May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

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Family history a visit away

With shows like NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are” and PBS’s “Faces of America” recently airing on television there may be a renewed interest in searching out one’s family tree. More...

Houghton Lake bands present spring concert

The Houghton Lake High School and Middle School bands will present their annual Spring Concert tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. More...

Couple donates layout worth $10,000 to railroad club

By Cal Patterson “Nothing gives us more pleasure than the smile of a child when he or she first sees an operating toy train,” said Betty Cool. More...

CARLSON MEETS WITH CAMP

Ken Carlson was in Washington, D.C., last week to discuss issues and legislation before the Congress relating to the real estate industry. More...

100 YEARS

The Houghton Lake Boy Scouts celebrated Boy Scouts of America’s 100- year anniversary by visiting the adventure base and outdoor adventure show in Grand Rapids May 8. More...

FASHIONABLE

Team Curves hosted a fashion show April 30 to benefit Relay for Life. Over 100 people attended the event, which raised about $2,400, $1,900 of which was from jewelry sales. (Courtesy photo) More...

Good Shepherd Relay team hosting sale

The Good Shepherd Relay for Life team will host a garage sale May 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds are being donated to Roscommon County Relay for Life. The sale will be held at 255 Rising Fawn Trail, off of Co. More...

Comedy night to benefit career center

A night of comedy will be on tap during a fundraiser for the Roscommon Regional Career Center May 29 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. More...

Teams for Relay for Life sought

The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Roscommon County will take place on July 10 through 11 at Houghton Lake High School. Teams are forming for the event, and according to Mary C. More...

Second annual camel races take off Saturday night

The Houghton Lake Kiwanis and Houghton Lake Rotary clubs are teaming up again for the second annual Camel Races, set for May 22 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Prudenville. More...

CROSSING OVER

Current Bear Den Leader Ralph White assists Brandon Johnson with the neckerchief of Brandon Yoder at Pack 3981’s Crossover Ceremony Saturday at Roscommon Township’s Knapp Park. More...

Republicans plan meeting, spring dinner

The Roscommon County Republicans will meet May 25. Bruce Rendon, a candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives, will be the guest speaker. More...

‘Bark for Life’ Saturday to benefit Relay for Life

Team FAB will host Relay for Life – Bark for Life, a canine event to fight cancer. The canine event will take place May 22 at Wallace Park, Roscommon. The event includes a two-mile walk, contests and prizes. More...

Summer rec program dates set

The Roscommon County Summer Recreation Program is seeking campers for its upcoming programs. Activities begin June 28 and will include field trips to Funland, Cindy Lou’s Zoo and other attractions. More...

May Bobcat Boosters winners drawn

The May winners of the Houghton Lake Bobcat Boosters’ 200 Club were recently drawn. Winners were Vicki Burnside, Bob Leedy and Michael Ignat, $25 each; and Jill Trahan, $125. More...

BIKE WINNER

Seth Hubbard of St. Helen was one of eight dental patients to win a new bike from Dental Clinics North, which sponsored a coloring contest. More...

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