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Rock n’ Roll is here to stay!



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:22

by Michelle Watson and Marianne Morf

The Surf Ballroom has been celebrating the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson for 35 years.  But judging by the 2014 event, the Winter Dance Party hasn’t lost a step.

Thousands stepped back in time over the weekend to hear the sounds 


Business plans bring honors for Lake teen



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:21

by Marianne Morf

At age 17, Kayla Kearns isn’t exactly a business mogul.  She is, however, a girl with a plan.  

Make that two plans.  And they are both winners.

Kayla, a senior at Clear Lake High School, has been named by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship as the winner of its fall 2013 Quick Pitch Biz Competition.   She was awarded first place from 


Distribution center may bring 164 jobs



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:19

City is optimistic laying groundwork for ‘Fortune 100’ company to locate here

The Clear Lake City Council began to lay the groundwork Monday night for the possible construction of a regional warehouse and distribution center which could create 164 full-time jobs with an average annual salary of $39,000.  The project would provide a $19 million tax base.


Man charged with brandishing knife, looking to fight



Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:18

A Clear Lake man has been arrested and charged with going armed with a weapon with intent to harm.

On Saturday, Feb.1, Clear Lake police received a call from Mara Mitchell at approximately 4 p.m.  She was at apartment #25 located at 708 S. 8th St., with several other people. Mitchell advised police that a 46-year-old Hispanic male by the 


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