November 17, 2011 RSS feed / News

National EAS test goes well in Roscommon County

The National EAS Test, held Nov. 9 was generally considered a successful test in Roscommon County and throughout Michigan. Roscommon County Emergency Manager Ken Forst said extra staff was put in place, but things ran smoothly. More...

Kirtland Garden Club to meet Nov. 21

The Kirtland Garden Club will meet Nov. 21 at Markey Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Tom Dale of the Gahagan Nature Preserve is the guest speaker. Call Nancy at 422-6017 if you plan to attend. More...

HLCS sub pay referred to subcommittee

The Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday continued its ongoing discussion about possibly adjusting substitute teacher pay. Currently, subs are paid $65 per day. More...

Gerrish seeking abandonment of Mill Road

Gerrish Township is seeking the abandonment of Mill Road, located in the Community Park Marina on Higgins Lake. More...

Power outage Nov. 10 caused by tree

A power outage Nov. 10 left about 5,500 customers without power, according to Consumers Energy. Mary Kulis of Consumers said a tree fell on a line, causing equipment damage at a substation at 12:20 p.m. More...

Denton seeking input on parking lot issue

Denton Township officials began to address the condition of the parking lots in front of several businesses in Prudenville Nov. 2. More...

Richfield approves new DDA member

The Richfield Township council approved the appointment of Hen House owner Marjorie Williams to the St. Helen Downtown Development Authority at its Nov. 15 meeting. More...

KCC board to hear comment on future of athletic program

The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees will hear comments from students and others on the future of the college’s athletics program during the board’s Nov. 17 meeting, to be held at Kirtland House beginning at 7 p.m. More...

RCSD responds to accidental death in Gladwin

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accidental death that occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 in Nester Township. More...

Santa coming to Markey tree lighting

Santa Claus himself will be in attendance at the annual Markey Township Christmas Tree Lighting at the township Fire Hall Nov. 26. Doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. and the tree lighting is set to occur at exactly 7 p.m. More...

Lake supervisor proposes sharing attorney fees for Tax Tribunal case

Lake Township Supervisor Stan Christler approached the Roscommon County Commissioners at the board’s Nov. More...

RECOGNIZED ON VETERAN’S DAY

Part of the Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Roscommon Senior Center included appreciation certificates being awarded to veterans. More...

HANGING UP A WINNER

(Left to right) Brandon Cicotte, 18, of Lincoln Park helps workers Ryan Lindsey and Harry Johnson hoist his deer onto the buck pole at the Pop-A-Top Party Shop at Houghton Lake Tuesday morning. More...

State Police Post has many new faces

Along with a new designation at Post 72, the Michigan State Police Post at Houghton Lake also has many new officers assigned to it. More...

Marsh named Tri-Lakes Associate of Year

Tom Marsh was recently named the Tri-Lakes Home Builders Association 2011 Associate of the Year. More...

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