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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Luminaries Ready for July 4th

The Raft-o-Rama Committee was hard at work this evening preparing for this years July 4th celebration at Clark Lake.  As in the past, Clark Lakers line the shore with the luminaries creating an awesome effect. As Joe...

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Faster Horses

Country music fans will converge upon our area for Faster Horses scheduled for Friday through Sunday, July 20, 21, 22.  Police agencies see the biggest traffic crush on Thursday as spectators stream into the MIS campgrounds. Michigan State Police will have troopers at...

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Sewer Rate Increase Meeting Called

Responding to public angst over the sewer rate increase, Columbia Township trustees will hold an informational meeting to respond. At Clark Lake, rates will go up 49% in July.  At the meeting, trustees will hear comments from the public, answer questions, and give...

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Upset about Sewers?

This website sought answers about the 49% increase in Clark Lake sewer bills.  This article probes two Columbia Township elected officials who are intimately familiar with the history and current state of Clark Lake's sewer system.  In a two-hour session on Thursday,...

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Altercation in the County Park

This evening (Tuesday) two men in the County park exchanged heated words.  Next, the fight.  The two confronted each other and fought at the scene near where two vehicles had come to rest as you will see in this video. ...

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County Park on the Ballot

August 7th, residents will be asked to vote on a property tax increase to support Jackson County parks, including the park at the east end of Clark Lake.  In this 90 second video below, you'll hear Parks Director Jeff Hovarter explain why he believes this request is...

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