Tuesday 16 September 2014

Local News

Dogs, police officers search CL schools in training exercise



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:24

Officials from Clear Lake schools and the Clear Lake Police Department report the first K-9 training exercise conducted at the school Tuesday, April 15, went off as planned.

High School Principal Chris Murphy said five officers with five dogs participated in the unannounced, but previously agreed upon, training exercise.  Four dogs and officers were in the building at one time during second period at the school, between 9:20 and 10:05 a.m. 


Surf District declared ‘Iowa Great Place’



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:23

Grant money will fund sound system at 3 Stars Plaza, Surf parking, marquee improvements

 The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) announced Thursday it has approved an Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board recommendation to award $613,500 for projects in three new Iowa Great Places – Clear Lake’s Surf District, Madison County and Marshalltown – and the Danish Villages.


CLHS graduate uses prestigious Grand Challenge Program to develop clean water solutions



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:19

Growing up in Clear Lake, Nick Glynn heard often about “keeping Clear Lake clear.”  He attributes that message to, in part, sparking his interest in providing access to clean water worldwide.

Glynn, now 22 and a senior chemical engineering student at the University of Iowa, recently spoke to the Board of Regents for the State of Iowa about his participation in the prestigious U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) program.  As an NAE Grand Challenge Scholar since the 


Dancers team up with M-R for fundraiser



Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:16

Clear Lake High School Dance Team members will be teaming up with the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter April 21-May 1.  During that time, members of 


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