December 6, 2007 RSS feed / News

O'Rourke agrees to contract

Roscommon County Road Commission Manager Tim O'Rourke agreed to the terms of his contract extension, approved 4-1 last month by road board members. On Nov. 29, he signed the two-year agreement, which ends Oct. 31, 2009. More...

Roscommon Twp. awarded park development money

Roscommon Township learned Wednesday morning it was awarded almost $190,000 in development funds for its park property on the South Shore of Houghton Lake. More...

Slow progress toward Healthy People targets made

Unless Michigan acts more decisively in the next few years, the state will fail to meet many national standards for healthy children, families and neighborhoods. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

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Higgins Lake Has Branch Library Operating in Lyon Township Hall "Residents at Higgins Lake have a public library service, according to information received Wednesday from Mrs. William Dolph. More...

Commissioners OK some requests for extra pay hikes, reject others

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday granted some larger-than-budgeted employee pay increases, but rejected others. More...

More than 10 interested in business manager position

More than 10 people have applied for the position of Houghton Lake Community Schools business manager, Superintendent Pete Injasoulian reported Monday to school board members. Injasoulian said the school board will hold a special meeting Dec. More...

Bar granted request to close road

Customers of the Silver Dollar Bar will be able to park on pavement in the future, following the Roscommon County Road Commission's approval Nov. 29 of a partial abandonment of a nearby road. More...

RCCF grant requests up - money tight

As Michigan's economy putters along, the Roscommon County Community Foundation has seen an increase in the amount of funds requested by area organizations. More...

County's kids lag behind state

While the annual Kids Count report rates Michigan kids with other states, the statistics comparing Roscommon County kids show the county's children are lagging behind the state in more than half of the categories studied. More...

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