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Remember When 4-19-2017

(Above) Earth Day, 1992 - Allison Cooper (left) and Jenny Deffendall, eighth grade students at Ventura in 1992, cleaned up trash in the Ventura Marsh area as part of an Earth Day project carried out by all Ventura Schools students.  Students dispersed to all areas of Ventura to clean up trash.  They then hauled the trash to…
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The thrill of the hunt

The Clear Lake Jaycees hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt in City Park on Saturday.  Hundreds of youngsters participated in the hunt, including Jamison Vaage, who got a little help from his dad, Jeff.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.
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Brick by brick

Old brick sidewalks have been removed and new ones were being installed Monday as part of the Main Avenue Sidewalk Restoration Project.  The south side of the 300 block of Main Avenue is the first of eight segments of the project.  Businesses remain open during the work.  The next phase will be on the north…
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Titan Pro employee accused of fraud

A Buffalo Center, Iowa man has been accused of stealing more than $318,000 from a Clear Lake business. Richard Wubben was charged in U.S. District Court with mail fraud.  A court filing on Wednesday, April 12, indicated he intends to enter a guilty plea. Wubben is alleged to have sold seeds, farm chemicals and other agricultural…
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Area businesses step up to help fund RAGBRAI expenses

The Clear Lake RAGBRAI Steering Committees have shared one goal and one philosophy for the last three times RAGBRAI has come to Clear Lake.  The goal has always been to promote Clear Lake as a town to return to visit, vacation, or live.  The philosophy of the Steering Committee has been to create a good…
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Lake will host Relay for Life celebration June 2

Finnegan named Honorary Chairman, Whitesidewalls will perform Relay For Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will take on a decidedly Clear Lake flavor this year.  The June 2 event will be based at Clear Lake City Park and its honorary chairman is Mike Finnegan, from Clear Lake. Finnegan, who is the owner/publisher…
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