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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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Another School Year Comes to an End

Another School Year Comes to an End

On Your Mark – Get Set – SUMMER! BY: RACHEL WUMKES Today, the hallways of Clear Lake schools will be a buzz of energy.  I picture it a bit like the final scene from Grease where the bell rings and students burst through the doors.  Papers fly in every direction as they revel in their freedom for the next three months....

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Travel Blogger Celebrates Book Release

Travel Blogger Celebrates Book Release

Prepare for one epic Iowa road trip! BY: RACHEL WUMKES Packing her bags and hitting the open road is one of Sara Broers’ favorite things to do.  In fact, she loves it so much, she turned the hobby into a full-fledged career.  When the buzz of blogging hit the mainstream, Sara jumped on board and launched...

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Thursday on Main – Clear Lake, Iowa

Thursday on Main – Clear Lake, Iowa

It’s so close I can almost taste it! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The sweet sensation of summer is soon upon us.  Lazy days of sleeping late, afternoons spent lounging by the pool, and the simplicity of lake life.  With just one full week left of school, summer is so close I can almost taste it! And do you know what comes along with...

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North Iowa Event Center Expansion & Growth

North Iowa Event Center Expansion & Growth

Let’s Bring the Kentucky Derby style and flair to North Iowa! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The North Iowa Events Center is more than just the home of the North Iowa Fair.  With various buildings on site, they are capable of hosting vendor shows, weddings, and even livestock shows.  Until recently, it was also home of various hockey...

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They’re Back! Midges and Mayflies

They’re Back! Midges and Mayflies

BY: RACHEL WUMKES This blog was originally posted on May 15, 2018. Luxurious lake living has very few negatives.  Mostly we boast about our magnificent sunsets, of cool lake breezes that float over the patio as we take in the beauty of the perfectly painted landscape in front of us. Alas… there is one teeny, tiny downfall...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Since I started this writing gig at the Chamber (five years ago this week!), it’s funny how people’s perception of me have changed.  Instantaneously, they think I’ve become this mecca of knowledge about all the events and activities happening around town.  I’m constantly asked, ‘when is that?’ or ‘what...

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