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Roscommon man arraigned on multiple CSC charges

A Roscommon man was ar­raigned in 82nd District Court Sept. 18 on multiple charges of criminal sexual assault.  Christopher M. More...

Conservation Expo Saturday at AuSable River Center

The 12th Annual Conservation Expo will be held Sept. 23 at the AuSable River Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

Judgement gives county ownership of Outlot A

Roscommon County Controller Jodi Valentino said after a Sept. 14 judgement made by Judge Robert W. Bennett in 34th Circuit Court, the county now owns Outlot A (in Denton Township) and the property’s title has been cleared.  More...

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News

Troopers arrest driver on fifth DWI

On Sept. More...

Police reign in migrant cows

During the early morning hours of Sept. More...

Driver cited for open intoxicants

A 53-year-old Prudenville woman was cited for transporting open intoxi­cants Sept. More...

Editorial

Here are a few things that ‘concern’ me

I Was Thinking…

Lately, I have noticed that there are some things in life that concern me.  Now, these observations will seem trivial when put in the context of national and international news, but those issues and problems are still going to be there after you More...

Speaking your mind, when free speech has consequences

Inside the First Amendment

Some people like Donald Trump, and say nice things about him.  Some people don’t like Donald Trump, and some say things about Donald Trump that are unkind, hurtful and downright insulting. More...

Religion & Family

Irene White celebrates centennial birthday

Irene White of Houghton Lake marked her 100th birthday with a week­end celebration surrounded by family and friends.  On Sept. More...

Stauffers celebrating 55 years of marriage

Clint and Barb Stauffer of Roscom­mon will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary this week.  Married Sept. 22, 1962, they are life­time residents of Roscommon. More...

Breyers celebrating 45 years of marriage

Mike and Myra Breyer are celebrat­ing their 45th wedding anniversary this week.   Married Sept. More...

Michigan Cares for Tourism

Preservation work at RAM, CCC sites also highlights area’s offerings

“We appreciate every nail driv­en, every stroke of the paintbrush, every clean-up effort from people who really care about tourism and focusing on the beautiful assets of Roscommon County,” Houghton Lake Tourism Bureau Administra­tive Ass More...

Roscommon County horse infected with EEE, WNV dies

The Central Michigan District Health Department confirmed last week the death of a horse in Roscommon County that was found to be infected with both Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV).  More...

County building, courthouse closed Friday

The Roscommon County Court­house and County Building will be closed Friday.  Roscommon County Emergency Services and county employees will be conducting an active violence training scenario.  The buildings will reopen Sept. 25.   More...

SHOWING UP FOR THE FALLEN

Four members of the Milford Fire Department, including (left to right) firefighter Kent Pennington, Assistant Chief Amy Goan, Firefighter Chris Gulaszewski and Captain Steve Przybyla pose for a picture in front of the Michigan Firemen’s Memoria More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 22:  Michael E. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  More...

Sports

Civinskas, Gabalis in top five at Harrison CC invitational

Roscommon varsity cross country runners Xander Civinskas and Grant Gabalis were among the top five finish­ers at the Harrison Invitational Cross Country Meet Sept. 16. More...

Annual Knights of Columbus soccer challenge Sept. 26

Roscommon Knights of Columbus Prince of Peace Council 6593 will host its annual soccer challenge Sept. 26 at the soccer fields in Roscommon, near Pioneer Hill.  The soccer event will start at 6:30 p.m. More...

Bowling Highlights

Tea Time League Sept. 12 Sunshiners 7 Brotebeck Builders 5 Zone 18 5 Just 4 Fun 2 Sassy Strikers 2 Young at Heart 5 Hot Flash Honeys 2  More...

Outdoors

FIRST DEER

Emilee Lytle, 8, of Houghton Lake, successfully harvested her first deer, a 7-point buck, during the Michigan Youth Hunt Sept. 16. She was hunt­ing with her dad, Brian, in Roscommon County. (Courtesy photo)   More...

BAGGED BUCK WITH PAPA

Erika Terry, 13, of Roscommon, “scored big during the youth hunt” with this 8-point she took on her grandparents’ land in Ogemaw County. Hunting with her Papa, Stan Kartes, during Michigan’s Youth Hunt Sept. More...

SIX-POINTER

Owen Barnes, 10, of Roscommon, shot his first deer, a 6-point, during the Michigan Youth Hunt Sept. 17. The young hunter was accompanied by his mom, Jaime, on the hunt. He is pictured with his dad, Darren, who also helped with the hunt. More...

Happenings

Community food giveaway set Sept. 30 at Roscommon Baptist

A food giveaway is planned Sept. 30 at Roscommon Baptist Church.  The giveaway, which is at no cost to families in Roscommon County, is a joint community outreach effort of Mes­siah Lutheran Church, First Congrega­tional Church, St. More...

RADL to host used book sale

The Friends of Roscommon Area District Library is having a one-time, one-day Used Hardcover Book Sale Sept. 28 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the library.   More...

NMCAA open house Sept. 22

The Northwest Michigan Commu­nity Action Agency will be holding an agency open house this week.  One will be at 2240 Mitchell Park Dr., Suite A, Petoskey, Sept. 22.  More...

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