Wednesday 27 August 2014

Local News

Ten injured when boat crashes into dock early Sunday



Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:26

 Ten people were injured, and four taken to the hospital, after a boat struck a public dock on Clear Lake’s south shore early Sunday morning, Aug. 3.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department was called at approximately 2:05 a.m. Sunday morning about a boating accident with multiple injuries at the 15th Avenue South public dock on South Shore Drive.


Head-on accident sends three to hospital



Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:22

 A head-on collision between an SUV and mid-sized sedan on Highway 18 West Tuesday sent three persons to the hospital.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that at approximately 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 5, 18-year-old Ashton Trenhaile, of Lake Mills, Iowa was eastbound on Highway 18 in a 2000 


School Board expected to re-visit contract for substitute services



Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:20

Amount paid to KESS was twice as much as reported to Board

The Clear Lake School Board is expected to revisit its decision to contract with Kelly Educational Staffing Services (KESS)  to handle substitute staffing for the school district in light of new information.  


City Council follows P&R Board recommendation



Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:19

Veterans Memorial at Sea Wall turned down; task force will study options

The Clear Lake City Council, on a 3-2 vote Monday night, agreed with a recommendation from its Parks and Recreation Advisory Board not to allow a proposed veteran’s memorial to be placed at the Sea Wall.

The vote followed almost one and one-half hours of public comment, along with statements by Mayor Nelson Crabb and each Council representative.


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