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Final night of Winter Dance Party

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Saturday was the final night of the Winter Dance Party with several large guests playing including reunion of The Crickets with special guest The Killer Vees. 51 more words

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Economic impact of Winter Dance Party

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Each year the Winter Dance Party brings in thousands of people from around the world to North Iowa. And that means a boost for businesses in the area. 85 more words

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Crash site stirs up mixed emotions

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – It’s known as the day the music died. On February 2 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper and pilot Roger Peterson were killed in a plane crash after performing at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. 146 more words

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Winter Dance Party event schedule

Schedule from the Surf Ballroom & Museum:

FRIDAY

ROCKIN’ N BOPPIN’ RECORD SHOW:

Hours: Thursday through Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Location: Best Western, Clear Lake Opal & Veranda Rooms… 725 more words

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Yellow Bass Bonanza Preview

The Yellow Bass Bonanza is scheduled for Sunday, February 14th.  The field of teams is full and organizers say the fish should be biting.  Click on the video tab for more.

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Winter Dance Party starts Wednesday

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – It’s known as the day the music died. On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, Richie Valens and pilot Roger Peterson died in a plane crash near Clear Lake shortly after they had taken off. 170 more words

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"The Day the Music Died" remembered

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Today is known as “the day the music died.”

Fifty-seven years ago today, Buddy Holly died in a plane crash near Clear Lake. 152 more words

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