Give her a cheer!


At age 99, this CLHS cheerleader has still got pep

by Marianne Morf


At age 99, Jean Knutson has still got plenty of pep.  And if she could, she says she’d love to be back running down the hallway at Clear Lake High School this week.

Homecoming activities planned this week at CLHS

Clear Lake High School students will celebrate Homecoming with a variety of dress up days this week.  

Monday was Western Day at the school and Tuesday, Sept. 11, was marked as American Day.  Today, Wednesday will be Nerd Day, followed by Pajama Day on Thursday and Spirit Day on Friday.  

June Johnson


June Johnson, 87, of Clear Lake, died peacefully at Ebenezer Care Center, Burnsville, Minn., on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 following a short fight with lymphoma.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at the First Congregational Church, Clear Lake, with Rev. Brad Thornton officiating.  Visitation with family will begin at  10 a.m. at the church.  Inurnment 

Glenn Fergason


Glenn V. Fergason, 93, of Clear Lake, Iowa, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at Hospice of North Iowa.  Most recently, Glenn resided at Homestead Assisted Living, Mason City, Iowa. 

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 North 4th Street, Clear Lake, with Reverend Dean Hess of Zion Lutheran Church in 

Derwood Wells


 Derwood E. Wells, 81, of Clear Lake, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa, surrounded by his family.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Ventura, Iowa, with the Rev. Daird Korth officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Maxine Westover


Maxine Westover, 87, of 405 27th Ave. South, Clear Lake, died Thursday. Aug. 30, 2012 at the Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa.

There will be no funeral services as per Maxine’s  request. Her body will be cremated and layed to rest in Moberly, Mo.

Barbara Mack


A memorial for Barbara Marie Mack will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa.  Barbara, 59, died at her Des Moines home on Aug. 23 after a sudden illness.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Friends of Iowa Public Television or the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

Indians stop Lions


Forest City-- and specifically quarterback Tate Thompson, was just too much for the Lions Friday night.  The Indians outscored Clear Lake 25-7 in the third quarter on their way to a 32-17 non-District victory.

Bad luck plagues the Cardinals


Friday night’s home opener for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura football team came down to the wire, but unfortunately, the Cards were not on the winning side as the buzzer sounded.

Clear Lake volleyball team sweeps Eagle Grove in home opener


The Clear Lake varsity volleyball squad won their first home match of the season in front of an enthusiastic Lion crowd.  Clear Lake swept Eagle Grove, 3-0.  Scores were 27-25, 25-14, 25-19.

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