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City continues to shine fiscally in hard economic times



Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:19

The City of Clear Lake continues to be a shining example of fiscal strength.

City Administrator Scott Flory gave the City Council an overview of the Annual Financial report he will submit to the Iowa Department of Management and State Auditor’s Office, as required by law.  Flory pointed out the Iowa Constitution limits the amount of General Obligation debt a City may incur to no more than 5 percent of its 100 percent valuation. 


Aerial truck will take department to new heights



Monday, 26 November 2012 14:17


The Clear Lake Fire Department welcomed a new 75-foot straight stick Sutphen Ladder truck Thursday, Nov. 16.   The new apparatus will become the CLFD’s first response vehicle to structure fires within city limits. The truck replaces a pumper “3303” purchased by Clear Lake in 1983 and currently in service. 


The season of giving begins



Monday, 26 November 2012 14:17


The 23rd annual Giving Tree is now displayed in the Mirror-Reporter office.  The tree displays the needs of local children and families during this holiday season.

Sign-up forms for the Giving Tree were distributed at Parent-Teacher conferences held in the Clear Lake School District.  They were also sent home with Ventura Elementary School students, as well as those attending Head Start and Lake Town Charlie Brown.  Questions regarding sign-up for the Giving 


Students tip their hats to classmate recovering from head injury



Monday, 26 November 2012 14:15

Students at Clear Lake Middle School and High School tipped their caps Tuesday to a fellow student currently homebound as the result of a head injury.

“It was hat’s off and cap’s on for Austin!” exclaimed Middle School Counselor Janelle Ham.  “We wanted to do something to let Austin know we are thinking of 

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