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Two incumbents, two newcomers seek three board seats in Ventura



Wednesday, 07 September 2011 10:39

My name is Kamara (Kami) Dyre.  I have been married to my husband, Jay, for 22 years.  We have lived in Ventura for 19 years.  We have three children: Dustin, 21; Debbie, 19; and Nicholas, nine.  I was born and raised in Ventura and graduated in 1988.  I graduated from Hamilton Business College in 1989 with a diploma in the


School district swings into action after mold alert



Wednesday, 31 August 2011 12:44

Officials: Students in no danger at Sunset School


    An air quality problem at Sunset School has forced Clear Lake school officials to relocate students and staff within the school building this week.  Mid-Iowa Environmental was on the scene Monday to eradicate potential areas of mold on the north side of the roof deck.  The mold does not present an immediate health risk.
    Superintendent Anita Micich said the district was informed Aug. 23 of a concern regarding the air quality in the building which had been directed to the Cerro Gordo Public Health Department by a


Lake School Board promises quick response to Ventura question



Wednesday, 31 August 2011 12:40

What are you offering?


    Clear Lake and Ventura School Boards held a joint meeting Tuesday evening, Aug. 23, at Area Education Agency 267 to discuss past, present and possible future sharing opportunities. 
    According to Clear Lake School Board President Tom Lovell, the meeting provided the opportunity for the Clear Lake Board to hear directly from Ventura officials about goals they have for their district in the face of future financial challenges.  Days earlier the Ventura Board held a community meeting to discuss the future of the district, including the exploration of whole grade sharing with the Garner-Hayfield School District.


Brant files papers to run for Ward 1 City Council seat



Wednesday, 31 August 2011 12:36

    Dana Brant, 1201 N. 5th St., has announced his candidacy for the Clear Lake City Council Ward 1 seat being vacated by Shane Cooney.
    Brant, a real estate investor and contractor, said he considers the time to be right to become more involved with the community he has called home since 2001.  The York, Penn., native has four


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