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Willett to leave NI Corridor; will lead Central Iowa initiative



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:46

 The North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation has announced that President and CEO Brent Willett, CEcD will leave the organization to lead a Central Iowa economic development initiative.  His last day will be April 11.



Supervisor race is a hot ticket



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:44

Clear Lakers Grandon and Good file in final week

Seven candidates-- three Republicans and four Democrats-- have filed nomination papers for the Cerro Gordo County District 2 Supervisor position. Bob Amosson, a Republican who has held the position for 13 years, is not seeking re-election.

Primaries for both parties will be held Tuesday, June 3.


Teen’s volunteer service earns national Spirit of Community Award



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:42

Seventeen-year-old Riley Brinkman, of Clear Lake, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.  The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama. 



Rollover sends driver to hospital



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:41

Tuesday morning, April 1, about 7:02 a.m. Cerro Gordo County deputies responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries at 242nd Street and Balsam Avenue, Ventura. Korey Zwiefel, 44, of Ventura, was driving southbound in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup when he lost control. The vehicle left the


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