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Vehicle jumps curb, crashes into garage

Emergency crews worked to free Vanessa Swalve from the vehicle she was driving Thursday, Nov. 12, when it crashed into a garage attached to a home at the corner of 4th Avenue South and South 9th Street.  Swalve, of Clear Lake, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet when she first hit a power pole and then…
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City gives go-ahead to hire design firm for veterans memorial

Former water tower site eyed, but not yet chosen The Clear Lake City Council agreed to enter into an agreement with Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 to have RDG Planning and Design, of Des Moines, provide design services for a proposed veterans memorial at the former downtown water tower site. Council members stressed they were…
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School Board tables discussion of superintendent sharing until Dec. 16

The Clear Lake School Board discussed ending its superintendent sharing agreement with the Mason City School District during its regular meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 11.  Ultimately Board members decided to table a vote on the sharing agreement. The issue will be on the agenda at the Board’s Dec. 16 meeting. The 2015-16 school year is the…
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‘Find your purpose and use it’

(Above) Mindy Coe, U.S. Navy retrired, delivered the keynote address at local Veterans Day services.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. Clear Lake High School students and the public paid respect to veterans during a special ceremony held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at E.B. Stilman Auditorium.  The recognition included speeches by CLHS students, music, a flag presentation and…
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Giving Tree program begins today

For a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.  We are pleased to report that there is already strong interest by families, businesses and other groups interested in choosing ornaments from The Giving Tree and purchasing anonymous gifts for local families.…
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Jerry Lee Hanley

Jerry Lee Hanley, 67, of Elgin, Iowa, formerly of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, with the Rev.  Dennis Ganz officiating.   Inurnment will be in Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, with military…
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