August 18, 2011 RSS feed / News

‘Canine’ day cut short by rain

There was a lot of barking, running, fetching and jumping going on at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse Aug. 13, until the rain sent everyone home early. More...

COOR board gives go-ahead for second attempt at millage increase

Voters in the COOR Intermediate School District’s six school districts will be asked to approve a millage increase of .5852 mils (58.52 cents per $1,000 taxable value) for special education services on the November ballot. More...

Markey board raises mileage rate during regular meeting

The Markey Township Board raised the rate for mileage during its regular meeting at the township hall Monday evening. More...

RCRC approves four township projects

The Roscommon County Road Commission approved four township projects at its Aug. 11 meeting. More...

County to show transparency with online ‘dashboard’

Building of an online “dashboard” is well on its way to completion, Roscommon County Controller Cheryl Mollard told the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners at the Aug. 10 meeting. More...

Veterans in need encouraged to contact Veterans Trust Fund

Michigan wartime veterans experiencing financial emergencies are being encouraged to seek assistance through the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund. More...

Non-profits encouraged to participate in future Merit network

Merit Network, Inc., hosted an informational meeting at the Houghton Lake Public Library Aug. 10 about Houghton Lake’s role in Merit’s future fiber-optic network. More...

Pediatricians urge parents to get children immunized

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, representing more than 3,000 family physicians across the state, is urging families and parents throughout Michigan to have their children vaccinated before sending them off to school. More...

‘No Talent, Talent Show’ to be held Aug. 19

The Houghton Lake Senior Center is planning a fun-filled afternoon as it presents the Third Annual “No Talent, Talent Show” at 12 p.m. on Aug. 19. Before the talent show, lunch and ice cream sundaes will be served. More...

Gerrish considering raising emergency services levy

Gerrish Township residents had some questions for the township board earlier this week about its request for slight millage increases for its fire/EMS and police departments. More...

Spicer’s making a ‘Splash’ for everyone this Saturday

For the last 48 years, Spicer’s Boat City at Houghton Lake has been a place where families go to buy the boats and other recreational vehicles that make summer more fun, and in appreciation to those in the Roscommon County area and throughout t More...

HLMS volleyball squads to begin practice Aug. 29

The Houghton Lake Middle School volleyball teams will begin practice Aug. 29 in the HLMS gymnasium. The seventh grade team will practice from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with the eighth grade squad practicing from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

HELPING WITH UTILITIES

United Way of Roscommon County recently presented both Prudenville and Roscommon St. Vincent de Paul Societies with $305 each. More...

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