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Sanitary District Board seeks trustee



Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:05

The Clear Lake Sanitary District Board of Trustees is expected to appoint a temporary trustee at its meeting Feb. 18 to replace Kelly McLaughlin.

According to Superintendent Kevin Moler, McLaughlin has accepted the position of Maintenance Supervisor at the Sanitary District plant, making it necessary for him to resign his position as a trustee. 


Rock n’ Roll is here to stay!



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:22

by Michelle Watson and Marianne Morf

The Surf Ballroom has been celebrating the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson for 35 years.  But judging by the 2014 event, the Winter Dance Party hasn’t lost a step.

Thousands stepped back in time over the weekend to hear the sounds 


Business plans bring honors for Lake teen



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:21

by Marianne Morf

At age 17, Kayla Kearns isn’t exactly a business mogul.  She is, however, a girl with a plan.  

Make that two plans.  And they are both winners.

Kayla, a senior at Clear Lake High School, has been named by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship as the winner of its fall 2013 Quick Pitch Biz Competition.   She was awarded first place from 


Distribution center may bring 164 jobs



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:19

City is optimistic laying groundwork for ‘Fortune 100’ company to locate here

The Clear Lake City Council began to lay the groundwork Monday night for the possible construction of a regional warehouse and distribution center which could create 164 full-time jobs with an average annual salary of $39,000.  The project would provide a $19 million tax base.


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