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25 Years Ago August 1990

The level of Clear Lake came up a welcomed eight-inches thanks to a steady, heavy rain Friday and Saturday, but damages caused by the rains were not so welcomed by Clear Lakers.  The deluge of water overloaded storm sewer lines and caused numerous incidents of flooding and damage.  The lake level rose to 31.44” below…
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50 Years Ago July 1965

Total deposits in Clear Lake’s two banks, Community National Bank and Clear Lake Bank and Trust, and in the Clear Lake Federal Savings and Loan amounted to more than $15,000,000 in reports as of June 30.  This is an increase of $1,596,564.02 in total assets over a year ago. The Cobblestone Players are presenting John…
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85 Years Ago August 1930

Superintendent Pease and family, of Buffalo Center, Iowa, arrived in Clear Lake and are nicely settled in their home on North Second Street, which they purchased from the Eleanor Hansen estate. The hardware store of McGowan and Sheridan has undergone extensive improvements in the arrangement of counters and tables for the display of goods, making…
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100 Years Ago July 1915

An awful suspense brooded over this community from Friday until Tuesday of last week and to the family of O.V. Goldthorpe the skies were all leaden and the clouds dropped nothing but sadness and sorrow.  Friday the two-year old son had played in the yard and disappeared.  The only clue was that in the stream…
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John Gabrielson

John Robert “Bob” “Gabe” Gabrielson, 83, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at his home. Due to his wishes, his body was donated to the University of Iowa Anatomy Dept., Iowa City.  A celebration of his life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Evangelical Free Church,…
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Armando Leal, Sr.

Armando Torres Leal, Sr., 79, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, in Mason City. A memorial service was held on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at First Congregational Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Keith Scott officiating.  Inurnment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City. Family suggests memorial contributions…
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