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CLPD K-9 officer will be replaced



Wednesday, 28 March 2012 11:43

The Clear Lake Police Department plans to exchange its K-9 officer.
    Police Chief Greg Peterson said “Quanto,” who came to Clear Lake in 2010, will be returned to Mid-Michigan Kennels where he was

purchased. The decision was made after Quanto bit a member of the Clear Lake Ambulance crew on the forearm.  Although the bite was not


A hot mess



Wednesday, 28 March 2012 11:42

Crews from Tony’s Wrecker in Clear Lake, work to upright an overturned semi on Interstate 35 north of Clear Lake.  The semi, hauling a tanker of tar, came to rest in the median of I-35 at the B-20 interchange on March 20.   The driver, 24-year-old Travis Noordhoek of Prairie Du Chien, Wis., was southbound


Econofoods will become Payless Foods



Wednesday, 28 March 2012 11:40

    Econofoods in Clear Lake will close at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 1, and re-open at 7 a.m. Monday, April 2, as Payless Foods.
    Econofoods, owned by the Nash Finch Company, has been sold to Randy Goetz, of Tipton, Iowa.  Goetz owns several Nash Finch-affiliated grocery stores in Iowa, including stores in Osage, Tipton, Dyersville, Anamosa, New English and Grundy Center.


Ventura principal resigns



Wednesday, 28 March 2012 11:38

Cassidy will go to work for Cedar Rapids AEA office

    The Ventura School Board has accepted the resignation of Principal Rob Cassidy. 
    Cassidy, who has been with the district four years, will join the Grant Wood Area Education Agency at Cedar Rapids in the area of Special Education leadership in July.


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