October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

Early cancer screening saves lives

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Michigan women, with about 1,350 women expected to die in 2010. The American Cancer Society estimates that 6,882 Michigan women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. More...

HALLOWEEN GRANT

(Left to right) Houghton Lake Lions Club Halloween Party Chairperson Sandy Egbers receives a check for $1,000 from Wal-Mart Grant Coordinator Tammy Bennett at St. John Lutheran Church Monday. More...

OLLS to host dinner, ‘haunted hallway’

Our Lady of the Lake School will host a spaghetti dinner and “haunted hallway” tomorrow (Friday) from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The dinner is $7 for adults and $3 for children. More...

Haunted yard is free

There will be a haunted yard Oct. 30 beginning at 7 p.m. at 3536 Towerhill Road, Houghton Lake. Admission is free, and there will be “re-flesh-ments” available. More...

New trail opens at Skinner Park

A welcome sign was recently placed at Skinner Park, located on Knapp Road, for a new half-mile trail where the public may walk or jog. More...

Tootsie Drive nets $2,700

Prudenville Knights of Columbus Council 6548 collected $2,700 during its recent Tootsie Roll Drive. More...

SAFETY LESSON

Frank “T-Bear” Thibert, Roscommon County Special Response Team director and Roscommon Township Fire Department 1st Lt., answers questions about fire safety and how fire fighters’ equ More...

Houghton Lake Public Library hosting Halloween fun

Stories, authors and zombies, oh my! Get a head start on Halloween Saturday with free programs designed to appeal to the entire family. The “Not So Frightful” Storytime and Library Costume March will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

BRIDGING

Girl Scout Troop #51923 attended a bridging ceremony Oct. 10 at Our Lady of the Lake School. More...

Lake women to meet

The Lake Township Women’s Club will meet Nov. 3 at 11:45 a.m. at L.J.’s Kilkare. For information call Geri at 821-5528. More...

Rosco library plans spooky story hour

The Roscommon Area District Library is having a Pumpkin Fun Story Hour today (Thursday) at 10:30 a.m. Children are being invited to come in their Halloween costumes. The festivities will include stories, songs, pumpkin decorating and treats. More...

Houghton Lake Ambulance opens house

Mid-day rain Saturday did not keep people away from an open house held at the new Houghton Lake Ambulance building, 214 Health Parkway. “It’s the perfect place for us,” Houghton Lake Ambulance Manager Brad Knivila said. More...

Golden Agers plan Euchre nights

Merritt Golden Agers will be hosting Euchre nights every Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Located at 5833 East Lotan Road, between Merritt and Falmouth, Merritt Golden Agers invites anyone wanting to play Euchre. More...

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Poll

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