Clarkston school board persevering, sustaining through recent adversity

Clarkston school board persevering, sustaining through recent adversity

From left, Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education members Greg Need, Kelli Horst, Elizabeth Egan, Shawn Ryan, Steve Hyer, Stefanie Crane, Andrea Catalina, and Cheryl McGinnis gather at the district’s 2019 commencement ceremony, which was held June 3, 2019 at DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo provided Clarkston Community Schools is joining 544 local and 57 […]

Snow smile

Snow smile

Everest third-grade student Mia Mandziuk sleds during a recent recess at the Clarkston campus. Photo provided

Letter to the Editor: Questioning letter regarding Capitol riot

Dear Editor, I am writing regarding “An Open Letter to Rep. Schroeder on U.S. Capitol Events of Jan. 6,” published in the January 13, 2021 issue of The Clarkston News. In that letter, Ms. Cord-Duthinh stated, “The Maddocks organized busloads of Michiganders to travel to Washington to riot and attempt to disrupt the peaceful transition […]

Zoom with Schroeder

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder will host her next round of Zoom office hours this Friday from 9-10 a.m. Residents of the 43rd District – Clarkston, Waterford, Independence Township, and Lake Angelus – who wish to participate should send an email to or call 517- 373-0615 in advance to set up a 10-minute time slot. […]

Volunteers sought

The City of the Village of Clarkston is seeking volunteers this Saturday, Jan. 23, starting at 9 a.m., to help burn small buckthorn trees (an invasive species) that were recently cut down by the city’s invasive species contractor in the Depot Park wetlands.  Volunteers will be dragging the cut trees and branches to an open […]

Kraig Kather, 64

Kraig R. Kather, of Springfield Township, died January 9, 2021 at the age of 64. He was born June 21, 1956 in Sharon, Pa., to the late Donald Wayne and Audrey Elaine (nee Blank) Kather. He is survived by his significant other, Lois Peterson, one brother, Scott (Marla) Kather, nieces and nephews, Ryan Kather, Esther […]

Louis DuPree, 77

Louis Edward DuPree, of Clarkston, died suddenly on January 16, 2021 at his home at the age of 77. Lou was a warm, caring husband to Brenda, father and father-in-law to Dr. Erin DuPree and her husband Robert Chassin, Jennifer DuPree, Kelly DuPree, Devin DuPree and his wife Danelle Rivera, and grandfather (Papa) to Scarlett […]

Alfred Selberg, 93

Alfred Nels Selberg , of White Lake, passed away January 17, 2021 at the age of 93. Husband of Regina for 67 years, father of Nancy Radcliffe, Janice Selberg, Judy (Mark) Pace, Mary Hall, Alfred (Janet) Jr. and Jacqueline (Ron) Godoshian, grandpa of Heather (Manny) Cedro, Jason (Sharon) Radcliffe, Emily Muraski, Andrew Hall, Stephen (Sarha) […]