Tuesday 16 September 2014

Local News

Democrats will choose Supervisor candidate tonight



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:25

 The Cerro Gordo County Democratic Party will hold a nominating convention at 6 p.m. tonight (June 18) at the County Courthouse Boardroom to decide who will be the party’s nominee in the November election for the County Supervisor District 2 seat.
 Supervisors canvassed the June 3 election on June 10 and determined none of the four Democratic candidates received 35 


Republicans pick Callanan; No winner for Democrats



Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:23

Democratic nominee will be chosen at County Convention

The primary election is over, but the slate is not quite set for the District 2 Supervisor race in November’s General Election. While Republican Casey Callanan, of Clear Lake, captured enough votes to become his party’s candidate in November, no Democratic candidate received the necessary 35 percent of the vote.


Hewitt shares small town banking perspective as member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago



Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:22

 Mark Hewitt takes pride in being a local banker. He also takes pride in his recent service to a larger financial entity, serving as a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

 The Federal Reserve is actually the nation’s central bank, helping to formulate 


Wastewater discharged into lake



Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:21

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported a contractor working on a road project at Ventura Monday struck a sewer force main, releasing a small, but unknown, amount of wastewater in to Clear Lake.

Godbersen-Smith Construction, of Ida Grove, was working on a road and culvert project on the Ventura grade when they struck a sewer force main, according to the DNR.   


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