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Ready for parking



Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:41

Lines have been painted and temporary parking is now allowed on the north side of the 16th Avenue South public access and boat ramp.  The measure is intended to provide much-needed parking for The Landing, owned by Gary and Diane Laabs.  The restaurant, which opened this summer, is part of the South Shore Inn, formerly known



City Council reviews extreme bids for projects



Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:38

The Clear Lake City Council reviewed bids for local bridge and road work at its Monday, Aug. 6, meeting.  Extreme bids--at least one extremely favorable and others as expected or not quite as good, were approved.


Arraignment set for Lake man facing sex abuse charges



Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:37

A Clear Lake man arrested and charged with Lascivious Acts with a Child, a Class D felony and Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree, a Class C felony, will be arraigned Aug. 20.

On Aug. 5,  Clear Lake police arrested 25-year-old Mason City resident David Powell II in a sting operation.  Powell showed up at a local motel thinking he was going to be meeting a 13-year-old Clear Lake girl for sex; instead he 


Trial delayed for man accused of soliciting to commit murder of teen



Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:31


The trial of a Clear Lake man accused of solicitation to commit murder has been delayed until September.

Alan Cannon was charged in March with two counts of solicitation to commit murder, one count of conspiracy to commit murder and one count of attempted murder.  Cannon was charged in November 2011 with third-degree 


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