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Exceptional All-Staters

(Above) Pictured are Clear Lake High School All-State instrumentalists (L-R) Abbi Parcher, Irene Swanson, Tim Swanson and Theo Swanson.  Also pictured is CLHS Band Director Brandon Borseth. -Submitted photo. Swansons chosen for elite All-State Orchestra Irene Swanson, Theo Swanson and Tim Swanson have accomplished a feat unheard of in Iowa High School Music. The three…
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Share Life provides Giving Tree donations non-profit status

  For more than a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.  This year, thanks to Share Life, donations of cash and food cards for Giving Tree families are tax-deductible. The 2017 Giving Tree features approximately 180 ornaments representing the wishes…
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Miller finds fountain of youth through recreation

Many figure skaters would concur that the peak of their athleticism was reached at a young age. However, for Ken Miller, it was age 60. Miller, who grew up in Clear Lake and graduated high school here in 1946, has been named this year’s Recreator of the Year in Fort Collins, Colo. Miller entered his…
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City approves addition of merit-based pay for administrator

The Clear Lake City Council has unanimously approved a resolution establishing supplemental and merit based pay compensation for its city administrator. Mayor Nelson Crabb explained that City Administrator Scott Flory’s salary has traditionally been based off of the cost of living increase that city employees receive. “That’s all well and good, but we felt we…
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10-4 Good Buddy! Sukup will serve Thanksgiving meal for truckers in Clear Lake

This Thanksgiving, Sukup Manufacturing Co. will contribute to a meal for truck drivers who are working on Thanksgiving Day. “A Trucker’s Thanksgiving” will be held, free of charge, at the Pilot Travel Center in Clear Lake. The center anticipates nearly 60 truck drivers will enjoy a buffet meal with turkey, ham, and traditional Thanksgiving side…
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Doris Luscomb

Doris L. Luscomb, 97, of Clear Lake, died Monday, Nov., 20, 2017, at Good Shepherd Health Center, in Mason City. Arrangements are pending at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake.
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