Monday 1 September 2014

Local News

Progress being made on new water tower; interest expressed in old tower



Wednesday, 27 August 2014 13:22

 The final ring of steel on the city’s newest 1 million gallon water tower is being attached and paint will be applied to the new northwest water tower during the month of September.

Jason Petersburg, of Veenstra & Kimm, told the Clear Lake City Council construction crews from Landmark Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas, are on schedule to complete the new tower in November of 2014. The total project cost is roughly $2.5 million.


Clear Lake man charged in boating accident



Wednesday, 27 August 2014 13:15

 The driver of a boat which struck a public dock on Clear Lake in the early morning hours of Aug. 3, 2014, has been charged with Boating While Intoxicated, Reckless Use of a Watercraft and right of way rules: speed and distance.


NTSB releases report about Mercy Air Med crash



Wednesday, 20 August 2014 11:04

Factual report focuses on weather conditions
 The National Transportation Safety Board released a full factual report last week about the Jan. 2, 2013 helicopter crash in which three medical workers lost their lives. However, the agency has not yet made a statement concerning the cause of the crash.


Local businessmen introduce new purified vodka to the market



Wednesday, 20 August 2014 11:03

IngeniOZ Vodka now on local retail shelves

A pair of Clear Lake businessmen have teamed with an Iowa State University professor to produce and market a new brand of vodka.
 Jerry Krause, Bill Astor and Dr. Johannes Van Leeuwen, an eclectic researcher, engineer and professor, formed OZ Spirits as a start-up company in 2012.


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