Thursday 29 January 2015

Local News

Cannon sounds for the final time at Lions Field



Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:46

There will be no more resounding booms following Clear Lake touchdowns at Lions Field.

Mike Keefe says that after 11 years he is retiring the cannon he built to celebrate success on the gridiron.  Last Friday night he and friend Rex McChesney, along with members of the fire department and others, set off their final salute from beyond the north endzone as Clear Lake topped Hampton-Dumont, 20-7.


Trading Spaces



Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:40

Police transition into half of new space

It’s business as usual at the Clear Lake Police Department.  And that’s saying something.

Without so much as a minute downtime, the department has seamlessly moved into its new headquarters-- the former fire department garage at City Hall.  The garage has been renovated to provide space for a dispatch center, officer’s room, locker room, armory, booking room and interrogation rooms.


Employee accused of stealing more than 30K from pharmacy



Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:39

A former employee of Clear Lake Pharmacy has been accused of taking in excess of $30,000 from the business.

As the result of a lengthy ongoing investigation, Abigail L. Roberts, 29, from Rockwell, Iowa, has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct (Class B felony) and 1st Degree Theft (Class C felony).


High speed chase starts at I-35



Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:39

Four females were taken into custody after a high speed chase that began early Monday morning.

Authorities say the females were caught shoplifting at Walmart in Mason City at 4:50 a.m. and fled in a vehicle toward I-35. Clear Lake Police stopped the vehicle on Highway 122 at 5:02 a.m. and the females allegedly fled again.  The pursuit continued to Hardin County, where the vehicle was again stopped in the southbound lanes of I-35 near mile markers 144-147. The


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