Category Archives: Top Stories

‘All gave some. Some gave all’

Veterans memorial dedicated by Marianne Gasaway Veteran’s Day held special meaning for members of Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 and its Auxiliary.  The Clear Lake community joined in dedicating the Lake Area Veterans Monument at the post. “There have been discouragements and encouragement along the way, but a handsome monument is now a reality,” exclaimed…
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High school students build real world computer science skills

David Guetzlaff and Lewis Callaway have used the opportunity and experience they gained at Kingland Systems, Clear Lake, to their advantage. -Submitted photo. by Vernon Johnson Sr. Marketing & PR Professional Kingland Systems It was May 5th. Iowa State University freshman Lewis Callaway remembers it well.  That was the day he was introduced to Kingland and…
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It’s official: Lake is ‘Iced-In’

Only one day earlier than last year “Ice-In” was officially declared on Clear Lake Tuesday morning, Nov. 12. Water Department Superintendent Adam Theiss said he was “surprised, but not surprised” to make the announcement. “Monday’s winds kept ice from forming, but the cold snap eventually locked the shore in with ice.  I wouldn’t walk out on…
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Incumbents returned to office

Three incumbents won re-election to the Clear Lake School Board in the Tuesday, Nov. 5, General Election. Michael Moeller was the top vote-getter with 402 votes.  John Brady received 346 votes and Chad Kuhlers had 289. Challenger John Raymond finished with 256 votes. Clear Lake School District voters also overwhelmingly approved the school district’s revenue…
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Firefighters battle blaze at B20 Auto Salvage Yard

(Above) The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a large structural fire at B20 Auto Salvage Yard on Monday, Nov. 4.  -Photo courtesy of Mike Quinn By Michelle Watson It was a bit of deja vu for the Clear Lake Fire Department when they were dispatched to a fire call at B20 Auto Salvage Yard,…
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Reynolds congratulates CLB&T on award

(Above) Governor Kim Reynolds (center) made a stop at CLB&T to congratulate the bank as the Give Back to Iowa Challenge winner. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds made a special stop in Clear Lake Tuesday to congratulate Clear Lake Bank & Trust as the Give Back Iowa Challenge Winner for medium sized Iowa businesses. The Give…
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