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Remember When 2-21-2018

(Above) Free throw winners from 1993 - These sharp-shooters were winners in the 1993 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest held at Ventura High School.  The winners and their ages are: front row (L-R): Amanda Truex, 10, Clear Lake; Katie Gerhardt, 11, Clear Lake; Angie Avery, 12, Ventura; Lani Grabinski, 13, Clear Lake; and (not pictured)…
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Ronald L. Anderson

Ronald L. Anderson, 75, of Belmond, Iowa, formerly of Ventura, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Iowa Specialty Hospital, in Belmond.  He passed peacefully surrounded by the prayers of loving family.      Funeral services were held on Friday, Feb. 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Belmond, with the Rev. Dawn Pederson officiating.  Burial was…
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Mike Andersen

Mike Andersen, 81, passed away on Feb. 12, 2018 after a brief illness in Green Valley, Az. Services for Mike were held on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at St. Francis-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, in Green Valley, Az. Mike was born on July 14, 1936, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Robert L. and Virginia (Twitchell Hatcher) Andersen.…
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Donna E. Ouverson

Donna Elaine Pitkin Ouverson, 76, of Fertile, Iowa, went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at her home in Fertile. Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at Fertile Lutheran Church, 602 W. Washington St., Fertile, with the Rev. David Halverson officiating.  Burial was at Brush…
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Lions bring home honors at State Meet

(Above) Clear Lake’s Eric Faught battled Shea Ruffridge, of Pocahontas, in the championship round.  Although Faught had beaten Ruffridge earlier in the season, Ruffridge came out on top Saturday.  Clear Lake wrestlers brought home honors, as well as experience to build on next year, from the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament held Thursday through Saturday at…
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Back to State

(Above) Clear Lake’s Gretchen Jones drives to the basket against an Algona defender.  The 54-51 victory gave the Lions an opportunity to take another run at the State tournament.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls basketball team is on its way back to the State Tournament for the fourth time in  five…
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