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Assault suspect may have attacked the wrong victim

A Roscommon man charged with assaulting a customer at the Sunny Spot may have eyed the wrong man.   According to a Roscommon County Sheriff’s report, deputies were dispatched to the Sunny Spot gas station, Roscommon, at about 8:15 p.m. More...

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News

Szyska pleads no contest in connection with shooting

A man charged with resisting police at the scene of a one-car accident March 21 has been sentenced in 83rd District Court, Roscommon.   Brian C. More...

DRIVER SERIOUSLY INJURED

Gerrish Township Police, firefighters and EMS personnel were dispatched to a single vehicle accident Sept. 14 just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of West Sunset Drive and North Cut Road. More...

Prudenville man demands examination on sex charge

A Prudenville man has been arraigned in 83rd District Court on a criminal sexual conduct charge.   David J. W. Medling, 31, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of first degree criminal sexual conduct, second offense. More...

Business

Pothoof takes over helm at NCACU

North Central Area Credit Union recently welcomed a new CEO, as Richard Shay retired after 11 years Aug. 31. More...

Grayling plant holds wellness fair

Springs Window Fashions of Grayling held its third annual Health & Wellness Fair on Aug. 18 for its associates and their families. More...

‘Fire Safety Day’ to be Oct. 2 at Home Depot

The Home Depot of Houghton Lake will host its annual Fire Safety Day Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Markey officials should drop suit against firemen

About four years ago Markey Township found itself without a fire chief. The township board depends on the chief to be the liaison and report all department business monthly. The board pays the salary of the chief and pays the firefighters.   More...

Candidates should support party

On Sept. 13 I spoke at Markey Township with regards to the recall occurring there. More...

‘No mosque at Ground Zero!’

In response to Glenn Schicker’s comments, I ask him to check all the facts pertaining to the proposed Cordoba Project mosque near Ground Zero. More...

Religion & Family

Unity of Lake to present movie

Unity of the Lakes, West Branch, will host a premiere screening of the film “Visions of a Universal Humanity,” the second movie in the award-winning Humanity Ascending Documentary Series produced by the Foundation for Conscious Evolution More...

Lasagna dinner planned at St. James

St. James the Greater Catholic Church will host its annual lasagna dinner Sept. 26. The proceeds will go toward the purchase of a new commercial refrigerator.   Sponsored by the women’s club, the dinner will last from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Daughter born to Babcock, Fiebelkorn

Deanna Babcock and Jason Fiebelkorn, Roscommon, announce the birth of their daughter, Devyn Rose.   Born Aug. 27, 2010, in Petoskey, the baby weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.   More...

Education

Farm Bureau Insurance looking for past essay contest winners

Farm Bureau Insurance is seeking past statewide winners of the America and Me Essay Contest, a program the company has sponsored in Michigan schools for more than 40 years.   More...

Northwood plans ‘College Night’

Northwood University, Midland, will host a College Night program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 23.   The event will be in the Hach Student Life Center on Northwood’s Midland Campus at 4000 Whiting Dr. More...

Betts earns Eagle Scout with landscape project

Houghton Lake Boy Scout Jacob Betts, 13, earned his Eagle Scout award for a landscape project at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church.   More...

Firemen’s Fest opens tonight

The 31st Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival gets underway tonight (Thursday) at the Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds in Roscommon. Activities for all ages, free and open to the public, continue through Sunday. More...

Lake plans enforcement

While blight ordinance under review

Lake Township will enforce its blight ordinance.   That was the consensus following a discussion Tuesday at the township’s regular meeting. More...

QUITE A SIGHT

Anyone who thought they may have seen a pink elephant at Glen’s Market Wednesday morning may have actually seen this very pink cement truck from Team Elmer’s Concrete pouring concrete for More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon:   More...

Sports

Bucks bombard Fairview, 5-0

Roscommon High School’s varsity soccer squad turned a 2-0 halftime advantage into a 5-0 shutout win over Fairview Tuesday night at Roscommon.   The Bucks started the contest with 12 shots on goal in the first 20 minutes. More...

Tough Clare downs Bobcats

A tough Clare defense and aggressive offense combined to defeat the Houghton Lake varsity soccer team 4-1 Tuesday night on the Bobcat’s home field. More...

LITTLE BROWN JUG

Houghton Lake High School Principal Brent Cryderman and Roscommon High School Principal Cathy Erickson have begun a cross-county tradition that harkens back to the rivalry between the University of Mi More...

Editorial

Paper blizzard predicted

Our Opinion

The temperatures have become more seasonable this week but a blizzard is already predicted...for January! How can a prediction for January be so sure? More...

Welcome firemen

This weekend’s temperatures might just be ideal for firemen coming to Roscommon for the 31st annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival. More...

Goals for all

The Houghton Lake Board of Education is expected to formally adopt a set of goals for board, administration and staff to work for and with in the next year. More...

Outdoors

DNRE releases small game hunting preview

Although many people immediately think of deer when the subject of hunting pops up, there are is a world of fun to be had in Michigan hunting small game. Small game season begins Sept. More...

SPIKE LAKE LUNKER

Logan Zupko, 8, of Roscommon, hoists a 31-inch-long northern pike he bagged in Ontario’s Spike Lake on Aug. 1. More...

FIRST DEER

(Left to right) Emma (10) and Jennifer Tussey (9), who recently graduated from hunter safety, pose with guides Casey and Chris Keefer after bagging their first deer recently. More...

Happenings

Needy Not Greedy auction Sept. 25

Needy Not Greedy resale store, 6415 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), Houghton Lake, will host an auction Sept. 25 to raise funds in order to stay open and continue to send care packages to servicemen and women in the military.   More...

Ostomy group to meet Sept. 19

The Straits Area Ostomy Association will meet Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. at War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, in the medical library (enter through the rehab entrance).   The meeting is open to all ostomy patients and interested persons. More...

‘Spare window fair’ auction planned

A “Spare Window Fair” Auction will be held Sept. 22, 2010, at the Doherty Hotel, Clare, in conjunction with the Business After Hours event, which begins at 5:00 p.m.   More...

Features

A Ride on the Rainbow

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After a six-month repaint and repair project conducted by Eb Wickes and his assistant Jean Lawrence of Higgins Lake, the 26-foot wooden motor launch Rainbow was put back into the waters of Higgins Lake Sept. 10. More...

Firemen’s Memorial Festival begins tonight

Continuing a fall tradition in Roscommon, the 31st annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival will attract thousands of firefighters from throughout Michigan and beyond to Roscommon this weekend.   THURSDAY   More...

Family Night to kick off 31st Firemen’s Festival

The Fam ily Nig ht, wh ich op ens the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival today (Thursday) continues to grow in attendance, the number of activities and organizational support. More...

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