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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Storm Influences the Sunset

Tonight storms, some severe according to the National Weather Service, were rumbling through northern Indiana and parts of southern Michigan. Very little of that came the way of Clark lake--just a few sprinkles of rain and a sunset worthy of photography. In the first...

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Welcome, Doyle’s Market!

Please welcome Doyle's Market as a sponsor of this website.  In this story, learn how Robert's became Doyle's. Growing up, Judi Doyle Kelly fell in love with life at the lake.  Spending summers with her family at Lake Fenton created wonderful memories.   As an adult,...

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Fatal Accident on Riverside Drive

According to Columbia Township Police, Justin David Pratt succumbed to injuries last night, after having been injured earlier in the day in an accident on Riverside Drive. The accident, about a half-mile west of M-50, occurred at about 7:49 am on Tuesday. Mr. Pratt,...

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A Township Ordinance to Affect Life at the Lake

Columbia Township has proposed a new ordinance that governs residential outdoor living areas or ROLA.  Why is this relevant to property owners?  This new law, if passed, will significantly change what you can have in your yard now and in the future. The purpose of...

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Jack Bentley, M.D. • 1922 – 2018

A Clark Lake star has dimmed.  Dr. Jack Bentley passed away today surrounded by his family.  He leaves behind his four daughters--Lynne Bentley (Tony Merlot), Gail Bentley (David Bomgaars), Jill Bentley, and Elise Fish (Brian), grandchildren, and others. Jack Bentley...

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Golf Carts: Take the Poll

Columbia Township trustees heard the pros and cons of allowing golf carts on streets and roads.  In the video below, you'll see a Clark Lake resident make the case for golf carts, followed by the police chief, who doesn't favor them....

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