Clearwater News


THE CLEARWATER CITY COUNCIL decided not to make any payment on the bike trail extension without getting confirmation that the contractor will correct the problems with drainage and fix the bituminous surface. Above is a section near the Main Street end of the trail showing a patched area and standing water after light rain on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Council not ready to pay for bike trail

The Clearwater City Council Tuesday decided not to make a partial payment for the bike trail extension, given its current condition.

VISITORS AT THE VETERANS WILDLIFE Management Area Dedication last Wednesday took a wagon tour of the land, with Welby Smith pointing out areas of the landscpe. (Photos by Ken Francis.)

New wildlife area honors veterans

About 120 people from all over Central Minnesota gathered in a field of prairie grass in Clearwater Twp. last Wednesday evening to commemorate a special event.

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.

Council addresses brush drop off concerns

Last month, the City of Clearwater closed its brush dropoff site near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75.

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George I. Florek

BIG LAKE HOPES TO BECOME A BEYOND THE YELLOW RIBBON COMMUNITY and a kick-off meeting was held Monday at The Friendly Buffalo. Pictured above are First Sergeant Brigham Fanning, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Above, the five Hornets defending their end of the court are Sam Jochum, Brady Vogt, Kyle Knaeble, Collin Teigen and Trent Monson.

Well over 100 kids waited their turn in line to go through basketball drills during the Blowout last Friday.

BIG LAKE HORNETS CHAMPION SWIMMERS are diver Mallary Dick, who came home with seventh place, and swimmers Laurel Pietrzak, Laurin Ebert, Maggie Knier and Gabbie Werner. (Submitted photo).