Category Archives: Top Stories

Roth sworn in as new Clear Lake police chief

[caption id="attachment_11946" align="alignleft" width="270"] Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb administers the oath of office to Police Chief Pete Roth during Monday night’s City Council meeting.-Reporter photo.[/caption] Clear Lake’s new police chief, Pete Roth, hit the ground running Monday, Aug. 3.  Roth met with his staff and city employees, helped with a tornado siren drill, reviewed…
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School Board races shape up

Pair of CLHS grads join incumbent Kuhlers on the ballot in Clear Lake Three individuals will be running for three director at-large positions on the Clear Lake School Board this fall. Incumbent Chad Kuhlers will be seeking a second term, while Dr. John Brady and Michael Moeller are first time candidates.  Brady, a physician with the…
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New commerical charter boat will soon cruise Clear Lake

Clear Lake will soon have another commercial charter boat on its waters. Mike Maulsby, owner of Clear Lake Boats, received permission from the Clear Lake City Council Monday night to locate a 44-passenger charter boat at the 16th Ave. S. public access.  The Council, on the unanimous recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Board, granted…
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Lions take State by storm

[caption id="attachment_11779" align="alignleft" width="270"] Clear Lake senior Jacob Hogan is welcomed home after hitting a walk-off grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lions a win and a State Tournament berth. It was the second seventh inning grand slam for Hogan in the post-season.-Reporter photo by Chris…
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Clinton, Sanders and other top Democrats to attend Wing Ding at Surf

The annual Iowa Democratic Wing Ding on Friday, Aug. 14, will be the largest-ever gathering of Democratic Party faithful at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake.  Four of the five announced Democratic Party candidates running for president will be in attendance:  former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Governor…
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Rescuers locate woman lost in kayak in Ventura Marsh

[caption id="attachment_11773" align="alignleft" width="270"] Clear Lake Fire medics anxiously wait on shore as Ventura firefighters bring the lost kayaker to the shore Thursday night. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.[/caption] Rescuers successfully found a Garner woman who got lost while kayaking in the Ventura Marsh Thursday.  More than 12 hours after she set out, Rebecca Hejna,…
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