Monday 25 May 2015

Local News

Weather delays water tower demo



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:27

Demolition work on the city’s downtown water tower was delayed this week due to weather.

Isler Demolition, of Michigan, had planned to begin work dismantling the vintage 1949 water tower this week, however forecasts for snow, ice and high winds caused the company to revise its schedule.  


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. 


Page 138 of 239