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Episode 41: The Edward Crampton Murders of 1921

Malone, Iowa, is perhaps the best hidden town in Clinton County, Iowa. In 1921, it also played host to one…

Episode 32: The Accidentally Deliberate Murder of Augusta Bartz

16-year-old Augusta Bartz was murdered in  1892. Even though her killer, Herman Boek, shotgunned her in the middle of road…

The Accidentally Deliberate Murder of Augusta Bartz

Fall is a transitional season. The temperatures start to get a little colder, and the trees start to change their…

Attempted Murder and Suicide in Delmar, Iowa: The George Scott Story

   Life in rural Clinton County could be hard, just like it could be everywhere else. But, for the most part, it was a good, clean place to live. It was a place that you could settle down with your family and not really worry about anything bad happening to you and yours.
   But, sometimes, the biggest threat to a family comes from within.