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Lions dominate Cards

Match to watch was Doebel vs. Shaw at 152-pounds by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake wrestling team rolled past Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 76-6  Dec. 20, to head into the Christmas break with momentum. “We were firing on all cylinders tonight,” said Head Coach Mike Lester.  The marquee match of the night featured Braxton Doebel matched up against GHV’s…
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GHV Cardinals battle to the end with Humboldt Wildcats

by Michelle Watson The gym was rocking in Humboldt Thursday night, Dec. 20, when the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys took on the Wildcats.  The two evenly matched teams who sported similar records, GHV with a 5-2 TIC record and Humboldt with a 5-3 record, fought until the very end. The game was close in the first quarter…
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GHV girls fall in heartbreaker

by Michelle Watson Despite leading for most of the game, the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls (5-2, 5-4) couldn’t hang on at the end and dropped a one-point heartbreaker to Humboldt (3-6) on Thursday, Dec. 20. The team was plagued by unfortunate events throughout the game, including a player getting hurt and two players fouling out. “I knew…
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Year in Review 2018

As the new year begins, we take a look back at the stories which made headlines in 2018. by Marianne Gasaway If there is a word to sum up 2018, it could be “stormy.”  As we look back on the stories that topped our news in the year just past, there is a major recurring theme:…
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Former CL school leader under investigation for spending at Mason City

Lake School Board likely to discuss issue at Jan. 8 meeting by Marianne Gasaway Anita Micich, who served as Clear Lake School District Superintendent through a sharing agreement with the Mason City Community School District for six years, is identified in a special investigation conducted by Auditor of State Mary Mosiman. The special investigation was…
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Remember When 1-2-2019

(Above) Hitching a ride in 1968 - This snowmobile was providing transportation for these fellows on skates in 1968.  Pictured (L-R) is Greg Nicholas, Ed Schick, Steve Schick and Jeff Heine.  This group admitted they were glad that it got cold enough to freeze the lake over on Dec. 5. 25 Years Ago January 1994 Four…
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