July 27, 2017 RSS feed / News

Roscommon man arrested after meth found in vehicle

A 39-year-old Roscommon man was lodged in the Roscommon County Jail July 23, after Roscom­mon County Sheriff’s Office depu­ties, with the help of K-9 Ghost, recovered .03 grams of methamphet­amine from his vehicle.  More...

Break-ins reported at storage units in Lake Township

The Roscommon County Sher­iff’s Office is investigating a set of breaking and enterings at a Lake Township storage unit.  More...

Bloomquists to perform at Historical Playhouse Saturday

The musical duo of Ruth and Max Bloomquist will present a con­cert at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse July 29.  The concert will start at 7 p.m. More...

Plan ahead – Heating assistance available

The Northwest Michigan Com­munity Action Agency (NMCAA) has funding to assist with deliver­able fuels, such as firewood, pro­pane, fuel oil and wood pellets.  The weather may be warm today, but it is never too early to plan ahead for next fall a More...

Rendon named to bipartisan mental health task force

State Rep. Daire Rendon will serve on a Michigan House task force to explore ways to enable Michigan residents facing mental health chal­lenges to live happier, healthier and more independent lives, Speaker Tom Leonard announced July 17.  More...

Financial Capability Marathon Aug. 4

The Northwest Michigan Commu­nity Action Agency will host a Financial Capability Marathon all day Aug. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  A different workshop will be held on the hour. More...

HIV/AIDS 5K Walk/Run receives Pure Michigan fitness endorsement

The Governor’s Council on Phys­ical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation have endorsed the 8th annual Cen­tral Michigan HIV/AIDS 5k walk/ run event as a quality physical activ­ity event through the Pure Michigan FITnes More...

CMDHD conducting beach monitoring again this summer

The Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD) is conducting a bathing beach monitor­ing program of public beaches in the six county district which includes Roscommon County, as well as the counties of Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella and Os More...

Driver says he dozed off before accident

Two Lake City men were in­volved in a one-car accident on Old 27, north of the Snowbowl Road exit July 22 in Roscommon Township.  According to Michigan State Po­lice, Houghton Lake, the 19-year- old driver told troopers he had fallen asleep at t More...

Two advisories for E.coli issued in Roscommon County

The Central Michigan District Health Department has issued a con­tamination advisory for two beaches in Roscommon County, effective July 21.  The Richfield Township pub­lic fishing site in Richfield Town­ship and Sullivan Beach in Denton Townshi More...

MOTORCYCLE COLLIDED WITH CAR

Michigan State Police Trooper Joseph Mankiewicz (third from right) of the Houghton Lake Post gathers information the afternoon of July 25 at the scene of a motorcycle accident which occurred around 2:30 p.m. More...

Passenger cited for open intoxicants in traffic stop

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies were on patrol on south­bound North Roscommon Road (M- 18), near Russell Lake Road, July 23 when they witnessed a pickup truck that appeared to be driving faster than the 55 mph-posted speed limit.  Acco More...

Country Mud to perform at Houghton Lake Center

Country Mud, a band made of nine friends who love old time coun­try and gospel music, will perform at the Roscommon County Commis­sion on Aging Houghton Lake Cen­ter July 29.  Most of the members have been playing together at least once a week f More...

Homebuyer education workshop offered in Petoskey

Renters who are tired of giving their money to a landlord and are thinking about owning something of their own may be interested in the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s homebuyer workshop in Petoskey.  Homeownership can be more More...

Free ORV safety training class Aug. 5 in St. Helen

An ORV safety training class will be held Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to approximate­ly 4 p.m. at the St. Helen Snowpackers Clubhouse, located at 520 North St. Helen Rd.  This is a free class and registration can be made by calling St. More...

SHAVING IT FOR RELAY

Weyerhaeuser’s Grayling OSB Mill raised over $600 for its Relay For Life team when employees and contractors from the mill donated money to have Mike Akin shave his head. More...

National Night Out Aug. 1 at Roscommon’s CRAF Center

The Roscommon County Sher­iff’s Office will participate in the 2017 National Night Out Aug. 1 at the CRAF Center in Roscommon.  The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the CRAF Center, located at 606 Lake St., Roscommon.  More...

Williams new fire chief at Roscommon Township

Roscommon Township officials hired Asst. More...

MMCC program helps students overcome barriers to graduation

Mid Michigan Community Col­lege (MMCC) has announced that 50 TRiO-Student Support Services (SSS) Grant Program participants graduated in May.  Graduates have since entered ca­reers or continued their education at universities. More...

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