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Quick moving storm causes dock collapse

(Above) Clear Lake firefighter responded with Fire Boat Bud, as well as rescue trucks and an ambulance, to a report of a collapsed dock with possible juveniles in the water Sunday afternoon.-Submitted photo by Jeff Turner. The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a report of a  dock collapsing with possible juveniles in the water…
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Door to door inspections of properties begins

County embarks on program to reappraise all properties Mason City Assessor Dana Naumann and County Assessor John Boedeker have announced that door-to-door inspections of all residential properties in Mason City and Cerro Gordo County will begin approximately June 1, 2016. A reappraisal program was approved by the Conference Boards in 2013. The purpose of the reappraisal…
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CLHS Graduation Day

Class members reflect upon their school days, look ahead Clear Lake graduates celebrated their many past accomplishments and began to write the next chapter of their lives at commencement ceremonies held Sunday. “We started something that won’t ever end,” student speaker Ellie Biebesheimer told her classmates. “Our senior year has brought about many changes and…
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Scholarships, awards presented to Clear Lake graduates

The following scholarships and awards have been awarded to members of the Clear Lake High School Class of 2016: Breauna Archer:  Clear Lake Bank & Trust/Ray Hewitt Foundation Scholarship, CLHS Alumni Association & Friends Scholarship. MaKenna Anderson:  NIACC Foundation Scholarship (Blackmore Broman), Clear Lake Bank & Trust/Ray Hewitt Foundation Scholarship. Jarod Anderson:  Collegiate & Athletic…
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Students get creative in support for classmate in health crisis

A Clear Lake sixth grader is getting a good dose of well wishes and support from her schoolmates as she battles a rare kidney cancer. Natasha Bryan has missed many school days this year, but those at Clear Lake Middle School are keeping her in their thoughts and prayers and doing their best to help…
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CLFD welcomes four rookie members

(Above L-R) Chris Wessels, Chris Barragy, Mark Anderson Jr. and Justin Becthold  Training, safety and tradition.  That’s what firefighters practice and preach. The Clear Lake Fire Department is proud to have yet another successful Rookie School in the books and they welcome four outstanding ‘rookies’ to the department of dedicated firefighters who strive everyday to practice what…
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