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City turns down developer’s request



Wednesday, 08 February 2012 12:50

    Saying they were voting “what the people they represent feel,” three City Council members voted against a proposed development agreement for the redevelopment of the former Fredriksen Welding shop located at 209 1st Ave. S.
    Developer Tim Stenberg planned to build five new two-story condominiums on the L-shaped site and was requesting up to $25,000 from the City to defray costs for environmental expenses he would incur as a result of environmental circumstances at the site such as asbestos abatement,  soil remediation and water quality improvements.


Lake representative’s vote on Landfill Board ends waste energy plant proposal



Wednesday, 08 February 2012 12:48

    The Landfill of North Iowa Board turned down an agreement Thursday night proposed by Creative Energy Systems.  The action thwarted plans for a proposed $35 million waste-to-energy plant in Mason City with 50 jobs.
    Tony Nelson, Clear Lake’s representative on the landfill board voted against the measure.  He was among 24 of the 29 board members who attended Thursday’s meeting at


Surf chosen for historic registry



Wednesday, 01 February 2012 12:12

    The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced that the historic venue has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
    The National Register is administered by the National Park Service, and is the Country’s official list of United


High speed chase out of CL ends with arrest



Wednesday, 01 February 2012 12:10

Dumont man finally apprehended in Klemme

    A Dumont man is in custody after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase  out of Clear Lake early Tuesday morning.
    According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Michael Grover, 22, of Dumont, failed to stop for a Sheriff’s Deputy who witnessed a traffic violation at approximately 1:35 a.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of South Shore Drive.


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