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Video cameras approved for CL buses



Tuesday, 24 December 2013 09:56

The Clear Lake School District has begun installing cameras on its school buses.

The School Board approved the action at its Tuesday, Dec. 17, meeting.   Following the action, installation was scheduled on six buses.


Advisory Council formed for Children’s Autism Center



Tuesday, 24 December 2013 09:53

An Advisory Council has been created for the Opportunity Village Children’s Autism Center in Clear Lake, Iowa.

The role of this group of volunteers will be to advise the Village on OVCAC activities, make suggestions, and review whether the center is meeting the needs of the community. This group will meet at least four times a year, starting in January 2014. 

“We have a wonderful group of volunteers on the Advisory Council who will help guide us,” said Jim Aberg, services director at Opportunity Village.


Early deadlines in effect for next two weeks



Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:34

Early deadlines will be in effect for the next two issues of the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter due to the Christmas and New Year’s holiday.  All news and advertising is due on Friday, rather than Monday, both weeks.  The newspaper will arrive in mailboxes 


Ventura fire service area still in question



Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:25

One township fails to return new contract

Fire protection services remain up in the air for a portion of one township served by the soon-to-be disbanded Ventura Protective Association.

According to VPA Fire Chief and Ventura City Council member John Quintus, the Dec. 10 deadline given to townships served by the VPA has passed without a signed contract from the Clear Lake Township for fire protection services with 


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