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Proposed noise ordinance moves ahead



Wednesday, 09 May 2012 11:39

First of three readings passes on 3-1 vote

    Despite some rumbling from about 20 persons attending Monday night’s meeting, the Clear Lake City Council approved the first of three readings of a new noise ordinance for the community.
    The second reading of the ordinance will be held at the next council meeting on May 21.


City OKs third phase of Pine Brooke Subdivision



Wednesday, 09 May 2012 11:37

    The Clear Lake City Council gave its approval Monday to the third addition of the Pine Brooke Residential Subdivision, located just north of 10th Avenue North.  Work is expected to begin soon to develop twin homes on nine lots. 
    The third and final phase of the subdivision represents a successful venture between the City of Clear Lake and Developer Tim Stenberg, of Joshua, Inc.    


Sunset School lawsuit dismissed



Wednesday, 02 May 2012 10:57

A Cerro Gordo County District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in objection to a proposed use for the former Sunset Elementary School in Clear Lake.
    Days after officials at LifeLine Resources, L.L.C. announced they had withdrawn their $200,000 offer to purchase Sunset School, Judge Chris Foy issued his ruling on a suit filed against the Board of Adjustment for


Clear Lake teen named Iowa’s Money Smart Kid



Wednesday, 02 May 2012 10:55

Sam Jones, an eighth grader at Clear Lake Middle School, has won a statewide financial literacy essay contest and has been named Iowa’s 2012 Money Smart Kid.
    Jones was recognized at a Money Smart Week kickoff event at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s West Des Moines office. At the event, John Sorensen, president and CEO of the Iowa Bankers Association, and Marybeth Foster,


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