Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 12-12-2018

You’d better not cry, 1993 - Twenty-two month old Jacob Klein was excited about seeing Santa in 1993 - right up until the time his parents put him on the Jolly Old Man’s lap.  Jacob, the son of Teresa and Ernie Klein, preferred to have his parents relay his Christmas wishes.  Jacob was visiting Santa’s house…
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Remember When 12-5-2018

(Above) 1968 CLHS Basketball Team - Members of the 1968-69 Clear Lake Lions squad include front row (L-R): Kurt Godden, Ross Klongerbo, Doug Ward, Steve Grabinski, Wolf Meier, Dave Gillen and Jack Peterson.  Back row (L-R): Coach Dave Long, Bill Wistey, Jim Travaille, Mike Byington, Brad Heitland, Paul Hankenson, Tom Lewis and John Angle. by Michelle…
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Remember When 11-28-2018

(Above) Students learn about smoking in 1993 - Dr. Connie Arispe discussed the dangers of smoking in 1993 with Clear Lake sixth graders.  The visit to the schools was part of a campaign knows as “Tar Wars,” sponsored by the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians have armed themselves with medical knowledge and some startling statistics…
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Remember When 11-21-2018

(Above) Farmer in need, 1968 - The Harold Currier family was the recipients of a good deed on Nov. 12, when the neighbors came in with nine corn pickers, three elevators, tractors and wagons to pick and crib 100 acres of corn.  Mrs. Currier had been hospitalized.  Kneeling in front (L-R): Larry Bacon, Pat Marshall, Vern…
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Remember When 11-14-2018

By Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago November 1993 The late Norm Theiss, head football coach at Clear Lake High School from 1968-1975, will be inducted into the Iowa Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this weekend.  Norm’s son, Dave Theiss, will accept the award in a ceremony at halftime of the Class 4A championship game…
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Remember When 11-7-2018

(Above) CLHS school play, 1993 - The 1993 Clear Lake High School play was “Amazing Adventures of Dan Daredevil.”  The cast included (L-R): Jamie Copley, Jenni Norris (seated), Kara Dittmer, Jill Amundson, David Severtson (seated), Carrie Niebur (front), Heather Wass and Ben Norris.  The musical was presented Nov. 5 and 6. By Michelle Watson 25 Years…
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