Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 12-1-2021

by Michelle Watson 25 Years Ago November 1996 About anything that could go wrong did, Wednesday, as firefighters fought a losing battle against smoke, flames, location and the weather. In the end, they were resigned to watch as the main lodge at the Open Bible Camp, located in Ventura Heights, burned to the ground. Five…
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Remember When 11-24-2021

(Above) Signs of the times in 1971 - Signs of the times in 1971 proved that Ol’ Man Winter was here to stay.  Clear Lake’s drive-ins, including (top to bottom) The Dart Drive-In, The Lighthouse, The Silver Boot Cafe and the Barrel Drive-In all had signs in the windows announcing they would be back in…
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Remember When 11-17-2021

Indian play, 1971 - Kindergarten youngsters at Lincoln School were learning all about the life of Indians in 1971.  The youngsters made masks, which are hanging on the wall.  Under the supervision of Miss Schroder, Ricky Amundson and Beth Haspany learned an Indian dance.  They’re dressed in authentic Indian costumes.  The boy drumming up a…
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Remember When 11-10-2021

(Above) Farm fun in 1996 - Farm fun of all kinds was had in 1996 at a Farm Breakfast held by Sunset School first graders.  The students culminated a unit on farm life with the breakfast and program for parents and guests.  Songs, dance, trivia contest and games were all part of the fun. by…
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Remember When 11-3-2021

(Above)1971 CLHS class officer - Officers elected for the 1971-72 school year at Clear Lake High School include front row (L-R) seniors: Tom Lovell, president; Jerry Vega, vice president; Gayle Nickerson, secretary; Debbie Dye, treasurer.  Row 2 (L-R) juniors: Holly Hollibaugh, president; Steve Freeman, vice president; Teri Etchen, secretary; Lynn Treloar, treasurer.  Third row (L-R)…
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Remember When 10-27-2021

(Above) Famous students, 1996 - Clear Lake ExCEL students from Lincoln Elementary School participated in a program called “Night of the Notables” in 1996.  Each student portrayed a famous gifted person. They also filmed their program at the Northern Trails Area Education Association with hopes of being televised on Channel 2.  Participating students included (kneeling…
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