Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bradley A. Blazek

Bradley A. Blazek, 59, of Clear Lake, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, in Mason City, Iowa.   Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with Rev. Dan Gerrietts officiating.  Visitation will be…
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Konrad A. Ottersberg

Konrad Arthur Ottersberg, 82, of Clear Lake, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Dr. Pat Hall officiating. Burial will be in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, Iowa, at a…
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Remember When 12-27-2017

Winter break, 1992 - Who says skating is tough? In 1992, Zach Wistey was taking it easy on the Marion Park ice skating rink as his sister, Rachel (left), and friend, Jill LaGrange, pushed him on a park bench.  The youngsters were enjoying their holiday vacation. Clear Lake Historical Tidbits First girl’s basketball team The first…
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CL boys tied for first place in NCC

(Above) Clear Lake’s Tate Storbeck makes his way to the basket while a Mason City defender applies some heavy defense.  Storbeck ended with 11-points.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy A win over Iowa Falls-Alden helped the Clear Lake boys basketball team head into the holiday break tied for first place in the North Central Conference. …
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Faught earns 100th win as Lions top Spencer

(Above) Clear Lake’s Eric Faught earned his 100th career victory with a pin in :45 seconds Tuesday night against Spencer. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Revenge was sweet for the Lions.  The team headed into the Christmas break with a 49-23 victory over Spencer Tuesday, Dec. 19. Last year Spencer toppled the Lions, 34-34, winning…
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Cards roll over Eagle Grove and Humboldt

(Above) GHV’s Ryan Meyers does a reverse lay-up to record two of his 18-points in Thursday night’s game against Humboldt. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Two big wins right before the  holiday break moved Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s record to 5-2, 7-3. GHV 76, Eagle Grove 31 The Cardinals put together one of their best all-around games of…
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