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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


Council split on request for development agreement



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:58

    On a 3-2 vote Monday night, the Clear Lake City Council has set a public hearing date for a proposed development agreement for the redevelopment of the former Fredriksen Welding shop located at 209 1st Ave. S.
    Developer Tim Stenberg wants to build five new two-story condominiums on the L-shaped site and was requesting assistance from the City to offset some of the costs that


Pat Boone will headline 2012 Winter Dance Party



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:56

Chuck Berry cancels Feb. 4 appearance at Surf

The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced Chuck Berry will not be appearing as the headlining act for the 2012 Winter Dance Party.  Pat Boone has been secured to headline the event.  Chuck Berry was scheduled to appear on Saturday, Feb. 4, during the annual tribute.
    “We obviously were extremely disappointed to learn that Chuck Berry isn’t able to be with us,” stated Laurie Lietz, Surf Ballroom executive


Merger is complete for economic groups



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:46

Officials with three North Iowa economic development groups have announced a merger which folds economic development efforts throughout Cerro Gordo County into a single public/private entity.  The North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation, Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Clear Lake Economic


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