Videos to watch

Clark Lake 2017 – Four seasons in 15 minutes
Thanksgiving – 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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2018 Events (also links to 2017 coverage) at Clark Lake

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Jefferson Road Accident: How It Happened

As reported yesterday afternoon on this website, traffic was blocked on Jefferson Road, just east of the Eagle Point intersection because of a three car collision.  According to Columbia Township Police, one driver was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance for treatment of...

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Great Ball of Fire

In its usual position at this time of day, the sun hung above the west end of the lake.  Would there be a giant hiss when this ball of solar energy touched the damp, swampy area just west of Hyde Road?  No.  It was eaten by a cloud before that happened.  But until it...

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Welcome, Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs

Please welcome Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs and Brooklyn Family Dentistry as a new sponsor to this website. Jeff Jacobs grew up in suburban Detroit.  But when it came to launching his career, he yearned for a life where the pace was more manageable, where lengthy commutes and...

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Rick Belcher Receives Spirit of Clark Lake Award

The Mary Reynolds Spirit of Clark Lake Award recognizes individuals or families who have contributed to the quality of life at Clark Lake.  This year the annual award went to Rick Belcher. The plaque is created each year by Mary Reynold’s daughter, Joey Reynolds...

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Raft-O-Rama 2018 Results

Every day at the lake is a good one, but this Raft-O-Rama Sunday was particularly excellent.  Temperatures soared to 90, and what better place to be?  Apparently many agreed Clark Lake was it, based on the turn-out for Raft-O-Rama. Before reviewing the winners and...

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Run Clark Lake 2018 Results

Bright sunshine brought out runners and spectators alike at today's Run Clark.  The turnout was strong--almost 800 competitors, about 100 more than last year, and the crowd was supercharged.  Before you take the deep dive into photos and results, check out this...

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