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Fire department invites interested volunteers



Wednesday, 27 February 2013 12:25

The Clear Lake Fire Department is in need of a few additional recruits and will be holding interviews soon. 

CLFD Public Information Officer Billy Krefft prepared this story to hopefully give someone a fun understanding as to what “a day in the life” would be.


Fun in the snow



Wednesday, 27 February 2013 12:23

Jenny Reimann and her daughter, Mikayla, were among the many enjoying the late week snowfall on the Ventura sledding hill.  The Clear Lake and Ventura area received approximately 


Lake School Board ponders tax rate options while awaiting State funding decision



Wednesday, 27 February 2013 12:20


The Clear Lake School Board reviewed options for its 2013-14 budget Monday, but has delayed making any tax rate decisions until the state finalizes its allowable growth rate provided to schools.

Lorna Leerar, business manager for the School District, prepared tax levy information based upon zero, 2 and 4 percent allowable growth.  Leerar said she has no idea how soon the State Legislature will make a decision 


McChanges! 35-year-old restaurant will come down



Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:04

New restaurant will be built on site

A major McChange is in store for the McDonald’s restaurant in Clear Lake.

Owner David Scherer has received necessary approval from the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission to tear down the existing restaurant and construct a new building at the site.  No date for the temporary closing of the popular fast food restaurant has been set, according to Scherer.  However, it is expected to occur within the next few weeks.  McDonald’s will re-open in June, he said.  


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