News

Robert A. Hewitt

Robert A. Hewitt of Maple Grove, Minn., passed away at the age of 70 on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  Memorial service is Sunday, August 28 at 2 pm at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 7401 County Road 101, Maple Grove, Minn.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Read more

Remember When 8-24-2016

(Above) Once around the lake - In 1956, Chuck Clapsaddle, the 13-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. D.W. Clapsaddle, went completely around the big section of the lake on one water ski.  Rick Seney and David Brownstone handled the boat that pulled Clapsaddle.  -Submitted photo 25 Years Ago August 1991 A Community Development Block Grant, which…
Read more

It’s business as usual in midst of high school renovation project

In the midst of many physical changes at Clear Lake High School, the school year begins today (Wednesday, Aug. 24) with business as usual. “Other than a few inconveniences, such as lunch, we will operate as normal,” said CLHS Principal Chris Murphy.  “Since the construction project is not in any areas where there would be…
Read more

Colby sworn in as new police department captain

(Above) After taking the oath of office from Mayor Nelson Crabb Monday night, Michael Colby’s wife, Jennifer, pinned his badge on his new uniform.  Colby, who previously served with the Clive Police Department, is the new captain on the CLPD. Michael Colby spent his first day on the job as Captain of the Clear Lake…
Read more

Accidental shooting claims life of Lake 10-year-old

Tragedy struck when a 10-year-old Clear Lake boy died as the result of an accidental discharge of a pellet gun during an outing Sunday afternoon, Aug. 14. The incident happened at a shooting range in Garner, Iowa. Authorities report Cade Hartwig, son of Tom and Heather Hartwig,  was with relatives at a shooting range designated for…
Read more