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Moving on!

Clear Lake senior Ali Maulsby rushes back to celebrate with her teammates after updating the Class 3A State Tournament bracket to show her team moving on to the semi-finals on Thursday.  The Lions shut down Waukon in their opening game Monday night to reach the final four.  Clear Lake is set to play Unity Christian…
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Tragedy reveals blessings for Clear Lake family

(Above) The Branstad family pictured celebrating on Jill’s birthday on Oct. 16, 2020, in the home that burned on N. 8th St.  On the floor is Zeke Branstad with his dog, Ace.  On the sofa (L-R): Jill’s parents, Fanny and Martin Hansen, Bob and Jill, Raelyn Branstad (granddaughter), Jake and Marlie Branstad, Jade Loux.  Back…
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State recognizes Cerro Gordo vaccination efforts with extra doses

This week CG Public Health will receive an additional 1,170 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total number of COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed the week of March 8 to 1,970.   “We would like to thank the state and Governor’s office for the extra doses; we have been asking for more vaccine and our…
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Council divided on decision to start planning library project

by Marianne Gasaway Professional service agreements were approved Monday night for a pair of city projects, despite objections of moving too fast from two City Councilmen. The Council considered design partnership agreements with Bergland + Cram, a Mason City architectural firm, for the recently acquired County Shed property on South 15th Street and the former…
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Super fan

Seth Ashland was nominated by the Clear Lake team to receive a Sportsmanship Award certificate before Monday night’s State basketball game.  In addition, he accepted a $250 check from Iowa Farm Bureau for the Clear Lake Schools’ scholarship fund.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.
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Wells Fargo, here we come!

The Clear Lake girls basketball team punched its ticket to the State Tournament Saturday night with a commanding win over Williamsburg.   Last season the Lions, who have qualified for State four of the past five years, reached the semi-finals.  They begin their quest for a State title Monday, March 1, against Waukon.   With…
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