News

Melba A. Bruns

Melba Arlene Bruns, age 92, formerly of Clear Lake, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 28, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn. Melba was born Dec. 13, 1926, the daughter of Clarence and Gladys (Huntley) Zook, in Clear Lake. She married George Bruns on Oct. 5, 1947, at the Clear Lake United Methodist…
Read more

Cleo Overgaard

Cleo Overgaard, age 100, died peacefully, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Monticello, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 9:30-11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Ward Van-Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with interment in Clear Lake Cemetery. Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was in charge of arrangements.
Read more

Ronald D. Lee

Ronald Duane Lee, 59, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital, in Des Moines. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 20, 2019, at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake, with Pastor David Peterson officiating. Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was…
Read more

CL girls top Humboldt; fall to Algona

(Above) Clear Lake’s Zoe Fasbender faces off against an Algona defender.  The Lions lost for the second time this season to Algona.  -Reporter photo by by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls picked up one important North Central Conference victory last week, but for the second time this season lost to Algona,…
Read more

Lions come away with hard fought win over GHV

By Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake used a balanced attack and executed their game plan to perfection to come away with a hard-fought 63-57 victory over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Thursday, Jan. 31. Lions Coach Jeremey Ainley acknowledged Cards stand-out James Betz, a Division I recruit, will get his points.  Clear Lake’s game plan was to shut down Betz’s…
Read more

Seven CL grapplers still in hunt for State berth

By Marianne Gasaway Seven Clear Lake wrestlers will be on the mats Saturday vying for a State Tournament berth.  The Lions finished third at the Class 2A Sectional held Saturday in Osage.  Five grapplers won titles, while two others advanced with second place finishes. The Lions finished third in the team race behind Osage and…
Read more