Category Archives: Top Stories

Former CLHS principal placed on administrative leave

A former Clear Lake High School principal has been placed on administrative leave by the Sioux City School District. District officials revealed Friday that Dr. John Chalstrom, chief financial officer for the district, has been placed on paid administrative leave for reasons the district won’t disclose. District spokeswoman Alison Benson confirmed Chalstrom was placed on…
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Clear Lake RAGBRAI group unveils logo; T-shirts for sale

RAGBRAI T-shirts are now on sale at the Clear Lake Chamber Office.  The shirt design, which also serves as the logo for RAGBRAI in Clear Lake, was designed by local artist Jacky Garlock.  The shirts, which are sold for $20, are made locally at Theiss Shirts.    “When the official RAGBRAI logo was announced, it…
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Helping out

Reid Hartwig helped the Clear Lake Fire Department clear snow from its 9/11 memorial after eight-inches fell on the area Sunday night into Monday.  Reid’s father, Tom, is a captain on the CLFD.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.
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City schedules large item pickup

It may not feel like spring, but a sure sign of the season has arrived. The City of Clear Lake has scheduled the 2017 Spring Large Item Pickup. The event will be held April 3-6. Residents are encouraged to use this opportunity to dispose of large items that cannot be discarded through their weekly garbage…
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RAGBRAI riders will enjoy North Shore route

The official RAGBRAI route between Algona and Clear Lake was announced on Tuesday morning, March 7, on www.ragbrai.com.  Riders will enter Clear Lake along North Shore Drive Wednesday, July 25. The North Shore route has been a favorite of RAGBRAI riders because of the long ride along the lake.  The Tuesday route in Cerro Gordo…
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Boat club owner asks to replace public dock with commerical slips

(Above) The public lake access located at Beach Avanue, on the west side of Redstone at 475 North Shore Drive, is being eyed for a commercial dock.-Reporter photo. Proposal would keep public dock spaces, lease others The Clear Lake Parks Board has tabled a request from Jake Kopriva, owner of Lake Time Boat Club, to construct…
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