Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 4-26-2017

(Above) 1967 CLHS boys track team - Members of the 1967 Clear Lake boys track team included front row (L-R): Al Kappmeyer, Bill Gates, Barry Men, Curtis Graves.  Middle row (L-R): John Severtson, Denny Lincicum, Roger Maryland, Bob Larson, Mike Callanan.  Back row (L-R): Craig Hughes, Gary Lindsay, Craig Chapman, Jerry Baskets and Roger Wass. 25…
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Remember When 4-19-2017

(Above) Earth Day, 1992 - Allison Cooper (left) and Jenny Deffendall, eighth grade students at Ventura in 1992, cleaned up trash in the Ventura Marsh area as part of an Earth Day project carried out by all Ventura Schools students.  Students dispersed to all areas of Ventura to clean up trash.  They then hauled the trash to…
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Remember When 4-12-17

(Above) 1992 Easter Hunt - In 1992, three-year-old Kaitlyn Zenner, of Clear Lake, got some help from her mother, Joan, discovering what treasures were in her Easter basket.  Zenner and many other youngsters took part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt in City Park sponsored by the Clear Lake Women of Today. 25 Years Ago April…
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Remember When 4-5-2017

(Above) “Alice in Wonderland,” 1992 - Ventura High School students presented “Alice in Wonderland” in 1992.  Pictured is Angie Pueggel, as Alice, confronting Tweedledum (Josh Grimm) and Tweedledee (Mindy Coe). 25 Years Ago April 1992 The ice is officially out and docks have already started to be put in the lake in preparation for another busy…
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Remember When 3-28-2017

(Above) Demolition in Ventura, 1992 - On Monday, April 6, 1992, the former Ventura Public Library and Post Office were demolished in preparation for a new building that would serve the same purpose.  Crews from Yohn Ready Mix were able to knock down the structure.  Dean Snyder Construction was the contractor for the project. 25 Years…
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Remember When 3-22-2017

(Above) Young inventors, 1992 - These Ventura Schools students participated in the Invention Convention held in 1992, at Southbridge Mall in Mason City.  As local winners, they competed against approximately 127 other area students from more than 20 schools.  Pictured (L-R): is Courtney Connor, Angie Grey, Erin Hiscocks, Syreeta Monson, Crystal Pueggel, Emily Chambers, Emily Pueggel,…
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