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Darwin Hughes

Darwin “Dar” “Poppy” Hughes, 70, of Wyoming, Minn., and Ventura, Iowa, a loving husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother and proud veteran, passed away on Nov. 11, 2016 at the home of his daughter, Pam. A celebration of Darwin’s life was held at Roberts Family Life Celebration Home, Forest Lake, Minn. Interment was in Fort Snelling…
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Helen Estergard

Helen Doris Estergard, 100, of  Clear Lake, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake. A celebration of Helen’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake.  Burial will be in Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake.  The family will greet friends one…
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Remember When 11-30-2016

(Above) Christmas finery, 1966 - Clear Lake’s Main Avenue took on a festive look in 1966.  Merchants mounted and decorated Christmas trees in front of their businesses. 25 Years Ago November 1991 Clear Lake leaders say they need a competitive edge to help the city recover from the blow of losing a major employer.  And they…
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Lions pick up some impressive wins

For the second year in a row the Clear Lake Lions notched an impressive win over Waverly-Shell Rock.  Monday night the Lions used an effective defensive strategy and remained calm under pressure to post a 52-42 victory over the third ranked (4A) Go-Hawks. The Lions, rated eighth in Class 3A, improved their record to 2-1…
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Cards fall to Osage; rebound to beat Charles City

Tuesday night’s game against Osage had its ups and downs for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls basketball team. “We had moments when we looked pretty good and moments when we looked horrible,” said Coach Matt Erpelding.  “We struggled tremendously against their full court pressure in the first half and we made numerous poor decisions, but we did…
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Can you help?

Eighty ornaments remain on The Giving Tree  About 80 ornaments remain on The Giving Tree at the Mirror-Reporter office with only a few weeks remaining until Christmas. The need is great this year, with more than 70 Clear Lake families requesting some assistance during the holiday season.  A total of 210 ornaments were intially placed…
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