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Garage sales!

It’s City-Wide Garage Sale weekend!  This weekend is designated as the fourth of the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter’s five summer city-wide garage sales.  Check out page 7B or link below for details about the 16 sales scheduled during this special event. http://clreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CLMR-Page-B7.pdf
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All eyes on Clear Lake as presidential hopefuls gather

(Above) Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren excited the crowd outside the Surf Ballroom before the doors opened to the annual Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom Friday.-Reporter photos by Chris Barragy. by Cynthia Findley  & Marianne Gasaway The nation’s eyes were focused on Clear Lake, Iowa for a few brief hours on Friday, Aug. 9,…
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Ventura seniors must find a new recipe to continue meal program

(Above) Dan Bitker is among a handful of seniors who enjoy a hot lunch at the Ventura Community Center each day. by Marianne Gasaway The Ventura Senior Citizens Meal Program at Ventura has lost its financial support, but the community is attempting to hold onto the service through donations. For the past 39 years, lunchtime…
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The demise of the Chautauqua

(Above) Clear Lake’s Chautauqua bell, as it is mounted in the bell tower at Zion Lutheran Church at 112 N. 4th St. in Clear Lake. Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of three articles preceding The Clear Lake Chautauqua Revisited to be held at City Park on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10…
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Letter of intent with hotel developer finalized

by Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake City leaders gave their unanimous approval Monday night to a letter of intent for a potential development agreement supporting a hotel and conference center project in the new Courtway Park subdivision. City Administrator Scott Flory discussed progress on the proposed development just east of Interstate 35 on the north side…
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Cars galore

It was a beautiful weekend for the 34th Annual C.L.A.S.S. Car Show and Cruise.  Car enthusiasts took over the town both Friday night and Saturday.  There were 808 cars that registered to take part in the cruise on Friday night, much to the delight of thousands who watched the gleaming cars cruise by.  Saturday’s show…
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