Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 2-27-2019

(Above) 1994 Girl Scouts - Members of Clear Lake’s Daisy Girls Scout Troop #461 visited City Hall in 1994 to ask Mayor Lois Kotz to sign a proclamation commemorating March 12 as the 82nd anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouts, U.S.A.  Visiting with the mayor are (L-R): Carly Wilson, Dana Dzick, Sara Thompson, Annie Meyer…
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Remember When 2-6-2019

(Above) Lots of snow in ‘69 - Harold E. Wolfe, 709 S. Shore Drive, attempted to sweep his walk in 1969 between eight foot snowbanks that stretched from the street to the front door.  Total snowfall for the month of January in 1969 was 16.92”.  Traces of precipitation fell on 19 days in the month. by…
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Remember When 1-30-2019

(Above) Maria Elena Holly visits in 1994 - Maria Elena Holly (right), widow of Buddy Holly, autographed 35th anniversary T-shirts at the 1994 event.  Pictured with Maria Elena is Sue and Larry Schwienebart, of Baxter, Iowa. by Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago February 1994 All of the snow is good for at least one thing -…
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Remember When 1-23-2019

(Above) Raising bail in 1993 - The American Cancer Society’s Jail and Bail set a new local record in 1993 by raising over $16,800.  Pictured (L-R) are Sharon Albers, Kim Dwyer and Kim Pleggenkuhle.  The three were among the many volunteers who brought in donations for the organization.  The event was held in memory of Dr.…
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Remember When 1-16-2019

Now that’s a drift - Drifts on South Shore Drive in 1969 were twice as high as the automobiles, and that’s no joke.  Sure is a lot of snow.  Dareld Petersen, 18, stands by a high drift, which dwarfed his station wagon. by Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago January 1994 Curtis Lewerke, one of the founders…
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Remember When 1-9-2018

(Above) K of C Free Throw winners, 1994 - The Clear Lake Knights of Columbus held its annual Free Throw contest in 1994.  The event was held in Ventura with 46 participants.  The winners, their age group and score are front row (L-R): Ashley Avery, Ventura, girls age 10, 5-15; Kristin Cochran, Clear Lake, girls age…
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