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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!

Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt!

Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt!

**updated original post from July 14th, 2022** Geocaching in North Iowa BY: RACHEL WUMKES Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at...

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Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

Feeling Extra Good with an Extra Long Weekend! BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s almost as if there’s a bit of magic in the air knowing a three-day weekend lies ahead.  A spark of excitement and wonder as people make plans for the last big hurrah of summer before we plummet deep into the season of all things pumpkin spice and...

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A Thousand Thanks for Thursdays

A Thousand Thanks for Thursdays

Wrapping up another Season of Thursdays on Main BY: RACHEL WUMKES I’m not sure where to even start on how to describe the 2022 season of Thursdays on Main.  I suppose incredible is a good term.  Remarkable.  Maybe even extraordinary. Week after week, people came out in droves.  They flocked to our beloved Main Ave and...

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End of Summer Celebration in Clear Lake

End of Summer Celebration in Clear Lake

Ain’t No Party like a Summer Parking Lot Party BY: RACHEL WUMKES Does anyone know what happens when four powerhouse companies in Clear Lake come together to plan the ultimate end of summer party? Here’s a hint – The Legacy Grill, Clear Lake Boats, Pritchard Family Auto Stores, and the Surf Ballroom are all in cahoots on...

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Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

Wrapping up another GREAT week! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The Feel Good Friday blog posts have been on hiatus throughout the summer.  For some reason, I figured it was just a good time to bring a random one back for today. Because what a summer it’s been, friends!! Thursdays on Main wrapped it’s run last week and while we don’t...

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Clear Lake’s Champagne 5K Fun Run

Clear Lake’s Champagne 5K Fun Run

Get your Race Face On BY: RACHEL WUMKES Clear Lake’s premier fall event, Harvest Festival, is a hallowed occasion.  On October 1st, women will flock to our beautiful community from far and wide for a day filled with shopping, wine and beer tastings, and to enjoy the sweet sounds of live music.  Plans are set in motion...

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Clear Lake Educator Appreciation Breakfast

Clear Lake Educator Appreciation Breakfast

Kicking off the 2022-2023 school year in style! Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Educator Appreciation Breakfast BY: RACHEL WUMKES Oh, what a beautiful morning it has been for the Clear Lake School District educators and staff at the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce's Educator Appreciation Breakfast.  It was the...

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