February 7, 2008 RSS feed / News

Controlled Burn series continues Feb. 11 at KCC

Fleda Brown, the former "poet laureate" of Delaware and author of six collections of poetry, will be the guest speaker for the ongoing Controlled Burn Reading Series at Kirtland Community College Feb. 11. More...

Ross returns from Iraq

Specialist Robert Ross of Roscommon, assigned to Alpha Battery, 1-182nd Security Force, Detroit, Michigan Army National Guard, has returned from a yearlong deployment in Iraq in support of America's war on terrorism. More...

Computer course aimed at seniors

Kirtland Community College will again offer a popular basic computer course designed especially for seniors and those with no prior computer experience at the college's main campus near Roscommon. More...

Council offers manager job to Livonia resident

The Roscommon Village Council, in special session Monday night, voted to offer the position of village manager to Thomas Gromek of Livonia. More...

ON DISPLAY AT KIRTLAND

A photograph entitled "In Vein" is part of an exhibition of the work of Kirtland Community College art student Heather Barnum, which will be on display at Kirtland House Feb. 6-8. More...

SNOWCOMING CANDIDATES

Candidates from all grades are in the running for Snow King and Snow Queen at Houghton Lake High School this week. More...

Scrapbooking event to help Skeels Class of 2010

The Skeels Christian Class of 2010 is sponsoring a Scrapbooking Event, Feb. 16, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Brown Corners Church, loacted on Business 127, north of Clare. Spaces will be sold for $45 each and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. More...

Hamp served in army

Wishing to be added to the list of Houghton Lake High School graduates who served in the military, Dan Hamp, provided the following: A 1969 Houghton Lake High School graduate, Hamp entered the U. S. Army under the voluntary draft on Aug. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM RESORTER BACK ISSUES 40 YEARS AGO-FEB. 8, 1968

Snowmobiles Push Winter Vacationing "Michigan's winter scene has a new sound, and it's helping push the state toward a record winter tourism season. More...

The Resorter's reader poll

Last week's results Are you worried that a dying U.S. spy satellite, as big as a bus, that is predicted to fall to earth soon might drop on you? More...

Foundation seeks volunteers for advisory committee

The Roscommon County Community Foundation is seeking volunteers for a Houghton Lake advisory committee to make recommendations to the RCCF Board of Trustees for grant and scholarship awards. More...

Bands Battle to benefit charity

A Battle of the Bands competition will be held Feb. 9 at the Badlands Entertainment Complex, 605 North Williams St. (M-33) in Lake City. Houghton Lake band Herd will host the event, with proceeds going to the Bikers for Kids charity. More...

ORV task force urges contact with senators to push HB4323

More positive news seemed to be the order of the evening for the Roscommon County ORV Task Force meeting Jan. 31 at Lake Township Hall. More...

Roscommon Township authorizes park contract

Roscommon Township will enter into a contract with Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences Inc. of Traverse City to develop a plan for the Lakeview Park improvement project after unanimous approval by the township board at its Feb. 5 meeting. More...

DTE Energy offers payment assistance programs

With another cold Michigan winter under way, residents can find help managing their energy bills and avoid service shut-offs through payment assistance programs available from DTE Energy utilities MichCon and Detroit Edison. More...

CALLING ALL SNOW SCULPTORSEnter

the Resorter's 'Snowman Contest'

Attention all snowman, snowwoman, snowkids and snowpeople of all shapes and sizes. The Houghton Lake Resorter is holding a "Snowman Contest" during February and is looking for pictures of your best snowman creation. More...

Perry named HLMS assistant principal

Former Houghton Lake Adult and Alternative Education Teacher Tonya Perry has been hired by Houghton Lake Community Schools as a temporary administrator. More...

County to revise master plan

The Roscommon County Planning Commission is beginning the process of updating the county's master plan. The public may attend commission meetings, which are held at 7 p.m. More...

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