May 1, 2008 RSS feed / News

Roscommon businesses may apply for façade grants

The Roscommon business district could look a lot different before long if business owners and commercial tenants take advantage of the Roscommon Downtown Development Authority's new façade grant program. More...

Worn-out 'inside stuff' warrants millage OK

In an effort to inform voters about how a successful bond issue May 6 would benefit the district, Houghton Lake Community School officials have been holding public tours of its buildings. The district is seeking approval of a . More...

County property values rise at lowest rate since 1991

Property values in Roscommon County in 2007 grew at their slowest rate in 17 years, according to the 2008 Equalization Report presented to county commissioners by Equalization Director John Clark April 23. More...

Stevenson throws hat in ring

Randy Stevenson, who retired as Roscommon County Undersheriff last month, Monday filed petitions seeking the Republican nomination for sheriff. Democrat Michael Cooley, Houghton Lake, filed for sheriff in March. More...

MEAP scores show some gains, setbacks

Michigan Education Assessment Program results are in and both schools in Roscommon County showed marked improvements among eighth grade students. Eighth graders at both Houghton Lake High School and Roscommon Middle School improved in every area. More...