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Sherman chosen as parade grand marshal

The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Committee has announced that Betty Sherman has been selected as its Parade Grand Marshal. For nearly half a century, community members have known Betty as a local businesswoman.  She moved to Clear Lake at the age of one and although she resided in Brookings, S.D.…
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CLHS awards diplomas to small, but mighty Class of ‘17

(Above) Graduates Mordecai Nsabaah and Josiah Bartlett pose for a photo before the CLHS commencement ceremony begins.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. The Clear Lake High School Class of 2017 was honored with Pomp and Circumstance Sunday.  Sixty-six members of the class were presented with diplomas. Student speakers Grant Dieken and Nick Eggers reminded their classmates…
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Mirror-Reporter welcomes summer intern

Please, join us in welcoming Alli Weaver as our summer intern at the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter. Alli will be a sophomore at Iowa State University in the fall, double-majoring in Journalism and Political Science.  During the school year, Alli is a reporter for the Iowa State Daily, and she decided to apply for this position…
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Cabin Coffee breaks ground on distribution center

(Above) Those taking part in Saturday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Cabin Coffee Roasting, Distribution and franchise support center was (L-R) Molly Lamoreux, Kathy Smidt, Hailey Norstrud, Janell Reuscher, owners Angie and Brad Barber, Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tim Coffey, Brett Schonemann, Danielle and Rob Barber.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. by Alli…
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Largest street resurfacing project in city history considered

The City of Clear Lake will hold a public hearing June 5 concerning its proposed fiscal year 2018 street resurfacing project— the largest in city history. Street resurfacing is identified as one of the major capital improvement projects in fiscal year 2018.  It will encompass about 63 city blocks, spanning just over four miles. The…
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Veterans will construct memorial at V.F.W.

(Above) This model of Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 shows where large slabs of stone will be displayed on the exterior of the building to feature the names of local veterans, living and deceased.-Reporter photo. “Retreat, hell.  We’re advancing in a different direction.”- Gen. Oliver P. Smith, 1st Marine Division Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 members…
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