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Sunset School lawsuit dismissed



Wednesday, 02 May 2012 10:57

A Cerro Gordo County District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in objection to a proposed use for the former Sunset Elementary School in Clear Lake.
    Days after officials at LifeLine Resources, L.L.C. announced they had withdrawn their $200,000 offer to purchase Sunset School, Judge Chris Foy issued his ruling on a suit filed against the Board of Adjustment for


Clear Lake teen named Iowa’s Money Smart Kid



Wednesday, 02 May 2012 10:55

Sam Jones, an eighth grader at Clear Lake Middle School, has won a statewide financial literacy essay contest and has been named Iowa’s 2012 Money Smart Kid.
    Jones was recognized at a Money Smart Week kickoff event at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s West Des Moines office. At the event, John Sorensen, president and CEO of the Iowa Bankers Association, and Marybeth Foster,


Motorcycle chase through CL ends with arrest in Mason City



Wednesday, 02 May 2012 10:53

    A high speed chase which originated in Clear Lake resulted in the arrest of a Mason City man Tuesday, April 24.
    At approximately 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, a Clear Lake police officer attempted to stop a motorcycle at 1st Avenue North and North 8th Street. The driver of the motorcycle refused to stop and attempted to elude police northbound on North 8th Street.  The officer pursued the fleeing motorcycle as it weaved in and out of traffic at speeds in

excess of 75 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.  The motorcycle continued to accelerate as it left the city limits of Clear Lake to speeds well over 100 miles per hour.


A much needed expansion in the works for CL Police Department



Wednesday, 25 April 2012 11:19

by Marianne Morf

Like everything else, law enforcement has changed.  And now, 46 years after the Clear Lake Police Department moved from a tiny, cottage-like building near City Beach to a brand new municipal building, it’s time to start thinking


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