New Fireworks Ordinance

New Fireworks Ordinance

Columbia Township has a new fireworks ordinance.  It states specific rules for the use of consumer level fireworks. Consumer fireworks are permitted on the following days: The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Memorial Day June 29th through July 4th July 5th,...
Internet Game Changer for Some in Columbia Township

Internet Game Changer for Some in Columbia Township

Internet service is about to change.  Frontier is building a fiber-optic network that will reach about 5,000 customer locations in Columbia Township.  Only a small portion of Clark Lake is included.  Why is this be a game-changer for some residents?  Previously, high...
Robbery at Jefferson & US127

Robbery at Jefferson & US127

Columbia Township Police report a robbery at Kelly Fuels (Mobil station) at the corner of Jefferson Road and US127 yesterday at about 10:40 pm (8/16).  They say the suspect entered the story through the main doors facing west, approached the staff and demanded cash. ...
Two-engine Winged Visitor

Two-engine Winged Visitor

Clark Lake was visited by a two-engine G-21A Grumman seaplane around noon today.  As you will see in the photos, this plane was larger than most that land in the lake.  In some of the photos, you can also see what appear to be dropdown wheels, so the plane is not...
Hop Anderson to be Honored on Memorial

Hop Anderson to be Honored on Memorial

Long time Clark Lakers will remember Harold “Hop” Anderson (1930-2015).  Hop played multiple roles at the lake during his life.  That included owning a store named after him at the head of the lake, known affectionately as Hop’s Lakeside Grocery. Hop...
Columbia Township Votes to Change Status

Columbia Township Votes to Change Status

At the most recent meeting of the Columbia Township board, trustees voted unanimously to declare its intent to become a charter township.  Currently, Columbia is a general law township.  So, why the change? According to the Michigan Township Association’s...