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Court upholds Board’s decision for school use



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:21

After three years court ruling is final, but school district has moved on


The City of Clear Lake’s Board of Adjustment acted properly in granting a conditional use permit to locate a counseling service for youth in the former Sunset School building.  That was the ruling of the Iowa Court of Appeals last week.


Ventura awards bid for renovation project at elementary school



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:15

The Ventura School Board voted Monday to proceed with plans for major renovation of its 50-plus year-old elementary school.

The Board accepted the low bid of $372,720 from King Construction, Clear Lake, for the work on the school interior.  Seven alternate bids were also approved, totaling $421,545 for the project.  


Condominium project near Central Gardens unveiled



Wednesday, 13 March 2013 14:40


by Marianne Morf 

Groundbreaking is anticipated this summer for a 36-unit senior independent living condominium to be constructed in the center of Clear Lake, next to Central Gardens of North Iowa.

Garden Park Village will include eight unit types of both one and two bedroom designs. Unit sizes will be from 850 square feet to over 1,400 square feet. 


Going, going, gone



Wednesday, 13 March 2013 14:39


Thirty-five years after it went up as the first fast-food choice in Clear Lake, the McDonald’s retaurant at Highway 18 and Interstate 35 came down Tuesday morning.  A new, larger McDonald’s will be constructed on the site, with opening 


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