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RAGBRAI group develops rules for vendors during July 23 stop here



Wednesday, 09 April 2014 15:18

“One aspect of having RAGBRAI visit a community is the opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to generate income as a vendor.  While a perception is that everyone can ‘get rich’ when RAGBRAI comes to town, the fact is that will not happen, however those who want to get involved, do some extra work, have some fun, and make a nice profit will probably meet their expectations,” explains Diane Thompson, chair of the local committee planning for the RAGBRAI visit to Clear Lake July 23.


Making space



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:47

Former fire station is being transformed for police use

Renovations at Clear Lake City Hall which will more than double the space allotted to the police department are beginning to take shape.

Police Chief Rex McChesney says King Construction, which was awarded the $1.14 million contract, is rapidly transforming the former fire station into space for booking, interview rooms, IT rooms, evidence and weapons storage, a detective’s office, officer locker room, showers and more.


Willett to leave NI Corridor; will lead Central Iowa initiative



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:46

 The North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation has announced that President and CEO Brent Willett, CEcD will leave the organization to lead a Central Iowa economic development initiative.  His last day will be April 11.



Supervisor race is a hot ticket



Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:44

Clear Lakers Grandon and Good file in final week

Seven candidates-- three Republicans and four Democrats-- have filed nomination papers for the Cerro Gordo County District 2 Supervisor position. Bob Amosson, a Republican who has held the position for 13 years, is not seeking re-election.

Primaries for both parties will be held Tuesday, June 3.


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