Friday 29 May 2015

Local News

Cruising Clear Lake



Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:10

New owners hope to enhance unique lake experience

The Lady of the Lake is sailing under new ownership this season.

Jon Berhow and Scott and Niki Monson have purchased the sternwheeler from Mike Royer and Rodger Nordman.  However, Royer and Nordman have agreed to stay on this season to handle driving and tour duties aboard the boat.


Haugland delivers Memorial Day address



Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:07

Looking at his young family, Gabriel Haugland told those gathered for Memorial Day services at Clear Lake Cemetery Monday he knew his service in Afghanistan was necessary. “Don’t go daddy.  I need you,” his two-year-old daughter, Grace, had pleaded before he left.  He was also leaving behind his young wife, Carolyn, and an infant son, Nick.  


Talks continue to make local memorial for veterans reality



Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:07

Clear Lake veterans report they have not given up on the idea of constructing a memorial to veterans in the community.  

After almost one year of discussion, rejected proposals, appointment of a task force to study possible locations and, most recently, news that the group was deadlocked between two possible sites, V.F.W. Commander Mike Nelson said a small group of veterans has been meeting informally with Mayor Nelson Crabb and City Administrator Scott Flory to keep the memorial idea alive.


Garner woman dies in head-on collision



Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:01

A Garner woman was killed when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck two other vehicles Thursday, May 21.

The Iowa State Patrol reports the accident happened on US Highway 18 shortly after 4:45 p.m.


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