Category Archives: News

Fire in the sky

The Pyrotechnics Guild International held its annual convention at the North Iowa Events Center last week, providing the public with the chance to see some amazing fireworks competition shows. Approximately 1,200 pyrotechnic enthusiasts attended the convention, which included learning opportunities throughout the week.  PGI located its event at the North Iowa fairgrounds for the third…
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City Council approves purchase of new ambulance

The Clear Lake City Council has approved the purchase of a new ambulance for the city’s fire department.  The new unit, which will cost the City $204,867, will replace a 2002 unit purchased used from the City of Garner in 2009.  CLFD Chief Doug Meyers told the Council that unit has been out of commission…
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Read and win Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets!

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter is giving away tickets to the 2018 Minnesota Renaissance Festival over the next few weeks. An advertisement in this week’s paper features a trivia question that can be answered by reading this week’s paper. Answer the question and return the entry to the Mirror-Reporter.  Limit two tickets per family.  Each ticket…
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DSC celebrates 60 years of business growth

Dean Snyder Construction (DSC), of Clear Lake, will celebrate 60 years of hard work, customer service and quality results, with an open house Sunday, Aug. 19. The public is encouraged to stop at the business between 3 and 6 p.m. today (Wednesday, Aug. 15) and visit with the Snyder family and tour the building and…
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Local veteran Jack Kennedy honored at Wrigley Field

(Above) SSG Charles “Jack” Kennedy, of Clear Lake, appears on the jumbotron at Chicago’s Wrigley Field as he was honored for his service during World War II. by Marianne Gasaway [caption id="attachment_36068" align="alignleft" width="270"] Jack displays the baseball Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber signed for him.[/caption] Lots of youngsters dream of standing on a professional baseball…
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