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Opportunity Village plans transition of on-campus services



Wednesday, 20 June 2012 11:08

Opportunity Village plans to create more community-based, smaller homes for individuals it supports over the next four to five years.
     “For a long time, we have wanted to decrease the number of people living under one roof in our Clear Lake campus homes,” said John Severtson, CEO at Clear Lake’s largest employer.  “Smaller living arrangements offer more personal attention, quieter settings and more community integration.”


Rescue boat delivered to city



Wednesday, 13 June 2012 11:03

Clear Lake now has a rescue boat available to emergency personnel.
    Mike Maulsby, owner of Clear Lake Boats, delivered the boat, a new 17-foot Tracker with a 50-horsepower Mercury motor, to the city Thursday.  Police Chief Greg Peterson and Lt. Rex McChesney were on hand to


Dropping water level forces boaters to use caution



Wednesday, 13 June 2012 11:01

    Farmers aren’t the only ones hoping for rain these days.  Boaters are feeling the effects of the dropping level of Clear Lake, according to boat dealers and conservationists.
    Tuesday, the level of the lake was measured at 12.36 inches below the weir. 
    “It’s getting noticeable, but people are still able to have a great time on the lake,” said Scott Maulsby, manager at Clear Lake Boats.  “We’ve held off putting some lifts and


Chain reaction damages six vehicles, minor injuries



Wednesday, 13 June 2012 10:55

Law enforcement responded to a six-car chain reaction collision Friday afternoon in Clear Lake.
    Laverne Bernard, 73, of Estes Park, Colo. was stopped for the signal at the Highway 18 and 8th Street intersection when his vehicle was struck by a 2001 Hyundai driven by 32-year-old Melissa Randall, of


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