Saturday 25 October 2014

Local News




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.


Sherman family forced to close Arrowhead



Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:19

This will be final weekend for South Shore golf course

The Sherman family takes great pride in offering entertainment opportunities in Clear Lake.  However, one of their recreational hot spots will be closing this weekend.

Arrowhead Golf Course, a nine-hole, par 34 course developed near Clear Lake State Park by the family more than 30 years ago, will no longer be a golf course.  The Shermans have been told to vacate the property they have leased for decades by Oct. 15.  The course has been maintained for a final weekend of play this week.


Fall flavor



Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:16

The 10th Annual Harvest Festival brought a large crowd to downtown Clear Lake Saturday to sample salsa, wine and other seasonal treats. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tim Coffey said 80 vendors participated in this year’s event, 


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