Monthly Archives: August 2019

It’s a Garden Fiesta!

photocredit: amazon.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES On Sunday, August 18th, you’ll find something incredible happening in Central Gardens.  A unique blend of history and celebration for a culture several of us know little about. It’s the 2nd Annual Garden Fiesta!  As many people in North Iowa have Latino roots, it is important to come together to celebrate and learn...
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The Clear Lake Chautauqua Fades Away in 1914

This is last the in a series of three articles preceding The Clear Lake Chautauqua Revisited to be held at City Park on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and hosted by the Clear Lake Historical Society and Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. This week’s focus: The demise of the Clear...
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Live Your Best Life at Harvest Festival

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Round up your girlfriends… and I supposed the guys can come too… because Harvest Festival is only 6 weeks away! Such a great day in Clear Lake, this event truly encapsulates the many wonderful aspects of our beautiful town.  Strolling along the downtown streets, the sweet sound of various bands wafting into your eardrums,...
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A 4th of July for the Record Books!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s hard to believe just over a month ago we were flooded with tourists enjoying another year of our Independence Day Extravaganza!  It’s such a whirlwind event, it took us all that long to catch our breath, form a coherent thought, and get a list of thanks prepared! So here you go – a...
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