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Digging Clarkston

When you come out to see the Independence Day Parade, you may notice some new colors along Main Street. During their June 25 meeting, the City approved a $1,000 expenditure on roses, hostas, and catmint the Department of Public Works planted on June 27....more >>

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Celebration of freedom

Today is the Fourth of July, Independence Day, a celebration of everything that is the United States of America. Today is a day to slow down and think about something most of us take for granted everyday: What a wonderful place we live in....more >>

CSB receives award for community support

Clarkston State Bank was honored with this year's Community Enhancement Award on May 17 at the 27th Annual Clarkston Community Awards Breakfast. The award recognizes year long efforts that have enhanced the quality of the community....more >>

Spots available at Fife Camps

Spots are still open for fun summer camps. Fife Camp is July 16-20 and is open to boys entering grades 7-9 in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games....more >>
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Born February 7th
1804: John Deere, farm equipment manufacturer
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
February 7th
in history
1928: The United States signs an arbitration treaty with France.
1931: Amelia Earhart weds George Putnam in Connecticut.
1944: The Germans launch a second attack against the Allied beachead at Anzio, Italy. They hoped to push the Allies back into the sea.
1950: The United States recognizes Vietnam under the leadership of Emperor Bao Dai, not Ho Chi Minh who is recognized by the Soviets.
1963: The Mona Lisa is put on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.