Thursday 28 May 2015

Local News

More sites eyed for vets memorial mock-up



Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:36

The Veteran’s Memorial Task Force of Clear Lake recently met and decided on three potential locations to place mock-ups for a proposed Veteran’s Memorial. As reported last week, a mock-up of the memorial has already been placed at the Seawall in downtown Clear Lake for public 


Ventura restaurant re-opens



Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:35

Kotz opens door to The Colony Inn today

Lois Kotz says her hometown of Ventura has been very good to her.  Now, she’s hoping she can be good to Ventura.


Mystery company countdown: One month until reveal



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:31

The countdown is on for the announcement of the $65 million warehouse and distribution center under construction in Clear Lake’s Industrial Park.  

Chad Schreck, executive director of the North Iowa Corridor EDC, told the Clear Lake City Council Monday night that the company plans to reveal its identity in one month.


Veterans Memorial Golf Course reports strong 2014, steady future



Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:28

Twenty-fourteen was a very good year for Veterans Memorial Golf Club.

In its fourth year since being taken over by the City of Clear Lake, the nine-hole golf course continued to show an increase in net income and achieved significant milestones.

Tom Lovell, a Veterans Memorial Golf Club Foundation Board member, said the course enjoyed a $32,000 net income in 2014, up 14 percent over 2013 revenues.  It was the fourth season of positive income.  “Based on that, we believe we can be managed profitably in the future,” Lovell told the City Council Monday night.


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