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Local News

Truck, ice shack sink in lake



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:08

A pickup truck pulling an ice shack broke through the ice near Dodge’s Point on Clear Lake’s south shore late Friday afternoon and sank.

Christopher Cash, 40, was driving eastbound on Clear Lake at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday when the 2004 Chevrolet pickup broke through the ice 


Power sledding ‘The Jack’ celebrates winter fun



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:07

The 5th annual Jack Helgren Memorial Snowmobile Race brought as many as 1,500 winter sports enthusiasts to Clear Lake on Saturday, honoring the sport the late Jack Helgren loved.  Helgren, an area businessman who was also an avid snowmobiler and a major promoter of the sport, died in 2009.  


Nelson joins race for Supervisor



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:06

Doug Nelson, rural Clear Lake farmer, has announced his intent to file papers for the District 2 Cerro Gordo County Supervisor seat as a Democrat.

He becomes the third Democrat to seek his party’s nomination in the election.


Library Director Jean Casey announces retirement



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:04

by Marianne Morf

It seems fitting that Jean Casey is marking the 30th anniversary of her service as Clear Lake library director, as the library itself turns 125-years-old in 2014.  Both have been dedicated to preserving stories in our community.


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