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Need is great, but response is strong to The Giving Tree



Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:22


The first week of the Giving Tree program has been very gratifying, but there is much work to be done.

The 23rd annual Giving Tree, displayed in the Mirror-Reporter office, started the holiday season with 198 ornaments representing the needs of local children and families. Sign-up forms for the Giving Tree were 


Newspaper delivers week one prize



Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:21


Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter Publisher Mike Finnegan congratulated Richard Meier, of Clear Lake, as the first of four winners of $50 in Chamber Bucks in its Holiday Sweepstakes.  Richard returned the entry card he received in the mail to the Reporter office and it was 


Proof that little things add up



Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:20


Schools’  energy savings top $720,500 

by Michelle Watson


Saving energy and thus money is an important and ongoing goal for the Clear Lake School District.  Under the direction of Mike Callanan, the district’s energy manager since 2007, that goal is being accomplished.


City continues to shine fiscally in hard economic times



Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:19

The City of Clear Lake continues to be a shining example of fiscal strength.

City Administrator Scott Flory gave the City Council an overview of the Annual Financial report he will submit to the Iowa Department of Management and State Auditor’s Office, as required by law.  Flory pointed out the Iowa Constitution limits the amount of General Obligation debt a City may incur to no more than 5 percent of its 100 percent valuation. 


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