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Local News

Hauling continues 24/7 while temporary sewer line is installed at Ventura Grade



Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:33

 A temporary pipe is expected to be operational today (Wednesday, June 25) spanning Ventura Heights to Ventura in the wake of a sewer line break June 9. North Iowa Septic Service (NISS) workers were busy Monday floating and attaching a baffle curtain to a temporary pipe spanning approximately 1,200 feet to the park area at the Ventura Grade.


Stories are forever



Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:32

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration in 2014, the Clear Lake Public Library unveiled and dedicated a “Stories 


Lampost Theatre raises the curtain on a summer theater season in Clear Lake



Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:30

by Michelle Watson

 It has been awhile since Clear Lake has had a professional theater group in town. Think back to the days of Chautauqua and Cobblestone Players. Now, thanks to The Lampost Theater, those days are returning.
Lampost Theater, whose home location is Cedar Falls, Iowa, will be bringing its actors and productions to Clear Lake for the summer, under the direction of co-directors and writers of the productions, Jeff and Marsha Hanson.


State of Iowa releases test scores



Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:20

Celebrations, challenges for CL schools

 Just like its students, the Clear Lake School District got a report card, of sorts, from the State of Iowa. And its worthy of being hung on the refrigerator.
 “We’re celebrating some terrific results from our Iowa Assessments,” commented Tracy Thomsen, curriculum director for the Clear Lake Schools. “I remember the year, about 20 some years ago now, when only 49 percent of our fourth grade students were proficient in reading on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills, and that didn’t 


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