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Lions bring home honors at State Meet

(Above) Clear Lake’s Eric Faught battled Shea Ruffridge, of Pocahontas, in the championship round.  Although Faught had beaten Ruffridge earlier in the season, Ruffridge came out on top Saturday.  Clear Lake wrestlers brought home honors, as well as experience to build on next year, from the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament held Thursday through Saturday at…
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Back to State

(Above) Clear Lake’s Gretchen Jones drives to the basket against an Algona defender.  The 54-51 victory gave the Lions an opportunity to take another run at the State tournament.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls basketball team is on its way back to the State Tournament for the fourth time in  five…
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Cards top Osage to open Class 2A District 5 play

A scrappy Garner-Hayfield-Ventura team dug deep and battled hard to come up with a victory over Osage (14-9) in the first round of the Class 2A District 5 semifinal played at Forest City, on Thursday, Feb. 15. “There were a lot of things to worry about when playing a tough opponent like Osage,” said Coach…
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A ‘Fantabulous’ day

(Above) All eyes were to the sky Saturday as hundreds of kites were featured in the 2018 Color The Wind Kite Festival on Clear Lake. -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy. Color The Wind organizer Larry Day works to ready a kite for flight as CBS Sunday Morning film crews capture the sights and sounds of the…
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CLHS Band starts fund drive for new uniforms

(Above) Design for new CLHS Marching Band uniforms. The Clear Lake Band Program has experienced a great deal of growth and success in the last several years. So much so, that the group is running out of marching band uniforms! Director Brandon Borseth has announced the band program is currently raising funds to pay for…
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Police ask for help in hit and run investigation

(Above) Clear Lake police are seeking information about this accident Sunday, Feb. 11, about 1:10 a.m. in the 200 block of South 3rd Street. The driver of the 2009 Ford Explorer left the scene before speaking with officers. The Clear Lake Police Department is asking for the public’s help with a hit and run crash…
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