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Clear Lake Schools plan drive for school supplies



Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:54

The start of the school year is an exciting time for families.  But sometimes that excitement can be mixed with stress for parents who find the costs associated with the new school year to be a challenge.


Work begins for 9/11 memorial



Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:43

Ground was broken Wednesday, July 11, outside the Clear Lake Fire Department for a memorial. A piece of steel from the World Trade Center was given to the CLFD and brought to North Iowa May 19, 2011. The 9/11 steel memorial will be


Lake level continues to drop, but far from record



Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:23

Low water level prompts antique boat group  to cancel Sunday show

   Clear Lake’s low water level has taken a toll on more than a few boat propellers this season.  Now, it’s hitting the event calendar.
    The 17th Annual Clear Lake Antique and Wooden Boat Rendezvous scheduled for Sunday at the Sea Wall has been cancelled this year due to the low water level, explained Libbey Patton, director of tourism for the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  The wooden, aluminum and fiberglass boats built from the 1920’s-1960’s were to have been displayed on land and in the water, but according to Patton, organizers simply felt the risk of damage to the boats was too great.


Alliant urges conservation with continued hot weather



Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:23

    Interstate Power and Light Co. (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, announced again Tuesday it would cycle air conditioners for all participating Iowa customers. Weather conditions were such that from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. customers enrolled in the Appliance Cycling program had their air conditioner cycled in 15-minute intervals to reduce overall energy usage.


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