Category Archives: News

Dancing in the Gardens

Colorful flowers were complimented by colorful latin music and dancing Sunday at Central Gardens of North Iowa.  A celebration of Latino culture, called a Garden Fiesta, was held in conjunction with the weekly Picnics and Performances schedule.  Festivities included kids crafts and activities, a pinata for the little ones, salsa tasting, and a performance by…
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School year kicks off with focus on STEM; Commitment to launch Ag/FFA program in 2019

The school year kicks off this week in Clear Lake with renewed commitment to expanding learning opportunities within the district. Last week Superintendent Doug Gee accepted an $11,500 check from the Teamquest Foundation in support of STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programming. Last year the foundation launched a five-year commitment to supporting STEM in…
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Council tables One Vision project

A redevelopment plan at the main campus of One Vision was dealt a setback Monday night, as the City Council voted unanimously to table approval of a final plat for the Glen Oaks Residential Subdivision. Building official Mike Ritter told the Council the City’s Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the Glen Oaks final…
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Fire in the sky

The Pyrotechnics Guild International held its annual convention at the North Iowa Events Center last week, providing the public with the chance to see some amazing fireworks competition shows. Approximately 1,200 pyrotechnic enthusiasts attended the convention, which included learning opportunities throughout the week.  PGI located its event at the North Iowa fairgrounds for the third…
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City Council approves purchase of new ambulance

The Clear Lake City Council has approved the purchase of a new ambulance for the city’s fire department.  The new unit, which will cost the City $204,867, will replace a 2002 unit purchased used from the City of Garner in 2009.  CLFD Chief Doug Meyers told the Council that unit has been out of commission…
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Read and win Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets!

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter is giving away tickets to the 2018 Minnesota Renaissance Festival over the next few weeks. An advertisement in this week’s paper features a trivia question that can be answered by reading this week’s paper. Answer the question and return the entry to the Mirror-Reporter.  Limit two tickets per family.  Each ticket…
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