Boating on the 4th of July

The 4th of July is one of the busiest boating weekends of the summer in Albert Lea. Hundreds of boats were expected to be on Fountain Lake t…

Hillary Supporters in Clear Lake Parade

Politicians in parades

Politicians played a surprisingly small part in the Clear Lake 4th of July parade this year.

Flashing Thunder Fireworks in Mason City

Firework preparations for Mason City

When you go to a fireworks show, you expect bright lights, big booms, ohhhs and ahhhs, but while spectators might not see much of a differen…


Clear Lake 4th of July preparation

The town of Clear Lake is estimated to jump from around 7,500 people to around 100,000 according to the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce.