August 14, 2008 RSS feed / News

NEW PAVEMENT

Workers lay a 1.5-inch cap of asphalt on the parking lot at the COOR Educational Center and ROOC Inc. Monday. More...

HLHS sets registration dates for new students

New students in grades eight through 12 planning to enroll at Houghton Lake High School for the 2008-09 school year may register Aug. 19-21 and 26 and 28. Call the high school counseling office at 366-2039 to schedule an appointment. More...

BEAUTIFUL BABIES

Kaylee Lynn Burgard, daughter of Dominique Brighty and Lance Burgard, and Arlen Glen Murray II, son of Relena Elliot and Arlen Murray, were the winners of the Roscommon County Fair Beautiful Baby Contest. More...

Meal to benefit Danny Eggleston

A benefit for a 16-year-old Houghton Lake boy recovering from brain surgery is scheduled for Aug. 23 at VFW Post 4034, 935 South Loxley Road, Houghton Lake. Serving hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Interviews scheduled for six dispatch director applicants

Six applicants for Roscommon County Central Dispatch Director are scheduled to be interviewed by a committee Aug. 26. More...

Hearing scheduled for Loxley traffic signal change

A public hearing will be held Aug. 27 at the Roscommon Township Hall regarding the proposed change in status for the traffic light at M-55 and Loxley Road at Houghton Lake. More...

ADDING ON

(Left to right) Tony Evans of Alward Electric, Gladwin and Adrian Syckle and Andrew Reiger of SSE Septic and Excavating, Higgins Lake, work to move electrical service lines for a 2,800 square foot addition to the Markey Township Fire Hall Monday. More...

Gold Wing riders' midnight ride to raise funds for juvenile diabetes

Motorcycle riders from Houghton Lake are welcome to join more than 600 riders Saturday in a 220-mile ride to raise money to find a cure for Type I (juvenile) diabetes. The 22nd annual Midnight Ride begins at 11:59 p.m. Aug. More...

County hazardous waste collection set for Sept. 6

Roscommon County's next household hazardous waste collection date has been set for Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Roscommon County Health and Human Services Building. More...

Art instructor to be at Doherty for demonstration, workshop

Oil painter and instructor, Mary Carole, will offer a free painting demonstration Aug. 15 at the Doherty Hotel, Clare. More...

Career, technical classes available

Each year the Houghton Lake Community Schools district and the COOR Career and Technical Education Department offer career and technical education programs at Houghton Lake High School, Kirtland Community College and Houghton Lake School of Cosmeto More...

Special Olympics seeking walkers for 'Miles for Medals' Sept. 27

Roscommon area residents are being recruited to walk or run in the "Miles for Medals" event at Kirtland Community College. This cross-generational community awareness walk will be held Sept. More...

Denton Township approves EMS education name, application fees

Denton Township officials approved a name for its proprietary school license Aug. 6. The township's EMS personnel may now offer classes under the auspices of "Denton Township EMS Education. More...

HERD celebrates first CD release

Houghton Lake rock band HERD has produced its first CD and will celebrate with a CD Release Party at the Limberlost Aug. 16. More...

Lake Township to try again for road millage

The Lake Township board, in a 3-2 vote Tuesday, agreed to place a .50 mil (50 cents per $1,000 taxable value) road millage on the November ballot, following the failed millage request- by a vote of 276- 235- Aug. 5. More...

Consumers employee recognized with grant

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded a $300 grant to the Lake Township fire Department in recognition of outstanding volunteerism by a utility employee. Customer Energy Specialist II John S. More...

Lipizzan Stallions featured at Clare County Fair

Galloping into the 125th annual Clare County Fair Aug. 22-23 will be Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions. This rare breed of horse originated in the 16th Century in what is now part of Yugoslavia. Gen. Patton, along with Col. More...

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