Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 7-6-2016

(Above) Pretty smiles in 1966 - There was all sorts of interesting scenery in Clear Lake for aspiring young photographers in 1966.  The enterprising lensman at right apparently has an appreciative eye for beauty as he snaps this photo of two lovelies at City Beach.  Ahhhh, youth. 25 Years Ago • July 1991 The musician who…
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Remember When 6-29-2016

(Above) 1991 4th of July celebration - The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce combined soaring patriotic feelings and a marketing effort to make the 1991 Fourth of July celebration a record-breaker.  Totals showed that the carnival and parade set records for attendance and revenues.  Police Chief Dan Jackson estimated the crowd along the parade route…
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Remember When 6-22-2016

(Above) A heros welcome in 1991 - Members of the 1133rd Transportation Company returned to the Mason City Armory amid cheers and rows of flags in 1991. 25 Years Ago June 1991 Recycling minded residents will soon have a new city site to drop off their recyclable products.  The City of Clear Lake will use the…
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Remember When

(Above) Bunting practice, 1966-  Ron Stewart, center, and Byron Allison, with cap, learn how to hold a bat from Mike Ransom in 1966.  The boys were practicing their skills during the first day of the recreation program at Lions Field. 25 Years Ago June 1991 Clear Lake police have arrested four Mason City men in…
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Remember When 6-8-2016

(Above) North Iowa Band Festival, 1991 -Jason Skinner, percussion section leader for the Clear Lake High School Marching Band in 1991, keeps the unit in step during the North Iowa Band Festival held the beginning of June in Mason City.  The Clear Lake band was awarded second place in the Class 3A competition. 25 Years…
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Remember When 6-1-2016

(Above) Memorial Day, 1991 - Veterans from Clear Lake V.F.W. Post #4868 led the processional from the Sea Wall to the Clear Lake Cemetery during Memorial Day services in 1991.  A flag was raised and a wreath tossed into the lake in brief services at the Sea Wall before adjoining to the cemetery, where the speaker…
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