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If You Build It…Skaters will Come!

If You Build It…Skaters will Come!

…Skaters will come! BY: RACHEL WUMKES We could argue the pros and cons of social media for hours on end.  But when a Facebook post in the popular community group ‘Clear Lakers’ creates a spark for one man to create an ice rink, I have to put a big check mark on the pro side! Over the weekend, Bob Wolfram took to the...

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Extra! Extra! READ all about It!

Extra! Extra! READ all about It!

Celebrating National Family Literacy Day BY: RACHEL WUMKES There’s something special about picking up a physical book.  Feeling the crisp pages against your thumb as you flip through.  The gloss of the cover as you read the blurb written on the back.  Or even the way the pages smell. It’s exhilarating. And then, before...

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Hunting Beach Glass in Clear Lake

Hunting Beach Glass in Clear Lake

Hidden gems along the shore BY: RACHEL WUMKES I never thought during my preparation for the “Top Ten things to do in the Fall in Clear Lake” blog that it would lead so many people to the discovery Clear Lake has these hidden gems along the shore. According to Wikipedia, sea glass is...

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It’s the First Day of Fall, Y’all!

It’s the First Day of Fall, Y’all!

North Iowa fall fun BY: RACHEL WUMKES Today marks the autumnal equinox – also called the September equinox or fall equinox.  This means it is the official start of the fall season in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. All very technical, right? To me, the start of fall means a slew of things. ...

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Clear Lake Area Concert Association Kicks off New Season

Clear Lake Area Concert Association Kicks off New Season

Music Makes the World go ‘Round BY: RACHEL WUMKES Formed in 1979, the Clear Lake Area Concert Association (CLACA) provides quality musical performances at a reasonable price.  Catering to both young and old, they host a variety of live entertainment for all those who wish to experience it. Their 2022-2023 season kicks off...

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Garden Fiesta at Central Gardens

Garden Fiesta at Central Gardens

A Celebration of Latino Culture BY: RACHEL WUMKES This weekend marks one of the biggest events of the season for Central Gardens.  Their grounds will be transformed from an oasis of peaceful tranquility to a celebration of Latino culture!  Bright colors will bring this incredible display of heritage to life.  You don’t...

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