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CL Middle School principal accepts Mason City job



Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:38


Clear Lake Middle School Principal Dan Long will be leaving the district at the end of the school year to accept the position of principal at Mason City High School.

Superintendent Anita Micich made the announcement Friday.


Micich not among final two considered in Nebraska



Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:37


Superintendent of Schools Anita Micich has not been offered a similar position in Nebraska.

Micich had recently informed the Clear Lake School Board that she was one of six candidates interviewing for a superintendent’s position at the Papillion-LaVista School District, located south of Omaha, Nebraska.  After interviewing the candidates early last week, two finalists-- both from Nebraska, were chosen.


Please don’t feed the...



Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:33

Council drafts ordinance to prohibit feeding the... 

City officials say they have asked nicely.  Now they are going to put some bite in their request to not feed waterfowl.

The Council approved a draft of a new ordinance which will prohibit feeding waterfowl within 300-feet of any City owned and maintained recreation area.  This includes City Beach and North Lakeview Drive,


Another first:



Wednesday, 10 April 2013 11:38


Ryg leaves for FBI National Academy

by Marianne Morf


Police Lieutenant Deb Ryg has recorded another professional first.  

The first woman on the Clear Lake police department has now become the first Clear Lake police officer to be invited to attend the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Va.  Ryg left last week to begin a 10-week course of study.  She will concentrate on management studies.

Police Chief Greg Peterson nominated Ryg for acceptance into the prestigious academy.  FBI National Academy graduates make up less than one percent of the country’s law enforcement officers.

“It’s quite an honor,” Peterson said, noting only six Iowans are selected each year for the academy.  He submitted her nomination 


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