Thursday 29 January 2015

Local News

Mystery company countdown: One month until reveal



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:31

The countdown is on for the announcement of the $65 million warehouse and distribution center under construction in Clear Lake’s Industrial Park.  

Chad Schreck, executive director of the North Iowa Corridor EDC, told the Clear Lake City Council Monday night that the company plans to reveal its identity in one month.


Veterans Memorial Golf Course reports strong 2014, steady future



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:28

Twenty-fourteen was a very good year for Veterans Memorial Golf Club.

In its fourth year since being taken over by the City of Clear Lake, the nine-hole golf course continued to show an increase in net income and achieved significant milestones.

Tom Lovell, a Veterans Memorial Golf Club Foundation Board member, said the course enjoyed a $32,000 net income in 2014, up 14 percent over 2013 revenues.  It was the fourth season of positive income.  “Based on that, we believe we can be managed profitably in the future,” Lovell told the City Council Monday night.


Veteran’s memorial replica displayed for public comment



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:27

Models will be moved to other sites in weeks to come

What would the proposed veteran’s memorial look like by the Sea Wall?  Or where the water tower used to stand?

Now, you can see for yourself.

The task force charged with making a recommendation to the City Council about the best location for a memorial has placed a replica of the proposed structures at the Sea Wall and is inviting public comment.


The Jack draws a crowd



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:25

The sixth annual “The Jack” Helgren Memorial Iowa Lemans Championship drew a large audience and number of participants to Clear Lake State Park 


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