Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 4-18-2018

(Above) Sun sets on Blue Horizon in 1993 - Workers cleared away the Blue Horizon Motel in 1993 to make way for condominiums.  The motel had been a fixture on the north shore of Clear Lake since 1954.  Blue Horizon owner, Joe Minard, who bought the property in 1989, closed the motel earlier in 1993 and…
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Remember When 4-11-2018

(Above) Human pyramid, 1968 -The Sunset school children were jubilant in 1968 with the thought of spring and warmer weather.  They demonstrated the feeling by climbing and dangling on the monkey bars in the school yard. 25 Years Ago April 1993 Easter Enterprises, Inc., owner of Easter’s Super Valu in Clear Lake, has announced an…
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Remember When 4-4-2018

(Above) Ventura FFA, 1993 - The Lakeside Future Farmers of America sponsored a coloring contest in Ventura in 1993 for Ventura third and fourth graders during the recent National FFA Week.  The winners were (L-R): fourth graders Nicki Hiemer, first place and Mark Pueggel, second; and third graders Chris Korth, first place and Wesley Pueggel, second. …
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Remember When 3-28-2018

(Above) 1993 Easter Egg Hunt - A  good number of youngsters turned out in 1993 to participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Clear Lake City Park.  The spring ritual was sponsored by Clear Lake Women of Today. 25 Years Ago March 1993 Less than a day after city officials heard from the public regarding…
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Remember When 3-21-2018

(Above) 1993 pre-season shoveling - Shoveling was required training in 1993 for members of the Clear Lake High School girls track team.  The girls removed the bulk of the early spring snowfall from the track and counted on Mother Nature to take care of the rest. 25 Years Ago March 1993 A Clear Lake man remained…
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Remember When 3-14-2018

(Above) 1968 basketball sendoff - The Clear Lake fire trucks and police cars escorted the basketball team out of town in 1968 on their way to their first ever State Basketball Tournament.  The 12-man team left in private cars for Des Moines.  There were 1,752 tickets sold at the high school.  Six school buses, averaging 35…
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