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Lions end post-season by falling to Cowboys, 59-43

This Clarion-Goldfield-Dows player meets a wall of defending Lions as he tries to head to the basket.  Pictured for Clear Lake is Thomas Storbeck, Cody Matz, Ryan Atkinson and Zach Lester.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Clarion-Goldfield-Dows outscored Clear Lake 31-17 in the second half to oust the Lions from post-season play Thursday, Feb. 16. …
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GHV boys top Eagle Grove, 81-53, in District semi-final

(Above) GHV’s Nick Joynt means business as a bewildered Eagle Grove player wonders how to stop him.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Eagle Grove boys knew it was going to be a long night early in the game on Thursday, Feb. 16.  The Cardinals pumped in 31-points in the first quarter to leave no…
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Oh, what a night!

Saturday was a great night to be a Clear Lake Lions fan, as the girls basketball team earned a trip to State and Clear Lake senior Ryan Leisure became the schools’ first three-time state champion.  The basketball team will be making its third trip to Des Moines in the last four years and will play…
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What season is this?

Temperatures in the 60s throughout the weekend, provided inspiration for most to get out and enjoy what feels like early spring weather.  For at least one brave person that included spending some time on his paddle board in the open water in front of the downtown Sea Wall.  The Color The Wind Kite Festival had…
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City will hold budget hearing March 6

Tax rate expected to drop A public hearing will be held Monday, March 6, on the proposed 2018 municipal budget.  Under the plan, local taxpayers will see the city’s portion of their tax bill drop for a second straight year. The proposed tax rate for the next fiscal year, which begins on July 1 and…
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Clear Lake police officer submits resignation

A Clear Lake police officer accused of domestic assault has resigned. Clear Lake Police Chief Pete Roth confirmed that Ryan Eskildsen, 36, submitted his resignation Friday, Feb. 10.  He had been a member of the department since 2002. Eskildsen had been placed on administrative leave Dec. 5 after he was charged with domestic assault stemming…
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