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Council tables decision on public access parking



Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:56


The Clear Lake City Council has tabled a decision on whether to allow vehicle parking on the north side of the public access at 16th Avenue South.

Gary Laabs, owner of the South Shore Inn and The Landing at 1603 South Shore Drive, had asked the city to allow


Clear Lake Schools plan drive for school supplies



Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:54

The start of the school year is an exciting time for families.  But sometimes that excitement can be mixed with stress for parents who find the costs associated with the new school year to be a challenge.


Work begins for 9/11 memorial



Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:43

Ground was broken Wednesday, July 11, outside the Clear Lake Fire Department for a memorial. A piece of steel from the World Trade Center was given to the CLFD and brought to North Iowa May 19, 2011. The 9/11 steel memorial will be


Lake level continues to drop, but far from record



Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:23

Low water level prompts antique boat group  to cancel Sunday show

   Clear Lake’s low water level has taken a toll on more than a few boat propellers this season.  Now, it’s hitting the event calendar.
    The 17th Annual Clear Lake Antique and Wooden Boat Rendezvous scheduled for Sunday at the Sea Wall has been cancelled this year due to the low water level, explained Libbey Patton, director of tourism for the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  The wooden, aluminum and fiberglass boats built from the 1920’s-1960’s were to have been displayed on land and in the water, but according to Patton, organizers simply felt the risk of damage to the boats was too great.


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