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City inks contract with public works employees



Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:44

    The Clear Lake City Council has approved a new three-year contract with public works department employees.
    The Council voted unanimously Monday, July 2, to a wage increase of 1.75 percent each July 1 and a 1.5 percent wage increase each Jan. 1 of the contract, July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.


Investigation continues into accident



Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:42

    Three people were injured while exiting a carnival ride Monday in Clear Lake City Park.
    At 4:12 p.m. Clear Lake police responded to a call that three individuals were injured at “The Hurricane” ride, owned by Evans United Shows.  When officers arrived it was discovered that the persons were on the ride


Local officials help to send meth dealer to prison for 30 years



Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:39

 A California man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Iowa was sentenced Friday to 30 years in federal prison.
    Shawn Jones, 42, from San Diego, Calif., received the prison term after a Jan. 19, 2012, jury verdict finding him guilty of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Jones was previously convicted of conspiracy to distribute marijuana in the United States District Court Southern District of California in 2006.


Celebration off to a sizzling start



Thursday, 05 July 2012 12:03

    Thrill rides.  Corn dogs.  The merry-go-round.  Funnel cakes.  Bingo.  Tests of skill and strength.
    There’s something for everyone at Clear Lake’s huge Fourth of July celebration this week.
    Evans United Shows opened its annual carnival Friday night and will run for seven days.  Owner Tom Evans said coming to Clear Lake is always a highlight for the group, as they enjoy seeing friends and appreciate the special touches the Clear


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