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Local News

Severe thunderstorms tear through area



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:31

Severe weather pummeled the area Monday night with heavy rain, high winds and a tornado spotted one mile northeast of Clear Lake.  

Clear Lake city officials and those from Alliant Energy were busy Monday night and Tuesday morning clearing downed tree branches and power lines throughout the town.  In response to an overwhelming number of phone calls, the city plans to pick up tree limbs and branches placed curbside today (Wednesday, June 18).  


As course owners celebrate 30 years, they invite the public to ‘remember the fun’



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:29

by Marianne Morf

Tom and Sheila Sherman are celebrating 30 years as owners of Oak Hills Golf Course in Clear Lake this summer.  And perhaps more than ever, they invite golfers-- young and old, experienced or novices, to visit the course.


City negotiates cost of fire service with townships



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:26

Compensation paid by six townships for fire protection services provided by the Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department will more than double under the terms of new, updated agreements.

Clear Lake City Administrator Scott Flory and Fire Chief Doug Meyers discussed agreements reached with Clear Lake, Grant, 


Democrats will choose Supervisor candidate tonight



Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:25

 The Cerro Gordo County Democratic Party will hold a nominating convention at 6 p.m. tonight (June 18) at the County Courthouse Boardroom to decide who will be the party’s nominee in the November election for the County Supervisor District 2 seat.
 Supervisors canvassed the June 3 election on June 10 and determined none of the four Democratic candidates received 35 


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