Band Fest parade, 1992 – Clear Lake Band Director Dan Djuren marched along side the stylish Clear Lake Marching Band in 1992. The band took second place honors among the big schools participating in the 54th Annual North Iowa Band Festival, held Saturday, June 7. Rebecca Harrenstein represented the Clear Lake band as its queen candidate.
25 Years Ago
The Municipal Band season skipped a beat Saturday when a scheduling error caused the cancellation of an evening concert in City Park. The band, under the direction of Lud Wangberg, decided to cancel its concert when learning that the visiting Midwest Ford F-100 National Truck Show had also reserved City Park. Although Wangberg offered to have the band entertain the truck show participants, the group declines and concert was called off.
A beautification project for the corner of Main Avenue and 8th Street was slated for discussion by the Clear Lake City Council. Local businesspersons Gene Madson and Valores Young have pursued the beautification effort. As a result, a plan has been developed for the corner, which presently has barricade and railroad ties as the result of a street closing. The plan calls for a sidewalk from the corner leading to City Hall, sod to be laid, and landscaping completed.
Sarah M. Pauley, age 15, of Estes Park, Colo., swam across Clear Lake on June 10, from the Main Street pier to Bayside. She was accompanied in a boat by her father, Don Pauley, and her grandfather, Jim Pauley, of Jefferson, Iowa. Sarah duplicated a swim her grandfather made in 1934. Her time for the nearly two-mile twin was one hour and 57…
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