Joy Solum

    Joy Mae Solum, 78, of Mason City, Iowa died Sept. 18, 2011, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City.
    A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Grace United Methodist Church, 200 14th Street N.W. Mason City, with Pastor Steve Hansen officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd Street N.E. Mason City. Should friends desire, memorials may be

Lois Ditch

    Lois F. (Sieleman) Ditch, 86, of 354 Willowbrook Dr., Mason City, Iowa died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at her home.
    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mason City, with the Rev. Michael J. Schueller officiating.  Burial will be in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.  Family suggests memorials to Holy Family Catholic Church or Hospice of North Iowa.

Lady Vikes top the Raiders in conference showdown

   It was a week of ups and downs for the Ventura volleyball team, as they easily handled Ruthven-Ayrshire, but had trouble in a triangular meet against Northwood-Kensett and West Hancock.

Rough week for the Clear Lake volleyball team

It was a rough week for the Clear Lake volleyball team, as North Central Conference foes Humboldt and Hampton-Dumont swept the Lions, then North Iowa teams battled at the Forest City Tournament.

Lions tally up 42 points in victory over Algona

Clear Lake’s new scoreboard got quite a workout Friday, as the Lions scored six touchdowns in a 42-20 victory over Algona.  The win kept the state’s longest regular season win streak going at 36 for Clear Lake and propelled the Lions to the number one ranking among Class 3A teams in the Associated Press poll announced Monday.  Another District 3 team, Webster City, is currently ranked s

X-C team fairs well at home meet

Clear Lake hosted its cross country invitational Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Baptist Camp at Ventura.  Each Lion team had a strong outing, resulting in a third place finish overall for the varsity boys team; the Clear Lake girls were fourth overall.

G-H/V/WH cross country team collecting some top place finishes

The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country team has been logging some miles and picking up some top place finishes in recent meets.

Vikings fall to #2 rated Northeast Hamilton

  The Vikings traveled to Blairsburg on Friday night to take on number two rated Northeast Hamilton in a District three showdown.
    The Trojans scored on their first possession of the game for an 8-0 lead.  The rest of the quarter was a defensive struggle with neither team scoring for the remainder of the quarter.

New fire station celebrated

    “Welcome to YOUR Clear Lake Fire Station,” Fire Chief Doug Meyers told hundreds attending a special dedication ceremony Saturday.  “It is dedicated to all of us that call Clear Lake our home.”

CLHS teacher inspired students

    A Clear Lake High School teacher is being remembered as a passionate professional with an unwavering resolve to prepare students for life.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, for Blake Lobdell, a 25-year science/physics teacher and coach at CLHS. Lobdell, died unexpectedly Sunday.  He was 50.

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