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Jury finds Lake man guilty of sexual assault



Wednesday, 13 June 2012 10:55

    A Clear Lake man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in November 2011 and supplying alcohol to a minor.
    A jury reached its verdict Friday in Cerro Gordo County District Court against 30-year-old Alan Michael Cannon.  Sentencing has been set for 11:20 a.m. July 23 in


State schedules repairs to boat ramps



Wednesday, 13 June 2012 10:53

    The boat ramps at McIntosh Woods State Park on Clear Lake will close on Monday, June 18, to allow workers to install concrete pad extensions to eliminate scour holes that developed at the end of the ramps. The ramps will reopen on June 22.


School Board hires new high school principal



Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:40

    The Clear Lake School Board welcomed a new administrator Monday night.  The Board approved the hiring of Chris Murphy as its new high school principal.
    Murphy, 36, is currently employed as a school improvement leader in the Des Moines Public School System.  He has held that position for six years.  Murphy’s experience also includes serving as dean of students for a high school alternative school and middle school.


Public hearing scheduled for Surf district streetscape work



Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:37

A pubic hearing has been scheduled for Monday, June 18, to receive public input on proposed streetscape improvements on North Shore Drive which will link the recently completed Three Stars Plaza and Buddy Holly Place with the historic Surf Ballroom.
    The City applied for a Transportation Enhancement grant in 2011 and was awarded $87,138 to construct the project. The cost of construction is conservatively estimated at approximately $200,000.


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