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Veterans will construct memorial at V.F.W.

(Above) This model of Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 shows where large slabs of stone will be displayed on the exterior of the building to feature the names of local veterans, living and deceased.-Reporter photo. “Retreat, hell.  We’re advancing in a different direction.”- Gen. Oliver P. Smith, 1st Marine Division Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 members…
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Lightning strikes twice

(Above) Firefighters were called to 709 N. 7th St. Monday night after a lightning strike ignited a house, resulting in $15,000 damage.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. Another home damaged by fire For the second time in as many weeks, lightning has been blamed for causing a house fire in Clear Lake. The Clear Lake Fire…
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City leaders encouraged to act quickly on fireworks ordinance

Clear Lake city leaders are being encouraged to adopt a new ordinance which will restrict the use of fireworks within the city. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tim Coffey told the Council Monday night his board is concerned about the safety of visitors in light of the recent legalization of fireworks in Iowa. Coffey noted…
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Anxious sellers and buyers: Farmers Market opening early

The 2017 Clear Lake Farmers Market season will kick off Saturday, May 20.  According to Farmers Market board president, Andrea Evelsizer “The Farmers Market is starting a week earlier this season to accommodate our eager customers, as well as, our excited vendors with spring products. Being named this year, on Facebook, as one of the…
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Remember When 5-17-17

(Above) CLHS graduation, 1992 - Mike Andrews was the first to climb the bell tower outside the gymnasium and ring the bell in 1992.  Ringing the bell is the traditional way to signify the students have graduated.  Clear Lake High School graduated 97 students in 1992.  The graduation was held on Sunday, May 31, in the…
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Peterson and Adams earn a trip to State Tennis Meet

(Above) Clear Lake’s Carter Olk returns a volley during a home meet against Waverly Shell-Rock on Monday, May 8.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The doubles team of Jacob Peterson and Mac Adams qualified for the State Tennis Meet by finishing second at District competition played in Waverly Thursday, May 11. “Jacob and Mac had…
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