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Woman killed by tractor at CL State Park

A Wisconsin woman was killed last week when an unattended tractor owned by the State of Iowa rolled down a hill and struck her. On Tuesday, July 28, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, Clear Lake Fire and Rescue and Mercy Air Med responded to the Clear Lake State Park beach area, located at 6490…
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Family legacy continues at Lake Dental Associates

(Above) Three generations of Bieber family dentists celebrated Matt Biebers graduation from dental school in June.  Pictured (L-R):  Dr. Liz (Kennedy) Bieber, Dr. Rae Bieber, Dr. Matt Bieber and Dr. Tom Bieber.  -Submitted photo by Michelle Watson It’s not every young man who gets to step into a career that was started by his grandfather,…
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Area golf industry is booming

(Above) An attachment to flag sticks have been installed at Veterans Memorial Golf Club, allowing golfers to use their putters to flip a lever and pop the ball out of the hole instead of touching the ball.  -Reporter photo by Marianne Gasaway It’s hard to find the positives in a year filled with coronavirus —…
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Havens named new CLHS cross country coach

Tyler Havens has been named as the new head head cross country coach at Clear Lake High School this fall.  He succeeds Nick DiMarco, who stepped down after many years with the cross country program. Havens grew up in Polk City, Iowa and attended Ankeny Centennial High School.  He ran cross country and track throughout…
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Revised schedule released for upcoming football season

by Marianne Gasaway To better prepare for the 2020 varsity football season, the Iowa High School Athletic Association released a revised schedule plan Friday which allows for member school adjustments due to COVID-19.  The revised plan considers flexibility for school return concerns, geography, postseason qualifying, transportation, and possible COVID-19 cases as rationale for changing previously…
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