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Holiday festival just gets better and better



Wednesday, 05 December 2012 12:05


Two words summed up this year’s Christmas By The Lake celebration for organizer Gene Madson.  “The best!”

“Every year I think it’s better than the year before and that we’ll never top it,” said Madson.  “But I can honestly say that this year was the best we’ve ever had.”


Approximately 30 ornaments remain on Giving Tree



Wednesday, 05 December 2012 12:04


Approximately 30 ornaments remain on the 23rd annual Giving Tree, displayed in the Mirror-Reporter office.  The remaining ornaments contain the needs of local children whose parents are asking for some help to make the Christmas season a little brighter for their families.


School Boards move toward alternative school in Sunset building



Wednesday, 05 December 2012 12:04


The Clear Lake School Board will meet in special session tonight (Wednesday, Dec. 5) for the first in a series of meetings concerning relocation of the Lakeside Alternative (School) Program to the former Sunset Elementary School building in Clear Lake.

Last month the School Board discussed using Sunset School to house the alternative program they share with the Garner-Hayfield and Ventura School Districts.  Currently, students enrolled in the program are served at the Ventura/G-H Middle School, formerly known as Ventura High School.  

Lakeside currently has 13 seats;  seven seats purchased by the Clear Lake district and six from G-H/V.  The shared alternative program has been a part of G-H, Ventura and Clear Lake for over 10 years, according to Tyler Williams, G-H/V superintendent of schools.

“The idea of moving the alternative program to the Sunset building is purely to provide more space for our program,” said Williams.  “The Ventura setting has been fabulous and the program has been highly successful, graduating many students each year.  However, the opportunity for a larger space and growth potential is something to consider.”


Holiday sweepstakes winner



Wednesday, 05 December 2012 12:02


Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter Publisher Mike Finnegan congratulated Teresa Hoefker of Clear Lake, as the second of four winners of $50 in Chamber Bucks in the newspaper’s Holiday Sweepstakes.  Teresa returned the entry card she received in the mail to the Mirror-


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