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50 Years Ago August 1965

A lack of rain has caused the State Conservation Commission to issue a warning to campers, picnickers, fishermen and anyone enjoying the outdoors to be careful with fires and cigarettes in these dry conditions. The Ventura Viking Football team goes into a new season with a new coach in Bill Comstock.  The team will also…
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60 Years Ago August 1955

Mrs. Ole Flatland arrived Thursday from her old home in Norway where she had been visiting since leaving the United States April 23.  This was her first trip back to Norway in 46 years. Mrs. B.A. Morse, secretary to Supt. T.G. Burns, returned from Ames where she was elected vice president of Iowa School Board…
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85 Years Ago August 1930

W.J. McGowan and D.C. Brandon drove to the cemetery Friday and placed a wreath of flowers on the grave of S.J. Clausen.  For 15 years prior to the death of Mr. Clausen, the three men celebrated their birthdays, which fall on the same day, Aug. 22, with a dinner party.  Since Mr. Clausen’s death, in…
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Melody A. Scheetz

Melody Ann (Palmer) Scheetz, 55,  of El Paso, Texas, formerly Thornton, Iowa, died suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at her home. Funeral services were held on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Thompson officiating.   Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.…
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Eunice Austin

Eunice (Wilke) Austin, 87, of Clear Lake, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake. A memorial service to celebrate Eunice’s life was held on Monday, Aug. 24, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 North 4th St., with the Reverend Dennis Ganz officiating.  In lieu of customary remembrances,…
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Calvin J. Duit

Calvin John Duit, 68, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Manor Care Center, Springfield, Mo., surrounded by his family. A memorial service for Calvin is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, in Geneva, Iowa.  Calvin was born Oct. 15, 1946, in Hampton, Iowa, to Aielt and Wyona…
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