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Rain, rain go away

If Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, Iowa is certainly the land of 10,000 ponds.  Rain and more rain have been dousing parts of the state since Memorial Day weekend.    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Monday for seven counties, including Cerro Gordo, in response to flooding and severe weather that…
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EAA chapter teams with school to build an aircraft

(Above) Student Tyler Barker and EAA memebr John Baker at work on the fuselage of the ultra light under construction at Clear Lake High School. -Submitted photo. by Marianne Gasaway Ken Asbe, a retired Clear Lake police officer who has loved airplanes since he was a young boy, is sharing his passion for flying with…
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Lake Time Brewery honored for success, expansion

A local business man is being honored for his  contributions to Clear Lake’s entrepreneurial ecosytem and recent expansion. The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Area SBDC recently presented Bob Rolling, of Lake Time Brewery, with its Entrepreneur of the Month honor.  Rolling and his wife, Suzy, founded the brewery in 2012. Bob’s…
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Theiss named Clear Lake’s July 4 parade Grand Marshal

The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Committee has announced that David Theiss has been selected as its Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal. Theiss, who has been a Clear Lake businessman for 45 years and lent his support and talents to schools, veterans programs, the Chamber and economic development efforts, said…
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This old House takes visitors back in time.

(Above) Carolyn and Saleem AbuJoborah stand outside The White House on the Hill, located at 1100 S. Shore Dr.  The older home was purchased by the couple to be used as a rental property for summer guests.  -Reporter photo by Michelle Watson     Tourists visiting Clear Lake now have an opportunity to experience what…
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City receives development offers for S. 15th Street property

The Clear Lake City Council conducted a public hearing Monday night involving anticipated future development for city-owned property on South 15th Street. In May, city leaders enthusiastically approved of the idea to accept proposals for the sale and redevelopment of a city-owned property at 100 S. 15th St.  The property includes three 50-foot lots and…
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