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Chamber Board names new president, CEO

The Clear Lake Area Chamber Board has appointed Stacy Doughan as president and CEO, effective May 28, 2019, to succeed retiring President and CEO Tim Coffey.  This appointment culminated after an extensive search process commenced in January, with nearly three dozen regional candidates submitting qualifications. Doughan has 13 years of leadership, sales and marketing experience…
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Mother’s Day on the marsh

Canada geese are the first waterfowl to begin nesting in Northern Iowa each spring.  With this year’s hatch currently reaching its peak, goose broods are becoming an increasingly common sight around area lakes and marshes.  Unlike many  waterfowl species, Canada geese maintain a strong family unit as adults care for their youngsters throughout the summer…
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Suspect jailed following weekend burglary, assault

A Clear Lake man has been charged with burglary. Aaron Pankratz, 27, was charged with second-degree burglary after allegedly forcing his way into a home in the 600 block of South 8th Street in Clear Lake on Saturday morning, May 11.  He is accused of assaulting two of the residents as they came out of…
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Jennifer Cash

Jennifer Cash, of Clear Lake, met her lord and savior on May 8, 2019, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family at Hospice of North Iowa. A memorial service was held on Saturday, May 11, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Fred Lewis officiating. In…
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Glen Dietrich

Glen W. Dietrich, 99, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, in Mason City. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, 112 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with Rev. Linda Johnson-Prestholt officiating.  Burial was at Clear Lake Cemetery.   Family suggests memorial contributions…
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