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Harriet L. Finer

Harriet Lavonne Finer, 83, of Marion, Iowa, formerly Clear Lake, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha, Iowa. Services for Harriet will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel,…
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Chlorine leak causes evacuation around water treatment plant

North Iowa Hazmat members put on red hazardous material suits before entering the plant about 11 a.m. Upon exiting, Clear Lake Firefighters sprayed them off with water. A chlorine leak at the City’s Water Treatment Plant caused the evacuation of some homes and the closure of a portion of South Shore Drive Friday morning. The…
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Council paves the way for infrastructure improvements

The city’s commitment to maintaining and improving its infrastructure was on display at Monday night’s Clear Lake City Council meeting.  The group took action on six projects representing millions of dollars of investment. A contract was awarded to Charlson Excavating, of Clear Lake, for the West 7th Avenue North Watermain Improvement Project.  Charlson was the…
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Better get used to it

We are two-weeks into a major Highway 18 resurfacing project through Clear Lake.  The highway will remain open during the project, but most areas will be reduced to one lane in each direction, starting at the 1400 block of the highway, to just east of the North 20th Street intersection. The  project is slated for…
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Clear Lake man sentenced to 15 years on drug dealer conviction

        Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a Mason City area methamphetamine distribution conspiracy.         Shawn Benedict Zimmerman, 42, of Clear Lake, received his prison term after an April 20, 2015, guilty plea and Shane Lester McRoberts, age 28, of Nora Springs, Iowa, received his prison term after an…
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Ventura will make shift to ‘smart’ water meter use

Ventura city officials are readying the community for mandatory replacement of all water meters. According to City Clerk Else Taylor, installation of new meters will begin in mid-August.  The installation is mandatory to continue receiving water service.  There is no cost for the installation of the new meter, however, there may be residual costs involved…
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