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Winds whip up a mess



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:31


After a relatively storm-free winter season, North Iowa experienced its third straight Monday filled with delays, postponements and cancellations.  Although only two inches of snow fell on Clear Lake Sunday night into Monday, winds 


Weather delays water tower demo



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:27

Demolition work on the city’s downtown water tower was delayed this week due to weather.

Isler Demolition, of Michigan, had planned to begin work dismantling the vintage 1949 water tower this week, however forecasts for snow, ice and high winds caused the company to revise its schedule.  


Court upholds Board’s decision for school use



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:21

After three years court ruling is final, but school district has moved on


The City of Clear Lake’s Board of Adjustment acted properly in granting a conditional use permit to locate a counseling service for youth in the former Sunset School building.  That was the ruling of the Iowa Court of Appeals last week.


Ventura awards bid for renovation project at elementary school



Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:15

The Ventura School Board voted Monday to proceed with plans for major renovation of its 50-plus year-old elementary school.

The Board accepted the low bid of $372,720 from King Construction, Clear Lake, for the work on the school interior.  Seven alternate bids were also approved, totaling $421,545 for the project.  


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