Clark Lake’s Crazy Lot Lines

Clark Lake’s Crazy Lot Lines

Lot lines at Clark Lake leave property owners scratching their heads.  The line on one side may appear to head straight for the lake, the other seems to go off in a nonsensical direction.  And that description doesn’t begin to touch what happens at the back...
Alligator Spotted Near Clark Lake

Alligator Spotted Near Clark Lake

An alligator appeared three summers ago and took up residency in Christman’s pond off Jefferson across from Eagle Point Road.  The alligator, now 3 feet long, has been seen sunning itself, even on cold days, on a dock protruding out into the one-third acre...
Mothers Day

Mothers Day

Clark Lake’s Laurice LaZebnik is the author of three books.  The most recent is Minnie’s Potatoes, which is an historical novel that focuses on the life of her great-grandmother.  Many who have read or have become aware of Laurie’s new book have...
Big Development Coming to Clark Lake

Big Development Coming to Clark Lake

Given the current state of China’s economy, news like this should not be shocking.  One result of weakening status is that their currency has fallen against the dollar. Their once mighty reserves are fast being depleted. And you have billionaires who would like to get...
Laurice LaZebnik on Writing Minnie’s Potatoes:  Entry 2

Laurice LaZebnik on Writing Minnie’s Potatoes: Entry 2

Entry 2 Below is the second preview of what Clark Lake novelist Laurice LaZebnik uncovered while writing “Minnie’s Potatoes.” The historical romance novel will be available at Doyle’s on Hyde Road, Clark Lake in March, or can be downloaded to...
Laurice LaZebnik on Researching and Writing Minnie’s Potatoes

Laurice LaZebnik on Researching and Writing Minnie’s Potatoes

As you know, Clark Lake’s Laurice LaZebnik is a published author.  She and her husband, Bob, live in the remarkable log home that graces Kentucky Point.  Her soon to be released novel, Minnie’s Potatoes, is an historical narrative based on the life of her...
A Grownup Thanksgiving

A Grownup Thanksgiving

by Laurice LaZebnick Note:  Laurie is one of Clark Lake’s published authors.  Stay tuned–her latest book, Minnie’s Potatoes, is coming soon. Watch this website for details! Today the folks who make me feel safe in my world are coming to celebrate...
John Karkheck’s Nighttime Visit to the Community Center

John Karkheck’s Nighttime Visit to the Community Center

It first happened Sunday, September 27, 2015, the night of the Blood Moon. While many around Clark Lake were gazing upward observing the astronomical phenomenon, a darker aberration was occurring. As if to say there was a morsel of truth to what are largely regarded...
The Long Night

The Long Night

by Bill Leutz During the 9½ years I lived in Norway, I collected many books of that area. Included in this collection were a number of 19th-century English travel, hunting, and fishing diaries, as well as a fair collection of Norwegian folktales. This story attempts...
The Magic of Ideas

The Magic of Ideas

by Rick Belcher Eons ago the State of Michigan gave Jackson the choice of being home of the state prison or the University of Michigan. The city fathers chose the prison under the theory that you would never run out of potential clients. So the Wolverines had to make...
Having a Bad Day?

Having a Bad Day?

by Rick Belcher Having a bad day? Maybe, maybe not. My radio career had just taken a step forward—I was now the operations manager/program director at WSGW, Saginaw-Bay City-Midland. I also hosted a full service morning show 6 to 10 am that consisted of news, weather,...
Finding Your Mojo

Finding Your Mojo

 By Rick Belcher Many kids growing up struggle to find what kind of work they want to do. I am grateful to say that I never had that problem. From very early on I was fascinated with radio. When in the first grade, I started the day listening to what my mother...