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Capital campaign to begin for veterans memorial

Clear Lake V.F.W. Post 4868 and Auxiliary is ready to kickoff a $100,000 capital campaign to fund a veterans memorial to be located in the courtyard of their Main Avenue Post, 219 Main Ave.  The kickoff, which will include an overview of the plan, an opportunity to view an illustration of the project and ask…
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Friday night lights out

(Above) Clear Lake senior Dalton Grell accepts the trophy the Lions were presented with Friday night as a State play-off qualifier. Fourth rated Waukon brought Clear Lake’s football season to a close Friday night in the opening round of Class 3A play-offs.  The Indians posted a 46-16 victory on a cold and windy night at…
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Electrical problem suspected as cause of house fire

A Clear Lake home sustained an estimated $25,000 damage as the result of a fire Monday afternoon. The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to 3 East Gate Court for a reported structure fire, at approximately 3:38 p.m. Oct. 30.    Clear Lake police were the first on scene and confirmed there was heavy smoke…
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Voters will decide Council races Tuesday

The Mirror-Reporter invited Clear Lake and Ventura City Council candidates, as well as the unopposed mayoral candidates, to share information about themselves and their vision for their communities as voters prepare to go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7. City Council At-Large DANA BRANT My name is Dana Brant and I grew up in…
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50-years on the clock

After 50-years of running the clock at Clear Lake High School football games, time has run out for Dave Suntken.  The former Clear Lake teacher and coach informed school administrators this is his final year keeping time at Lions Field.  Times have certainly changed in the past 50-years, as Suntken first was on the field…
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United We Stand

It isn’t necessarily the win that seniors on the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura football team will remember from their final game.  Their actions before the first whistle are still causing a stir in the school, community and beyond. Mollie Hueneman, mother of senior player Jake Hueneman, is a self-proclaimed cheerleader for veterans.  As she has watched the attention…
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