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CLEAR Project awarded $384,320 grant



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:51

    The Clear Lake Enhancement and Restoration Project has been awarded a $384,320 grant from the Environmental Protection Commission. 
    The grant was one of six contracts with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Division of Soil Conservation announced Tuesday, Dec. 20, by the EPA.


City ready to begin looking for new water tower site



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:50

    After more than a year of study, the Clear Lake City Council is continuing to take steps toward re-configuring the city’s water distribution plan.  That may include the elimination of the Main Avenue water tower and the addition of a new tower on the northwest part of town.
    At its regular Council meeting Dec. 19, Jason Petersburg of Veenstra & Kimm, reviewed study results with the Council, pointing to marked improvement in the city’s water


Tuesday night caucus sites announced



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:48

    The much anticipated Iowa Caucuses are finally almost here.  Tuesday night, Jan. 3, Republican and Democrats will hold their respective caucuses statewide.  If you are not familiar with the process, here’s what you should know:
    •In Cerro Gordo County, Clear Lake Republicans living in Ward 2 will meet at Clear Lake Middle School, 1601 3rd Ave N.; those living in Clear Lake Wards 1 and 3, along


Ventura residents get in holiday spirit with contest



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:47

    The holiday spirit was burning bright in Ventura this holiday season.  Multiple honors were handed out last week for the 2011 Holiday Lighting Contest.
    Bob and Val Formanek’s home at 210 Park Lane was awarded first place in the Festive & Spirited category, earning them $500.  First place and $500 went to Pete and Paula Halverson at 13 Crystal Heights Place as the most Imaginative & Creative.


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