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Miller marks 40 years of service as Sanitary District trustee

by Marianne Morf When he was asked to consider joining the Clear Lake Sanitary District’s Board of Trustees, John Miller says he thought it would be an interesting venture.  Forty years later, Miller is still serving— and the job has never gotten old. “Nobody cares much about the Sanitary District— but it’s very important,” he…
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Lions fall to Mohawks in season-opener

(Above) Clear Lake’s Chase Stuver brings down a Mohawk during the game Friday night played in Mason City.  Ready to assist was Joey Monson (#63).  The Mohawks came away with 20-14 victory.  -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake Lions came up short in their season-opener against Mason City Friday, 20-14.  The Mohawks won…
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GHV Cardinals defeat the Eagles in debut game, 23-20

Nearly nine months after ending the 2015 season in a three-way tie for the District 2 title and bowing out early in post-season play, the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura football team was out to prove something Friday night by putting up a win against non-district area rival, West Hancock. With four of seven All-District honor recipients back on…
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CL girls open the season with a 3-2 record at Clarion

The Clear Lake volleyball team opened the season at Clarion Saturday and posted a 3-2 record under new Head Coach Jill Smith. The Lions topped Riceville, North Butler and CAL 2-0, but fell to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and eventual tournament champion South Hamilton by the same score. “I felt overall the day was a success, especially for…
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Clear Lake X-C opens season at Iowa Falls

Clear Lake’s boys and girls cross country teams opened the season with third place finishes at their season opener.  The Lions raced at Mayne’s Grove at Iowa Falls Thursday, Aug. 25. “The girls were only eight points out of second place and should be able to use this success as a motivator going into our…
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GHV girls fall to North Iowa in home opener

(Above) GHV’s Mackenzie Van Gerpen records a dig for the Cardinals, while Bretta Carolus (back) and Carlie Knutson look on.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball teamed opened the 2016 season with a loss at home to North Iowa on Aug. 25. It looked promising in the first set, with the Cardinals defeating…
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