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It’ll be a colorful weekend



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:16

The 11th annual “Color the Wind” Kite Festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, is expected to be among the biggest in the event’s history. Organizers Larry and Kay Day say there will be an exciting variety of huge show kites, ground displays


City Council leans toward holding tax rate steady



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:14

    The Clear Lake City Council indicated it is leaning toward keeping its tax rate the same in the upcoming fiscal year.
    Last week City Administrator Scott Flory presented the Council with two options to consider concerning the city’s fiscal year 2013 tax rate: keep the tax rate the same ($10.54 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation) or drop it slightly ($10.36).


EDC merger results in growth of revolving loan fund territory



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:12

The recent merger of the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation with the Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Clear Lake Economic Development Corporation has resulted in the economic development revolving loan fund previously administered by the MCEDC being regionalized and becoming accessible


Rock ‘n Roll is here to stay!



Wednesday, 08 February 2012 13:21

    For some, it was like stepping back in time.  For others, it was something entirely new.  For all, it was a heck of a lot of fun.
    “It absolutely, without a doubt, is everything I thought it would be,” said Field Morey, who was attending the Surf Ballroom’s Winter Dance Party for the first time. The Bedford, Ore. resident explained the event celebrating the music of Buddy Holly,


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