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Lions collect three wins

(Above) Clear Lake’s Mitchell Raber hustles back to first base during the Hampton-Dumont game.  The Lions topped the Bulldogs, 4-3.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway Webster City 5, CL 2 Webster City got things moving in the first inning with two runs and went on to earn a 5-2 victory over the…
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CL girls snap three game losing streak

(Above) Clear Lake’s Sara Faber foiled a Hampton-Dumont homerun with this amazing catch.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls snapped a three game losing streak with an explosive 14-9 victory over Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Friday night.  The Lions now stand at 8-11 overall and 4-7 in the North Central Conference. Webster…
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A couple of wins for GHV girls

(Above) GHV’s Maddie Graham had an excellent night on the mound for the Cardinals against North Butler, but GHV just couldn’t muster a win.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls posted one of their biggest highlights of the season when they knocked off number nine Bishop Garrigan.  The win moved…
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Cards finally get a win

by Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys broke a 14-game losing streak when they topped Bishop Garrigan, moving their record to 3-14. North Butler 6, GHV 5 The battle was on when GHV hosted North Butler on Monday, June 24.  Both teams put forth strong efforts, but North Butler prevailed in the end. The Bearcats scored…
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Let the games begin!

Smiles are the reward for the hard-working founders of Color The Wind by Marianne Gasaway When kites fill the air at the Color The Wind festival, it’s all eyes to the sky to enjoy a fantastic show.  But Larry and Kay Day, founders and organizers of the event, find joy at ground level. “It’s all…
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Truck line is first tenant in new I-35 development

(Above) This photo shows an Old Dominion Freight Line building similar to one which will be constructed this year on North 32nd Street in Clear Lake.  The Clear Lake facility will have 31 doors for trucks and a small office.  The lot will be concrete. There is room for expansion and a future fueling station…
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