Saturday 27 December 2014

Local News

Tis the season for giving Sign-up forms distributed for The Giving Tree



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:34

For a quarter of a century, the Giving Tree has helped to make the holidays a little brighter for Clear Lake area families.  We are pleased to report that there is already strong interest by families, businesses and other groups interested in choosing ornaments from The Giving Tree and purchasing anonymous gifts for local families.


Dreams dashed



Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:56

It was a sad night for the Clear Lake Lions, as the football team fell 20-14 in the second round of the Class 2A  Football Playoffs.  The number one Lions fell to Sioux


VMGC named 9-Hole Course of the Year



Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:55

The Iowa Golf Association announced on Friday, Oct. 24, that Veterans Memorial Golf Club, Clear Lake, was named 9-Hole Course of the Year at the 2014 Annual Awards ceremony.

“The course has come a long way and each year it has gotten better and better, so now it’s starting to get noticed for what great shape it’s in,” said Mike Oimoen, director of golf at Veterans Memorial Golf Club.  “The grounds crew and the VMGC Board has done a great job in making improvements each and every year.  The one thing that makes this place really go is the members and the community.  Their support is truly amazing.”  


Frankie Avalon to headline 2015 Winter Dance Party



Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:53

Frankie Avalon will headline the list of artists scheduled to appear at the 2015 Winter Dance Party event scheduled for January 28-31, 2015.

“We are extremely pleased to present this year’s line-up, featuring a combination of fan favorites and artists who are new to our event,” stated Surf Ballroom & Museum Board President, Jeff Nicholas. “Former teen idol Frankie Avalon is a first time performer during the Winter Dance Party and having him here is sure to create a very memorable show for our fans.”


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