October 4, 2007 RSS feed / News

Community foundation seeks grant applications

The Roscommon County Community Foundation and the Youth Advisory Council are accepting grant applications until Oct. 31, 2007. More...

Stewardship program recommends yearly test for groundwater purity

If you're on city water, the city tests your water several times a year to ensure it's safe for consumption. People who aren't on city water have to test their own water to make sure it's safe to drink. More...

KEEPING THE DOORS OPEN

Artesia Youth Park President JoJean Thompson (fourth from left) presents Artesia's annual $8,000 payment to Roscommon County Road Commission Chairman Larry Paxton Monday. More...

Stories of recovery highlight redesigned mental health site

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health has launched a new virtual recovery center "blog" on its redesigned web site, www.northernlakescmh.org. Initiated Monday, the site will feature a personal recovery story every day of the month of October. More...

Vietnam, Cambodia topic of KCC presentation

Kirtland Community College will kick off its 2007-08 Global Awareness series with "Vietnam and Cambodia" from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10, at its main campus near Roscommon. More...

SUPPLEMENTING INCOME

George Greer, 78, of Prescott was selling flowers from a vacant lot on M-55 at Houghton Lake Friday, doing business to make ends meet. More...

$3 burglary causes $1,500 in damage

Burglars caused $1,500 in damage, but got away with only $3 in cash at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, 1256 West West Branch Road, Prudenville, the night of Sept. 25. An employee discovered the break-in the next morning. More...

Auto hits pedestrian

A 71-year-old Roscommon man was injured when he was hit by a car as he walked on Division Street near State Street in Roscommon Sept. 30. Edgar V. Hildebrant, 195 South State St., was taken to Grayling Mercy Hospital. More...

Board sends sign ordinance back to planning commission

The Roscommon Township board Tuesday sent back to its planning commission a proposed amendment to the township zoning ordinance regulating signs. More...

Grayling Eagles' plan craft show

The Grayling Eagles Auxiliary 3465 will host its 17th annual craft show and bake sale Nov. 3. The Eagles is located at 602 Huron (M-72 East). Hours of the show are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Mercy Hospice to hold remembrance service Oct. 17

Mercy Hospice will hold its 12th Annual Memorial Service on Oct. 17 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Roscommon. The candle lighting ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. More...

STEADY PROGRESS

Dan Elsholz of Elsholz Contractors, Houghton Lake, pours sand into the concrete foundation of the concession stand/restroom/press box building at the Graham/McDonald Sports Complex next to the Houghton Lake State Police Post Sept. 26. More...

Legislators avert partial government shut-down

Campers at South Higgins Lake State Park were asked to leave the park Sunday, when the Department of Natural Resources realized over the weekend state legislators might not come to an agreement on the state budget. More...

Shooting club's pond project riles some St. Helen residents

A project designed to improve habitat for ducks and wild rice on the north shore of Lake St. Helen has caused concern among some area residents. The St. More...

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