Monthly Archives: June 2016

Alpha Gronfer Okerlund

Alpha Gronfor Okerlund, 99, of the Willow retirement center in Mason City, passed away on Tues., June 28, 2016, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake.  A funeral service will be 10:30 am Friday, July 1, 2016, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Frost, Minn.  Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Thursday, June 30 at Ward-Van…
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Remember When 6-29-2016

(Above) 1991 4th of July celebration - The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce combined soaring patriotic feelings and a marketing effort to make the 1991 Fourth of July celebration a record-breaker.  Totals showed that the carnival and parade set records for attendance and revenues.  Police Chief Dan Jackson estimated the crowd along the parade route…
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Lions slip to number two in rankings

(Above) Clear Lake’s Brad Burns makes a play at first base during the Iowa Falls-Alden.  The Cadets made the Lions work for the 4-2 victory.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake boys slipped to number two in the Class 2A rankings this week. The Lions improved their record to 17-4 with six wins…
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CL girls move NCC record to 3-5

(Above) GHV’s Mackenzie Van Gerpen attempts to tag Clear Lake’s Macy Mixdorf during Tuesday night’s game.  Mixdorf was a power at the plate for the Lions, going 3/4 at bat with a triple and three RBIs.  Also pictured is Clear Lake Coach Austin Peterson.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls moved their…
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Class 3A Region 2 softball post-season

Clear Lake and Garner-Hayfield-Ventura have both been assigned to Class 3A Region 2 for post-season softball play.  However, the two teams will play on opposite sides of the Region bracket. Clear Lake will open post-season plat Wednesday, July 6, at Cresco against Crestwood in a 7 p.m. game.  The winner will meet the winner of…
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