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Unsworth to run for at-large City Council seat



Wednesday, 27 July 2011 11:37

Terry Unsworth has announced his plan to seek election to the remaining two-year term of the at-large City Council position he currently holds.
    Unsworth originally served one term on the Council, ending in December, 2009, representing the Second Ward.  He was appointed to the at-large position formerly held by Jon Monson in September, 2010.  His appointment was for the period ending with the November, 2011 election.


Election extremes



Wednesday, 27 July 2011 11:34

With filing deadline looming, School Board ballot still empty in Clear Lake; Five file papers in Ventura


With barely more than one week remaining until filing deadline, one local school district will have several candidates to consider for Board vacancies, while the other has none.
    In Clear Lake, those at the District’s Administrative Office report no nomination papers have filed by any candidate considering running in the Sept. 13 School Board election.
    Three Clear Lake School Board positions will be decided in the election.  Incumbents Ron Andrews and Tom Lovell have announced they will not seek re-election.  Deb Betz has indicated she will run again, however has not yet filed candidacy papers.


Dredging begins at Marsh



Wednesday, 20 July 2011 11:38

    Dredging equipment was moved in over the weekend and workers are ready to begin dredging the Ventura Marsh this week. 
    According to CLEAR Project Director David Knoll, the sediment will be pumped to a new containment site located behind the DNR

wildlife office in Ventura.  They will be taking out about 15,000 cubic yards of sediment.  The channel will be deepest (10’) and widest (100’) at the pump station, and then get shallower and narrower as it extends out into the marsh.  It will go out approximately 1,250’.


Upmeyer announces re-election plans



Wednesday, 20 July 2011 11:36

House Majority leader will move to CL as part of new District 54   


House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer has announced she intends to run for re-election in House District 54.
    After redistricting, District 54 is comprised of portions of Cerro Gordo and Butler Counties and all of Franklin County.   Upmeyer intends to move to the Clear Lake area to run in, what is essentially, the district she currently represents.


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