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Ridin’ Along in my Automobile

Ridin’ Along in my Automobile

AHOOGA! BY: RACHEL WUMKES Have you ever wondered what happens when you put four lifelong state park enthusiasts in a room together?  The wheels start turning, that’s for sure. Literally. It just so happens, those wheels kept on turning until the All State Park Tour was born. It all came to fruition when Kevin Szcodronski...

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Beer Snobs of North Iowa – Unite!

Beer Snobs of North Iowa – Unite!

Brews on the Beach 2022 Beer Snobs of North Iowa – Unite! BY: RACHEL WUMKES When craft beer hit the scene in the 1990s, people weren’t sure what to think.  Microbreweries began to pop up across the nation, creating a new style of beer.  It was different.  New.  And exciting.  Not your run-of-the-mill beer selections. It’s...

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Travel Writers Experience Lake Life

Travel Writers Experience Lake Life

On Tuesday, June 21, six travel writers from across the Midwest will experience lake life right here in Clear Lake. Before traveling to St. Cloud, Minnesota for the Midwest Travel Network Conference, our guests will have the opportunity to explore and learn about our community. The Midwest Travel Network Conference was...

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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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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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Iowa’s Walleye Challenge

Iowa’s Walleye Challenge

Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy! BY: RACHEL WUMKES Angling enthusiasts are invited to participate in the ultimate fishing competition.  The Iowa Walley Challenge runs from May 1st to June 30th as part of a state-wide research project.  Designed to get a better sense of the walleye population across the state of Iowa, this...

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Travel & Tourism Week 2022

Travel & Tourism Week 2022

Clear Lake is OPEN for visitors! BY: RACHEL WUMKES Celebrated each year during the first week of May, Travel & Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the United States travel community.  During this time, travel and tourism professionals far and wide unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy,...

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