Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 8-8-2018

(Above) The Summer Station - The Summer Station at Clear Lake in the late 1890s and early 1900s on the camp grounds.  The photo was loaned to the newspaper in 1968 by E.B. Stillman.  He thought this was a group of tourists that came in on a special excursion trip, which was the custom on weekends…
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Remember When 8-1-2018

(Above) I do, on a Sea Doo - Edna Krull wanted to “do something different” at her 1993 wedding ceremony.  She achieved that when she and groom, John Fischer, boarded a jet ski and exchanged vows while floating between two pontoon boats on Clear Lake’s south shore.  Looking on was the Rev. Bernard Olson and matron…
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Remember When 7-25-2018

(Above) Learning to float in 1968 - In 1968, these youngsters learned that floating and learning to swim could be fun. Under the supervision of Kathy Nelson, Donna Hess and Sally Lindsay, volunteer aids, the little bobbers were learning to swim in a fun way.  This group was in the Red Cross Swimming Class, Station +2,…
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Remember When 7-18-2018

(Above) Fun in the sun, 1902  - The coy maiden in swimming gear of 1902 is Maude Palmeter.  The stalwart one in stripes is Walter Choate, whom Maude married the next year.  Hiding behind the sail is Maude’s cousin, Nelle Schell (West).  Maude Choate, who died at the age of 91 in 1968, was the oldest…
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Remember When 7-11-2018

(Above) Clear Lake softball, 1993 - Members of the Clear Lake girls varsity softball team in 1993 included front row (L-R): Danny Copas, Kim Sallee and Daphne Copas.  Middle row (L-R): Alexa Russell, Jamie Copley, Brooke Fisher, Jennifer Billings, Jenny Simmer and Heather Wass.  Back row (L-R): Coach Jodi Klaudt, Nicki Hunnicutt, Erin Pleggenkuhle, Krista Fritz,…
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Remember When 7-4-2018

(Above) 4th of July, 1912 - Main Street looked like this - bright, sunny, and windy when the Independence Day parade of 1912 marched down the route of the street car tracks. 25 Years Ago • July 1993 A spectacular fireworks display, albeit a day late, put the finishing touch on a record-setting five-day Fourth of…
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