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Cardinals punch ticket to State

(Above) GHV’s Nick Joynt displays the State banner to an enthusiastic crowd following Saturday night’s big win over Osage.  -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy It was a heart-pumping, foot-stomping game Saturday night, when Garner-Hayfield-Ventura faced their number one nemesis, Osage, in the Class 2A Substate Final played in the Clear Lake gym.  It could have…
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Clear Lake girls presented with keepsakes

Jennifer Cash, Iowa Farm Bureau county chair, was on hand at Monday’s send-off for the Clear Lake girls basketball team to present Head Coach Bart Smith and the Lions team with keepsake basketballs.  Iowa Farm Bureau is a sponsor of the Iowa High School Girls State Basketball Championships.  Cash noted she has been honored to…
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Cards roll over C-G-D in Class 2A District final

(Above) Sophomore James Betz is heads above the competition in Tuesday night’s game.  Betz had a good night, pumping in 16-points for the Cardinals. The fifth rated (2A) Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys showed the crowd while they are still in the mix, as they soundly defeated Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Tuesday night, Feb. 27, in Forest City, in the…
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Be More…

(Above) Former Clear Lake principal and coach Mike Barkley shared his experience and words of encouragement with the Lions at their Monday send-off. Coach Bart Smith thinks his team has had the perfect motto this season—  “Be More…” (L-R) Emily Snelling, Gretchen Jones, Chloe Mueller, Sara Faber and Julia Merfeld wave goodbye as the team…
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On to State!

Nick Joynt jumps into the arms of teammate James Betz after the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Cardinals defeated Osage in Sub-State, earning a trip to State.  See this week’s Sports for more.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.
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Council awards contracts for upcoming projects

The Clear Lake City Council awarded several contracts at its regular meeting held Monday, Feb. 20. The Council entered into a professional services agreement with Veenstra & Kimm, of Mason City, involving the proposed FY 2018 Street Resurfacing Project.  The agreement for the proposed project is for an amount not to exceed $69,900. The scope…
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