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Lions roll past Denver in State opener

(Above) There’s no doubt where Clear Lake pitcher Ben Mason is when you can see the State Capital in the background.  According to Coach Seth Thompson, Mason attacked the strike zone all night and did a great job on the mound for the Lions. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Clear Lake began defense of its…
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Win over Central Springs sends Lions to State

(Above) Clear Lake’s Zach Lester successfully steals third base. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Lions clinched their return to the State Tournament with a 6-2 victory over Central Springs  Wednesday, July 20.  The game was played in Forest City after rain washed out Tuesday’s scheduled game in Mason City.  The Lions claimed their third…
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Remember When 7-27-2016

(Above) Building comes down in 1966 - Another downtown building became dust and shambles in 1966.  Knutson’s Philips 66 station, located on the corner of 20 1/2 N. 4th St. came down to make room for a $40,000 addition to the Clear Lake Bakery. 25 Years Ago July 1991 An outcry of public response has led…
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Robert Glidden

Robert “Bob” Glidden, 78, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, Minn. Celebration of Bob Glidden’s life was held on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Rev. Scott A. Kozisek, of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garner, Iowa officiating. Following the service military…
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Alice M. Toresdahl

Alice Mae Toresdahl, 87, of Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Good Shepherd Health Center, in Mason City. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with Pastor Matthew Muters officiating.  Inurnment was in Memorial…
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Rev. Keith L. Scott

Rev. Keith Leroy Scott, 82, of Indianola, Iowa, and formerly of Clear Lake, passed away on July 20, 2016. A memorial service was held on Monday, July 25, 2016, at the Indianola First United Methodist Church.Keith was born on Jan. 1, 1934, to Clyde and Grace Scott in Marion, Iowa. He was a 1952 graduate…
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