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High speed chase starts at I-35



Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:39

Four females were taken into custody after a high speed chase that began early Monday morning.

Authorities say the females were caught shoplifting at Walmart in Mason City at 4:50 a.m. and fled in a vehicle toward I-35. Clear Lake Police stopped the vehicle on Highway 122 at 5:02 a.m. and the females allegedly fled again.  The pursuit continued to Hardin County, where the vehicle was again stopped in the southbound lanes of I-35 near mile markers 144-147. The


North Shore Drive traffic re-routed



Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:39

The City of Clear Lake has announced the North Shore Drive Street Reconstruction Project is now underway from 7th Avenue North to Buddy Holly Place, including both intersections.

Traffic to the west of 7th Avenue will be re-routed onto Beach Drive and 7th Avenue.  





Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:37

Mass migration spells good news for Iowa wetlands

By Lowell Washburn

It would be hard for anyone to miss this annual spectacle.  If you’ve been out and about during recent rainy days, you’ve undoubtedly seen it for yourself -- scores of tiger salamanders solemnly marching over hill and dale toward winter quarters.


No deal: City Council sticks with plan to take down water tower



Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:26

 A plan to turn a soon-to-be abandoned water tower into a home was doused Monday night, as the Clear Lake City Council approved a professional services agreement to oversee its demolition.


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