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Nathan Higgins

Nathan Lee Higgins, 26, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, due to a motorcycle accident in rural Clear Lake. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 9th Ave. S., Clear Lake. Burial was in Clear Lake Cemetery.   In lieu of customary…
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Victor Crotty

Victor Allen Crotty, 53, Mason City, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at his home. According to his wishes, his body has been cremated.  A graveside service will be held  at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the Clear Lake Cemetery, with Pastor Will Hunsaker officiating. Memorials may be directed in care of…
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Jessica Herker

Jessica Rhea Herker, 28, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service is pending and will be scheduled in the near future. Inurnment will be in Clear Lake Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to the Jessica Herker Memorial Fund. Jessica was born on April 21, 1989, the daughter…
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Marcia M. Burke

 Marcia Mae Burke, 89, Clear Lake, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, at her home. A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. North, Clear Lake, with Reverend David Peterson officiating.  A private family inurnment will be in the Memorial Park…
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Never forget

The Clear Lake Fire Department held a program Tuesday to help the public “Never Forget” the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.  Retired Marine Corps veteran Bill Salier, of Nora Springs, Iowa was the guest speaker.  He told approximately 300 people gathered at the fire station that in addition to remembering and honoring the memory…
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Smoking ban in city parks, beach gains public support

Overwhelming support from the public has driven the Clear Lake City Council to proceed with development of an ordinance which will ban smoking and glass containers from City parks and City Beach.  City areas not known as traditional parks would also be included, such as Three Stars Plaza, the former downtown water tower site, Splash…
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