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Legislative update



Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:16

Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer and Iowa Senator Amanda Ragan participated in a Legislative Forum sponsored by the Clear Lake 


Cargill grant lets CL students explore engineering



Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:14


Clear Lake sixth graders can consider themselves cutting edge scientists.

Thanks to a $21,000 grant from Cargill, Incorporated the students are exploring robotics.

“It’s been a real change from the traditional science class,” said teacher Megan Rasmussen.  “We started with a presentation on robotics, looking at gears and how things move, and next week they will be designing a robotic car.”Cargill’s Gateway to 


School Board settles on calendar



Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:13


Parents can plan on weekly early dismissals


The Clear Lake School Board approved a school calendar Monday night which includes a 2 p.m. dismissal each Wednesday during the 2013-14 school year.  The early dismissal provides time for state-required teacher in-service time.


Council gives unanimous OK to sidewalk, storm sewer project



Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:12



Noting it was not an easy decision, four City Council members unanimously adopted a resolution of necessity to proceed with a storm sewer and sidewalk project involving South 20th Street, 1st and 2nd Avenue South.

Four residents of the neighborhood addressed the Council during a public hearing held March 18. The citizens, who all own property in the project area, primarily objected to the city’s plan for five-foot wide sidewalks, rather than constructing four-foot walkways.  


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