October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Khang stands mute on home invasion, weapons charges

A Prudenville woman charged in connection with a Sept. 2 incident in which three young girls were threatened with a knife stood mute in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Oct. 5 before Judge Michael J. Baumgartner.   Linda L. More...

Road manager says he is no longer candidate in St. Joseph County

At a brief special meeting of the Roscommon County Road Commission Tuesday at 7 a.m., Manager Tim O’Rourke informed the board he is no longer a candidate for managing director in another county. More...

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News

Teeing off

Dan Kinman tees off using a backhoe during the Roscommon County Road Commission’s Equipment Rodeo held Oct. 8. More...

BLACK SMOKE FIRE

Denton Township firefighters, assisted by Markey Township and Roscommon Township firefighters, tackle a fire at 311 Ridgeview the morning of Oct. 9 in Woodland Hills, Prudenville. More...

Ask the Trooper

Question: Is it legal to ride in a pickup camper secured to the bed of my pickup or in a tow behind camper?   More...

Editorial

Good investment

Last summer’s near perfect weather no doubt helped the state’s tourism increase over the previous summer, but the advertising effort of the “Pure Michigan” campaign in out-of-state markets is credited with attracting more tou More...

Amazing rescue

Early Wednesday morning rescuers began lifting 33 Chilean gold miners from their entombment over 2,000 feet below the surface. By 8 a.m. 10 miners had reached the surface, ending their 69 day ordeal. More...

Citizen asks, ‘Why Are You a Christian?’

Amid all the jibber-jabber about whether Barack Obama is a Christian or a Muslim, a citizen had the common sense to ask the president point blank during a town hall meeting in New Mexico, “Why are you a Christian?”   More...

Outdoors

SUCCESSFUL SOUTH AFRICAN HUNT

Markey Township resident Bob Boyle’s recent trip to the Mafigeni Lodge near Tzaneen, South Africa, proved successful as he downed a trophy size Cape Buffalo and a Kudu. More...

Happenings

CIDER MILL VISIT

Girl Scout Troop #50159, led by Sheri Breece and assistant Amanda Irvine, went on a field trip to Country Lane Apple Orchard Sept. 18. More...

Restaurants joining food challenge

In honor of World Food Day Oct. More...

RETIRING DIRECTOR

Jim Johnson (right), chairman of the Crawford-Roscommon Conservation District Board of Directors, presents Glenn Schicker with a plaque recognizing Schicker’s 26 years as secretary-treasurer of More...

Richfield Township takes control of Lake St. Helen boat launch

Residents of St. Helen and visitors to the area may now access the Lake St. Helen boat launch free of charge.   More...

Sewer fund money to flow back to Markey homeowners

Homeowners in Markey Township who paid into the township’s sewer fund before the sewer system was taken over by the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority in 2007 will receive checks, some for up to $1,200, after the Markey Township Board voted to refu More...

ROSCOMMON ROYALTY

Named 2010 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of Roscommon’s varsity football game Oct. 8 were Sky Page and A.J. Gojcaj. The pair reigned over the Homecoming Dance Saturday at RHS. More...

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Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court:   Brittany L. Cross, 20, Grayling, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of harboring felons. More...

Sports

Houghton Lake Jaguar football 3rd/4th Grade team 1

Front row, left to right, Brett Bowler, Zane Wittkopp, Bryce Stevens, Lance Canfield, Luke Rieger and Christopher Leahy. More...

Houghton Lake Jaguar football 3rd/4th Grade team 2

Front row, left to right, Cameron Cota, Maverick Laveck, Greyson Tyrrell, Logan Webber, Reese Smith and Mason Bailey. More...

Houghton Lake Jaguar cheerleading 3rd Grade

Front row, left to right, Alannis Bussa, Olivia Masters and Paige Lewis. Second row, Trinity Canfield. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Over-worked’ need attention

What is going on? More...

Group will succeed in uniting townships

I can’t believe the people of Houghton Lake. Either they have more money than they know what to do with or they just don’t care about the cost of their property taxes. More...

‘This is the tip of the iceberg’

In response to Mr. Thomas L. Stahl of St. Helen (Resorter, Oct. 7). Mr. Stahl, you used the word propagandists a number of times to defend your many personal Muslim friends. More...

Religion & Family

WELCOMING

Sandra A. Pearson (front, second from left) visited the Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity ReStore, where the board of directors met with her and outgoing state president Dr. More...

Scott graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Joshua J. Scott recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.   More...

Global Oneness Day observed Oct. 24

Unity of the Lakes, West Branch, is celebrating the inaugural Global Oneness Day on Oct. 24th with a Peace Prayer Service featuring the peace prayers from major world religions, Drumming for Oneness and Interfaith/Intercultural displays. More...

Education

Despite diabetes complications, Heights man earns degree

Gary Marsh of Houghton Lake Heights had a goal.   The 61-year-old wanted to get a promotion at work and was determined to obtain his associate degree -- which he did last month.   His endeavor was not without challenges, however.   More...

fun race

Houghton Lake Middle School student Kaylee McIntyre (front) participates in a race against other students and teachers on scooters. More...

Tug!

Male members of the HLMS student senate play a game of tug-ofwar against the male staff members of HLMS during the assembly held Oct. 8 in the HLMS gymnasium. The MEAP dates for the HLMS are Oct. More...

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