June 7, 2007 RSS feed / News

Budget 'ship' starting to turn

HLCS schedules June 25 hearing

Preparing for its 2007-08 budget, the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday tabled an amendment to the current budget. A budget hearing is set for June 25 prior to the regular board meeting. More...

Ambassadors' going 'pink'

Michigan Ambassadors of Music, Houghton Lake, are reviving a fundraiser previous Ambassadors have used to raise money for the 2008 music trip to Europe. More...

State park plans RV, boat show

Department of Natural Resources' parks and recreation officials are inviting the public to attend a camper and boat show at South Higgins Lake State Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. More...

OFFERING SUPPORT

The Organ Transplant Support Group of Northern Michigan were guest speakers at the St. Hubert Church of Higgins Lake May 8. Thirty-five people attended the luncheon. More...

Consumers Foundation awards grant to honor employee volunteer

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded a $550 grant to a Roscommon County organization to recognize outstanding volunteerism by Ryan Richard Hoffman, a utility employee. More...

M-TEC offering grammar class

The Michigan Technical Education Center at Mid Michigan Community College is offering a workshop on Business Writing. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 at MMCC's Harrison Campus. The fee for each course is $99. More...

Relay team to host fund-raisers

A new Relay for Life team, Team Memory, is planning two fund-raisers for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Roscommon event July 14-15. More...

First springtime hazardous waste day 'went over well'

The first springtime Household Hazardous Waste Day was deemed a success, according to Roscommon County Solid Waste Recycling Coordinator Barb Stauffer. "It went over very well," she said of the Saturday collection. More...

HLHS SADD chapter to join conference tour

Because of the stellar reputation of the Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter at Houghton Lake High School, SADD members will have an opportunity to host a statewide program next year. More...

Williams honored on 98th

A life of service to the community was recognized Monday when family, friends and brother Masons gathered to honor retired Roscommon Village businessman Willard Williams on his 98th birthday. More...

Food give-away here celebrates National Hunger Awareness

Helping communities by the truckload, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan's Mobile Pantry will roll into Houghton Lake Saturday for a food give-away at the Community Center on Townline Road. More...

United Way announces recipients

The Roscommon County United Way Board of Directors have made their recommendations for funding requests as received for this year's campaign, and the following agencies will be funded: The Alano Club, ARC, Houghton Lake Boy Scouts, Commission on A More...

RTA RETIREE

After 20 years of service to the Roscommon County Transit Authority, Frank "T-Bear" Thibert hung up the keys May 25. Thibert, 62, delivered Meals-on- Wheels for 12 years and worked his way to fourth on the seniority list at the RTA. More...

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