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School districts may share food service director



Wednesday, 30 November 2011 12:47

    The Clear Lake School Board gave its approval Monday for the school district’s food service director to be shared with the Mason City School District.  Lora Jensen will begin her joint position in January, pending approval of the plan by the Mason City School Board.


Free outerwear ready to be distributed Saturday



Wednesday, 30 November 2011 12:32

    The Engage! Winter Outerwear Drive was launched four years ago in an effort to help meet the needs of local families struggling through these challenging economic times.  Generous and caring neighbors have dropped off new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, boots and snow pants in collection boxes throughout town.  Now, the donations are ready to distribute.


History in the making



Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:45

Community members come together to save early school house

by Michelle Watson
    History is about to come alive in Clear Lake, thanks to some generous community members.
    Dale Snyder and family have partnered with the Clear Lake Historical Society to begin a restoration project on the 1872 school house located at 501 N. 5th St. (behind


Ventura hosts hearing for whole grade sharing



Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:43

    The Ventura Board of Education held a Public Hearing on Monday, Nov. 21, to discuss a whole grade sharing agreement with Garner-Hayfield Schools.  
    About 100 people attended the hearing, which is the second of three steps toward a final agreement. School Boards from both districts started the process by approving resolutions of intent in October. The next step is for the Garner-Hayfield School Board to also host a public hearing. That hearing has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec.


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