Videos to watch

United by Our Love of Clark Lake 
Raft-a-thon III
Making the Move – Graziani Cottage
Merry Christmas 2019
Christmas 2018 – Raft-O-Rama
Thanksgiving 2018Sponsors
Fall Flight 49234 – 2018
Clark Lake 2017 – Four seasons in 15 minutes
Thanksgiving – 2017 Being thankful for Clark Lake (2 minutes)
Veterans at Clark Lake – Veterans tell you their own story (16 minutes)
Andy Scott’s Video – First published on Christmas Eve 2015, it includes two years of Clark Lake in action

DamCam

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Head-of-the-Lake Spirit Cam 

View the west end of Clark Lake 24/7 from the Township Park.

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Raft-a-thon III Broke the Record

Raft-a-thon III Broke the Record

At precisely 11:04 am today, Raft-a-thon III pulled into the mooring dock at 1016 Eagle Point.  That was exactly 69 hours after their launch from the same location on Friday at 2:04 pm.  In the video, Noah Zak, Crew Clement, and Andrew Duckett tell their...

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Fatal Accident on US127

Fatal Accident on US127

As reported yesterday, traffic was blocked on 127 (Meridian Road) between Jefferson and Wetherby Roads at about 5 pm for an extended period, due to an accident.  Today the Jackson County Sheriff reports that a 22-year old Albion man suffered fatal injuries in the...

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Beach Bar Closed until Further Notice

Beach Bar Closed until Further Notice

The Beach Bar is closed until further notice.  According to their statement, the restaurant found one of its employees tested positive for COVID 19.  The employee last worked “the front of the house from noon to 3 pm, Wednesday, July 29th.”  They also...

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Raft-a-thon III Sunday Morning Update

Raft-a-thon III Sunday Morning Update

Last night was brutal.  Our three intrepid guys stuck it out through thunder and heavy rain.  As you will see in the video, they woke up soaked.  As of this morning, they face 26 more hours to beat the record of consecutive hours on the lake. That...

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Boat Splash after the Rain

Boat Splash after the Rain

Boat Splash got rained on, but not washed out. At the proposed start time of 3 pm, the rain had moderated to a sprinkle, but it was not close to being clear. A few rafts did venture out, and here are some pics.      This year so...

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Raft-a-thon III Saturday Morning Update

Raft-a-thon III Saturday Morning Update

Raft-a-thon III is underway.  The goal?  To break the record for consecutive hours on Clark Lake waters.  Noah Zak, Andrew Duckett, and Crew Clement, recent high school graduates, boarded a raft yesterday at 2:04 pm.  Their intent is to stay on the...

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Raft-a-thon III Out to Break the Record

Raft-a-thon III Out to Break the Record

At precisely 2:04 pm today, three friends left a dock on the Eagle Point shoreline.  Their goal?  To break the record for consecutive hours on Clark Lake waters.  Noah Zak, Andrew Duckett, and Crew Clement recently graduated from Toledo's Central...

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Boat Splash on Saturday

Boat Splash on Saturday

Like many close-contact events, Raft-O-Rama has been postponed until 2021.  Some Clark Lakers didn't want the summer to pass by without a romp around the lake.  Boat Splash is the their answer.  They are urging their neighbors to take a cruise around...

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Weed Treatment – July 29, 2020

Weed Treatment – July 29, 2020

As reported yesterday, PLM will be at Clark Lake today (Wed 7/29) to treat two small pockets of invasive species.  They will go after Starry Stonewort near the Eagle Point Marina boat launch and near the County Park at the east end.  PLM will also target...

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Weed Treatment Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Weed Treatment Wednesday, July 29, 2020

PLM will be at Clark Lake tomorrow (Wed 7/29) to treat two small pockets of invasive species.  They will go after Starry Stonewort near the Eagle Point Marina boat launch and near the County Park at the east end.  PLM will also target some hybrid Eurasian...

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What Does It Mean?

What Does It Mean?

The sign announcing the entrance of the Clark Lake Yacht Club has been there for years.  Long time member Bruce Nowak remembers, "it was there when I joined the Yacht Club in 1960."    That was the same year that the Yacht Club moved into its current...

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Weeks’ Fireworks

Weeks’ Fireworks

Bombs bursting in air, the rockets red glare...it was all there, Saturday night at Clark Lake.  As part of their family reunion, Nikki and Andy Weeks lit up the lake with a fireworks display.  Great Lakes Fireworks positioned two barges in the middle of the...

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Fireworks Tonight

Fireworks Tonight

As reported yesterday, fireworks will light the skies tonight at Clark Lake. This morning crews from Great Lakes Fireworks were preparing two barges at the west end boat launch.  They were then floated down the lake to the site at the east end of the lake, south...

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Saturday Night

Saturday Night

If you hear some booms accompanied by flashes of color in the sky Saturday night, it's a celebration.  Nikki and Andy Weeks live on Q Lane.  Nicole says "Andy put together an impromptu fireworks show for tomorrow, July 25th."  She adds that the occasion...

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Boat Splash

Boat Splash

Spirit Cam today Summer 2020 is like no other. Events have been scaled back or cancelled.  Among them is Raft-O-Rama.  The annual event includes decorating rafts, the contest, Lions Club Chicken Roast, silent auction, the after party at the Point, and...

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Bigger Blooms for Thirsty Plants – Summer Update

Bigger Blooms for Thirsty Plants – Summer Update

For years, the Clark Lake Garden Angels struggled watering the triangle, where North Lake and Ocean Beach Road meet.  For each application, they had to stretch a hose across the busy road---both difficult and risky.  Last fall, the Clark Lake Garden Angels...

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Weed Checkup

Weed Checkup

PLM's James Scherer checked up on Clark Lake's invasive weeds Friday.  Lakes that didn't control invaders found boating, fishing and other recreational uses adversely affected--- and property values diminished.  Clark Lake's lakefront property owners...

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New Clark Lake Merchandise

New Clark Lake Merchandise

Model:  Ron Runyan Though 2020 will be known as the summer without Raft-O-Rama, the committee has been busy nonetheless.  You can see the results for yourself below.  The new items, along with some traditional items, are now available at Doyle's. ...

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