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CLHS awards diplomas to 110 seniors



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:24

    Clear Lake High School held commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 20, for 110 graduating seniors.  The ceremony also included a moment of silence for former CLHS science teacher Blake Lobdell, who died unexpectedly in September,


Proposed noise ordinance quieted for a year



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:23

    Saying he wants to compromise, City Councilman Jim Boehnke proposed the City Council step back from its pursuit of a noise ordinance for a year.
    Boehnke said he doesn’t think the community wants a noise ordinance, but he wants to compromise and believes more study and communication is needed before any action can be taken.  Three others on the Council agreed Monday night and the proposed ordinance was tabled until the first regular Council meeting of May 2013.  Council


Appeal filed in Sunset School zoning case



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:22

Residents in the Sunset School neighborhood have filed an appeal with the Iowa Supreme Court in an attempt to overturn a District Court ruling upholding a decision by the City’s Board of Adjustment for proposed use of the school building.   
    In early May, Judge Chris Foy issued his ruling on a suit filed by Kristen and Daniel Ollenberg, 209 Mars Hill Drive, against the Board of Adjustment for the City of Clear


Clear Lake student diagnosed with pertussis



Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:21

County, school advise parents

    The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has investigated nine cases of pertussis over the past week, including one in Clear Lake.
    School officials were alerted to a Clear Creek Elementary School student diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough) last week.  School Nurse Julie Livingston said the


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