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Chubby Checker headlines 2014 Winter Dance Party



Wednesday, 23 October 2013 11:40

The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced the artists scheduled to appear at the 2014 

Winter Dance Party event, scheduled for Jan. 29-Feb. 1. 

“We are very pleased to present this exciting line-up,” stated Surf Ballroom & Museum 


When the band goes marching in



Wednesday, 23 October 2013 11:39

The Clear Lake High School Marching Band made a special entrance to the final home football game of the season Friday.  Band Director Brandon Borseth arranged a dinner at


Man sentenced to 10-years for attempting to steal child



Wednesday, 23 October 2013 11:31

A Belmond man accused of trying to steal an infant from a Clear Lake bar earlier this year has been sentenced to 10-years in prison.

Jonathan Workman, 34, entered an Alford plea on the charge of child stealing after he was accused of trying to take a six-month-old from Rumorz on April 20.  An Alford plea means the defendant does not admit guilt but acknowledges prosecutors can likely prove the charge. Two other charges in the case were dismissed.  


Three candidates on the ballot for two Ventura Council seats



Wednesday, 23 October 2013 11:29

One incumbent and two challengers filed nomination papers for two Ventura City Council seats.  Kristie Meints, 2605 E. Lake St.,  and Fred Petersburg, 1101 E. Lake St., are seeking the Council positions, as well as incumbent Brian Vaage, 101 E. Lake St.  

Questionnaires sent to each candidate by the Mirror-Reporter were returned by Meints and Petersburg.   Vaage, who is looking for a third term on the Council, chose not to complete the questionnaire. Council 


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