Clarkston grad enjoying junior hockey in South Dakota

Clarkston grad enjoying junior hockey in South Dakota

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Yes, there is high-level hockey in South Dakota, and Zach Aughe is reaping the benefits. Aughe, a 2018 Clarkston High School graduate, left home at the end of August to play junior hockey for the North American Hockey League’s Aberdeen Wings, a team known as a perennial powerhouse […]

Local native earns NCAA hockey honors

Paul Washe, a 20-year-old Clarkston native and junior forward at Western Michigan University, was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Forward of the Week for the week ending Nov. 3. The NCHC is arguably the top NCAA Division I hockey conference in the country. He was also named the NCAA Hockey No. 2 Star of […]

Apiary Club earns sweet recognition

Apiary Club earns sweet recognition

The Clarkston High School Apiary Club recently earned state recognition for its locally-made Clarkston honey. The club, which is made up of 15 students and advisor Mike Olsen, submitted its Fall Honey for judging at the Michigan Beekeepers’ Association Fall Conference on Oct. 19 in Ann Arbor, coming in second in the state in taste […]

ITFD offers lock boxes to residents

ITFD offers lock boxes to residents

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Having elderly loved ones living in town can be stressful, but the Independence Township Fire Department has a way to give family members peace of mind with new Roper Lock Boxes. A Roper Lock Box is a small box installed on a hanging bracket that fits over the […]

WHAT ‘MATT’ERS: Time for the holidays

Everyone that woke up on Nov. 1 to snow-covered lawns, roofs and cars had one of two reactions – “Are you kidding me?” or “Yes!” To be honest, I was in the latter. I love winter. I love that yardwork takes a backseat for about eight months and that our kids are all old enough […]

Sock hop kicks off new season for Girl Scouts

Sock hop kicks off new season for Girl Scouts

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer The new Girl Scouts season kicked off with the second annual sock hop, Oct. 16, at Sashabaw Middle School. The event was a welcome back to local Girl Scouts and to welcome new scouts. It was also an informational night for leaders and parents with Girl Scout partners […]

Sign gets the nod

Sign gets the nod

Market LED sign issue moves forward BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer After nearly three months of debate, the LED sign proposal at the new Alex’s Market and Grill has been approved. The unanimous decision of the Independence Township Board, Oct. 22, allowing an electronic message board runs counter to the recommendation of the […]

1 2 3 17