Campers get hands-on experience in nature

Campers get hands-on experience in nature

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Independence Township — Kids stood on the dock waiting for the perfect moment to dip their net in the Discovery Pond at Clarkston Family Farm to see what they would find. It was the first day of Camp Wild on July 18 and the kids were learning […]

A Look Back for August 3, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Previewing middle school: For the second year in a row, Clarkston sixth-graders were invited to attend a free orientation called “Making the Most of Middle School.” The event, sponsored by the Clarkston Area Optimist Club and its middle school Junior Optimist clubs with the support […]

Creations bountiful at Camp Invention

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer William Cook and Damian Kearns are ready were ready for space exploration with their Spacepacks made at Camp Invention, July 11-15. The duo, who attended the camp for the first time, shared their creation was a hit and other campers were inspired. Cook, who is going into […]

Robotics students rule seas in cardboard boats

Robotics students rule seas in cardboard boats

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Deer Lake Beach was full of excitement as Clarkston High School Team RUSH 27 Robotics students battled in cardboard and duct tape boats in the annual RUSH Regatta, July 9. “This actually was the most competitive regatta we have ever had,” said Coach Kyle Hughes. “The students […]

To the fair

Animals, shows, rides, foods, exhibits and more, the Oakland County Fair had something for everyone during its run, July 8 through July 17 at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg. For information on other events, visit oakfair.org or OaklandCountyParks.com. Also, follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

A Look Back for July 20, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Parke Lake yields a piece of local history: A piece of the colorful past of Clarkston history may have resurfaced. Richard Niethammer, a White Lake diver, found an old buggy in Parke Lake. Working with the Clarkston Community Historical Society, Niethammer and volunteers raised the […]

Blue and Gold United fundraiser gives more support

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Athletics finished June sharing an update about their #BlueandGoldUnited fundraiser, in support of the Oxford community. The department raised over $15,000 with over 135 yard signs sold. They also placed over 500 orders from the shirt sale, which included orders from ten different state with over […]

Clarkston riders finish third

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Sports Writer Corunna — The Clarkston Junior Equestrian Team competed in two district meets at Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, June 18 and 19. With a combined total of 152 points, the team finished in third place behind Ovid-Elsie, 182 points, and Durand, 181 points. The Clarkston Junior Equestrian Team includes […]

Holiday tradition returns!

Hundreds of people lined streets in downtown Clarkston for the return of the Fourth of July parade as there wasn’t a parade since 2019. The sun shined brightly for the crowd to watch the 55-plus entries which included the Clarkston High School Marching Band, classic vehicles, tractors, fire trucks, local businesses and more. This year’s […]

A Look Back for July 13, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 This is BEAR Country: Clarkston kids used their imagination in dressing up their favorite Teddy bears for a picnic as part of the summer reading program at the Independence Township Library, July 10. The program, dubbed BEAR (Be Eager About Reading) Country, brought kids something […]

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