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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:18

Family takes showmanship to next level

by Michelle Watson

There is a lot of hard work, dedication and commitment involved in raising award winning cattle, and no one knows that better than Courtney Younge, of Ventura.  Younge, a senior at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School, has been collecting some impressive awards in the show ring.


Major development project confirmed



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 09:13

Project to add more than $300M to regional economy over 10 years

Officials with the City of Clear Lake and North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation on Monday announced that a major economic development project the groups have been courting for several months is now official and will proceed.  

The company behind the 340,000 square-foot regional warehouse and distribution facility project notified the City and the Corridor last week that final approval for the project to locate in Clear Lake has been reached and construction will commence in the spring, Corridor President & CEO Brent Willett and City Administrator Scott Flory confirmed. 


Clear Lake man chased down, arrested on drug charges



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 09:11

Chad Tannahill, of Clear Lake, was arrested in Mason City Friday, March 7, on a charge of possession with the intent to deliver methamphetamine. 

According to a report from the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrested Tannahill, 45, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue after a short foot chase. 


Students turn fun in the snow into a lesson for life



Wednesday, 19 March 2014 09:07

by Marianne Morf

Educators call it Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW).  Fourth graders at Clear Creek Elementary School just call it fun.

A day spent building snow forts doesn’t sound like a very productive learning day, but teachers Troy Einertson, Melanie Marreel, Shawn Puttmann and Ruth Christensen have turned the entire experience-- which included much more than building, into a lesson all are bound to remember and use beyond the school  yard.


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