The Des Moines Renaissance Faire will have a new home starting in 2022 at Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa. The Des Moines Renaissance Faire is being organized by Festivals International, a Clear Lake-based company, and the organizers were looking for an opportunity to move away from their old location in Saylorville.
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure says building a left turn lane to allow access to a private company near Thorburn Lake is possible, but according to government policy the costs should be incurred by the company seeking access. Local businessman Neil Dawe has scheduled another protest today to draw
Eight-year-old Clint Wolcyn walked among sporting card tables, eyeing a rookie Paul Molitor card that sold for $ 100. His grandfather, who played professional baseball in the 1930s, took Wolcyn to his first card show. Maybe someday I will own this card, he thought. Now, a few decades later, he
With the help of the Clear Lake Business Incubator, even more changes are underway for downtown Clear Lake. The Clear Lake Business Incubator, approved by Clear Lake City Council in April of this year, now has five businesses registered to fill retail spaces in downtown Clear Lake. Jessica and Austin
Spirit Lake, Iowa – A large fire destroyed a Spirit Lake business, damaged a second, and closed Highway 71 for several hours on Friday morning. According to KUOO Radio, Spirit Lake firefighters were called to the Golden Buys Outlet store at 1665 Highway 71 South shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday
While the wider economy and many businesses have been affected by this pandemic, small businesses have pivoted, grown or started across the country and Sylvan Lake is no exception. In this three-part series, we’ll take a look at three local entrepreneurs who changed the way they do business during the