Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 11-20-2019

(Above) Hunting helpers in 1969 - Donald Leonard, of Clear Lake, had plenty of assistances while hunting the Ventura Marsh in 1969.  His sons, Scott, Mark and Jeff and dog, “Sari,” were on the lookout for ducks while Dad set his sights.  Hunters were reminded that the duck season ended on Nov. 23.  The goose season…
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Remember When 11-13-2019

(Above) Ventura playground gets donation in 1994 - Linda Hale (left) represented the Ventura Playground Group in 1994.  She was pleased to receive a $100 donation to the playground equipment drive from Ventura Education Association President Lorie Huffman and VEW members Polly Suntken, Patsy Stuffy, Nate Benzing, Judy Whitte, Michele Penning, Charlie Schroeder and Carolyn Luscomb. …
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Remember When 11-6-2019

(Above) Can’t you hear those Lion (fans) roar? - Clear Lake might not have ranked number one in Iowa football polls in 1969, but that’s only a matter of opinion, as the Lions boasted the most loyal student following in the state.  Pictured is a throng of CLHS students lining the track at Lions Field to…
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Remember When 10-30-2019

(Above) Halloween, 1994  - “Little Pumpkin,” April Harrah, hangs on as “Little Witch,” Janet Brenton, takes her for a broom ride in a scene from a Clear Lake Children’s Theater production in 1994.  Tina Montealvo was the director. By Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago • October 1994 The Clear Lake City Council has approved a $725,000…
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Remember When 10-23-2019

(Above) CLHS football captains, 1979 - The captains for the 1979 Clear Lake football team included front row (L-R):  Al Knutson, Steve Hammond, Greg Webb and Brian Chaffee.  Middle row (L-R): Steve Huntley, Greg Tarr, Dan Morehouse and Steve Hill.  Back row (L-R): Mark Mahaffey, Tim Batson, Dave Sorensen, Mark Mullins and Jeff Borrill.  -Photo courtesy…
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Remember When 10-15-2019

(Above) Celebrating Main Street in 1994 - Members of Main Street Clear Lake, the business community, Chamber of Commerce and Dean Snyder Construction Co. participated in a ribbon cutting in 1994 officially declaring the 300 block of Main Ave. open.  The ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by (L-R): Dennis Lindell, Main Street Clear Lake Program; Gene…
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