May 29, 2008 RSS feed / News

TRACKING IT UP

Eighth grade members of the Houghton Lake Middle School Student Council and eighth grade class officers work on a class project to paint Bobcat tracks on the sidewalk leading to Houghton Lake High School Wednesday morning. More...

THE KRISPY KREME KID

Jerry Welker, fourth grader at Houghton Lake Middle School, sold the most Krispy Kremes during the school's fund-raiser held in mid-May. Of the 985 dozen donuts sold, Welker sold 73 dozen. Also pictured is Principal Susan Tyer. More...

HLIB slates plant survey, treatment

Surveys of the aquatic plant population in Houghton Lake are scheduled to begin June 3 to pinpoint areas where the invasive species Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) is growing and where treatment with herbicide will be needed. More...

Long-time custodian opposes prospect of privatization

Believing there are other ways to cut next year's school budget, one member of Houghton Lake Community Schools' support staff is trying to rally support against privatizing the custodial staff. More...

Lake Township candidates correction

Last week's story about Lake Township Board candidates contained errors. It should have read: Lake Township Supervisor Barry Poindexter is unopposed to be the Democratic nominee for another term. Keith A. More...

Tent caterpillars unslightly, but can be controlled

From all indications, this spring appears to be developing into a "banner" year for the eastern tent caterpillar insect. A quick survey around Roscommon County reveals many of the telltale webs or "silken tents" created by this insect pest. More...

USDA offers loans, grants to home owners

Roscommon County residents in need of loans to either buy homes or repair their own have found help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA Rural Development can make owning a home affordable for low-income home buyers. More...

Need some cash? Go fishing

Anglers can turn their catch into cash again this fishing season by catching Wally the Walleye or any of his friends. More...

Chemical Bank to host senior citizens seminar

Chemical Bank will sponsor a free information seminar for senior citizens June 10 that focuses on issues many seniors care about. Topics to be covered include Veterans Administration, identity theft and trust services. More...

EXPERT OPINIONS

An exuberant group of young experts poses for a photo after joining a project at the Houghton Lake Public Library to create "The Best of Houghton Lake for Kids... More...

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