Videos to watch

Christmas 2018 – Raft-O-Rama
Thanksgiving 2018Sponsors
Clark Lake 2018
– Fall Flight 49234
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


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Ladies Night Out Returns

After taking a year off in 2018, a long-standing Clark Lake tradition returns---Ladies Night Out Wine Tasting.  This popular evening takes place this year on Wednesday, May 22nd at the Beach Bar from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Tickets are $30, and you can get them...

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Thunder, Lightning, then this….

It looked like a storm could happen.  There were some serious flashes of lightning, and you could hear the thunder seconds later.  Add to that a few sprinkles of rain, and then, a surprise sunset. Here are two views of it. Photos: Rick Belcher

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Catching Up with the Sun

Today maybe rainy and gray.  But rest assured, Clark Lake has seen colorful evidence that the sun still graces us.  Here are some recent sunsets, and one sunrise.  The sunrise photo was taken from Eagle Point.  The sunset photos were taken from the...

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Easter Egg Hunt at the Lake

Clarklake Community Church and Lions Club are inviting kids up to age 12 to its Easter Egg Hunt. Check out last year's hunt in this video. https://youtu.be/3NR6jYIuuqk The church invites all to its sunrise service the next morning.

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Invasive Weed Battle Resumes

When invasive weeds showed up in Clark Lake, the community took up the fight.  Lakefront property owners petitioned Columbia Township to established a special assessment district (SAD) so that the hybrid Eurasian water milfoil (HEWM) could be eliminated wherever...

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Spirit Trail Gets a Manicure

Most Spirit Trail maintenance comes from volunteers---those who participate in the annual spring cleanup, residents who care for it whenever they see something amiss, and committee members who work at it tirelessly. When it comes to taking down trees, it can be time...

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