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Mayor directs police chief to lead investigation of drowning



Wednesday, 13 July 2011 10:59

    The City of Clear Lake is initiating a review of all matters surrounding the drowning and recovery of the body of a Clear Lake teenager June 30.
    Mayor Nelson Crabb said he feels an “incident review” would be due diligence by the city.  It will involve all parties who responded to the June 30 emergency involving 16-year-old Jerrad Ramon.   Crabb asked Clear Lake Police Chief Greg Peterson to spearhead the review.


Vandekrol joins CL police department



Wednesday, 13 July 2011 10:26

The Clear Lake Police Department welcomed a new officer on July 1.  Joel Vandekrol, from Cedar Falls, Iowa fills a position vacated by the retirement of  police Lieutenant Jim Lyster.


City OKs change to development agreement



Wednesday, 13 July 2011 10:22

    The Clear Lake City Council gave its approval last week to an amendment of a development agreement with Titan Pro SCI.  The business, which opened in the Larry Luker Industrial Park in January 2010, plans to expand its building and workforce.
    The amendment modifies the amount of property taxes rebated to the company.  Currently, Titan Pro SCI qualifies for property tax rebates of $800,000; under the new agreement the rebates would increase to $1.1 million for up to 10 years.


Teen drowns in Clear Lake



Wednesday, 06 July 2011 11:05

The music which usually accompanies carnival rides was silenced and a large crowd waiting to hear Arch Allies perform in the City Park Bandshell waited solemnly for over two hours Thursday, as rescue workers searched the lake’s waters between City Beach and the Sea Wall to recover the body of a drowned teenager.


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