troubleshooting Question

find index in list of strings

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I have a text file which needs to be formatted. I need to find index of some of the lines. This is my code:
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
      Dim filename As String = "C:\temp\Water Purge THM&VOC 061311_20110707_11.rqt"
        Dim Lines As New List(Of String)(IO.File.ReadAllLines(filename))
        Dim oneLine As String = String.Empty
        Dim fileReader As New StreamReader(filename)
        Do While fileReader.Peek() <> -1
            For i As Integer = 0 To Lines.Count - 1
                oneLine = fileReader.ReadLine

                If oneLine.Length > 0 Then

                    Dim FindIndex As Integer = (Lines.FindIndex(AddressOf FindStr))
 Response.Write("found  " & FindIndex)
                End If
End sub

Shared Function FindStr(ByVal oneLine As String) As Boolean

        If oneLine.Substring(0, 4) = "2001" Then

            Return True
            Return False
        End If

    End Function
I receive error message:

Index and length must refer to a location within the string.
Parameter name: length
 I assume that it is because there are empty lines but how can I resolve the problem?

Please, help
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