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Historical marker dedicated at Trestle Park

Denton Township officials dedicated a Michigan State Historical Marker at Trestle Park under a sunny blue sky Sept. 6. More...

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News

Project reimbursement denied

Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc. Manager of Civil Engineering Doug Coates addressed the Village of Roscommon council during its Sept. 8 meeting on the Second/George Street sewer and paving project’s additional costs. More...

ON-BODY CAMERAS

The Denton Township Police Department recently received a $2,035 grant from the Michigan Township Participating Plan for four pointof view cameras. More...

Denton Township seeking funds for proposed ‘Trestle Park District’

Denton Township will seek funding for a “Trestle Park District” from the MSU Land Policy Institute. More...

Business

Salvation Army Family Store open at Houghton Lake

A new Salvation Army Family Store is open at Houghton Lake. The 9,100 square foot-store is located at 2131 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), in the Walmart plaza next to The Home Depot. More...

Pines WheatGrass now available in Roscommon area

Growing up in Michigan, Roscommon native Rachel (Rosczyk) Cara had many allergies and health issues as a child. “I was told allergy shots and medications were the way to improve my health,” she said. More...

Letters to the Editor

Enough ‘government invasion’

This is in regards to the letter by Denise Reda talking about “Do something about dogs running loose” (Sept. 4). Her judgment is insensitive to the others who live here and have for many years. More...

Fine irks reader

Recently, I received a violation notice that the grass on my lakefront property was too tall. More...

Counsel or mob rule?

First Amendment: Right of the people to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, or mob rule? More...

Religion & Family

Messiah Lutheran to host ‘breakfast for dinner’

The public may attend a community dinner at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, Sept. 17. “Breakfast for dinner” will be served at 5 p.m. by the men’s group. More...

LUNCH BUDDIES TO COMMUNITY BASED MATCH

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakes welcomes the new Community Based match of Chuck Abbonizio and Devon. They were matched on Sept. 4. More...

SUPPLIES for HAITI

Thanks to a collaborative effort between (from left) AT&T Executive Director of External Affairs Gavin Goetz, Rep. More...

Houghton Lake senior center expansion decision delayed

It will be another week before the Roscommon County Commission on Aging board makes a decision regarding a building expansion at the Houghton Lake Community Senior Center. It was decided during a Sept. More...

Recall language filed for three Lake officials

Petition language for the recall of three Lake Township Board members, including Treasurer Tom Rose, Clerk Cindy Russo and Trustee Charlie Aldrich, has been filed with Roscommon County Election Commission, and will be the subject of a clarity hearing More...

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Court News

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: Benjamin R. David, 21, Bloomfield Hills, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of a non-narcotic. More...

Assault reported at nursing home

An assault complaint was reported to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office from Hilltop Manor, Roscommon, Sept. 4. More...

Sports

UP trip unsuccessful for football Bucks

The Roscommon High School football teams traveled to distant Delta County in the Upper Peninsula to take on the Gladstone High School Braves in both varsity and junior varsity action, September 5-6. More...

Lakeview runs past Bobcat varsity, 45-6

The Lakeview Wildcats’ offense was too much for the Houghton Lake Bobcat defense Friday night as the Wildcats ran away from the Bobcats, 45-6. More...

Bobcats one goal better than Bucks

Both the Bucks and the Bobcats had their “A” passing games in action during an inter-divisional Northern Michigan Soccer League match up in Roscommon Monday, but when the dust cleared, Houghton Lake went home with the 2-1 win. More...

Editorial

Together, we can make a difference

School has started and we are excited to see students back in the classroom. That is because at C.O.O.R. Intermediate School District (ISD) we believe that together we can make a difference in our children’s future. More...

Executing journalists a savage, futile act

Inside the First Amendment

When will these ISIS terrorist thugs realize that the phrase “U.S. journalist” concerns geography, not political science? More...

Outdoors

Camp Westminster to offer year round accommodations with new spaces

In an effort to provide the public with year round services, Camp Westminster has renovated the Worthington Lodge and opened the Holland House in the Village of Roscommon for use. More...

Conservation Expo to be held Sept. 27

The Crawford-Roscommon Conservation District’s annual Conservation Expo will take place on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AuSable River Center in Roscommon and will feature something for the entire family. More...

ONTARIO BEAR

Zach Mellerowicz, 17, of Prudenville, is pictured with a 387-pound black bear he bagged at Dog Lake, Ontario Aug. 21. The first-time hunter took the big bear with a crossbow while hunting from a tree stand over bait. More...

Happenings

R2C2 business conference Sept. 18

The Roscommon Regional Career Center (R2C2) will present the second annual Tourism and Resort Business Conference Sept. 18. The program will be held at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse at 1 p.m. Speaking will be Joel M. More...

Centershot Archery plans middle school program

The Centershot Archery program will begin an eight-week program for middle school students Sept. 11 at the Roscommon Elementary gym. The program will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Thursdays and is open to students in 5th through 8th grades. More...

County Dems to meet Sept. 12

The regular meeting for the Roscommon County Democrats will take place Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Denton Township Stone Hall. Signs for candidates in the upcoming election will be available. Call Dorothy Sunman at 366-4130 for information. More...

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