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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!

How to Visit the Buddy Holly Crash Site

How to Visit the Buddy Holly Crash Site

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Rock ‘n Roll fans in every nook and cranny of the globe know the story of that fateful night the music died.  They’ve heard the stories, read the articles, seen the pictures. They felt the loss along with the rest of us. It was the night Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson...

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What a Week It’s Been!

What a Week It’s Been!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Another whirlwind week has come and gone at the Lake.  I’m starting to think I have some sort of crazy superpower, because one moment it’s Monday morning and I’m guzzling coffee like my life depends on it.  Then I blink, and BOOM – it’s Friday again. See?  Superpower! This week was extra special with the...

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The Cusp of Summer

The Cusp of Summer

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Well, here we are again, my friends.  We are officially on the cusp of summer.  As yesterday was the final day my little minions got on the bus to school, I can’t help but have all the feels today as we begin summer break. I’m excited. I’m nervous. I’m dreading the grocery bill for the next three months....

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Welcome to Clear Lake, Party Palooza!

Welcome to Clear Lake, Party Palooza!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES There is a new resident who has just become an official Clear Laker.  All the way from Indiana, the most recent addition to the Movement Solutions fleet has made it’s landing in town.  While currently in the process of getting a full-on renovation to heighten the ultimate party experience, the staff is...

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What a Week It’s Been!

A Dreary Feel Good Friday

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It seems Spring has come a bit later than normal this year.  The typical “April showers” that bring the “May flowers” are running behind, much like a stressed-out mother trying to get her kids to school on time. But it’s okay, I suppose.  Even though it puts a damper on all our outdoor lake time fun,...

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‘Tis the Season for Seasonal Business

‘Tis the Season for Seasonal Business

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Like a bear emerging from the deep slumber of hibernation during the long winter months, it’s time to wake up, and officially welcome back our seasonal Chamber Member businesses who have been dormant in the off season.  Breathing a fresh burst of life into the hustle and bustle of this Midwest...

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