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Survey: School district wants to plan early dismissals



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:25


Every week? Every other? Late start or early dismissal? School Board wants to know


Clear Lake school leaders are sending home an assignment for parents this week -- a survey which will help determine the 2013-14 school calendar.  Specifically, the School Board is asking for input about early dismissal options.

During the current school year the district has scheduled early dismissals every other Wednesday to accommodate required teacher in-service dates.  


Students navigate Mt. Rainier



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:21


Three Iowa State University students from Clear Lake started the new year on a natural high.

On Jan. 3, at 8:28 p.m. Payton Hand, Andrew Klein and Colton Kennedy were among eight members of the Iowa State University Mountaineering and Climbing 


Kite festival cancelled



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:20


Deteriorating ice conditions, open water create safety concerns


For the first time in its 12-year history, Clear Lake’s Color the Wind Kite Festival scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16, has been cancelled.  

Warm weather, rain and winds degraded the ice at the downtown Seawall to the point where festival 


City sets public hearing for proposed paved trail at recreation area



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:19


The Clear Lake City Council will hold a public hearing March 18 about a proposed outdoor recreational trail. 

The Parks and Recreation Department has developed plans for a three-quarter-mile long trail to wind around the city’s recreation area located on 12th Avenue South. 


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