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Stolen car pulled from lake

(Above) Clear Lake Police Officer Tory Reimann and firefighter Andrew LaCascio look on as a stolen vehicle is pulled from the lake at the Main Avenue boat ramp early Sunday morning.  In the water are Clear Lake firefighters (L-R) Mike Meester, Joel Andrade and Greg Southgate. -Photo by Chris Barragy. Clear Lake police are investigating…
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Early morning motorcycle chase leads to list of charges

A Mason City man is in jail after leading police on an erratic drive through Clear Lake. At about 4:40 a.m. Monday, June 24, Clear Lake police officers arrested Crisstian D. Jacobs, 19, on several traffic charges.  Jacobs, driving a motorcycle, was observed by a Clear Lake police officer traveling west on Highway 18 in…
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Veteran’s memorial project sparks interest in genealogy for Jensen family

(Above) Walter Jensen proudly admires the four blue stars on the front door of his Clear Lake home in 1942 representing his four sons serving in the miltary.-Submitted photo. by Marianne Gasaway The veteran’s memorial currently under construction at Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 on Main Avenue has done more than simply pay tribute to…
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Yellow Bass numbers decline But the party ain’t over yet!

(Above) Clear Lake is famed for its yellow bass fishing. The species’ recreational potential was touted on the cover of the Iowa Conservationist Magazine in 1996. – Photo by Lowell Washburn. by Lowell Washburn Tying on a 1/16th ounce jig head, I made a short cast toward the waist deep, submerged vegetation.  As soon as…
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Clear Lake girls beat second ranked Humboldt, 4-1

(Above) Autumn Vanhorn was the starting pitcher against Iowa Falls-Alden on Tuesday, June 18.  She went on to pick up wins against Humboldt and Forest City later in the week.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls finished the week with a pair of wins to improve their record to…
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Lions move to 4-1 in NCC with a solid week on the diamond

(Above) Clear Lake’s Eric Ritter makes the play during the Humboldt game Wednesday night at Lions Field.  The Lions beat the Wildcats, 3-2.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake baseball team had a solid week, posting a one-sided non-conference win over St. Ansgar and picking up a 3-2 victory over…
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