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Reporter office closed Friday



Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:05

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter office, 12 N. 4th St., will be closed Friday, Nov. 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  


Love it, or hate it We’re iced in



Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:30

Clear Lake was officially declared iced in by the Clear Lake Water Department on Monday, Nov. 17, two weeks earlier than normal, but the one and one-quarter inches of ice is far from ready to be invaded by hundreds of ice anglers.


Upmeyer re-elected as Iowa House Majority Leader



Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:29

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) has been re-elected as Majority Leader in the Iowa House. 

Upmeyer will be serving her seventh term in the House and has previously served as the House Minority Whip for two years and the Majority Leader for


Winter storm triggers waterfowl exodus



Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:28

by Lowell Washburn    

Even by Northern Plains standards, the season’s first winter storm was one for the record books.  The massive weather system -- officially dubbed Winter Storm Astro -- roared onto the mid-western scene on Tuesday, Nov. 11, delivering subzero wind chills and dumping more than a foot of snow on portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin.  In Minnesota, the combination of high winds and icy roadways put more than 500 vehicles in the ditch.  Forecasters predicted that before it was over, all 50 states would see freezing temperatures.


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