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Ventura hosts hearing for whole grade sharing



Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:43

    The Ventura Board of Education held a Public Hearing on Monday, Nov. 21, to discuss a whole grade sharing agreement with Garner-Hayfield Schools.  
    About 100 people attended the hearing, which is the second of three steps toward a final agreement. School Boards from both districts started the process by approving resolutions of intent in October. The next step is for the Garner-Hayfield School Board to also host a public hearing. That hearing has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec.


Loose ends tied up on city projects, reports



Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:41

    The Clear Lake City Council put the wraps on a number of projects Monday night during one of the final regular Council meetings of the year.
    Jason Petersburg, of Veenstra & Kimm, reported work on the CDBG Sanitary Sewer Collection System Improvement Project is now complete between North Shore Drive and Buddy Holly Place, and on Highway 18 west to Buddy Holly Place.  And after making a repair to a casing pipe, R&R Excavating is expected to finish work on the final


Ornaments are ready



Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:27

    The Giving Tree, a program to help local families this holiday season, is now in place in the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter office, 12 N. 4th St.  This is the 22nd year the Mirror-Reporter has teamed with Clear Lake and Ventura Schools, Head Start and Charlie Brown for the program.


Larson Manufacturing announces Clear Lake facility will close



Wednesday, 16 November 2011 11:53

     Larson Manufacturing, located in Clear Lake, made the announcement on Tuesday, Nov. 8, that they will be consolidating Clear Lake’s plant into the Lake Mills operation.  Due to the consolidation, 68 employees at the Clear Lake facility will lose their jobs.   
    Product lines and the majority of the employee base from the Clear Lake site will be integrated into the Lake Mills facility.  Ninety employees will retain their jobs and move to


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