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Multiple blazes, accidents keep local firefighters hopping



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:25

Clear Lake and Ventura volunteer firefighters have been putting in long hours during the past week, responding to numerous fire calls and vehicular accidents.

Early Saturday morning, March 15, fire engulfed the unattached shop and garage at the Donald Welty residence at 4392 290th St., Clear Lake.  At 1:31 a.m. the Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched, along with Ventura Fire


CL teacher, coach hospitalized after spring break accident



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:21

A Clear Lake High School teacher and coach is continuing to make progress after being rushed to a hospital with head injuries suffered in a spring break vacation mishap.

Eric Perry and his wife, Renee, were vacationing in Cozumel, Mexico.  On the first day of the trip, Monday, March 10, Eric slipped near a pool and fell on wet concrete, hitting his head.  Thankfully he received  immediate


City approves bond sale for new industry



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:21

Leaders react to criticism of keeping potential business confidential 

The Clear Lake City Council gave its unanimous approval Monday night to a resolution providing for the issuance of $1.62 million to fund a forgivable loan for a business planning to build a warehouse and distribution center in the Larry Luker Memorial Industrial Park.

The city has reached a development agreement with Windmill Realty LLC, which now has the legal obligation to create the tax base, capital investment, and jobs 


RABGRAI meeting scheduled March 29



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:20

On Saturday, March 29, RAGBRAI is hosting a Pass Through Town meeting for the towns on the Forest City to Mason City route in July 2014.    At this meeting Clear Lake and Ventura will find out guidelines for their role as a pass through town on July 23.  


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