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Positive changes at Opportunity Village

(Pictured Above L-R) Patricia Biggs, Katie Peck (seated in back), Kristi Gruetzmacher and Charlotte Biggs are roommates in a new home on Logan Avenue in Clear Lake.  In the background are two staff members who assist the residents, as needed.-Reporter photo. Residents enjoy independence in new housing opportunities “Who’s the boss of you?” Julie Tofte…
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Watershed Management Authority proposal introduced at City Council meeting

At its Monday night meeting, the Clear Lake City Council was briefed by Deb Tesar, representing the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake (APCL), about the idea of a new “Watershed Management Authority.”  The idea would continue the efforts started by the APCL and the CLEAR Project, which was formed in 1995.  Since that…
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Bid awarded in GHV expansion and remodeling project

The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura School Board has awarded the bid for an expansion and remodeling project at its high school building to Larson Contracting, of Lake Mills, Iowa. Larson submitted the lowest of five bids for the work.  Its base bid was $6,211,500.  With alternatives included by the Board, the Larson bid was about $6.48 million. A…
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Bridge work on 12th Avenue South

Work on 12th Avenue South is continuing this month as Peterson Contractors, Inc. is removing the existing bridge. A new bridge is expected to be completed by Nov. 27. The Outdoor Recreation Area (ORC) remains accessible from the west.  The new McKesson building, Titan Pro and other businesses located on South 24th Street are accessible…
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Council to get CLEAR Project update Monday

The Clear Lake City Council will receive an update on the CLEAR Project at the next regular meeting of the Clear Lake City Council Monday, Nov. 2. Representatives from the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake (APCL) are slated to be on the agenda at the 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 Council meeting to give…
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Meet the candidates for Clear Lake City Council

The Mirror-Reporter invited Clear Lake City Council candidates to share information about themselves and answer questions on a variety of issues Ward 1 candidates [caption id="attachment_13733" align="alignleft" width="270"] Mark Ebeling[/caption] My name is Mark Ebeling. I grew up in Clear Lake and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1995. I went on to graduate…
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