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School district responds to safety concerns



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:37


In the aftermath of a mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut Friday, parents and school leaders here are re-evaluating the readiness of our schools to avert another tragedy.

Becky Chizek, a mother of two children attending Clear Lake Schools, attended Monday night’s School Board meeting to ask the Board what, if any, measures are in place to ensure the safety of our school children.


Pay attention: Three-way stop placed at North Shore intersection



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:36


A three-way stop sign is expected to be in place today (Wednesday, Dec. 19) at the intersection of North Shore Drive and Buddy Holly Place.  

The Clear Lake City Council approved an ordinance allowing the three-way stop at its meeting Monday.  Enforcement of the traffic sign will begin immediately after placement.  

Public Works Director Joe Weigel noted the stop signs will be oversize (36-inches rather than the usual 30-inches) and will also be marked with flags to make drivers aware of the stop.  Previously traffic on North Shore Drive was not required to stop at Buddy Holly Place.  


Ice in, Aerators on



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:34


Lake users advised to use caution


Clear Lake officially froze Dec. 11. 

With the onset of ice cover, officials with the Iowa DNR would like to remind lake users that the winter aeration system is now operating.  The aerators are located on the east shore in front of the water 


Wrapping up Giving Tree



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:26

All of the 215 ornaments on the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter’s Giving Tree were checked out and gifts are now on their way to local families requesting some additional help this holiday season.


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