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Officers investigating shooting of ‘threatened’ trumpeter swan

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment conservation officers in Roscommon are looking for information regarding the shooting of a trumpeter swan that was recovered on Nov. 15 in southeastern Roscommon County. More...

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News

Houghton Lake Post sharing commander with Cadillac

State Police Post 75, Houghton Lake has a new commander in 1st. Lt. David Street, but the new commander will be splitting his time between two posts.   More...

Energy to cook turkey day dinner a good value

Consumers Energy says

Consumers Energy reminds customers this holiday season that Thanksgiving meals can create priceless memories, but they are also a good energy value. More...

COOPERATIVE EFFORT

Project Hope Our People Eat received a total of $578 from the AMVETS Post #13 and Auxiliary, VFW Post 4034 Monday. Pictured are (left to right) Project H.O.P.E. More...

Editorial

Happy giving thanks

Our Opinion

While the hype centers on the secular aspects of Thanksgiving and the legendary “Black Friday” thankfully there are a few public displays of the thanks that should be commanding the attention of us all.  More...

Be grateful, voice thanks for blessings

A few Americans can remember when Thanksgiving did not always fall on the fourth Thursday of November. More...

Summer road projects completed, road commission gearing for winter

Guest Opinion

days of summer are behind us, I’d like to take some time to review a few things that should be of interest. More...

Religion & Family

Appreciation lunch

Marty Dee of Traverse City was one of 300 people served for lunch during the St. Vincent De Paul, Prudenville, third annual Community Appreciation Complimentary Luncheon held Nov. 17. More...

Wagner, Diaz to wed May 16

Andrea Rose Wagner, daughter of Michael and Theresa Wagner of Prudenville, and Romel Diaz, son of Elena Hoyle and the late Romel Diaz of San Luis Obispo, CA, and Tingo Maria, Peru, announce their engagement to be married. More...

FRIEND-RAISING

Jenny Parker (left) talks with Tammy Watros, a fellow Houghton Lake Institute of Costmetology graduate, and other friends at a fundraiser organized by the institute for her mother, Judy Parker, 45, Ho More...

Education

In the Thanksgiving Spirit

The four-year-old preschool class at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School in Prudenville had a Thanksgiving celebration Monday morning which included a musical performance as well as a turkey dinner with parents, grandparents and friends. More...

Time to share food and smiles

For the 20th year, third grade Teacher Rosalyn Wolfsen cooked up some happiness in the classroom as she treated her students to a Thanksgiving feast Monday at Collins Elementary. More...

Roscommon County 13th in Nov. 2 voter turnout

Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land recently announced approximately 45% of registered voters cast ballots in the Nov. 2 general election.   More...

HO! HO! HO!

Santa Claus poses with Carson Fagerlie, 12, (left) Evan Fagerlie, 10, and little 22-day-old Ryder Fagerlie Sunday at Santa’s Workshop. More...

New Markey appointees to be ‘reappointed’

Two Markey Township officials recently appointed by the Roscommon County Election Commission were scheduled to be sworn in again Nov. 23 by County Clerk Ann Bonk.   More...

St. Helen, Markey plan to light Christmas trees

Two Roscommon County communities will start the holiday season this weekend.   ST. HELEN   The St. Helen Christmas Parade will culminate in a tree lighting Friday.   More...

Russ Graham Memorial dinner being readied for Thanksgiving Day

Plans are underway for the eighth annual Russ Graham Memorial Thanksgiving Day Dinner.   The dinner will again be held today (Thursday) at the Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks Lodge, M-55, from noon to 3 p.m. Deliveries are available.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

83rd District Court

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

Sports

ROOM FULL OF PAIN

Roscommon wrestlers go through their paces in the weight room during practice Thursday afternoon. More...

Pool Standings

Full Story

ALL CONFERENCE BOBCATS

Three Houghton Lake varsity volleyball players were named by the coaches of the Jack Pine Conference recently to the All Conference Team. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board did ‘great disservice’ to township

I wasn’t going to dignify Mr. Moore’s letter (“No one is winner in Markey,” Nov. 18) with a response but I just have to. I was amazed that he would write this letter as he doesn’t even know me. More...

Outdoors

Review safety tips before hitting trails

It won’t be long before winter arrives and Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land reminds snowmobilers that a safe riding season depends on proper training and abiding by state safety rules and regulations. More...

HISTORIC BUCK POLE

Dr. Jim Sullivan of Prudenville stands in front of a buck pole he said may be one of the oldest in the Houghton Lake area. More...

FATHER AND SON BUCKS

Dylan Andrews (left) and his father, Brad Andrews, were both successful on the opening day of firearm deer season Nov. 15 as they both bagged bucks hunting in Roscommon County. More...

Happenings

Dear Santa…

Little ones share dreams at annual Santa’s Workshop

Retail p urchases and disposal Oil Brake Belts Filter SANTA’S HELPER (Left) Julia Anderson, 4, Flint, gets help making a Christmas tree from Stephanie Frederick, a member of the Houghton Lake High School Ecology Club. More...

COATS FOR KIDS AUCTION

UPS Ed Coats for Kids Auction helper Rachel Halliday displays an item during the 21st annual auction Saturday at the Knights of Columbus, Prudenville, as Bill Oliver, auctioneer, takes bids from the a More...

‘Sponsor of the month’ offered by Artesia

Artesia Youth Park is promoting a new “sponsor of the month” sponsorship program.   More...

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