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Ice Fishing Tournaments on Clear Lake

Ice Fishing Tournaments on Clear Lake

For those “hooked” on fishing BY: RACHEL WUMKES Ice fishing has come a long way over the years.  What started out as people cutting holes into the frozen Great Lakes for the sole purpose of finding food has morphed into a family pastime and/or sport. Although a lot of people DO eat what they catch! I began my research on...

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Clear Lake Encourages Exploration During Family Week

Clear Lake Encourages Exploration During Family Week

Clear Lake Tourism is encouraging families to use a week-long moratorium on high school sports and activities from July 25-August 1 to plan an end-of-summer family vacation. For the first time ever, the Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have announced a moratorium on high...

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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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Best of the Best

Best of the Best

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret there are a slew of excellent places to eat, drink and be merry in Clear Lake. I could create lists upon lists upon lists, to be honest. This quaint little oasis is bursting at the seams with establishments who serve all your favorite food and drinks while enjoying your time at the Lake....

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Take a Tour of Clear Lake

Take a Tour of Clear Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES We often talk about the tourists who visit our beautiful little town each summer.  People with summer homes who flock to the lake for some much-needed relaxation outside of their busy lives in the city.  I’ve always thought to be a true ‘tourist’ you had to travel abroad; visit an unfamiliar place or...

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