Thursday 24 July 2014

Local News

School Board okays budget; proposed calendar nixed



Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:11

The Clear Lake School Board approved its 2014-15 budget Monday night, but tabled a decision on a proposed calendar for the next school year.

Taxpayers in the Clear Lake School District will see a drop of about 75-cents in the tax asking from the district during the next fiscal year.  Under the approved plan the rate will drop to $11.48 per $1,000 of assessed taxable property valuation.


Parties close on warehouse development property



Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:11

 Purchase of land in the city’s Larry Luker Memorial Industrial Park by a developer planning to construct a warehouse and distribution center with a capital investment of $65 million has been finalized.
 According to documents filed at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse, Windmill Realty LLC has purchased Lots 6 and 7 in the Industrial Park’s First Addition for $920,700 from Snyder Construction Partnership LLP.


Sale of longtime local business announced



Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:09

Jacobson Electric name, location remain

The sale of one of Clear Lake’s most enduring businesses has been announced.

 Larry Jacobson, who took over ownership of Jacobson Electric in 1994 after the retirement of his father, Warren, said he has sold the business to David Poppy.


Residents encouraged to give input about sidewalks



Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:07

 The City of Clear Lake is in the process of developing a Sidewalk Strategic Plan. The purpose of the Sidewalk Strategic Plan is to develop a plan to aid the city in prioritizing sidewalk improvement projects within the community which will provide guidance for replacement of deficient sidewalk segments and construction of new sidewalks.


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