July 28, 2011 RSS feed / News

Correction

In a July 21 story “One teacher laid off, one hired at HLCS” about the Houghton Lake School Board, it was reported that the price of school lunches would increase in the fall. More...

Township boards respond to charter invitation

Your township government could get bigger as a result of the latest census figures. Most likely it will stay the same. Every 10 years, following the U.S. More...

Sailors died from head trauma

Two sailors who died July 18 during the Chicago to Mackinac race appeared to have died from head trauma, preliminary autopsy results show according to media reports. More...

Murphy starts individualized development plan process

Tasked with setting up an individualized development plan for Superintendent Kevin Murphy, a sub-committee of the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education met Monday to initiate the process. More...

Investigation costs top $50k

More than $50,000. That is the total of attorney bills received by Houghton Lake Community Schools regarding the investigation of allegations against Superintendent Kevin Murphy. More...

Canine Career Day planned

A Canine Career Day, sponsored by the Houghton Lake Merchants Association and the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce, will be held Aug. 13. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Richfield Township board hires new airport manager

The Richfield Township Board voted to hire Jerry Johnston as the new St. Helen Airport manager at the July 19 meeting after accepting the resignation letters of former Manager Pam Peake and Assistant Manager Richard Wood. More...

Richfield’s campaign to ‘Ride Them Right or Pay the Price’

An extra police car will patrol the streets of Richfield Township during the ATV Jamboree from Aug. More...

Youth injured in mini-bike mishap

A Garden City boy suffered minor injuries when the mini-bike he was riding collided with a car July 25. More...

Westland man to face trial for snowmobile death

A trial date has been set for the Westland man charged in connection with the death of a man who was snowmobiling on Houghton Lake last winter. More...

Blood drive at Denton EMS Aug. 2

The Denton Township EMS Station will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Aug. 2 from 12 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Those who donate blood have a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card, $250 in free groceries and $125 in free gas from Meijer. More...

United Way Trail Run sponsorship deadline Aug. 1

Roscommon County United Way will host a Charities Trail Run Oct. 8 and the sponsorship deadline is Aug. 1. The run will start at Camping World, at 8 a.m. the day of the race. More...

THE MERRY MUSIC MAKER

Paul Doak (left), the Merry Music Maker, performed songs that incorporated sign language, dance and audience participation at the Houghton Lake Public Library on July 26 as part of the summer reading More...

RSVP to hear cottage law expert speak July 30 at CRAF Center

David S. Fry, a leading expert in the subject of cottage succession planning, will be speaking at the CRAF Center, Roscommon, July 30 at 2:30 p.m. More...

Old Delano garage comes down

Demolition of the old Delano garage, located in Roscommon Township at the corner of M-55 and Federal Avenue, across from Lakeview Park, began over the weekend. More...

Curves celebrating 11th anniversary

Curves, Prudenville, is celebrating its 11th birthday in the Houghton Lake area. It is also the first anniversary of owner, Karen LaBranche. Curves, a health and fitness center for women, has many members who joined in 2000, its first year. More...

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