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Welcome to our blog! You will find the latest news and announcements regarding the life in and around Clear Lake, Iowa. You can also check out our calendar for current activities and events. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we’d love to hear from you!

2022 Tax Season is Upon Us

2022 Tax Season is Upon Us

Here we go again! BY: RACHEL WUMKES As if the frigid cold blasting across the plains of the Midwest was not depressing enough, it seems we’ve come upon the dreaded tax season once again. Just one time, wouldn’t it be fun to skip it?  Seriously, I think I’m onto something here! The whole country gets a ‘bye’ for the year,...

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Another Friday at the Lake

Another Friday at the Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Thankfully, this week seemed to slide by in a little better fashion than the previous weeks of January.  Except with it came a bout of dreaded cold weather.  You know, the kind where your nose hairs freeze the moment you step outside?  I shudder to think how hard my poor furnace has had to work these...

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Meet the Clear Lake Area of Commerce Chamber Team

Meet the Clear Lake Area of Commerce Chamber Team

Working together to make our community a fantastic place to live, work and play! BY: RACHEL WUMKES You’ve likely seen us running around during events.  We are the ones answering the questions, solving the problems, and trying to have all the fun at the same time! Chamber work is a different kind of animal.  During the...

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A Focus on Mental Health

A Focus on Mental Health

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s officially the most depressing time of the year.  You’ve likely heard of the “winter blues” which boils down to simply feeling blah during the cold, gloomy months. I get it.  You just rode the awesome high of the holidays.  You dreamt of fluffy snowflakes falling from the sky as you donned your...

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Wintery Friday Vibes

Wintery Friday Vibes

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It seems that every week I start the Feel Good Friday blog with the same “In the blink of an eye…” or “Just like that, it’s Friday again.” Not this week. This week felt like it took 8,887 days to get to this point. It began on Monday for me, thinking it was Tuesday all day long, causing the rest of the...

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