Category Archives: Remember When

25 Years Ago September 1990

The polls will open Tuesday, Sept. 11, to vote on the renewal of the 67 1/2 cent schoolhouse levy in Clear Lake, as well as elect a new school member.  David Hopper will run unopposed for the one seat to be filled. Standing at the airport Friday night amid the marching band, firetruck, police car…
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50 Years Ago August 1965

Two more additions to the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter staff were announced by Publisher Joe Roth.  Michael Grandon, 23, has joined the staff as a general reporter/photographer.  Also joining the staff is Mrs. Larry Keith who has been named the Ventura correspondent and will handle special subscription work. Clear Lake Head Football Coach Norman Rutz and…
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75 Years Ago August 1940

A crowd estimated at between 6,000 and 8,000 attended the water carnival and Governor’s Day celebration here Sunday.  The log rolling contest and the dive from the airplane by Bill Daley, of Clear Lake, were highlights. The Misses Neva Harding and Dorothy Dolley plan to leave Saturday for a two week’s vacation to a dude…
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100 Years Ago August 1915

The Bly Clothing Co. had a bicycle stolen from in front of their store Friday.  What is this town coming to? There will be a flower show at the Congregational Church Friday.  Admission is 10¢.  Supper will be at 5:30 and costs 25¢. Seventy-eight lots were sold Sunday at Oakwood.  The IOOF recently sold 20…
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Back to school, 1990

Getting ready for the PCN orientation event in 1990 were incoming fourth graders at Central School.  Pictured front row (L-R): Sarah Person, Kimberly Bacon.  Middle row (L-R): Lilia Montalvo, Leah Norris, Matt Washburn, Amanda Ward, Angela Sternhagen.  Adult organizers included back row (L-R): Becky Person, Melissa Norris, Carol Washburn, Linda Ward and Cheryl Sternhagen.  The…
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25 Years Ago August 1990

A television report of an armed robbery in Clear Lake Saturday led to the arrest of two Newell, Iowa persons.  According to Clear Lake Assistant Police Chief Herb Garlock, witnesses to he armed robbery of the Pronto Station in Clear Lake came forward after seeing the 10 p.m. news on KIMT-TV, Channel 3.  The couple…
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