Wednesday 28 January 2015

Local News

Committee re-writes criteria for new police chief selection



Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:39

A newly appointed committee has outlined the job duties, education, experience and training necessary for the community’s chief of police.  

The Clear Lake City Council approved a resolution revising the job description at its Oct. 21 meeting. 

Mayor Nelson Crabb, who appointed the committee, said the committee took care of “housekeeping items,” by bringing the code up-to-date and adding fiscal related duties, as well as attendance at Council meetings which have been standard for years.   The job description had not been updated since June 2000.


CL police investigating early morning break-in at Rumorz



Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:39

Clear Lake police are investigating a burglary reported Friday, Oct. 24, at Rumorz Bar and Grill, South Shore Drive.

According to CLPD Detective Ryan Eskildsen, an intruder broke into the building in the early morning hours.  He estimated damage and loss at “several thousand dollars.”

According to Eskildsen, an ATM machine was cut into and money was taken.  The restaurant was also ransacked.


Postmaster faces federal theft charges



Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:38

A Ventura man  is facing federal theft charges. 

Federal court documents show that an indictment was filed last week against Forest City postmaster Danny Miller, who was charged by a grand jury with theft of mail by a postal service 


City signs ‘Great Places’ agreement to facilitate Surf District improvements



Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:33

As part of its designation as one of “Iowa Great Places,” the Clear Lake City Council has approved an agreement to provide matching funds to the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs to provide for improvements in the Surf Ballroom District.


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