Friday 24 October 2014

Local News

City negotiates cost of fire service with townships



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:26

Compensation paid by six townships for fire protection services provided by the Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department will more than double under the terms of new, updated agreements.

Clear Lake City Administrator Scott Flory and Fire Chief Doug Meyers discussed agreements reached with Clear Lake, Grant, 


Democrats will choose Supervisor candidate tonight



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:25

 The Cerro Gordo County Democratic Party will hold a nominating convention at 6 p.m. tonight (June 18) at the County Courthouse Boardroom to decide who will be the party’s nominee in the November election for the County Supervisor District 2 seat.
 Supervisors canvassed the June 3 election on June 10 and determined none of the four Democratic candidates received 35 


Republicans pick Callanan; No winner for Democrats



Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:23

Democratic nominee will be chosen at County Convention

The primary election is over, but the slate is not quite set for the District 2 Supervisor race in November’s General Election. While Republican Casey Callanan, of Clear Lake, captured enough votes to become his party’s candidate in November, no Democratic candidate received the necessary 35 percent of the vote.


Hewitt shares small town banking perspective as member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago



Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:22

 Mark Hewitt takes pride in being a local banker. He also takes pride in his recent service to a larger financial entity, serving as a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

 The Federal Reserve is actually the nation’s central bank, helping to formulate 


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