January 3, 2008 RSS feed / News

'Irish' comedy tour features triple-header Jan. 19

Area radio stations WUPS 98.5 FM and The Twister 92.1 FM will welcome The Irish Comedy Tour Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Quality Inn, 9285 West Lake City Road. More...

Higgins Lake Study Club to meet

The Higgins Lake Study Club will meet Jan. 9 at the Lyon Township Hall. A representative of Mercy Hospital will present the program. Dessert and coffeee will be served at noon. Guests may attend. For information, call Helen Stokas at 821-5342. More...

Grant writers workshops for arts programs planned

The Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs Region 19 Mini-grant program will be hosting a series of grant writing workshops at various locations throughout northern Michigan starting Jan. 4. More...

Hartwick Pines plans variety of winter, spring events

The Michigan Forestry Visitor Center and Logging Museum at Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling has announced its schedule of winter and spring programs for 2008. The programs are: Cross-Country Skiing by Lantern. More...

Girls may enter VFW essay contest

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4159, Roscommon, is sponsoring an essay contest for girls between the ages of 12 and 15. "Why I Am a Volunteer" is the title of the essay. More...

Camp vying for top GOP job

U.S. Rep Dave Camp, R-Midland, is a contender to replace Rep. Jim McCrery of Louisiana as the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee. McCrery announced late last week that he will not seek reelection in 2008. More...

Village hires contractor to keep sidewalks clear

Pedestrians will have an easier time making their way along Roscommon's main thoroughfares as a recent decision by the village council to hire a contractor to keep sidewalks clear of snow. More...

Charter Communications offers telephone service

Charter Communications, Inc., recently announced the launch of Charter Telephone in northeast Lower Michigan, offering customers a new choice for residential telephone service and the opportunity for significant savings on their phone service. More...

Ambassadors to host supper

The Houghton Lake Ambassadors of Music will host a pancake supper at McDonald's, M-55 at Reserve Road, Jan. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. More...

CableWorld magazine honors Charter, Inc.

Charter Communications, Inc., has announced it has accepted recognition as Multi- System Operator of the Year by CableWorld Magazine, a publication of Access Intelligence, LLC. The MSO of the Year cover story appeared in the Dec. More...

Incremental increases OK'd for Mackinac Bridge tolls

At a special meeting held in Detroit Dec. 21, the Mackinac Bridge Authority board decided to adjust tolls incrementally. The decision was based on testimony from public hearings held in three communities in early December. More...

DOES INSTALL OFFICERS

Houghton-Higgins DOES Drove 149 installed its 2008 officers at the Elks Lodge Dec. 11. Janice Beeson, deputy supreme installing president, conducted the ceremony. This will be the drove's 51st year. More...

Relay for Life kick-off Jan. 21

The 2008 Relay for Life fundraising campaign in Roscommon County will kick off Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 245, Houghton Lake. More...

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