Visit Our Blog

small spacer

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!

Youth Basketball Invades the Courts on Saturday

Youth Basketball Invades the Courts on Saturday

Welcome to Clear Lake! BY: RACHEL WUMKES If there is one thing we LOVE doing at the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, it’s showcasing our quaint little town.  We welcome visitors with open arms to our community.  We hope you explore the many retail shops, restaurants and attractions we have to offer. On Saturday, we...

read more
Rachel’s Guide on How to Survive the North Iowa Winter

Rachel’s Guide on How to Survive the North Iowa Winter

Because… Brrrr BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret that North Iowa winters are a bit chilly.  I’d even venture to label them ‘brutally cold.’ Because… Brrrr. Being on the receiving end of some bitter weather coming down from our friends up in Minnesota, it’s no wonder the winter months have us bundling up in layers.  With...

read more
Christmas by the Lake 2022

Christmas by the Lake 2022

A flurry of activity in a Winter Wonderland BY: RACHEL WUMKES I’m not sure “flurry of activity” is the right phrase to use in this title.  It might be more of a full-on blizzard of activity.  All the fun will be swirling around Main Avenue in Clear Lake this weekend.  The Christmas cheer will be so thick, you won’t be...

read more
Giving Tuesday 2022

Giving Tuesday 2022

Be a part of the Community Impact BY: RACHEL WUMKES Giving Tuesday is here!  Today is the perfect time to be a part of the impactful generosity that giving has on our local community. Maya Angelou once said, “I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” What better reason is there...

read more
Giving All the Thanks

Giving All the Thanks

Blessings abound at the Lake! BY: RACHEL WUMKES I always feel a bit bad for the Thanksgiving holiday, as it’s often treated like the red-headed stepchild.  Glazed over by the Christmas anticipation.  Ignored by most retail stores. Forgotten until it’s time to eat. Well, this year, we’re bringing Thanksgiving front and...

read more
In the Know

In the Know

Never miss an event again! **Updated blog from Oct. 23, 2019** BY: RACHEL WUMKES Planning events is often a daunting task.  Not only are you bombarded with all the decisions regarding theme, color scheme, food, entertainment, but there’s also the added stress of getting people to show up for said event. It doesn’t matter...

read more
Pink Friday in Clear Lake

Pink Friday in Clear Lake

Shop local first this Holiday Season! BY: RACHEL WUMKES This Friday, November 18th, we are celebrating Pink Friday in Clear Lake.   Pink Friday is a movement to promote shopping small, supporting the ‘little guy’ and bringing major awareness to our local communities.  In fact, it was created by the Boutique Hub, which is...

read more

Blog Categories

Blog Archives

Pin It on Pinterest