Thursday 27 November 2014

Local News

Silver Boot tenants ordered out



Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:53

After weeks of contention, residents of the Silver Boot Motel were ordered from the premises Tuesday morning, Oct. 21.

Cerro Gordo County District Court Judge Rustin Davenport lifted an injunction against motel owner Ted Christensen Monday, giving him the authority to evict remaining tenants in the South Shore motel.


Committee formed to study veteran’s memorial sites



Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:51

Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb announced Monday a committee has been chosen to study the hotly debated location for a proposed Veteran’s Memorial.

Crabb told the City Council a seven-member committee is in place to review all possible location for a Veteran’s Memorial and make a recommendation to the Council.


Partnership ignites creative spirit in local artist



Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:49

Since June 2014, the kiln in Walker 3-D Studio at the Clear Lake Arts Center has been working overtime.  A partnership with Steve and Marilyn Johnson allowed the Arts Center to have an Artist-in-Residence program.  The artist, Alec Heggen a 2014 graduate of Clear Lake High School, worked a minimum of three mornings a week for eight weeks and the public was invited to watch. 


Cannon sounds for the final time at Lions Field



Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:46

There will be no more resounding booms following Clear Lake touchdowns at Lions Field.

Mike Keefe says that after 11 years he is retiring the cannon he built to celebrate success on the gridiron.  Last Friday night he and friend Rex McChesney, along with members of the fire department and others, set off their final salute from beyond the north endzone as Clear Lake topped Hampton-Dumont, 20-7.


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