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North Iowa child inspires Polar Bear participants



Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:03

About 550 persons braved extremely cold temperatures and participated in a Polar Bear plunge into Clear Lake as part of Christmas By The Lake activities.

The 16th annual Polar Bear Club dip raised an estimated $21,000 for the North Central Iowa Make-A-Wish and Toys for Tots organizations.


Giving Tree need continues in final week



Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:02

Great progress has been made, but 20 ornaments remain on the Giving Tree during its final week on display in the Mirror-Reporter office, 12 N. 4th St.

Each year The Giving Tree provides a very real reminder of the 


Enrollment dips at CL schools



Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:02

Enrollment in the Clear Lake School District slipped 26.64 students in 2013-14, reports Superintendent Anita Micich.

The school leader shared enrollment numbers with the School Board during a November work session.  The current certified enrollment for 2013-2014,  as of Oct. 1, is 1,236.70, she reported. 


Chamber announces parade winners



Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:01

An entry from Friends of 457 was declared the winner in Saturday night’s Christmas By The Lake Lighted Parade.  The volunteer organization, which is dedicated to the preservation of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad steam locomotive in


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