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USA Today makes it picks



Wednesday, 30 May 2012 11:37

Clear Lake’s beaches are best

    Clear Lake is home to two top beaches, according to USA Today. 
    Clear Lake’s City Beach and Clear Lake State Park Beach were both mentioned in the publication’s Memorial Day weekend Travel feature, “51 Great American Beaches.”


Man rescued from lake after boat capsizes



Wednesday, 30 May 2012 11:37

    A Des Moines man was rescued Sunday afternoon when the boat he was in capsized in high winds near the island.
     Charley Fields, 41, was rescued by Iowa DNR Conservation Officer Ben Bergman and Water Patrol Officer Zach Scott after the small fishing boat he was operating was rolled by high winds and choppy water at approximately 2 p.m.


Ventura street project will cause traffic issues



Wednesday, 30 May 2012 11:36

    Main Street pavement removals and grading work will begin the week of June 4 in Ventura from Lake Street south to its corporate limits.  Planners warn the project will result in traffic congestion.
     Traffic on Main Street will be maintained, however, it will be one-way alternating traffic controlled by traffic signals. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes, if possible, as the area will be congested.


CLHS awards diplomas to 110 seniors



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:24

    Clear Lake High School held commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 20, for 110 graduating seniors.  The ceremony also included a moment of silence for former CLHS science teacher Blake Lobdell, who died unexpectedly in September,


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