Rob R. Prater, 71

Rob R. Prater, 71

Rob R. Prater; born on January 23, 1953 in Pineville, Kentucky to Warren and Pearla Prater; of Ortonville formerly of Clarkston; entered eternal life April 14, 2024 at the age of 71; husband of Charlotte for 43 years; father of Heather Prater, Gayle (Rick) Schleben and Tina (Jason) Parry; grandpa “Poppy” of Delaney (T.J.) Falkenhagen, […]

Shawne Dangel, 59

Shawne Dangel, 59

Shawne Dangel; of Grand Blanc, formerly of Clarkston, passed away on April 6, 2024, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family; age 59. Beloved spouse, of David, devoted mother, of Christin VanNorman and Michael (Areonna) Dangel; loving grandmother of Ariana and Landen VanNorman, and Ford and Ella Dangel; dear sister of Michelle […]

Township board approves budget amendment for unspent 2023 funds

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — During its meeting on April 2, the Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a budget amendment to pull unspent 2023 funds into 2024 for various capital projects. The amendment covered 14 already approved projects in the general, fire, PRS, CIA safety path, sewer and water funds.“This is a […]

Township board votes to allocate unused ARPA funds, pull unspent funds to 2024

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — At its regular meeting on April 2, the township board voted to approve the reallocation of unspent American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and pull money from unfinished projects to 2024 so they can be completed.“Back in 2021, the township received funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, […]

CJH student accused of domestic terrorism for school threat

Clarkson Junior High School went into secure mode last Thursday after a threatening note was found in one of the school’s bathrooms. The threat was ultimately deemed non-credible and student’s resumed their day as normal. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price. INDEPENDENCE TWP. — A student at Clarkston Junior High School was named last week in […]

Clarkston Foundation awards $9,500 in classroom grants

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Clarkston Foundation is continuing its work to support classrooms in Clarkston Community Schools by providing grant money to teachers to implement new and innovative programs that are unable to be funded by the school’s operating budget. The Clarkston Foundation is a non-profit organization that works closely with Clarkston […]

Succession planning is good for your brand

The hit HBO show “Succession” brought to the mainstream a concept that has been around for centuries. Some even argue there are lessons from God on succession planning in the Bible. No matter how far it dates back, the concept of planning for what and who is next when it comes to a business’ future […]

Clarkston Heritage Museum unveils new exhibit

Clarkston Heritage Museum unveils new exhibit

The Clark family buggy makes its first appearance in the Clarkston Heritage Museum. It was donated to the Clarkston Community Historical Society in the 1990s. Photo provided. The Clarkston Heritage Museum has recently unveiled a new exhibit “Object History: The Story Behind the Artifact” featuring artifacts from the museum’s permanent collection as well as a […]

Kay Keller Robertson, 89

Kay Keller Robertson, 89

Kay Keller Robertson; of Clarkston; April 6, 2024; age 89; preceded in death by her husband Charles G. Robertson III, son Charles Gray Robertson IV and sister Patricia Lee Gerken; mother of Patricia Kay (John) Fredrickson and Gregory Keller Robertson; grandma of Greg and Ben LeClaire and Gray and Anna Robertson.Kay graduated from Albion College […]

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