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Plenty of color, no wind for annual kite festival



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:53

    Mother Nature cooperated with the organizers of Color the Wind on Saturday, but only partially.  The weather was warm, the ice was safe and the blue skies were beautiful, but there was little or no wind. 
    And everyone knows you can’t fly kites without wind!
    The kite pilots who came from eight states did their best to put on a good show for the thousands of people who came to Clear Lake for the event.


City approves contract with police, Teamsters



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:50

    The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a three-year collective bargaining agreement between the City of Clear Lake and the Clear Lake Police Department and Teamsters Local #238.


Council sets budget hearing; Major paving project moves on



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:49

    The City has set March 12 as the public hearing date for its proposed fiscal year 2013 budget.
    The City Council plans to keep the rate the same ($10.54 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation).  By holding the rate steady, extra revenues will be collected and banked to fund a major renovation of City Hall in the future.





Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:22

Police turn to DNR for advice to rid the town of turkeys

    What started as an amusing site has now turned hazardous.
    Reports of wild turkeys roaming throughout Clear Lake, primarily in the Sunset School area adjacent to Highway 18 and along Main Avenue, began late last year.  Sightings were made infrequently and typically


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