Tuesday 29 July 2014

Local News

Police travel to Minnesota to make assault arrest



Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:53

A Vadnais Heights, Minn. man is being held on $1 million bond following his arrest for First Degree Kidnapping.  

Officers from the Clear Lake Police Department traveled to Minnesota Thursday, April 24, to arrest Albert Mesenbrink III.  The 


School Board makes calendar decision on 3-2 vote



Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:53

The Clear Lake School District will continue to dismiss students at 2 p.m. each Wednesday to provide for staff development time, however the district’s 2014-15 school calendar will be based on hours, rather than days.


Dogs, police officers search CL schools in training exercise



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:24

Officials from Clear Lake schools and the Clear Lake Police Department report the first K-9 training exercise conducted at the school Tuesday, April 15, went off as planned.

High School Principal Chris Murphy said five officers with five dogs participated in the unannounced, but previously agreed upon, training exercise.  Four dogs and officers were in the building at one time during second period at the school, between 9:20 and 10:05 a.m. 


Surf District declared ‘Iowa Great Place’



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:23

Grant money will fund sound system at 3 Stars Plaza, Surf parking, marquee improvements

 The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) announced Thursday it has approved an Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board recommendation to award $613,500 for projects in three new Iowa Great Places – Clear Lake’s Surf District, Madison County and Marshalltown – and the Danish Villages.


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