January 19, 2012 RSS feed / News

Truck catches fire while going down the road

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle fire Jan. 15 on Old 27 at West Birch Road. More...

Driver charged in connection with death of middle school boy

A Houghton Lake Heights resident was arraigned in 83rd District Court Jan. 17 in connection with the Sept. 23, 2011, accident that claimed the life of Houghton Lake High School eighth grader Jared Lee Miller, 13, Houghton Lake. More...

Shelter plans shot clinics, new pet licenses available

The Roscommon County Animal Shelter is planning shot clinics for January and February. Both clinics are planned at the shelter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clinics are planned Jan. 29 and on Feb. 26 Microchipping will also be available for $20 per pet. More...

Health Board to meet in Isabella County

The Central Michigan District Board of Health will meet Jan. 25 at the Isabella County Offices of the CMDHD, 2012 E. Preston Ave., Mt. Pleasant. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. More...

St. Helen man goes extra mile to return wallet found on ice

Panic set in when Mayville resident Richard Taylor discovered he had lost his wallet. For three hours on the morning of Jan. 11, Talyor searched the St. More...

Wiley gives county commission update on E-911 grants

The Roscommon County Commission began 2012 by receiving an update on the Public Safety Interoperable Communications grant and the county’s global information system mapping. More...

Non-homestead millage renewal being considered by HLCS board

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education should decide soon whether it wants to seek an operational millage renewal for nonhomestead properties in May and, if so, for how many years. More...

‘OFFICIAL’ START TO TIP-UP TOWN

Officials representing Tip-up Town 2012 met a crowd of bidders at Shenanigan’s Pub Jan. 14 for the annual Tip-up Town fundraiser. More...

‘Deaf Jam’ encore planned in Traverse

CMU Public Television and the Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, will present an encore presentation of the broadcast version of “Deaf Jam” tonight (Thursday) at 6:00 p.m. followed by roundtable discussions. More...

Whacky Weather Week

RECORDING IT ALL

The thermometer at Dr. Daniel McGregor’s office in Prudenville read 52 degrees on the afternoon of Jan. 11, with the only snow left being the last remnants of banks from snow plowing. More...

Leroy ready to face trial on arson charges

A former assistant fire chief is ready to face trial on arson charges in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon. A pretrial hearing was held Jan. 10 before Judge Michael J. Baumgartner for Howard J. More...

Roll-over injures one

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-car rollover accident Jan. 16 on I-75 near St. Helen. More...

No bomb found following threat at Roscommon Middle School

Roscommon Middle School students were subject to a lock-down Jan. 11 when a bomb threat was discovered on a bathroom wall. Gerrish Township Police Chief Brian Hill said his department was called around 12:30 p.m. More...

Akin new RCRC chair

The Roscommon County Road Commission will be under new leadership for 2012 as former Chair Jackie Bertsch nominated member Kim Akin to be the new commission chair at the Jan. 12 meeting. More...

Camp plans constituent hours

United States Rep. Dave Camp recently announced his monthly office hours held by his regional representatives in various locations around the Fourth District to help those residents who are in need of assistance with a federal agency. More...

BIG TIME BRUSH PILE

Markey Township firefighters work to set a fire, rather than put one out on the night of Jan. 11. More...

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Houghton Lake resident Ron Sanborn cleans off his roof Friday afternoon, while his stepchildren, William Kibert, 10 (left) and Breann Kilbert, 9 shovel and play in the snow. More...

Roscommon Senate candidate to hold town hall meeting Jan. 23

The public will have the opportunity to address Michigan Republican candidate for the United States Senate Peter Konetchy during a town hall-style meeting on Jan. 23. More...

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Houghton Lake Community Education students participated in two service learning projects during the holiday season Dec. 21. More...

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