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Water, sewer rates will double in Ventura

The City of Ventura will be increasing its water/sewer rates and moving to a monthly billing cycle in January 2017. The Ventura City Council approved the third and final reading of an ordinance setting new rates at its Monday, Oct. 24, meeting.  Under the new fee structure the cost of the service will almost double…
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Semi destroyed in I-35 blaze

The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a semi truck on Fire Wednesday, Oct. 26, at approximately 7 a.m.  The semi was located on the Interstate 35, south-bound Exit 190.  “We made a quick attack on the fire, having it under control in about five-minutes,” explained Josh Pokorney, public information officer for the CLFD. …
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Surf Ballroom, local restaurant to create Rock ‘n Roll Grill

The Surf Ballroom & Museum and MNG Restaurant Corp. have announced that they have collaborated to create a Clear Lake dining experience unlike any other. The Surf District Rock ‘n Roll Grill will be located in the former District 619 Restaurant building, just north of the Surf Ballroom. When completed, the newly remodeled restaurant will…
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2017 Winter Dance Party line-up announced

Advance tickets on sale 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 The Surf Ballroom & Museum announced Tuesday the artists who are scheduled to appear at its annual 2017 Winter Dance Party event, scheduled for Feb. 1-4. “We are excited to announce our 2017 Winter Dance Party lineup, as it promises to be another fantastic celebration of…
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Mother Nature finally allows paving to begin on MC-CL link

(Above) Crews from Heartland Asphalt were busy Tuesday morning beginning to pave County Road B-35 between Clear Lake and Mason City.-Reporter photo. The long anticipated paving of County Road B-35 has begun and forecasted dry days ahead should increase the likelihood the $3.1 million project will be completed by late fall. According to County Engineer…
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