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Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:22

Police turn to DNR for advice to rid the town of turkeys

    What started as an amusing site has now turned hazardous.
    Reports of wild turkeys roaming throughout Clear Lake, primarily in the Sunset School area adjacent to Highway 18 and along Main Avenue, began late last year.  Sightings were made infrequently and typically


Public improvements requested at Lincoln school site



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:18

   Developers of the former Lincoln School property are asking the city to make roughly $121,500 in public improvements to the site to facilitate its development.
    Mike Danburg, of Yaggy Colby Associates, presented information to City Council members meeting in workshop session Monday night. 
    Danburg, along with Gary Veeder from The Green Group which purchased the site, suggested the city consider abandoning a water line which runs through the southeast


It’ll be a colorful weekend



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:16

The 11th annual “Color the Wind” Kite Festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, is expected to be among the biggest in the event’s history. Organizers Larry and Kay Day say there will be an exciting variety of huge show kites, ground displays


City Council leans toward holding tax rate steady



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:14

    The Clear Lake City Council indicated it is leaning toward keeping its tax rate the same in the upcoming fiscal year.
    Last week City Administrator Scott Flory presented the Council with two options to consider concerning the city’s fiscal year 2013 tax rate: keep the tax rate the same ($10.54 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation) or drop it slightly ($10.36).


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