Tuesday 27 January 2015

Local News

Patience please,



Thursday, 05 July 2012 11:28

Fireworks barge launch must be changed

    The low lake level has caused officials at the Chamber of Commerce to alter their usual plans for launching fireworks barges into Clear Lake Wednesday.
    Fourth of July Chairperson Alice Hanley explained the Chamber’s five barges used to shoot off fireworks over the lake July 4 cannot use the lake access at 17th Avenue


School Board turns down church request to use auditorium



Wednesday, 27 June 2012 11:34

Group encouraged to consider Sunset School

    The Clear Lake School Board turned down a request Monday from the newly established Harvest Bible Chapel to conduct its Sunday services in E.B. Stillman Auditorium.
    The board unanimously voted against the request, saying it had concerns about the year-long contract and use of some Middle School classrooms the church was seeking.  The auditorium is situated between the high school and middle school buildings.


After 41 years, Elly retires from unique Lakeside Tap



Wednesday, 27 June 2012 11:33

by Michelle Watson
    You can bet that anyone who has been in the bar business for 41 years has plenty of stories to tell.  Such is the case with Elly Harmeyer.  Elly has recently retired as owner of Elly’s Lakefront Tap, a popular Clear Lake bar for 41 years.


Boaters can expect heavy traffic; Ramps repaired



Wednesday, 27 June 2012 11:31

   The July 4 holiday annually is the busiest time for boating on Iowa waters and with the holiday landing on Wednesday, boaters can expect heavy traffic to last all week long.
    In preparation, the boat ramps at McIntosh Woods State Park and Lynne Lorenzen Park have been receiving


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