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Police investigation yields charges after unreported New Year’s Day crash



Wednesday, 25 January 2012 13:20

    Clear Lake Police have charged a Garner man in connection with a rollover crash that went unreported in the early morning hours of New Years Day.
    According to Clear Lake Police Chief Greg Peterson, 20-year-old Skyler Vega rolled his pickup truck on East Lake Street in Ventura at 3 a.m. on New Years Day.  The truck


DNR: Aerators will remain off this winter



Wednesday, 25 January 2012 12:51

Groups planning snowmobile event, kite flying festival pleased with decision

With the late onset of winter weather, officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday they will not be operating the aeration system for the remainder of the winter on Clear Lake. 


Snowmobile event rescheduled



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:05

Snowmobile event rescheduled

    Due to a lack of snow, the Iowa Lemans Championship - Jack Helgren Memorial Race scheduled to take place this weekend has been rescheduled for Feb. 10-11.
    “The Jack” weekend is filled with family-friendly snowmobiling fun, beginning with a guided snowmobile cruise around the lake Friday, highlighting many of the area’s


Fire department pursues aerial truck



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:01

  Design unveiled for 9/11 steel  A design for a monument at the new Clear Lake Fire Department featuring the piece of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center has been unveiled.  Firefighters who traveled to New York in May 2011 to bring back a piece of the steel shared their story with an audience at the Clear Lake Arts Center Saturday before revealing the finalized drawing for the memorial.  Fire Chief Doug Meyers said elements from a dozen ideas submitted for the steel were combined for the final design.  The monument will feature the steel atop a concrete pedestal wrapped in granite. Water will flow over the granite into a rock base.  It will be stationed at the northeast corner of the


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