January 12, 2012 RSS feed / News

MDOT Grayling TSC staff, services to move to Gaylord

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Grayling Transportation Service Center (TSC) is scheduled to be relocated to Gaylord later this month and be renamed the Gaylord TSC. More...

Foster parents sought for area

The Roscommon County Department of Human Services is looking for adults, married or single, to provide foster care services to local children removed from their homes. More...

Village adopts FEMA flood insurance resolution

The Roscommon Village Council began 2012 by passing the Federal Emergency Management resolution at its Jan. 9 meeting. More...

Parking lots township’s to repair, says attorney

Denton Township officials will need to decide how a Prudenville parking lot might fit into its 2012-13 budget. At its Jan. More...

2012-13 salaries to remain same for Gerrish Township officials

Preparing for its 2012-13 fiscal year budget, the Gerrish Township board Tuesday approved resolutions that maintain officials’ current salaries. More...

Cancer support group meets first Thursdays

The Women’s Cancer Support Group, serving Roscommon, Higgins Lake, Prudenville and Houghton Lake, will meet the first Thursday of every month at 3:30 p.m. at Fred’s Restaurant, Roscommon. The group is led by Judy Layton. More...

Antique snowmobiles sought for Tip-up Town

Bernie Reid is looking for a few good sleds. Old sleds, that is. More...

HLHS grad looks to move on in online business competition

A call for help to the Facebook world is what Travis Beaulieu, a 22-year-old senior at Michigan Technological University is putting out to the public to help he and his business partner, Joel Florek move on in the Intel Innovators venture competition More...

Fish fry planned at American Legion in St. Helen

The American Legion Post #416 Auxiliary is sponsoring a cod fish fry Jan. 20 from 3-7 p.m. at the post on Ford Road, St. Helen. Prices are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 10 and under. For information call Debbie at (989) 632-3143. More...

How not to ‘look good for the judge’

A 49-year-old Prudenville woman was lodged in the Roscommon County Jail after trying to make a fashion statement in a decidedly illegal way. More...

DEQ grant to reduce E. coli in Houghton Lake

The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) was recently notified by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that they have been awarded a $211,369 grant to reduce E. coli bacteria in Houghton Lake. More...

Great Start Parent Coalition to host Technology Cafe

The Great Start Parent Coalition will be hosting a Technology Cafe for parents at the Kirtland House on the campus of Kirtland Community College on Jan. 18 from 4-6 p.m. More...

Markey approves firefighters, gets sewer refund report

The Markey Township Board hired two new firefighters during its regular meeting at the township hall Monday night. More...

Cedar strip canoe being built at River Center

The members of the AuSable River Center are meeting Tuesdays at 7 p.m. for the construction of a cedar strip canoe. The plan is to work on the canoe each Tuesday until it is completed. After completion, the canoe will be raffled off in the spring. More...

SPERRY AWARD GIVEN TO STOKES

Juanita Stokes of the Super 8 Motel, Houghton Lake, was recently presented with the Ralph Sperry Award, given by the COOR Board of Education and ROOC, Inc. More...

Principal reserving judgment on new grading scale

As the end of the first semester of the 2011-12 school year approaches, Houghton Lake High School Principal Brent Cryderman is reserving judgment on the school’s “no D” policy, put into place in September. More...

COLLINS DONATES A SCHOOL OF FISH TO EAGLES AUXILIARY

Collins Elementary students in Deb Markiewicz and Tanya Hinkston’s second grade classes pose with the fish they made for the Houghton Lake Ladies Auxiliary fishing contest fundraiser that will More...

EAGLES COLLECT FISH AT COLLINS

Houghton Lake Ladies Auxiliary members, and former TUT Marshal and Mayor, Sue Lulis (left) and Carol Larue collect fish from Collins Elementary students on Jan. 10. More...

Benefit Jan. 18 for Lake Fire Chief

Lake Township Firemen will host a spaghetti benefit dinner for Chief Ron Martin on Jan. 18 at the Lake Township Fire Hall. The dinner will run from 4 to 8 p.m. at the hall, 13473 West Shore Dr., Houghton Lake. More...

Trestle Park bricks for sale at Denton Township

In preparation for the new Trestle Park to be located in Denton Township on the south shore of Houghton Lake, personalized bricks are being offered for purchase. The township board approved the sale of the personalized bricks last September. More...

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