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Tuesday night caucus sites announced



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:48

    The much anticipated Iowa Caucuses are finally almost here.  Tuesday night, Jan. 3, Republican and Democrats will hold their respective caucuses statewide.  If you are not familiar with the process, here’s what you should know:
    •In Cerro Gordo County, Clear Lake Republicans living in Ward 2 will meet at Clear Lake Middle School, 1601 3rd Ave N.; those living in Clear Lake Wards 1 and 3, along


Ventura residents get in holiday spirit with contest



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:47

    The holiday spirit was burning bright in Ventura this holiday season.  Multiple honors were handed out last week for the 2011 Holiday Lighting Contest.
    Bob and Val Formanek’s home at 210 Park Lane was awarded first place in the Festive & Spirited category, earning them $500.  First place and $500 went to Pete and Paula Halverson at 13 Crystal Heights Place as the most Imaginative & Creative.


Councilmen finish service



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:28

    First Ward Council representative Shane Cooney and Third Ward Councilman Ben Furleigh completed service as Clear Lake City Council representatives Monday night, Dec. 18.  Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb led a tribute to the men near the conclusion of the meeting.  The moment was a bit surreal, Crabb admitted.  Both Cooney and


Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigns in Clear Lake



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:24

    Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry revved up his campaign with a stop in Clear Lake Saturday. 
    Perry proudly accepted the “Freedom & Liberty” coffee blend created by Cabin Coffee owners Brad and Angie Barber at their Clear Lake shop.  The coffee is named after Perry’s Ostrich boots, hand-made after 9/11.  Perry tells the story that he was having the boots made in the summer of 2001 and the craftsman


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