Thursday 21 August 2014

Local News

Chamber re-ignites fireworks campaign to push toward goal



Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:46

 The Clear Lake Area Chamber announced that it is “re-IGNITING” the IGNITE Clear Lake campaign this summer to shore up its final support and close out the campaign to endow the fireworks for Clear Lake.
 The Clear Lake Area Chamber established an endowment account for the fireworks fund with the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.


P&R Board tables decision on veteran’s memorial



Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:44

The Clear Lake Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has tabled a proposal to locate a veteran’s memorial at the Sea Wall.

The Board met Wednesday, June 25, in the Lakeview Room located directly across from the area V.F.W. Post 4868 proposes placing a memorial to honor living and deceased Clear Lake and Ventura veterans. The plan included three flag poles and two five-foot granite walls which would contain the names of honorably discharged veterans. The memorial would be 35-feet nearest the street and 28-feet at its front, closest to the Sea Wall. It would span 65 of the 290-foot Sea Wall.


Oweso Club celebrates 100 years of service



Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:39

 A handful of remaining members celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Oweso Club Tuesday, July 1, in the Fellowship Room at Zion Lutheran Church. The group, which at one time had a dozen to 25 members but now has dwindled to about eight, is not officially disbanding, but it will no longer hold monthly meetings.


Hauling continues 24/7 while temporary sewer line is installed at Ventura Grade



Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:33

 A temporary pipe is expected to be operational today (Wednesday, June 25) spanning Ventura Heights to Ventura in the wake of a sewer line break June 9. North Iowa Septic Service (NISS) workers were busy Monday floating and attaching a baffle curtain to a temporary pipe spanning approximately 1,200 feet to the park area at the Ventura Grade.


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