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Neighbors take issue with business noise

by Marianne Gasaway A number of Clear Lake residents are speaking out against a Clear Lake business which they say is too loud. At its Oct. 4 meeting, North Shore Drive residents Steve Nicklaus, Bill Yohn and Terry Latimer, owner of the Hilltop Motel, addressed the City Council with complaints about loud music coming from…
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106 years young

Clear Lake resident Carrie Baskett celebrated her 106th birthday Oct. 7. - Reporter photo by Marianne Gasaway. Clear Lake resident celebrates a milestone by Marianne Gasaway If you’re looking for the secret to a long life, just ask Clear Lake resident Carrie Baskett.  That is, if you can catch up to her. Carrie gathered with…
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Public health announces flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinics

With flu season fast approaching, CG Public Health is urging the community to take advantage of all the vaccines for which they are eligible. Whether it’s for their first or second COVID-19 vaccination, a booster or third dose to combat waning immunity or the flu shot, get vaccinated.   “It is so important to get…
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Public forum planned for School Board candidates

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter and Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will host a public forum for Clear Lake School Board candidates Thursday, Oct. 28.  Tony Brownlee, Chyrl Bergvig and Greg Southgate have agreed to participate in the hour-long event at the City Hall Community Room. The forum, set to take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m.,…
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Falling for Fall

Fall was in the air and virtually everywhere around downtown Clear Lake Saturday, as the Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Harvest Fest.  The day included all kinds of fall fun, ranging from a grape stomp and salsa contest to hay rack rides and even a 5K run/walk.   Chamber CEO Stacy Doughan said community…
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Alzheimer’s Walk has special meaning for Clear Lake couple

by Marianne Gasaway When the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is held in Mason City on Saturday, Trudi Hoil will be there. On Walk day, participants honor those affected by Alzheimer’s with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony — a mission-focused experience that signifies solidarity in the fight against the disease. The colors of the…
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