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Local News

Broken light fuels motorhome fire



Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:20

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, Clear Lake dispatch received a call about a motorhome on fire at 217 Asbury Drive, at the intersection of Asbury and Fletcher near DAR Park.


Decision made to leave aerators on through winter



Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:18


The aerators which keep portions of Clear Lake from freezing will be kept on this year to reduce the possibility of a winter fish kill.

Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb said he met with officials from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently to


Clear Lake industry facing closure?



Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:16


News report about South Street Bakery still unconfirmed


Baker’s Pride Inc., which operates South Street Bakery in Clear Lake’s industrial park, has notified employees of a possible closure, according to a report in The Burlington Hawk Eye.

Calls to Baker’s Pride leadership on the corporate level, as well as the local plant, were not returned by press time Tuesday.

North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Brent Willett said Tuesday he


Clear Lake police warn public of scam attempts



Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:12


Local couple loses thousands through telephone scam


Last week a Clear Lake resident received a call from a young man who said over the phone, “Hi grandpa. Do you know which grandson this is?”  Grandpa answered and said, “It sounds like Andrew.”  The young man at the other end said, “Yes it is Andrew.  I am in South America and I have had an accident.  I was hit by a drunk driver and I have a broken nose.  I am at the rental car company and I need money to pay for the damages to the rental car.  Don’t worry, I am covered and you will get your money back.”  


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