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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.


Candidates begin to emerge for District 2 Supervisor seat



Wednesday, 15 January 2014 09:20

The field of candidates seeking the District 2 Cerro Gordo County Supervisor seat being vacated by Robert Amosson has grown to four.  Three candidates, two Republicans and a Democrat, announced this week they have taken out nomination papers.  They join previously announced Democratic candidate John Drury, of Swaledale.  Drury is the mayor of Swaledale.


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