Category Archives: Remember When

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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Remember When 1-2-2019

(Above) Hitching a ride in 1968 - This snowmobile was providing transportation for these fellows on skates in 1968.  Pictured (L-R) is Greg Nicholas, Ed Schick, Steve Schick and Jeff Heine.  This group admitted they were glad that it got cold enough to freeze the lake over on Dec. 5. 25 Years Ago January 1994 Four…
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Remember When 12-26-2018

(Above) Class helps those in need in 1993 - Fifth graders in Mrs. Furleigh’s Central School class in 1993 wanted to do something for those who are not fortunate enough to enjoy a huge Christmas dinner with all the trimmings this season.  So the students began a food drive for the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank serving…
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