Tuesday 28 April 2015

Local News

Library Director Jean Casey announces retirement



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:04

by Marianne Morf

It seems fitting that Jean Casey is marking the 30th anniversary of her service as Clear Lake library director, as the library itself turns 125-years-old in 2014.  Both have been dedicated to preserving stories in our community.


Competitive bid climate translates to taxpayer savings



Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:03

City Hall renovations come in 15 percent under estimate

The Clear Lake City Council awarded a $1.14 million contract to King Construction, of Clear Lake, for the renovation of City Hall.  King was the lowest of eight bidders for the work.

“We had good, competitive bidding for the work,” said City Administrator Scott Flory reporting on the Jan. 14 bid opening. The


Firefighters respond to house fires



Wednesday, 15 January 2014 09:24

At approximately 3:15 a.m. Saturday morning the Clear Lake Police Department received a report of a fire in an upstairs bedroom at 405 S. 12th St.  

The Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly extinguished a small fire found in the corner of the room.  After ventilating the structure and determining the fire had not extended beyond the bedroom, the occupants were allowed to return inside.  


Icy conditions send vehicles into I-35 ditch



Wednesday, 15 January 2014 09:23

Icy conditions are being blamed for a driver losing control of his pickup truck on Interstate 35 Sunday, sending the truck and a large recreational vehicle into the ditch.


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