January 13, 2011 RSS feed / Happenings

Battle of the Books sign-up extended through Friday

While time is running out, registration for the 2011 Battle of the Books competition will continue through tomorrow (Friday) until 4 p.m. Registration forms are available at the Houghton Lake Public Library and the Roscommon Area District Library. More...

Shenanigan’s to host TUT fundraiser

Shenanigan’s Pub, Houghton Lake, will host its annual Tip-up Town fundraiser Jan. 15. The event will feature the Cass Avenue Band and Joel Sheltrown. Traditionally, the newly crowned Tip-up Town queen and her court attend the event as well. More...

State Rep. Rendon opens office, announces contact info

State Rep. Bruce R. Rendon opened his Lansing office and announced contact information last week. More...

Relay for Life plans Jan. 17 at American Legion

Relay for Life of Roscommon County will hold a meeting Jan. 17 at the American Legion, Houghton Lake. A committee meeting is planned for 5:30 p.m. followed by a team captain meeting at 6:30 p.m. More...

SVDP among recipients of Northwestern donations

Over the past four years, Northwestern Bank has made year-end donations of checks to food pantries and other charities in lieu of purchasing holiday gifts for customers and employees. More...

Heating help available for MS patients

Individuals with multiple sclerosis who cannot pay their heating bills can get help from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter this winter. More...

Wertz Warriors to pull into Houghton Lake Jan. 31

The 2011 Wertz Warriors snowmobile ride to benefit Special Olympics Michigan will come to Houghton Lake Jan. 31, with a community reception to be held at the Limberlost that evening. More...

HELPING TEAM FAITH

Grace Lochinski (center) holds a check for $1,500 awarded to “Team Faith” by Weyerhaeuser for the team’s efforts to clean up the South Branch of the Au Sable River last fall. More...

Lake Township women to meet Jan. 19

The Lake Township Women’s Club will meet Jan. 19 at noon at the Lake Township Hall. Those interested in joining as members may attend. For information call Geri at 821- 5528. More...

A.C.T. – N.O.W. to meet Jan. 17

Gerrish Township’s A.C.T. – N.O.W., Advisory Community Team - Neighbors On Watch, will meet for its monthly community meeting Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Gerrish Township Hall. More...

Booher’s Senate office open, ready for business

State Senator Darwin Booher announced last week that his Lansing office is open. More...

ALL ABOUT TIP-UP TOWN

When Houghton Lake High School Librarian Sue Leedy suggested to her library aides Skye Nielsen, 11th, Kaity Tarrant, 12th and Kaitlyn Muirhead, 12th, that they create a window display with a Valentin More...

Relay for Life event chair rallying volunteers for 2011 fundraiser

Relay for Life Roscommon County 2011 has a new chairman and he is looking for assistance. A lifelong resident of Houghton Lake, BJ Van- Wormer has participated in the Relay for Life for two years, last year as co-chair of the survivorship committee. More...

A.R.K. hosting poker tourney

The A.R.K. (Association to Rescue Kritters) will host a Texas Hold ‘em tournament at The West Branch Poker Room Jan. 20-23. On Jan. 22, a $100 tournament will be held starting at 7 p.m. with Michael J., a DJ at WUPS, having a bounty on him. More...

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