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Cruise honors veterans

By Alli Weaver Veterans served our country, and the Lady of the Lake sought to serve them in return. Wednesday, June 14 was the seventh annual Lady of the Lake Veterans’ Cruise. In honor of Flag Day, all area veterans were invited to enjoy the complimentary cruise. Scott Monson (left), owner of the Lady of…
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God is master contractor at K & B Emporium

By Michelle Watson Editor’s Note: Last week we began a two-part series on the new K&B Emporium, located at 8 N. 4th St..  This week, we will revisit the beautiful building and learn more about what it has to offer. Vicki Sukup, owner of K&B Emporium, said God was the master contractor on this project.…
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Clear Lake’s own music man dies

Ludvig Wangberg, who conducted the Clear Lake City Municipal Band for 55 years and who the City Park Bandshell is named for, passed away on Saturday, June 17, at the age of 94. In 2000, the City of Clear Lake honored Wangberg for his devotion to Clear Lake music by naming the Bandshell after him. …
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Way-finding signs revealed at City Council meeting

(Above) Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb and At-Large City Councilman Mike Callanan reveal the first of approximately 25  way-finding signs that will be placed around Clear Lake.  -Reporter photo By Alli Weaver Visitors come from across the country to visit Clear Lake, but often have trouble finding their way to the local landmarks, according to…
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K & B Emporium nears completion

(Above) All new doors and windows add beauty and charm to the exterior of K & B Emporium.  The doors on the left fold in to provide open air space to the cafe area.  -Photo by Chris Barragy 1904 building brought back to life By Michelle Watson Editor’s Note: There is so much going on…
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Clear Lake hosts triathlon

The first TRI Clear Lake sprint triathlon took place in Clear Lake on Saturday, June 10.  The windy weather didn’t deter the participants who completed a 750 meter swim, a 12.4 mile bike course and finished with a 3.1 mile run. In the foreground is Clear Lake lifeguard McKenna Backhaus who was helping swimmers when…
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