October 9, 2008 RSS feed / News

Proper postage needed for ballots

Voters returning absentee ballots are being reminded to put the proper amount of postage on them. Denton Township Clerk Carol Asher said her office has received many that don't have enough postage on them. The postage needed is 59 cents. More...

Ambulance service meeting topic

Denton Township officials will meet today (Thursday) at 9 a.m. on issues related to the ambulance service. On the board's agenda is setting criteria for ambulance clerk. More...

Lakeview Park work to get underway soon in Rosco Twp.

Plans for Roscommon Township's Lakeview Park are gaining steam. Supervisor Diane Randall announced Tuesday that new members are welcome to attend meetings on the new park as well as other parks in the township. More...

Meetings to seek public input on Great Lakes water plan

Huron Pines and Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council will hold public input meetings Oct. 17 in Grayling and Oct. 27th in Petoskey to gather regional input for Michigan's Great Lakes Restoration and Protection Initiative. In June, Lt. More...

DTE Energy has tips on managing this winter's rising heating costs

With the heating season fast approaching- and with natural gas bills expected to rise- DTE Energy has a number of tips to help customers prepare their homes and their budgets for winter. More...

Interim replacement named for detention center director

An interim administrative team for the Roscommon County Juvenile Detention Center was appointed by county commissioners Wednesday following the departure of center Director Carol Quirk. More...

Resorter earns four Michigan Press Association awards

The Houghton Lake Resorter earned four awards in the Michigan Press Association's 2008 Better Newspaper Contest. More...

TUT queen nominations due Oct. 15

The Tip-up Town Queen's Committee is accepting nominations for 2009 Queen until Oct. 15. Contact the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce 366-5644 to obtain nomination forms. More...

Garden club to visit tree farm

Members of the Kirtland Garden Club will meet at the K-mart parking lot Oct. 20 to leave at 9 a.m. for Webber's Tree Farm in McBain. Call Carol at 366-4427 for information. More...

Competitors needed to fire-up kettles for chili cook-off

The 3rd Annual Chili Cook- Off for Missions will be held Oct. 17 at the Norwich Township Hall on Moorestown Road. More...

Trick-or-treaters welcome Oct. 31 at The Brook

Residents of The Brook, Houghton Lake, will welcome trick-or-treaters the night of Halloween, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kids may parade in the main dining room in their costumes and will receive candy donated by The Brook. More...

'Eat. Sleep. MEAP' promoted

Michigan schools are getting ready for the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) testing which begins on Oct. 14 for students in grades three through nine. This year all schools will be testing on the same days. More...

Transportation Funding Task Force to meet here Monday

The Transportation Funding Task Force, a bi-partisan task force appointed by Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and the Michigan Legislature, will hold its next meeting in Roscommon at the Ralph A. MacMullen Conference Center on Oct. 13. More...

'Caribbean Jewels' featured in entertainment series

The Grayling Promotional Association's entertainment series will feature "St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Caribbean Jewels," Oct. 16 at the Rialto Theatre, downtown Grayling. The presentation will be narrated by Steve Gonser. More...

PUMPKIN PAINTING WITH A PASSION

Kari Hampstead of Midland gets out of the way as daughter Elyse, 20 months, busily paints her pumpkin during the fifth annual Higgins Harvest Festival at the South Higgins Lake State Park Saturday. More...

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