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Positive changes at Opportunity Village

(Pictured Above L-R) Patricia Biggs, Katie Peck (seated in back), Kristi Gruetzmacher and Charlotte Biggs are roommates in a new home on Logan Avenue in Clear Lake.  In the background are two staff members who assist the residents, as needed.-Reporter photo. Residents enjoy independence in new housing opportunities “Who’s the boss of you?” Julie Tofte…
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Watershed Management Authority proposal introduced at City Council meeting

At its Monday night meeting, the Clear Lake City Council was briefed by Deb Tesar, representing the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake (APCL), about the idea of a new “Watershed Management Authority.”  The idea would continue the efforts started by the APCL and the CLEAR Project, which was formed in 1995.  Since that…
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Bid awarded in GHV expansion and remodeling project

The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura School Board has awarded the bid for an expansion and remodeling project at its high school building to Larson Contracting, of Lake Mills, Iowa. Larson submitted the lowest of five bids for the work.  Its base bid was $6,211,500.  With alternatives included by the Board, the Larson bid was about $6.48 million. A…
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Remember When 11-4-2015

(Above) Ventura High School play, 1990 - The Ventura High School Drama Department staged “Once Upon a Mattress” in 1990.  The Saturday performance was a dinner theater.  “Once Upon a Mattress” featured Prince Dauntless (left) played by Troy Meier, Princess Winifred the Woebegon (center) played by Shannon Quinn, and Jester, Jennifer Shaffer.  This was Ventura’s first…
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Sharen Roenfanz

Sharen Ann Roenfanz, 66, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Ventura, with Pastor Jesse Burns officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at…
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Russell Schurtz

Russell E. Schurtz passed peacefully into history on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Aiken, S.C.  A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 7, at St John’s Episcopal Church, 120 1st Street NE, Mason City, Iowa.  A celebration of life will follow from 5-7 p.m. at the MacNider Museum, in Mason…
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