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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Spirit Trail Cleanup 2018

Volunteers came together to banish the remnants of winter from the Clark Lake Spirit Trail.  As you will hear Dan Omo comment in this one minute video, many people have been working on the Trail leading up to  today's activities....

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A Friday Night Beauty

After another day with the hope of spring in the air, the sun went down in spectacular form.  And the forecast suggests great weather for tomorrow's cleanup of the Spirit Trail.  Click here for details.  Here are the photos from tonight's awesomeness. The sunset was...

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Clark Lake Welcomes Spring

Spring has arrived slowly at Clark Lake.  Just when it seemed warmer weather was on the way, nature fought back. Once the major ice break up was over, an early morning layer of new ice would form, at least for the morning.  Then came snow late in April, and plenty of...

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Spirit Trail Cleanup Saturday

After several weather-related postponements, the annual spring cleanup for the Clark Lake Spirit Trail will happen this Saturday  (April 21).  Dan Omo, who is leading the effort says "let's get it done!"  Dan and the Spirit Trail committee ask you to bring your rakes,...

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Time to Shovel the Dock

Clark Lake woke up to more snow--on this 17th day of April.  Like staring at an unexpected tax bill, it wasn't all that welcome. With the temperature at 28 degrees at 9 am, it will take its time melting. The good news is that Clark Lake escaped damage from the ice...

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Freezing Rain Could Cause Problems

The National Weather Service predicts freezing rain starting at 5 pm today (Saturday 4/14) through Sunday noon. Accumulations could be as high as 3/4 inch with gusty winds.  They add "expect power outages and tree damage due to the ice. Travel will be impossible. Tree...

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