A Look Back for April 7, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Easter yes, spring no” Youngsters enjoyed the marshmallow drop at Clintonwood Park, sponsored by Independence Township Parks and Recreation. Those who found colored marshmallows received Easter baskets. “Township moves forward on Sashabaw” When it came to the Sashabaw Corridor, Independence Township official were being proactive, […]

Mueller’s Musings: What’s next?

What’s next? That is the question I find myself asking as my junior hockey career has come to an end. Four years came and went like a flash, filling my mind and photo gallery with memories that will last a lifetime. What’s next? I think about it every day as a decision is still at […]

Student viewpoint: Let’s save the world, together

If everyone in the world lived as Americans do, it would take five Earths to produce enough resources. Just five countries, including the United States, contribute to more than 50 percent of the world’s harmful CO2 emissions. A lot of people nowadays have heard the words climate change. But many do not know of the […]

Student viewpoint: Eating disorders and the media

Across the country, there is an increasing number of people with eating disorders, more than 28.8 million Americans have suffered from an eating disorder in their lifetime.1 Perhaps it is because of the media. Teens are constantly exposed to toxic diet culture at a young age. To lower the amount of eating disorders in America, […]

A Look Back for March 31, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “CHS student files for school board seat” Peter Bertling, a senior and class president at Clarkston High School, turned in petitions to run for a seat on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education. “Stadium may be moved” The site plan for the new Clarkston […]

SCAMP grateful for grant

Clarkston SCAMP has been awarded a grant of $4,000 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of many applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2021 funding. “We are so grateful for the opportunity to get this […]

What ‘MATT’ers: The Corner

What ‘MATT’ers: The Corner

While the Detroit Tigers of today may not be as relevant as they once were, my gut says the team will be a prominent player in Major League Baseball in the next 2-3 years. This time of year always makes me think of simpler times, when finding a ticket to Opening Day and determining a […]

Student viewpoint: The homeless need our help

The Detroit Free Press estimated 10,745 people are homeless in March of 2020 1. With that many people suffering you would think Detroit’s local government would offer many services and resources to the homeless population. Detroit has been going in the right direction, but they need to do more work to help the people who […]

A Look Back for March 24, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Think Spring?” It was hard to think about spring on the first day of the season when Independence Township received up to nine inches of snow in what was called the worst storm of the season. “Growth encircles Clarkston schools” Growth was expected to come […]

Student viewpoint: The truth behind a hamburger

Picture this. You have just purchased yourself a large hamburger to treat yourself after a long day at work. You sink your teeth into the fluffy bun and you finish up the rest and are satisfied. Then you wonder, how is this hamburger so delicious, yet so cheap? Factory farming. Factory farming is known as […]

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