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Surprise snowstorm brings Thanksgiving gift of waterfowl



Wednesday, 03 December 2014 14:40

by Lowell Washburn

Intermittent morning flurries had turned to steady snowfall by mid-day, and the weatherman was calling for additional accumulations of three to five inches.  It didn’t take a genius to determine that whatever waterfowl remained in the area would be in a panic.  Canada geese and mallard ducks would be looking for corn and were probably already staging an all out feeding frenzy.


Cardinal girls pound Eagle Grove, 61-37



Wednesday, 03 December 2014 14:37

It wasn’t much of a fight for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls basketball team when they traveled to Eagle Grove on Tuesday, Nov. 25.  The Cardinals powered their way to a 61-37 victory over the host team.

The game was tight in the first quarter, with GHV managing to gain a lead, but then Eagle Grove would sneak back in.  At one point the Cardinals managed a 14-8 lead, but the Eagles closed the gap to 14-11.  The first quarter ended with Mackenzie Van Gerpen connecting on a two-point shot to end the period, 19-11.


Four Lions earn INA All-State recognition



Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:12

Four members of Clear Lake’s outstanding 2014 football team were named to All-State football teams released by the Iowa Newspaper Association Tuesday, Nov. 25. 

Clear Lake’s Chandler Diercks was a First Team All-State selection for the Class 2A offensive unit as a back. The 6’, 155-pound senior averaged 9.5 yards per carry during the season, running 77 times for 731-yards.  He scored six touchdowns; his longest was a 65-yard run.  The speedy Diercks was also a favorite target for quarterback Brock Adams.  He had 21 receptions for 285-yards, including a 77-


State Solo Competition



Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:12

Three Clear Lake High School Dance Team members (L-R): Maddy Hartnett, Sophia Schulze 


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