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Slates finalized for Nov. 2 General Election

(Above) TONY BROWNLEE, GREG SOUTHGATE, CHYRL BERGVIG School Board is only contested local race by Marianne Gasaway The race for a position on the Clear Lake School Board is the only contested race local voters will decide in the Nov. 2 General Election. Incumbents Tony Brownlee and Chyrl Bergvig will be challenged by Greg Southgate,…
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It’s Homecoming Week!

(Above) Homecoming queen and king candidates - These Clear Lake High School seniors have been chosen as candidates for Homecoming 2021 Queen and King.  Coronation will take place at 1 p.m. Friday in E.B. Stillman Auditorium.  A community pep rally will follow at City Park at 2 p.m.  Pictured are: (Row 1 L-R) Layne Lester,…
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Economic development dominates Council agenda

by Marianne Gasaway Economic Development— specifically Clear Lake’s success, was the topic of the majority of the Clear Lake City Council meeting Monday night.  The Council approved a pair of letters of intent for development projects.   The City has been working with RCP Investments LLC, of Mason City, on a development agreement related to…
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Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

The City of Clear Lake has announced Trick or Treat Night will be held Sunday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m.   Police Chief Pete Roth made the recommendation to the City Council Monday night and suggested Ventura will likely use the same night for youngsters to trick or treat.
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Clear Lake Schools will continue no mask policy

by Marianne Gasaway The state’s ban on mask mandates in schools has been turned back, but the Clear Lake School District will continue to not require masks in local schools. Superintendent Doug Gee issued a statement to parents via social media last week regarding the federal court granting a motion for a temporary restraining order…
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We must always remember

(Above) Retired FDNY Lt. Joe Torrillo shared his Sept. 11, 2001 story in the shadow of a piece of steel pulled from the World Trade Center towers and brought to Clear Lake. [caption id="attachment_65406" align="alignnone" width="604"] Hundreds gathered at the Clear Lake Fire Station Saturday to hear guest speaker New York firefighter Joe Torrillo’s story…
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