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Feel Good Friday

Image by NickyPe from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES Nothing makes for a better Friday than blue skies and lots of sunshine.  Even the cooler temps can easily be ignored!  Plus, it’s easy to wake up happy on a Friday morning when you live at the Lake. Am I right? After my kiddos boarded the...
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Fareway Donates More Than $200,000 to Support Small Businesses and Their Employees

[embed]https://youtu.be/ky7XvFTCqc4[/embed] NEWS RELEASE (CLEAR LAKE, IA) – Fareway Stores, Inc. recently announced a $200,000 donation to the Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives (ICCE). The donation provided for $1,000 or more in gift cards to ICCE chamber of commerce members in the communities Fareway serves. ICCE distributed the Fareway gift cards to its chamber of commerce members. The...
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I can see CLEAR-ly now

photocredit: clearproject.net BY: RACHEL WUMKES Many years ago, before I lived in beautiful Clear Lake, I used to come up from Des Moines to visit.  Back then, Clear Lake wasn’t nearly as wonderful as it is today.  While I wanted to enjoy a cooling dip in the lake on a hot day, I just couldn’t get past...
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Gearing up for the Tourist Season

photocredit: twitter.com BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s almost that time of year again.  The time where visitors flock to our area, often for lengthy visits.  The time where our streets are busier, where our population increases drastically.  Another spring, summer and fall are on the horizon, filled with fantastic events, camping fun, the 4th of July Extravaganza, and...
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