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City purchases new ambulance, approves radio system upgrade bid



Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:18


The City of Clear Lake is continuing to upgrade its emergency vehicle fleet and radio system.  

The City Council gave its approval for replacement of a 2006 Ford E­450 Ambulance at its last regular meeting. City Administrator Scott Flory told the Council that over the last several months the ambulance has experienced significant engine and other mechanical problems that make it unfit for use by the department.


Getting ready for the Harvest Festival



Wednesday, 03 October 2012 11:28


(L-R) Al Ashland, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce’s Harvest Festival, secures corn stalks to downtown light poles as Chamber staff members Patsy Barragy and Trish Pletcher help Melissa Haddock and Shelly Roberts, from Larson’s Mercantile,


Business talks, airline listens:



Wednesday, 03 October 2012 11:27


Late night flight adjusted


In the wake of a visit to North Iowa by a representative of Great Lake Airlines, service by the provider is being adjusted to better meet the needs of business travelers.

“We received some good news from Great Lakes Airlines that effective Nov. 4 they are scheduling the late night departure from Minneapolis at 9:55 p.m., which is what many of the businesses had requested when Monica 


Under the microscope



Wednesday, 03 October 2012 11:26


Eighth graders take a scientific look at the lake

All summer long, teens see the lake as a fun place.  A spot where they can swim, boat, or simply float.  Now that the school year has begun, the lake has become a scientific laboratory.


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