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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!

Food Truck Sensation

Food Truck Sensation

Mobile Treats and Eats! BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s the sensation sweeping the Nation for the past few decades… the Food Truck! I often wonder what it is about standing outside in a line to get our meal from a vehicle instead of sitting in a comfy cozy restaurant.  Is it the ambiance? The food? I suppose it could be the fact...

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Summer Reading Program Collaboration

Summer Reading Program Collaboration

Book Worms of Clear Lake – UNITE!! BY: RACHEL WUMKES With an open Word document and no sense of direction about where to take this blog, my mind began to wander.  It travelled way (and I mean way) back to the good old days of summer vacation as a kid. Sleeping late, playing softball, hanging out with friends.  And of...

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Scenic Stops along your Lake Lap

Scenic Stops along your Lake Lap

Bike rest stops around Clear Lake BY: RACHEL WUMKES One of the great things about bicycling is the various levels of the sport.  Some do it for exercise, to increase strength and muscle tone while getting that cardio workout.  And others utilize the activity for enjoyment.  To take in the great outdoors and experience an...

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TRI Clear Lake Thanks 2022

TRI Clear Lake Thanks 2022

A Round of Applause for An Undertaking of Epic Proportions BY: RACHEL WUMKES Clear Lake was flooded with athletes Memorial Day weekend.  They came from 16 different states, with the average racer traveling approximately 90 miles to participate.  With their 5-gallon buckets filled with supplies for the day, they made their...

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Iowa’s Free Fishing Weekend

Iowa’s Free Fishing Weekend

Enjoy the Great Outdoors on Clear Lake BY: RACHEL WUMKES Fishing, also referred to as angling, is the sport of catching fish in either fresh or salt water.  Participants typically use tools like a rod, line and hook. Similar to hunting, fishing began as a means of providing food for survival. Over time, it morphed into a...

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She’s A Lady

She’s A Lady

Lady of the Lake kicks off 35th Season BY: RACHEL WUMKES To begin its 35th season of operation on Clear Lake, the Lady of the Lake will set sail Memorial Day weekend.  Prepped and primed, she’s ready to take passengers on a cruising adventure, as well as welcome live music and guests to dockside nights all summer long. In...

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