea hearing, Phinney admitted that, between September 2010 and April 2011, he possessed child pornography on a computer.  In a plea agreement, Phinney admitted that he possessed over 1,000 images of child pornography and that he used the Internet to trade child pornography with others.


Donation to Outdoor Classroom



Wednesday, 03 April 2013 11:54


Clear Creek Elementary School Principal Mike Barkley accepted a $1,000 donation from the Clear Lake Earth Day Committee for use at the Outdoor Classroom located at the school property.  Barkley 


Lake watch begins



Wednesday, 03 April 2013 11:41


With the promise of warm temperatures this week, all eyes are on the lake with hopes that late season snowfall has helped to lift the lake level.  When the lake was called frozen over on Dec. 11, 2012 the level was 


Making a difference



Wednesday, 03 April 2013 11:38

Family believes in the power of positive actions

Can one person really make a difference in this world?

Like a pebble tossed into a calm lake, one person’s action can have an amazing ripple effect.

Andrea Evelsizer believes that each of us can have an impact on the environment, whether it’s by helping with the Earth Days community 


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