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Homer C. Bienfang

Homer C. Bienfang, 86, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Oakwood Care Center, in Clear Lake.  A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at Apple Valley Assisted Living, 405 27th Ave. S., Clear Lake, where he resided with his wife the past year.  Pastor Scot McCluskey officiated. In lieu…
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Lake aerators now in use

(Above) The streetscape has turned to white as snow and frost have persisted in the past week.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. [caption id="attachment_14696" align="alignleft" width="270"] A good day to stay inside - As the snow fell outside last week, Olivia Larsen and Taylor Krull stopped at Cabin Coffee for a warm-up.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.[/caption] With…
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Luker fuels weather forecasting fire by attending national conference

(Above) Henry Luker keeps a close eye on weather trends from a growing technology center in his Clear Lake home. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. Probably every student celebrates the possibility of a winter storm.  For 16-year-old Henry Luker, it’s a work day.  But make no mistake, it’s exciting for him, too. Luker, a high school…
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Police ask public for help identifying man suspected of crime

(Above) Do you know this man? Police in Clear Lake are asking the public’s help identifying a man pictured in surveillance footage from a city store. The man captured on video is suspected of writing counterfeit checks multiple times at a Clear Lake business on Christmas week, according to the CLPD.  Police released still photos…
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Board begins interviews with superintendent search firms tonight

The Clear Lake School Board is slated to interview three firms tonight (Wednesday, Jan. 6) interested in helping the district search for a new superintendent for the 2016-2017 school year. At 5 p.m. the Board will listen to a presentation from McPherson & Jacobson LLC, of Omaha, Neb.  Former Clear Lake Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael…
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Remember When 1-6-16

(Above) Ice jammed, 1965 - Touristville Boat Co. put a manufacturer’s guarantee to a tough test in 1965.  The Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works guarantees that the eight-ton “Showboat” will not be harmed by the ice, as long as the outside openings are greased and the water turbines are out of the water.  The boat may…
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