Category Archives: News

Ground is broken for new Community Wellness Center

(Above) Ground for the Community Wellness Center was officially broken Tuesday morning, Sept. 15.  Pictured are (L-R) Stacy Doughan, Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce; Chad Schreck, North Iowa Corridor EDC; Seth Meyer, Dean Snyder Construction; Mark Kroemer, Atura Architecture; Doug Gee, Clear Lake Schools Superintendent; Chelsy Snyder, Dean Snyder Construction; City Administrator Scott Flory;…
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City approves incentives for $3 million development along Highway 122

by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake City Council has unanimously approved a development agreement with Flatrock Group LLC which will facilitate a $3 million project in the newly opened Courtway Park Subdivision north of Highway 122 just east of Interstate 35. City Administrator Scott Flory reviewed the project with the City Council at its Tuesday,…
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Never Forget

[caption id="attachment_57770" align="alignleft" width="300"] James Smith took part in special ceremonies during the 9/11 service by placing a New York Yankees helmet at the local memorial honoring the 2,511 civilians killed on 9/11. (Left) Law enforcement and firefighters stood at attention as a bagpiper played. (Above) Decorah native Steven McArthur was the guest speaker.[/caption] Rain…
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Garage sales!

It’s the final Citywide Garage Sale weekend of the summer season.  Some sales start as early as Thursday and continue to Sunday. Check out page 7B in this edition for all of the details.  There is also a map and link which will help you navigate the fun. http://clreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CLMR-Page-B7.pdf
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A TRI-umph!

Hundreds of athletes made their way to Clear Lake for the 4th annual TRI Clear Lake event Saturday.  The triathlon had been scheduled for May, but due to COVID-19 was postponed until Labor Day weekend this year.  The wait was worth it, as conditions were perfect for the swim, bike ride and run.  Race Directors…
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City names new finance director

Marriott exec will join staff Sept. 21 The City of Clear Lake has selected Creighton Schmidt as its new Director of Finance. Schmidt will replace Linda Nelson, who is retiring after more than 30 years as the City’s Finance Director. Schmidt, 32, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has more than 10 years experience with…
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