Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 10-21-2020

(Above) Farm fire, 1995 - Clear Lake, Ventura and Mason City firefighters responded to a blaze in 1995 at the Herb Copley farm, located on Highway 18 near the Mason City Airport.  The firemen, helped by area farmers who used their tractors and machinery to create fire breaks, contained the blaze to a field which…
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Remember When 10-14-2020

(Above) Marching band fun in 1995 - The Clear Lake High School Marching Band presented its final football halftime show in 1995.  The band delighted the crowd with their performance, including a drum routine in which David Baker played while standing on his head.  He was assisted by Shawn Person. by Michelle Watson 25 Years…
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Remember When 10-7-2020

(Above) Clear Lake Fire Department, 1970 - In 1970, 21 men of the Clear Lake Fire Department were on call day and night to protect the town.  Seated front (L-R): Ken Friest, Joe Scott, Denny Davis, H. Knutson, Burt Dowden, Floyd (Nibbs) Nesbit, Dick Scott and Bob Buck.  Standing (L-R): Fire Chief Pat Stork, Jim…
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Remember When 9-30-2020

CLHS Homecoming, 1995 - Meghann Artes and Josh Lockwood (center) were crowned as Clear Lake High School’s 1995 Homecoming queen and king.  Attendants were (L-R): Jill Minard, Andrea Jennings, Molly Finstad, Jamie Matson, Jeff Lewis, J.J. Sanchez, Justin Lyster and Mike Anderson. by Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago October 1995 The Iowan magazine wrote an…
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Remember When 9-23-2020

(Above) 1995 Lakes Ambitious Feeder 4-H Club - Members of the Lakes Ambitious Feeder 4-H club include front row (L-R): Mike Pieper, Brent Larson, Zachary Law, Connor Turek, Brandon Young, Ross Seidel, Matt Petersen, Travis Young.  Center (L-R): Joey Dudley, Andy Scarrow, Andrew Nickerson, Tyler Turek, Joe Meyer, Al Nickerson (co-Leader).  Back (L-R): Co-Leaders Sterling…
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Remember When 9-16-2020

(Above) Ventura Homecoming, 1995 - All Ventura students got into the spirit of Homecoming in 1995.  Each class thought of its own theme and participated in a Homecoming parade following a pep assembly.  Andy Luscomb and Ellie Pueggel were crowned as the Ventura High School Homecoming king and queen. by Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago…
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