Monthly Archives: December 2015

Remember When 12-30-2015

(Above) Blizzard, 1990 - These two boys were the only ones brave enough to head out following a snow storm in 1990.  The storm blanketed Clear Lake with 10” of snow.  High winds accompanied the snow, which shut down the town for a few days. 25 Years Ago December 1990 You might say Clear Lake leaders…
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Bradley Cosgriff

  Bradley Alan Cosgriff, 56, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, in Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., with the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Thompson officiating.  Inurnment was in Clear Lake Cemetery.…
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Clifford Mourlam

Clifford Edward Mourlam, 95, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in, Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Pat Hall officiating.  Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, in…
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Maxine Atkinson

Maxine Louise Atkinson, 91, passed away Dec. 10, 2015, at Sandy Lake Care Center in Coppell, Texas. A private memorial service will be held Wednesday evening, Dec. 23, 2015, at First United Methodist Church, Coppell, Texas and a celebration of life event is being planned for the summer in Clear Lake. Maxine was born to Henry…
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Taking the oath of office

City Attorney John Sorensen administered the oath of office to newly elected City Council members (L-R) Jim Boehnke, Mike Callanan and Mark Ebeling on Dec. 22.  Boehnke and Callanan successfully ran for re-election, while Ebeling won the First Ward seat vacated by Dana Brant.  The new Council will meet Monday, Jan. 4.-Reporter photo.
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Winter weather finally arrives

Nine inches blankets area Clear Lake and North Iowa almost made it through December without a major weather incident, but Monday the area received more than a half-foot of snowfall.  In Clear Lake, an estimated nine inches of snow fell. National Weather Service meteorologist Ken Harding reported some of the heaviest snowfall totals included 10.5…
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