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GHV boys track team competes in three meets

by Michelle Watson It was a busy week for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boy’s track, with three meets. West Hancock Meet It was a cold night for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys when they traveled to Britt for the Bob Sanger Relays on Monday, April 1.  The Cardinals placed fifth out of six teams with 50 points.  Lake Mills…
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Remember When 4-10-2019

MusiGals from 1969 - Members of a young mothers group called, “MusiGals,” are all dressed in their new attire in 1969.  Members of the group were back row (L-R): Sharon Rule, Ruth Garlock, Kathryn Denney, Mary Statesman, Morleen Bell, Mickey Varty, Joanne Oines, Joyce Knorr, Jane Pedelty.  Middle row (L-R): Louise Folkmann, Gerry Heimdahl, Lorraine Buck,…
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Joanne E. Snyder

Joanne Elaine Snyder, 84, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, in Mason City. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 6, at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake, with Pastor David Peterson officiating.  Burial was at Clear Lake Cemetery. Joanne’s family suggests memorial…
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‘Ultra’ accomplishment

Local runner records 100-mile trek by Michelle Watson Dave Callison, of Ventura, proved that hard work and determination pay off at any age.  Callison recently competed in the Prairie Spirit 100-mile ultra-marathon in Ottawa, Kan.  Callison finished first in his age group, 50-59, and was seventh overall with a time of 21 hours and 12…
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Bottom’s up for Lake Time Brewery reaching the top

by Marianne Gasaway Cheers! Lake Time Brewery, in Clear Lake, holds the top spot in a list of the 50 fastest growing small and independent craft brewing companies of 2018.  The Brewers Association (BA), a not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its second annual list last week.  Lake Time Brewery, owned…
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Woman jailed after hotel room is ransacked

A Mason City woman is under arrest after being accused of trashing a Clear Lake hotel room and being found with drugs. Jennifer Lindquist, 32, is accused of breaking furniture, the window and an air unit while yelling and screaming out the window.  She is also accused of throwing articles out the window at the…
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