Category Archives: News

It’s Homecoming Week!

(Above) Candidates for Clear Lake High School’s Homecoming Queen and King are: (front L-R) Sky Toyne, Bella Parker, Julia Merfeld, Olivia Larson and Sara Faber, (back L-R) Ryan Thomas, Jackson Loge, Jaylen DeVries, Nick Danielson and Jack Barragy. by Michelle Watson Can’t you hear those Lions roar?  It’s that time of year again, the time…
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9/11 service commemorates and inspires

(Above) Historian Bennett Smith challenged those attending the Sept. 11 service at the Clear Lake Fire Station to remain vigilant to the threats that exist in the world.-Reporter photo by Marianne Gasaway. by Marianne Gasaway Virtue.  Valor.  Vigilance. Speaker Bennett Smith, a historian and Clear Lake City Council representative, called upon all those attending a…
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Snyder Construction awarded beach project contract

by Marianne Gasaway Dean Snyder Construction, of Clear Lake, has been awarded the contract for the first phase of the City Beach Enhancement Project. The City Council approved the company’s bid of $220,000, plus $130 per cubic yard of contaminated soil removed during the project at its Monday night Council meeting.  Snyder’s bid was the…
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City wide sales

The fourth and final Mirror-Reporter Citywide Garage Sale of the summer season will be held this weekend.  Check out page 5B in this week’s edition to get the details of the 15 garage sales scheduled. http://clreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CLMR-Page-B5.pdf
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Two Clear Lake events call it quits

Snowmobile races may return; DixieFest less likely by Marianne Gasaway Organizers of two longtime local events, the Jack Helgren Memorial Iowa LeMans Championships and the Lakeside DixieFest, have announced they will not hold their events in 2020. “Several of the original organizational group have decided to ‘retire’ from the event,” a message posted on “The…
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Athletic trainers help area athletes stay safe and healthy

(Above) Athletic Trainer Joe Bedford works on Clear Lake volleyball player Kennadi Colbert before she steps on the court for practice. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. by Michelle Watson    Back to school is an exciting time for many students.  They are back to classes, reuniting with friends, and if you’re an athlete, heading back…
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