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Students and parents dig in to improve garden



Wednesday, 05 October 2011 10:51

    Last spring, students at Clear Creek Elementary school launched an ambitious fundraising campaign to collect as much change and as many dollars as they could to enhance outdoor playgrounds, classroom and garden areas at the school. Through the “Change for Change…It Makes Sense to Grow our Children!”


This could be the start of something good



Wednesday, 05 October 2011 10:39

Clear Lakers urged to support state plan by walking on Friday


  Louie Covillo’s message is simple-- come out and walk on Friday.  Covillo is the local chairperson for Iowa’s Start Somewhere Walk, scheduled to take place at noon Friday, Oct. 7. 
    In Clear Lake, walks are planned at City Park and Opportunity Village as part of the goal of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation within five years.  Iowa Governor


Holly, Valens, Richardson families will attend park dedication



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:18

    The City of Clear Lake, along with the Surf Ballroom & Museum and Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, will honor Buddy Holly, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and Ritchie Valens, with a special event on Thursday, Oct. 13.  The event dedicating the recently completed Three Stars Plaza will also feature an unveiling of the central art feature which celebrates


City rejects contractor’s bill for change order in fire station construction



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:17

    The Clear Lake City Council has directed City Administrator Scott Flory to meet with representatives of SEH, Inc. to negotiate the amount the city is willing to pay for a change order the architectural firm made on the city’s new fire station without Council approval.
    Stan Owens, lead technician, architectural services for SEH, told the Council at a recent workshop that during the excavation at the rear of the building substandard materials were discovered in the subsoil.


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