Category Archives: Top Stories

Bike path discussed as supervisors okay B-35 project

The Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors gave their approval to plans for improvements which will close County Road B-35 between Clear Lake and Mason City much of next spring and summer.  However, county officials said they will make an effort to keep the Trolley Trail bike trail open as much as possible during the…
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The push to find a cure for cancer marches on with Relay for Life

[caption id="attachment_13038" align="alignleft" width="270"] COLLEEN SNYDER[/caption] by Marianne Morf Colleen Snyder knows she’s in more of a marathon than a sprint, but she’s committed to the race. As a member of the Cerro Gordo County Relay for Life Board, Snyder and teams of others are working year-round to provide awareness about cancer and to raise…
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GHV royalty

Mallory Johnson was crowned Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s Homecoming queen, while Harley Forry was crowned the king during a pep assembly held Thursday afternoon in Garner.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy
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Lawsuit dismissed against Clear Lake Schools

A civil suit filed by a parent against the Clear Lake School District has been dismissed. Roxanne Hasfjord filed the lawsuit in September 2014 on behalf of her son, Austin Hasfjord, claiming the school district was negligent in how it handled an injury he received as the result of playing Middle School football.  The lawsuit…
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Slate is set for City Election

Flurry of filing at deadline creates races Two of three races for spots on the Clear Lake City Council will be contested in the November election. A flurry of filing before the Thursday, Sept. 17, deadline resulted with head-to-head battles for the First Ward, Third Ward and At-Large positions on the Council.  However, one candidate…
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Fiber optic project will speed up Internet for businesses

Most of Clear Lake’s businesses and industries will soon have access to high speed Gigabit Internet service because of an extensive fiber optic network project this fall. “This is the high speed Internet service that businesses across the nation are craving,” said CL Tel General Manager Tom Lovell.  “It provides the competitive edge that our…
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