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Ventura firemen revive idea of September celebration

The Ventura Fire Department is resuscitating once-popular SeptemberFest.  The department plans to hold a street dance in the community Saturday, Sept. 3, as a fundraiser for a new fire truck. Up-and-coming country artist Tyler Steel will headline the event. Radio station FM 98.7 on-air personality J. Brooks will also take part in the fun, getting…
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City Council stands by statement on Prestage

Mayor: No request made by Chamber, school district to take further action The Clear Lake City Council heard from about 10 persons opposed  to a proposal to bring a large pork processing plant to Mason City Monday night, but remained steadfast in its neutral position on the subject. Those speaking during the citizens opportunity to…
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Personalized bricks will be salvaged for Main Avenue project

Personalized bricks which have helped to make Clear Lake’s Main Street iconic, will be preserved in the brick paver sidewalk reconstruction project scheduled to begin after Labor Day. After tabling the issue two weeks ago, Monday night the City Council voted unanimously to proceed with an option that will replace the current brick pavers with…
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Alice J. Watts

Our Heavenly Father opened his arms to welcome a beautiful angel, Alice “Jean” Watts, 90, on April 24, 2016, surrounded by her devoted family at her daughter’s home in Lakeville, Minn. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Humboldt, Iowa. Burial was in North Lawn…
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CL boys golf team bounces back after setback

Alex Snelling lines up a putt.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy THOMAS STORBECK Clear Lake golf coach Eric Perry is seeing some inconsistency, but steady improvement on his team.  The Lions experienced a setback against North Central Conference teams last week, but bounced back with a strong showing against mid-size Minnesota teams. Spencer Invitational The…
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Clear Lake girls are hitting their stride

(Above) GHV’s Jayden Hughes and Clear Lake’s Macy Mixdorf compete against each other in the 4x100 meter relay at the Cardinal Relays.  GHV placed fourth in the race and Clear Lake was fifth.  -Reporter by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls track team is hitting its stride with two track meets last week. Lynx Relays…
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