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Man rescued from lake after boat capsizes



Wednesday, 30 May 2012 11:37

    A Des Moines man was rescued Sunday afternoon when the boat he was in capsized in high winds near the island.
     Charley Fields, 41, was rescued by Iowa DNR Conservation Officer Ben Bergman and Water Patrol Officer Zach Scott after the small fishing boat he was operating was rolled by high winds and choppy water at approximately 2 p.m.


Ventura street project will cause traffic issues



Wednesday, 30 May 2012 11:36

    Main Street pavement removals and grading work will begin the week of June 4 in Ventura from Lake Street south to its corporate limits.  Planners warn the project will result in traffic congestion.
     Traffic on Main Street will be maintained, however, it will be one-way alternating traffic controlled by traffic signals. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes, if possible, as the area will be congested.


CLHS awards diplomas to 110 seniors



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:24

    Clear Lake High School held commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 20, for 110 graduating seniors.  The ceremony also included a moment of silence for former CLHS science teacher Blake Lobdell, who died unexpectedly in September,


Proposed noise ordinance quieted for a year



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:23

    Saying he wants to compromise, City Councilman Jim Boehnke proposed the City Council step back from its pursuit of a noise ordinance for a year.
    Boehnke said he doesn’t think the community wants a noise ordinance, but he wants to compromise and believes more study and communication is needed before any action can be taken.  Three others on the Council agreed Monday night and the proposed ordinance was tabled until the first regular Council meeting of May 2013.  Council


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