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Remember When 10-10-2018

(Above) 1993 fourth graders know their way around - These Central School fourth graders in 1993 really knew their way around!  The students were able to correctly identify all 50 states on their first try.  Pictured are front row (L-R): Eric Fox, Jessica Gunsallus, Heather Cosgriff, Carrie Johnson, Amy Leslie, and Tanya Greathouse.  Row 2 (L-R):…
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Matt Kerr

Matt Kerr, age 37, of Clear Lake, exited this realm in search of peace and entered the next great adventure on Sept. 24, 2018. A celebration of life is planned for Sunday, Oct. 14, at the VFW, in Clear Lake, from 1-4 p.m.  where friends are invited to share memories of Matt. For his family…
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Robert Phillips, Sr.

Robert Phillips, Sr. joined his wife, Lorraine; mother, Christine; and father, Clarence, on Sept. 19, 2018.  He will be missed by his children, Gary (Linda), Bonnie (Jamie), Rhonda (Tom), and Bobby (Phong); his eight grandchildren, Niki (Lee) and Brent (Yo), Heather and Stahcey, Skyler and Brandon (Danielle), Alex and Stephen; and his six great-grandchildren, Jorden…
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Homeward bound

(Above) The  processional carrying the remains of Army Pvt. Donald E. Brown were transported beneath a large American flag displayed at the Clear Lake Fire Department on the way to Thompson, Iowa for burial.-Reporter photos by Chris Barragy. Repatriated remains of WWII soldier returned for burial [caption id="attachment_37613" align="alignleft" width="270"] Casket bearers from the National…
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Freedom Rock fueled by inspiration, thanks to vets

The Cerro Gordo County Freedom Rock, located at the corner of Main Avenue and 8th Street, was officially dedicated Sunday with a good number of veterans and others looking on. Artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen was on hand for the dedication and said his work is fueled by inspiration the stories from each county provide. “Freedom…
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