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Dorothy Wonsmos

Dorothy J. Wonsmos, of Clear Lake, went to heaven on her 78th birthday on Feb. 4, 2016 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa. Upon Dorothy’s wishes, a service was held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Kenneth Gehling officiating.  Burial will…
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R. Robert Hollibaugh

  R. Robert Hollibaugh, 92, of Aurelia, Iowa, formerly of Kingwood, Texas, passed away on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at his daughter’s home in Aurelia, where he and his wife have made their home since December of 2015. Memorial services will be at a later date in Winfield, Kansas. The Redig Funeral Home, in Aurelia,…
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CL girls bounce back

(Above) Clear Lake’s Gretchen Jones applies some heavy defensive pressure to a Humboldt player in Friday night’s home match-up.  The Lions topped the Wildcats, 37-34.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls (13-7, 8-5) dropped out of the Class 3A ratings with a loss at Algona Feb. 1, but bounced back and are…
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Six Lion wrestlers moving on

Six Clear Lake grapplers qualified for the District meet this Saturday at Aplington-Parkersburg.  Eric Faught (106), Ryan Leisure (138) and Ryan Faught (152) all won Sectional titles Saturday at Charles City.  Placing second and advancing were Jackson Hamlin (113) ,Will Kirshbaum (132) and Kyle Willms (285). “We had a good day. We always hope to…
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Two Cardinals claim top honors

Two Garner-Hayfield-Ventura wrestlers claimed championship honors on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Class 2A Sectional action in Garner.  Clarion-Goldfield won the tournament 256 points. Conner Shaw and Cade Baker finished at the top of the podium. Shaw, who wrestlers at 170-pounds, won by major decision over Caleb Olson, of Webster City, 15-4. Baker pinned Humboldt’s Nate…
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A win and a loss for CL boys

The Clear Lake boys treated the home crowd to a victory last week, but fell on the road, putting them at 10-9 overall and 8-5 in the North Central Conference. Algona 65, CL 48 The Lions will be looking to show Algona (15-3) what they’re really made of when the Bulldogs come to town Thursday…
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