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Lake level continues to drop, but far from record

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:23

Low water level prompts antique boat group  to cancel Sunday show

   Clear Lake’s low water level has taken a toll on more than a few boat propellers this season.  Now, it’s hitting the event calendar.
    The 17th Annual Clear Lake Antique and Wooden Boat Rendezvous scheduled for Sunday at the Sea Wall has been cancelled this year due to the low water level, explained Libbey Patton, director of tourism for the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  The wooden, aluminum and fiberglass boats built from the 1920’s-1960’s were to have been displayed on land and in the water, but according to Patton, organizers simply felt the risk of damage to the boats was too great.

   

Alliant urges conservation with continued hot weather

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:23

    Interstate Power and Light Co. (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, announced again Tuesday it would cycle air conditioners for all participating Iowa customers. Weather conditions were such that from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. customers enrolled in the Appliance Cycling program had their air conditioner cycled in 15-minute intervals to reduce overall energy usage.

   

MC Board approves shared school leader’s salary; CL Board will vote Monday

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:22

    The Clear Lake School Board is expected to approve a 3 percent raise in the pay package it shares with Mason City for Superintendent Anita Micich.
    Monday night the Mason City School Board agreed to a 3 percent increase for its administrators and Superintendent  Micich, who is also superintendent of the Clear

   

Chamber gives visitors a new way to tour Clear Lake

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:21

    The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is giving visitors another way to enjoy Clear Lake-- by bike!
    Due to popular visitor demand, the Chamber is now renting bicycles at its Visitor Center, 205 Main Ave.

   

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