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Harley is hooked!



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:47

Fishing trip turns into $1,000 payday for angler

Fishing was not only fun, but profitable, for an Oelwein, Iowa father and son on Sunday.  Steve M. Ralston and his son, Steve C., reeled in a tagged walleye worth $1,000.

The elder Ralston had received a gift certificate for an outing on Clear Lake with Paul’s Fishing Guide as a Christmas gift from his wife.  But when that didn’t work out, he opted for a spring outing with guide Kevan Paul.


Couple seeks city funding for pet shelter



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:46


A Clear Lake couple is asking the City of Clear Lake to help fund a no-kill animal shelter.

Debbie and Chuck Kern, owners of The Animal House in Clear Lake, have formed “Patriots for Pets Rescue and Shelter,” a 501©(3) non-profit corporation.  They intend to build a new 6,000 square foot building capable of housing approximately 75 homeless dogs and cats.  Debbie Kern told the Council Monday they have surveyed and subdivided the land where their business is located on North 40th Street.  They intend to donate the land to Patriots for Pets for construction of a no-kill animal rescue and shelter building.


Waverly educator tabbed for Clear Lake Middle School principal position



Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:46


Steve Kwikkel, of Waverly, Iowa has accepted the position of Clear Lake Middle School Principal for the 2013-2014 school year, according to Clear Lake Superintendent Anita Micich.  Kwikkel was chosen from a pool of five final candidates for the position.  

The Clear Lake Board of Education will receive the recommendation to hire Kwikkel at a special session of the Board on Monday, June 10, at 5:15 p.m.





Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:19


Lots of rain makes for a higher lake!  The lake rose 3.48” to its new reading 


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