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Remember When 5-5-2021

(Above) Brownie Troop, 1996 - First grade Brownie Girl Scout Troop 467 went to Kinney Pioneer Museum in 1996.  They earned 18 Try-Its and 10 peached; participated in three service projects, cookie sales, and went on two field trips this year.  Pictured front row (L-R): Katlin Sheimo, Sara Huber, Melissa Mormann, Brittany Secory, Kristin Pitkin …
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Local hemp farmer pushes for education, regulation reduction

(Above) Senator Joni Ernst visited the Nicholas Hemp Farm Tuesday to learn about their experience with growing industrial hemp. Ernst is pictured with Greg Nicholas and his father, Greg, who were among the first Iowa farmers to grow a hemp crop.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. Fiber is the future, says Greg Nicholas by Marianne Gasaway…
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Recruits chose CLFD as a way to serve their community

(Above) The Clear Lake Fire Department’s most recent recruits include (L-R) Firefighters Brad Boldt, Eric Maki and Earl Smith.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. The Clear Lake Fire Department is celebrating 150 years of service to the community in 2021.  Leading up to a June 5 open house hosted by the department, the Mirror-Reporter will highlight…
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No more ‘spot saving’ for parade

Council passes first reading of new ordinance by Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake’s Fourth of July parade route will no longer be strewn with blankets, chairs and other objects days in advance.  The City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance Monday night which will regulate “spot saving” at parades and special events. Terms of the…
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Donald L. Goranson

Donald Lloyd Goranson, who was born at home in Clear Lake 94 years ago, died at home on Sunday. Due to Covid 19 considerations, the family is holding a private service on Saturday, May 8, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake, with the Rev. David Peterson officiating. Inurnment will be…
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