October 28, 2010 RSS feed / News

Adoptable Pets

This is your lucky week. The shelter is so overrun with cats and kittens, we are running a fantastic special in hopes of moving some cats. All cats are just $25, including those that are already altered. More...

Village narrows field of manager candidates

The Roscommon Village Council is conducting background checks on six applicants for village manager. More...

Teamsters approve road contract

Members of Teamsters Local 214 approved a tentative contract agreement with the Roscommon County Road Commission Oct. 22. The previous contract expired July 1. More...

Board honors ‘Bart’s’ family

In keeping with its “It Matters Because you Matter” initiative, the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday recognized members of the Bartholomew family for hosting the annual Bart’s Day at Collins Elementary Oct. 6. More...

St. Helen plans sixth Trunk-or-Treat Saturday

St. Helen is holding its sixth annual Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday at the Richfield Township Park. Trunks can start setting up at 3 p.m and must be completed by 5 p.m. More...

Lyon firehall to be spook house

The Lyon Township Fire Department will host its annual Halloween party from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A portion of fire hall will be transformed into a spook house, while games for kids will be held in another section of the building. More...

Kirtland announces $2M federal grant

Officials at Kirtland Community College will host a public forum today (Thursday, Oct. 28) to announce that the college has received a fiveyear, $2-million federal Title III grant. More...

New, tougher sanctions for drunk driving start Sunday

Starting Sunday, Michigan’s new high blood alcohol content drunk driving law takes effect, with enhanced penalties for first-time drivers convicted of operating with a BAC of .17 or higher. The new law’s effective date of Oct. More...

Commissioners approve pay increase

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners approved a 1% pay increase for non-judicial elected officials, non-union hourly and appointed employees for the 2011 calendar year, during their Oct. 27 meeting. More...

HALLOWEEN SAFETY DAY

Michigan State Police Trooper Brad Stimac recently presented Halloween safety lessons and basic safety rules at Collins Elementary. He is pictured here with Mrs. More...

HILLIKER’S HALLOWEEN YARD

Tim Hilliker, 122 North M-18, Prudenville, stands amongst his and his wife, Linda’s, display of inflatable Halloween decorations. More...

Snowpackers collecting for Thanksgiving baskets

The St. Helen Snowpackers are again collecting food items for holiday gift baskets that will be given out to needy families in the St. Helen area the week of Thanksgiving. More...

MANY HANDS, PLENTY OF WORK

A group of volunteers mans a Halloween production line Monday at St. John Lutheran Church to prepare bags of candy and other treats for the 41st Lions Halloween Party at Bobcat Stadium Sunday. More...

‘Trunk or Treat’ at Gerrish

The Gerrish Township Police Department will host its second annual Trunk or Treat and Haunted Trail event Oct. 31. More...

RAPS to start search for Mellgren successor

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education is about to begin the search for a new superintendent. More...

Boy, 11, charged in theft Big Plow Performance for Half-Ton Pickups

An 11-year-old Prudenville boy was petitioned to Roscommon County Probate Court after he allegedly stole a video game belonging to a fellow student at the Second Chance Academy in Roscommon. More...

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