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Amosson receives Iowa Golf Association award

The Iowa Golf Association has named Jeremy Amosson, of Veterans Memorial Golf Club in Clear Lake, as its 2020 Nine-Hole Superintendent of the Year.   In 2010, when the city took over ownership of the golf course, the Board of Directors hired Amosson to serve as the Superintendent of Grounds. He brought with him a…
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A preview of the basketball season

The game looked familiar, but the setting did not Monday night, as the Clear Lake Lions hosted Newman Catholic for a Hall of Pride scrimmage.  State-mandated rules limiting the number of spectators allowed at high school sporting events changed the look of the annual program administrated through the Iowa High School Athletic Association.  The scrimmages…
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Surf asks City to extend property tax rebate agreement

by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake City Council will meet in special session Monday to consider extension of a property tax rebate agreement with the North Iowa Cultural Center & Museum, operators of the Surf Ballroom. The City and NICC&M initially inked a three-year agreement in January 2009. In February 2011, the agreement was extended…
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Thanksgiving 2020: Challenging tradition

(Above) For the first time in their 21-years of business, Starboard Market owners Jen Coffman (pictured) and Katie Poole will be preparing a Thanksgiving meal for customers.  “ We have been so well supported and blessed through this crazy time that we decided we would try to do our part to help out those also…
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The Giving Tree needs your support

(Above) Ben Buck and seven-year-old Liam stopped in the Mirror-Reporter office this week to choose a family from The Giving Tree which employees from Culligan have generously offered to purchase Christmas gifts for this season.-Reporter photo. The pandemic has had a grim effect on many aspects of our lives, but in the face of adversity…
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Christmas events canceled

Chamber, One Vision cancel in-person holiday events Dec. 4-6 by Marianne Gasaway It’s getting harder and harder to get festive. Two more long-standing events in Clear Lake have been canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “It is with heavy hearts the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and One Vision announce the cancellation of…
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