December 27, 2007 RSS feed / News

Humane Society open house to be Dec. 30 in Lake City

An open house is planned at the Missaukee Humane Society, Dec. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5310 West Houghton Lake Road (M-55) in Lake City. More...

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Houghton Lake Alternative and Community Education held its 8th annual Christmas dinner for students Dec. 19. The meal was provided through donations from the staff and Save-A-Lot, Glen's, Wal-Mart and Hub Supermarket. More...

KCPA announces change in performing artist series

Officials for the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts recently announced a change in the 2007-08 performing artist series. Due to an illness to its founder and lead singer/songwriter, The Glengarry Bhoys have cancelled their current U.S. tour. More...

FILLING THE SHOEBOXES

Che Che Flewelling of the Ritzy Reds Red Hat Chapter in Roscommon Collects $100 in toiletries and other items to place in shoeboxes destined for U.S. troops in Iraq from the Houghton Lake Super Wal-Mart store last week. More...

Animal owners reminded of winter hazards

As cold weather approaches, the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds animal owners to plan for severe winter hazards. More...

MidMichigan to be tobacco-free

To help smokers kick the habit, MidMichigan Medical Center- Clare, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland and MidMichigan Home Care will go tobacco-free effective Jan. 1. More...

Petition in support of theme park project being circulated

The Crawford County Economic Development Partnership is circulating a petition in support of the sale of 1,800 acres in Crawford County's Grayling Township, from the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources to Axiom Entertainment. More...

CHARITY TREE

The Houghton Lake Public Library collected hats, mittens, gloves and scarves, as well as food for area charities. More...

Golden Agers plan New Year's party

The Merritt Golden Agers will hold a New Year's Eve Party Dec. 31. The party will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The public may attend. The center is at 5833 East Lotan Road, just south of Merritt. For information, call Wanda at (231) 709-0035. More...

Division Street bridge must wait for funding

A bridge over Robinson Creek, making Roscommon Village's Division Street a through route is not likely to be built any time soon. Village Clerk Kathy Murphy said Kevin Makarewicz of the engineering firm C2AE, Gaylord, told village councilmen Dec. More...

MITTEN TREE

Houghton Lake High School food service employees (left to right): Beth Stockwell, Amy Vestran and Martha Hauch pose in front of a colorful Christmas tree in the cafeteria. More...

Lyon club will not meet Jan. 2

The Lyon Fellowship Club will not hold a meeting Jan. 2. Call 821-9859 for information. More...

2007 was a year of transitions

In education, government, law enforcement and sports, 2007 was a year of transition in Roscommon County, and a number of people who had helped to shape the community passed from the scene. More...

DNR signs trail agreements with snow groomers

The Department of Natural Resources has announced that it has executed agreements with all 69 snowmobile trail grant sponsors, who have signed their trail maintenance and grooming grants to cover more than 6,546 miles of Michigan's designated snowm More...

YEAR IN PHOTOS

From open water in January to minnow eating in April to cones, cones and more cones in September, here is a glimpse of 2007 through the Resorter's lenses. More...

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