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Local News

Ventura reports frozen water lines



Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:16

The City of Ventura has joined the ranks of communities experiencing frozen water lines due to deep frost this winter season.

City officials are encouraging residents to leave a pencil-size stream of water running nearest the meter location at 


McChesney named interim police chief



Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:09

Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb announced Monday night he is appointing Police Lieutenant Rex McChesney as interim police chief.  He will lead the department after Chief Greg Peterson retires April 30.


Reporter Publisher inducted into industry’s Heritage Club



Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:08

Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter Owner/Publisher Mike Finnegan was honored with a plaque of recognition at the annual Iowa Newspaper Association convention held in Des Moines this past week.  





Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:07

Extreme cold, deep frost causing pipe problems

It was 75 years ago this month that Billy’s Casino, one of Clear Lake’s night clubs on the south shore, burned to the ground.  The fire started in the rest room, where the owner was using a blow torch to thaw out the water pipes which had frozen with sub-zero temperatures.


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