Celebration ends on a hot note
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:45
You can’t keep a great celebration down.
Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce officials reported an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 persons attended its Fourth of July parade and 25,000 plus were on hand to watch fireworks shot over the lake Wednesday night.
“I was very pleased with how the activities of the Fourth went, considering the heat and mid-week timing
City inks contract with public works employees
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:44
The Clear Lake City Council has approved a new three-year contract with public works department employees.
The Council voted unanimously Monday, July 2, to a wage increase of 1.75 percent each July 1 and a 1.5 percent wage increase each Jan. 1 of the contract, July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.
Investigation continues into accident
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:42
Three people were injured while exiting a carnival ride Monday in Clear Lake City Park.
At 4:12 p.m. Clear Lake police responded to a call that three individuals were injured at “The Hurricane” ride, owned by Evans United Shows. When officers arrived it was discovered that the persons were on the ride
Local officials help to send meth dealer to prison for 30 years
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:39
A California man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Iowa was sentenced Friday to 30 years in federal prison.
Shawn Jones, 42, from San Diego, Calif., received the prison term after a Jan. 19, 2012, jury verdict finding him guilty of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Jones was previously convicted of conspiracy to distribute marijuana in the United States District Court Southern District of California in 2006.
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