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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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2018 Events (also links to 2017 coverage) at Clark Lake

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Christmas at Clark Lake 2018

Raft-O-Rama stands for fun at Clark Lake. When the committee gets together for a Christmas party, as they did Saturday night, they are true to their mission.  There was a time when being at Clark Lake for Christmas was different from today.  Years ago, if you looked...

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John Czyrka • 1962-2018

John Czyrka passed away suddenly today (Sunday, December 2nd).  You may have known him as Barbara Lyons' husband, and the son-in-law of Dorothy Lyons.  You may also know that Dorothy, who was a part of Clark Lake her whole life, departed this fall, in her 90th year....

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Big Fireworks Planned for July 13th at Clark Lake

Big fireworks are planned for July 13 at Clark Lake this summer.  What’s the occasion? Ralph Mahalak Jr and his family are celebrating the completion of their new cottage in the Kentucky Point cove.  And they want to share this milestone with the lake.  “We’re...

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Countdown to Raft-O-Rama 2019

As cold winds sweep across the lake, it's important to remember that this, too, will change.  There will be a warm August weekend when competition will add to the heat.  Runners will lace up, sprint and perspire to cross the Run Clark Lake finish line.  The next day,...

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Weeds and Weed

The Columbia Township board dealt with both kinds tonight--invasive weeds in Clark Lake, and the kind, now legal, that some will light up. The board unanimously voted to opt out of allowing the sale and distribution of marijuana anywhere in Columbia Township.  Don't...

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Thanksgiving at Clark Lake

Sponsors of this website are a key to its success.  Even though no one who creates, contributes or produces content is compensated, there are third party expenses.  Among them are costs of hosting for the website and DamCam, for domain names, and for developer coding....

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