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Lions earn Class 2A District 3 post-season honors

By Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake’s Jaylen DeVries and Tate Storbeck have been selected as the Class 2A District 3 Offensive and Defensive Most Valuable Players. DeVries, a junior, passed for 1,828-yards this season, setting school records for most passes in a season, as well as career.  He completed 95 or  161 pass attempts (59 percent). …
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CL dancers compete at Iowa State Dance Team State Solo Competition

By Michelle Watson Clear Lake High School Dance Team members Bella Clabaugh and Emily LeFevre, both sophomores, competed in the Iowa State Dance Team Association’s State Solo Competition on Saturday Nov. 3, in Newton. They competed in Class IV in a field of 80 dancers. Emily performed at jazz solo to “End of Time,” choreography…
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Merfeld named to NCC list

by Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake’s Julia Merfeld has been named to the North Central Conference’s Third Team in recognition of her play during the 2018 volleyball season. Merfeld, a junior, was the key player setting up the Lion offense and finished as the leader in assists.  She was also among the team leaders in serving. …
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Mark C. Stanton

Mark C. Stanton, 67, of Mason City, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, in Mason City, surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service was held on Monday, Nov. 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Mason City, with the Rev. Dan Gerrietts officiating.  Committal services will follow at…
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Ronald L. Tjaden

Ronald “Ronnie” L. Tjaden, 82, of Floyd, devoted husband, dad, and grandpa went to his eternal home Nov. 5, 2018 For the past 18 months, he has been a resident of Country Meadow Place, Mason City. He battled a furious fight with Lewy Body Dementia for the past three years. A funeral service for Ronnie…
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Alan J. Monson

Alan J. Monson, 74, of Clear Lake, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, surrounded by his family.   A Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Scott Kozisek officiating.…
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