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General election results



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:39

Callanan wins Board of Supervisors race

Cerro Gordo County voters turned out in high numbers to cast their votes in the recent General Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.  There were 16,210 ballots cast in the county.

In Cerro Gordo County, the race between Governor Terry Branstad (R) and Jack Hatch (D) was not a close one, with Branstad receiving 60.4 percent of the vote.  Branstad collected 10,297 votes to Hatch’s 6,341.


Nashua man arrested for check kiting at CLB&T



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:39

On Aug. 1, 2014, the Clear Lake Police Department took a theft report from Clear Lake Bank and Trust.  The theft was in reference to Clear Lake Bank and Trust Company account holder Dirk Firman, who was doing business as Transvideo Teleproductions.  Along with the theft report, the bank reported that Firman was using a technique called, “Check Floating” or “Check Kiting.”


Lights, camera, action!



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:35

Former Clear Lake man comes back to Iowa to film movie

By Michelle Watson

A former Clear Lake resident is coming back to his home state to “scare” up some interest in the state he takes pride in.  Jack Meggers, of Whole Hearted Productions, will be shooting a thriller/horror movie, “The Burial,” in locations around Iowa.


Tis the season for giving Sign-up forms distributed for The Giving Tree



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:34

For a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.  We are pleased to report that there is already strong interest by families, businesses and other groups interested in choosing ornaments from The Giving Tree and purchasing anonymous gifts for local families.


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