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Raft-O-Rama 2022–What’s the Theme?

Raft-O-Rama 2022–What’s the Theme?

The Raft-O-Rama Committee met just a few feet away from where the action will take place on Sunday, August 7th.  Yes, the planning starts this early for Clark Lake's big event.  Raft-O-Rama Committee meeting at the Eagle's Nest on January 22, 2022. ...

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Men’s Shuffleboard 2022 Week 5

Men’s Shuffleboard 2022 Week 5

Green and Red Division leaders maintain their positions---in the Green Division, Nichols and Orozco; and in the Red Division, Kutyna and Walker.  Below are results from week 4. Here are some recent photos from Thursday night competition at the Beach Bar. ...

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Fallen Outdoors Fishing Tournament

Fallen Outdoors Fishing Tournament

Saturday, January 29 will be busy at Clark Lake.  Not only is the Polar Plunge scheduled for 2 pm at Eagle Point, but the day will start with a fishing tournament.  The Fallen Outdoors group serves veterans, and it is they who will be center stage in the...

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Weed Battle Continues

Weed Battle Continues

The Columbia Township Board voted unanimously last night to take the next step in continuing Clark Lake's weed program.  The program defends the lake from the attack of invasive species.  Depending on a final vote next month, the program could be...

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Clark Lake Winter Ice

Clark Lake Winter Ice

The temperature dipped to 8 degrees overnight, perhaps lower in some areas.  That cold plus other deep freeze days and nights has given Clark Lake a significant layer of ice.  But how significant?  A drill down this morning at 9 am revealed the depth to...

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Community Center – Time to Act

Community Center – Time to Act

Henry David Thoreau said a "lake is a landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”  Thoreau spent many hours exploring Walden Pond, a 61 acre lake.  Is his...

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Men’s Shuffleboard 2022 Week 3

Men’s Shuffleboard 2022 Week 3

After the holiday hiatus, Clark Lake's men's shuffleboard league is at it again.  The competition consists of two divisions (see image).  It also attracts spectators at the Beach Bar on Thursday nights during the season.  Ask a participant, and you will...

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Fire Damages Clark Lake Home

Fire Damages Clark Lake Home

Fire inflicted significant damage to a Clark Lake home on Rita Drive today.  Columbia and Liberty Township crews received the call just before noon and arrived at the Liogghio residence to find a fire consuming a large section of the roof.  The fire...

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Single Digits and Ice Arrives

Single Digits and Ice Arrives

Early Sunday evening, temperatures plummeted to single digits.  Although the lake has frozen over a few times in December, it didn't last.  This time could be different.  The Weather Channel says today's high will reach 26, but return to the teens...

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Save the Community Center Update

Save the Community Center Update

Clark Lake is standing up to save the Community Center.  For a century on Kentucky Point, this cottage watched Clark Lake grow into what it is today.  A generation ago, Clark Lakers became alarmed that this historic structure would meet the business end of a...

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Christmas Jump 2021

Christmas Jump 2021

It's happened again, right on schedule.  For over a decade Will Stewart has not missed jumping into Clark Lake on Christmas day, no matter what the weather.  This tradition began as a "thank you" to his grandmother.  She had just given him a snorkel for...

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Clark Lake’s Weed War

Clark Lake’s Weed War

Clark Lake's continuing war on invasive weeds came before the Columbia Township Board of Trustees last night.  The board took the first step to ensure that the fight will go on and the lake is defended.  In 2014, the community found Clark Lake was under...

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Clark Lake Proposal

Clark Lake Proposal

Eagle Point neighbors gathered yesterday not only to celebrate the season, but as it turned out, to recognize a special occasion.  Sunday, Cody King proposed to Jackie Byron, and it happened in a place that had become meaningful to both of them.  Cody and...

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Men’s Shuffleboard Back in Action

Men’s Shuffleboard Back in Action

Can you feel the heat?  That's the competitive spirit emanating from the Men's Shuffleboard League as they return to the longboard.  The league went into hiatus in 2020 for you know what, and recently have resumed where they left off.  Here are the...

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A Christmas to Remember for These Kids

A Christmas to Remember for These Kids

Shop with a Cop is about police officers improving Christmas for kids who could use the boost.  On Tuesday, Columbia Township Police went to work as Santa's helpers, and others pitched in. Picture John Lefere and wife, Susan, arriving at Columbia Elementary...

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Saving the Clark Lake Community Center

Saving the Clark Lake Community Center

The structure that houses the Clark Lake Community Center is familiar to most.  From it’s perch on Kentucky Point, it watched Clark Lake grow up and blossom over a century.  When it was about to meet the business end of a bulldozer, Clark Lakers were...

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The Big Christmas Jump

The Big Christmas Jump

On Christmas day over a decade ago, a younger Will Stewart received a gift from his grandmother that he really liked.  To show her how much he appreciated it, he said he would try it out immediately.  Was it a remote control airplane, basketball, or tennis...

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Outage Follow up and a Christmas Smile

Outage Follow up and a Christmas Smile

This year four significant power outages hit Clark Lake---January 3, June 22, August 12, and December 11. (To review those stories, click on each date).   The August outage lasted four days.  Yesterday's outage did not last nearly that long, nor was it...

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High Winds – Power Out

High Winds – Power Out

High winds kicked up this morning (Sat) at Clark Lake.  A major portion of the lake is without power.  Consumers Energy says the outage was first reported at 10:16 am with 332 customers affected (upper part of the tan overlay).  In the 11 am hour, the...

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Evening Events at Clark Lake

Evening Events at Clark Lake

Four gatherings marked social calendars at Clark this week.  Last night (Thursday), ladies gathered for a traditional fundraiser---a holiday wine exchange.  It's also a community giveback.  The ladies use the occasion to fund help for a needy...

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Ice on the Lake

Ice on the Lake

An early morning glance of the DamCam revealed snow,  appearing to be floating on the lake.  But, of course, we know that doesn't happen.  What did happen took place as the temperature dropped to 22 overnight.  That brought about some freezing...

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Polar Plunge Is Back

Polar Plunge Is Back

The Polar Plunge returns to Clark Lake on Saturday, January 29, 2022, and will be held at the Eagle's Nest.  The Plunge check-in and pre-plunge party begins at 12:30 pm.  The action commences at 2 pm when many will do the unthinkable--jump into Clark Lake's...

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Raft-O-Rama Merchandise for Christmas

Raft-O-Rama Merchandise for Christmas

The latest shipment of Clark Lake goodies have arrived at Doyles Market, and the timing is perfect for the holidays.   Take a look at what's available. Clark Lake ball caps $20 Clark Lake knit hats $15 Clark Lake golf shirt $25...

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“Buy a Wreath” Sunday

“Buy a Wreath” Sunday

Of the many wreaths created by the Clark Lake Garden Angels for their fundraiser, only six remain.  Combining a bit of the Clark Lake Spirit with the Christmas spirit could add holiday magic to your place. To acquire a wreath, contact Tricia Boyers at 206-2985 or...

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