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Has the city’s retail incentive program gotten off track?

Has the city’s practice of approving Development Agreements and granting participation in its Retail Incentive Program grown beyond it’s original intent? The Clear Lake City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Monday night, Oct. 16, to review two requests for development agreements and property tax incentives.  Each request has its own unique…
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Subscription campaign a success!

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter wrapped up its annual Subscription Campaign last week and awarded prizes to campaign workers.  (Left) Linda Thoen continued her reign as top seller in the campaign.  She was awarded the top cash prize by Office Manager Brodie Long.  (Right L-R) Mark Davis won the cash prize for the most new subscriptions…
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NEW FOOTBALL START TIMES FOR BOTH CL AND GHV

NEW START TIMES FOR BOTH SCHOOLS BOTH KICKOFFS AT 6pm! Clear Lake Lions Football will be hosting Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL and Garner-Hayfield-Ventura will be hosting Crestwood, Cresco TONIGHT!! Photos from BOTH games will be in next weeks Clear Lake Mirror Reporter and on our Website. NOTE: Also tonight Clear Lake will have there '17-'18 Clear Lake Lions Coaches…
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‘The Mad Hatter,’ Darryl Hensley dead at 79

(Above) Radio personality and former KZEV Radio station owner Darryl Hensley, better known as “The Mad Hatter,” died Wednesday, Sept. 27, as the result of a bicycle accident.  Hensley is credited with starting the Buddy Holly Tribute, which has evolved to become The Winter Dance party held each February at the Surf Ballroom in Clear…
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Candidates with similar names both on ballot

Ben Smith, Bennett Smith join Tony Nelson in Ward 2 race The names of three candidates for the Clear Lake City Council Ward 2 seat will appear on the November ballot, including two similar names. Candidate Bennett Smith submitted a formal challenge last week to the listing of a challenger’s name, “Ben Smith,” General Election…
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Ban on smoking in parks moves ahead, one more reading needed

The Clear Lake City Council passed the second of three readings necessary to ban smoking in city parks and spaces. The Council voted 4-1 Monday night, Oct. 2, to approve the ordinance, which also includes the ban of all tobacco and nicotine products, e-cigarettes and vaping devices. As he did at the first reading, At-large…
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