Friday 27 February 2015

Local News

Minnesota man enters plea agreement in assault



Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:27

A Minnesota man charged with first-degree kidnapping and attempted murder after an assault in Clear Lake earlier this year has entered into a plea agreement and pleaded guilty to lesser charges. 

Albert Mesenbrink, 62, of Vadnais Heights, Minn., was charged on April 24 after an alleged assault of a Clear Lake woman on Easter Sunday. 


The Giving Tree is ready to spread some holiday cheer



Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:26

For a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.   The 25th annual Giving Tree is now on display in the Mirror-Reporter office.

Sign-up forms for the Giving Tree have been distributed in the Clear Lake School District.  They were also sent home with Ventura Elementary School students, as well as those attending Head Start and Lake Town Charlie Brown.


Veterans remembered



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:40

There was a change in the Veteran’s Day program held at E.B. Stillman Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 11.  The featured keynote speaker was to be Bryar 


General election results



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:39

Callanan wins Board of Supervisors race

Cerro Gordo County voters turned out in high numbers to cast their votes in the recent General Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.  There were 16,210 ballots cast in the county.

In Cerro Gordo County, the race between Governor Terry Branstad (R) and Jack Hatch (D) was not a close one, with Branstad receiving 60.4 percent of the vote.  Branstad collected 10,297 votes to Hatch’s 6,341.


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