Thursday 7 May 2015

Local News

Educators, students react to proposed school cuts



Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:55

Clear Lake teachers, students and members of the community packed the meeting room of the School Board Monday night to offer their comments about proposed cuts to help the district meet its 2015-16 budget.


Semi hits stalled truck, killing one



Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:54

One person was killed and another seriously injured when a semi struck a stalled pickup truck on Interstate 35 near Clear Lake Thursday, March 19.



Lynn Benson appointed new mayor of Ventura



Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:53

Lynn Benson has been appointed as the new mayor of Ventura.  

Benson, a retired business owner, said he had never thought about running for office, but decided to take on the position after Art Tesar resigned from the post because he was moving out of the community.


Suprise phone call leads to Spring photo shoot



Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:52

by Lowell Washburn

The winter snows had melted. North Iowa ponds were thawing and the spring duck migration was gathering a full head of steam. I was contemplating where to go; how to “get out among ‘em” when my cell phone buzzed. It was fellow waterfowl enthusiast, Al Hancock.


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