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Local News

Lincoln School comes down



Wednesday, 07 March 2012 11:51

    The former Lincoln Elementary School, at the corner of 4th Avenue South and South 8th Street, began coming down this week.      
    The building had been vacant since 2008 when the Clear Lake School Board sold the former school building and


Fire destroys South Shore home



Wednesday, 07 March 2012 11:49

    A lakeshore home in the area known as Tanglefoot on the south shore of Clear Lake was destroyed by fire late Saturday night.
    At approximately 11 p.m. March 3 the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Ventura and Clear Lake Fire


What’s in your attic?



Wednesday, 07 March 2012 11:43

Upcoming event will highlight a local find

by Marianne Morf
    The Clear Library has plenty of mysteries.  But did you know that there’s a real mystery surrounding the library?
    It’s always a good time for a good story, but considering March is Women’s History Month, along with the Clear Lake Historical Society’s focus on raising funds for its Save the Schoolhouse Campaign, it’s the perfect time to shed some light on the Monona VanCise mystery.


CL pastor had close ties to American teacher shot in Iraq



Wednesday, 07 March 2012 11:22

   Time spent in Iraq is inherently dangerous, even for those associated with mission work.  But the Rev. Dean Hess, from Clear Lake, said he was shocked and surprised to learn of the recent murder of a teacher with whom he lived and worked with in 2008.
    “There is danger, but it never occurred to me that it would occur in school,” said Hess, reflecting upon the life of Jeremiah Small.


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