August 30, 2007 RSS feed / News

Council, livery owners to discuss canoe launching at Wallace Park

Representatives of canoe liveries and the Roscommon Village Council Aug. 27 agreed to meet to discuss a proposal to legalize commercial canoe launching at Wallace Park. More...

Moth egg count to begin next week

Workers from the Roscommon County Gypsy Moth Suppression program will begin their annual count of egg masses Sept. 5. Each staff member will be wearing a lime-yellow vest with the words "Gypsy Moth" printed on the back. More...

Brauer's filming at Mackinac

Independent filmmaker Rich Brauer tackles the questions "What does it take to create art?" and "Who actually determines what is 'good' or 'bad'?" in his upcoming movie, "Mr. More...

Conservation district's next tree sale will be in spring

Despite a major cut in state funding which forced a reduction in staff, the Crawford- Roscommon Conservation District continues to serve residents of Roscommon and Crawford Counties. More...

Optometrists encourage eye exams as students prepare for school

Thousands of Michigan students will start the new school year with a vision problem that may inhibit their ability to learn and negatively affect their quality-of-life. More...

Human Services Agency offers mortgage help

The Northwest Michigan Human Services Agency is offering to meet with customers who are falling behind in their mortgage payments and are in danger of losing their homes. More...

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

St. Helen Helping Hands volunteers, shown here packing Christmas packages for needy residents last year, are beginning to gather toys and money to help with this year's program. More...

Deputies to be on watch for seat belt use, impaired driving

As families and friends come together from all over Michigan to enjoy the Labor Day weekend, Roscommon County Sheriff Francis "Fran" Staley urges them, "Buckle up and do not drive impaired." Staley said his deputies will be working extra hard this More...

$1,477 recovered in stolen vehicle

A Mt. Pleasant man was charged in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, Wednesday morning in connection with a theft the evening of Aug. 27 at a home in Roscommon Township. Jacob R. More...

MDOT suspends road work for holiday weekend

As summer's end draws near, the Michigan Department of Transportation is suspending work on 144 of 163 projects statewide for the Labor Day weekend to help make travel easier. Beginning at 3 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) and continuing until 6 a.m. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM RESORTER BACK ISSUES 10 YEARS AGO-AUG. 28, 1997

Leading automotive supplier buys Roscommon plant "The ITT Automotive plant in Roscommon is one of three purchased recently by Lear Corp., the world's largest supplier of automotive interior parts." 50 YEARS AGO-AUG. More...

Van strikes truck, knocks it into woods

A two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon sent one woman to the hospital, while two others involved were uninjured. A Prudenville woman driving a mini-van rear-ended a company truck, sending the truck and the two employees inside into the woods. More...

Daughters meet 'complex' challenge in honor of father

The daughters of the late Jim VanDuinen have met the challenge issued by Houghton Lake grandparents Mike and Pat Ignat to donate to the Ryan McDonald Memorial Fund of the Roscommon County Community Foundation. More...

County vets received $6.6 million in 2006

Veterans and their families in Roscommon received more than $6.6 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2006. More...

Plaza 'islands' to hit bricks

Customers of Gold Rush Jewelers, Lakeside Vision and other businesses at Lakeside Plaza, Prudenville, may soon notice the absence of the yellow "islands," cumbersome divisions intended to delineate parking areas from First, Second and Third Streets More...

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