Grant will provide second beach cleaner


A second beach cleaner will be added to the arsenal local conservationists use to reduce bacteria levels at swim beaches.

Clear Lake has been named as one of 12 grant recipients chosen by The Watershed Improvement Review Board.  The Board recently approved applications totaling $946,952 in grants to support projects that will improve water 

Senior leadership will be key to Lions’ success in 2012


Eight letterwinners return to lead the team

“Win the district and go deep into the play-offs.”  


That’s the goal of the 2012 Clear Lake football team, says Head Coach Fred Wieck.

Combining programs has brought together some good athletes and a strong team


The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura football team is looking to provide some tough competition in the 2A District 2 field.

“I’m looking for us to be competitive,” said Coach Scott Van Dusseldorp, who is in his second year at the helm of the team.  “With the joining of Garner-Hayfield and Ventura we have picked

G-H/V team motto, “Together We Can,” will guide 2012 season


The team philosophy of the G-H/V volleyball team says it all: “Together We Can.”  Despite the combining of two programs, Coach Tracy Schmidt and her team are committed to combining two programs to make a strong team that is ready to compete.


DiMarco takes over Clear Lake cross country program


The Clear Lake Cross Country program has a new head coach this year.  Nick DiMarco is now leading the Lion pack.  He makes the transition to the high school team after coaching the middle school cross country team for seven years.


Ten seniors will add experience to Lion varsity volleyball

The Clear Lake volleyball team is counting on eight senior letter winners and experience gained by several young players last season to add to the Lions’ win total this year.


Traffic tips for those heading to the CL vs. MC football game Friday night


The following is information from Mason City High School regarding traffic flow around the complex due to construction. Those planning to attend Friday’s football game at MCHS should be aware of the following:

Highway 122 is under construction in front of the high school, and it will take about four more weeks to complete 

Road work progressing at Ventura


Travel to and within the City of Ventura is about to get a little easier.

After a long spring and summer filled with major street reconstruction projects, accessibility within the community seems to be on the upswing.   City leaders have announced that the 

Are you ready for some football?


It’s Lions vs. Mohawks Friday for first time since 1930


Clear Lakers love their history-- and their football, so this Friday is a special night.  

For the first time since 1930, the Clear Lake Lions will take on the Mason City Mohawks on the football field.  It will be the season opener for the Lions; Mason City lost to Ames in their first game played last week.  The game will be played in Mason City, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

New era of education begins in Ventura


The new school year was the start of a whole new era in the Ventura School system.  The high school has been transformed to a Junior High, where seventh and eighth graders from Garner-Hayfield and Ventura reported for classes Monday. Ventura high school students are now in Garner.

“The first day of school for the V/G-H Junior High and the G-H/V High School were both great.  The kids so so helpful to each other and they are getting along marvelously,” said Superintendent Tyler Willliams.

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