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Bank account established to accept donations for life rings



Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:46

The assignment may be complete, but Lainey Arians isn’t quite ready to close the book on her idea to make a difference in her community.
    Arians and two classmates at Clear Lake Middle School were featured in a Mirror-Reporter issue last month discussing their idea to place life


Plenty of color, no wind for annual kite festival



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:53

    Mother Nature cooperated with the organizers of Color the Wind on Saturday, but only partially.  The weather was warm, the ice was safe and the blue skies were beautiful, but there was little or no wind. 
    And everyone knows you can’t fly kites without wind!
    The kite pilots who came from eight states did their best to put on a good show for the thousands of people who came to Clear Lake for the event.


City approves contract with police, Teamsters



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:50

    The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a three-year collective bargaining agreement between the City of Clear Lake and the Clear Lake Police Department and Teamsters Local #238.


Council sets budget hearing; Major paving project moves on



Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:49

    The City has set March 12 as the public hearing date for its proposed fiscal year 2013 budget.
    The City Council plans to keep the rate the same ($10.54 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation).  By holding the rate steady, extra revenues will be collected and banked to fund a major renovation of City Hall in the future.


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