Category Archives: News

Freedom Rock fueled by inspiration, thanks to vets

The Cerro Gordo County Freedom Rock, located at the corner of Main Avenue and 8th Street, was officially dedicated Sunday with a good number of veterans and others looking on. Artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen was on hand for the dedication and said his work is fueled by inspiration the stories from each county provide. “Freedom…
Read more

Giving Tree program enters 29th year

The Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter and Clear Lake Community Schools have announced plans for the 29th annual Giving Tree.  For more than a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.  Last year, approximately 180 ornaments representing the wishes of local children from…
Read more

Two losses move GHV volleyball team’s record to 3-12

It was a tough week for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball team, as they dropped matches to North Union and Rockford.  The losses moved the Cardinals record to 3-16. North Union 3, GHV 1 The Cardinals traveled to North Union on Tuesday, Oct. 2.  Although the two teams had similar records, with North Union having a record…
Read more

GHV cross country team competes in Eagle Grove meet

The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura cross country team squeezed a meet in between rain showers last week.  The team traveled to Eagle Grove on Thursday, Oct. 4. “We ran real well on a very hard course and had several personal records, which is great to see at this time of the year,” said Coach Jeff Short. Boys Race…
Read more

Got Junk? Get it to the curb

’Tis the season! No, not THAT season.  It’s time to get ready for Fall Large Item Pickup in Clear Lake. The City of Clear Lake will hold its fall opportunity to dispose of large items that cannot be discarded through their weekly garbage service Monday through Thursday, Oct. 15-18. The Large Item Pickup map will…
Read more

One Vision subdivision project clears hurdle

It took about six weeks longer than anticipated, but the Clear Lake City Council gave its final approval to the plat for the Glen Oaks subdivision on the One Vision main campus. In August, the Council tabled its approval of the final plat after concerns were raised about the impacts any redevelopment would have on…
Read more