March 11, 2010 RSS feed / News

Higgins names interim EMS coordinator

Paramedic Kathy Pardo-Carlson will be interim EMS coordinator for the Higgins Township Fire/EMS Department, the township board decided in special session March 4. More...

Lake Township Board establishes building fund

Lake Township officials Tuesday approved the creation of a capitol improvement fund as an initial step toward a township office building. More...

Weight restrictions go into effect

Weight restrictions for commercial truck traffic went into effect on all state roadways and trunklines March 10.   More...

Denton Township Police seek warrant for B&E suspect

The Denton Township Police Department is seeking a warrant for a downstate man officers suspect of breaking into a Prudenville resident’s shed. More...

Wall-mounted TV reported stolen

A Saginaw man reported to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department his weekend home had been broken into and his television stolen. More...

‘Warm Hearts’ raises thousands to help with heating bills

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency Community Services Representative Diane Campbell reported the March 3 “Warm Hearts = Warm Homes” county-wide spaghetti dinner brought in about $2,500 to assist people with their home heating bil More...

Denton approves $3.7 million budget

By Cheryl Holladay   The Denton Township board approved its 2010-11 fiscal year budget March 3, including about $1 million for its general fund, an 18% reduction since last year.   More...

Feds award $406,790 to transportation authority

The Roscommon County Transit Authority will receive more than $400,000 in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced last week. More...

HELPING PEOPLE EAT

Project Help Our People Eat Treasurer Louise Bucco (center) and Volunteer Coordinator Pam Stephan (right) receive an allocation check from Roscommon County United Way Executive Coordinator Rosalie Mye More...

Sad, humbling to witness devastation in Haiti

By Marc Milburn   More...

Gerrish citizens surprise two officials with raises

Although the Gerrish Township Board proposed no salary increases for elected officials, citizens at the township’s annual meeting Tuesday night gave raises to two of the five board members.   More...

Man, 45, accused of rape arrested on additional charge

A 45-year-old St. Helen man who was arraigned on three counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, Feb. More...

Ask the Trooper

By Trooper Bradley Stimac   Question: Can you review the seat belt laws? I have heard of some changes to the law.   More...

DNRE conducting frog, toad survey

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced March 9 that this year will be the 15th annual statewide frog and toad survey coordinated by the DNRE Wildlife Division.   More...

Adoptable Pets

The one dog that gets euthanized more than any dog in a shelter across the country isn’t a particular breed but a color: black!   More...

County to receive $61,971 for energy-efficient lights

Roscommon County will receive $61,971 to improve energy efficiency in county facilities under a four-county grant awarded by the Michigan Office of Energy.   More...

Denton Twp. mulling over fee for compost site use

Users of the Denton Township compost site who do not live in the township may soon have to pay for being “green.”   Denton Township officials are considering charging a fee for individuals – as well as commercial haulers &nda More...

KEEPING FIT AND SHARING FUN

Front, left to right) Holly Holm and her daughter Lauren, a fifth grader at Roscommon Middle School, take part in a GeoMotion mat aerobic session during the school’s Family Fitness Night Tuesday More...

Second opinion sought in school title case

The Denton Township board will seek a second opinion in the quiet title case of the former Prudenville Elementary school. More...

Markey board adopts budgets

Markey Township’s budgets for fiscal 2010-11 will be similar to the past year’s.   After conducting a public hearing Monday night, the township board approved general fund, fire/EMS, trash collection and road budgets.   More...

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