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‘Tree service scam’ suspects arrested

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and Strike Team Investigative Narcotics Group (STING) officers, is investigating home invasion complaints in both Roscommon and Crawfo More...

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News

NO INJURIES IN CAR FIRE

Denton Township firefighters work to extinguish a burning mini-van which caught fire on M-18 about a tenth of a mile north of Boyce Lake Road on the morning of Oct. 17. More...

Missing man, woman located

Police have found the two people missing from Camp CoBeAc.  More...

Prostitution suspects bound over to Circuit

Three suspects arrested by Richfield Township Police Aug. 13 following a traffic stop have been bound over to Circuit Court on drug and prostitution charges. More...

Business

NORTHERN MEMORIES PHOTOGRAPHY

Mindy Debo, Roscommon, has started a new photography business, Northern Memories Photography. More...

MCUL announces NCACU as a state-level winner

After a record number of submissions and a difficult day of decisions for the judges, the state level winners of the Dora Maxwell awards have been named.  More...

DORA MAXWELL AWARD

North Central Area Credit Union was selected as the first place entry for the Dora Maxwell Award, for credit unions of their asset size for its “Cookies for Santa” promotion that raised m More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to RCSD for response, assistance

Would like to give a big thank you to the 911 operator and the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office for the quick response we received in early September concerning a home invasion.  More...

‘Understand what it means to keep employees happy’

Let me start by saying what fortunate people we are for living and thriving in such a great community. Our kids are happy and safe and everyone pretty much looks out for each other. More...

Study not a facade for hidden plan

I read the recent letters from Tony Bernard and Eric Ostergren. I find Mr. Bernard’s to be accurate, as there obviously are many factors at work. There were no shore erosion problems when I arrived over nearly 60 years ago. More...

Religion & Family

GSUMC RECEIVES $937 GRANT FROM RCCF

The Roscommon County Community Foundation recently provided a $937 grant to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North to assist with the cost of the Free Community Dinners program. More...

Thanksgiving service Nov. 27 at Wesleyan Church

A community Thanksgiving ser- vice sponsored by the Roscommon County Ministerial Association will be held Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church.  More...

CAT IN THE HAT BIRTHDAY

To celebrate the first birthday of Charles William Rosenthal, the most recent fourth generation member of the Ralph Harris family, “Charlie” (in mom’s arms) shared his day with mom, More...

Education

RAPS board hires preschool personnel, approves Chromebook policy

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education approved the hiring of a paraprofessional to work in the district’s new preschool program during their regular meeting at Roscommon Middle School Oct. 16. More...

Quinn preps KCC board for discussions on dual enrollment, charter schools

Dr. More...

RHS ‘Care Kits for Kids’ senior project looking for donations

While researching aid relief for past disasters, Roscommon High School senior Ron Watson III, the son of Jennifer Warneck of Roscommon, was inspired to help local children as part of his senior project.  He said he noticed a few programs that wo More...

RAPS takes technology leap as students get Chromebooks

Technology at Roscommon High School took a step forward Tuesday afternoon as the senior class received their Chromebook laptop computers at the school library. More...

Consolidation pros, cons aired at forum

About 125 people attended a forum Oct. 17 on the issue of consolidating the townships of Roscommon, Denton, Markey and Lake, which will be on the ballot in February.  More...

Miss Houghton Lake to be crowned Saturday

Six senior girls from Houghton Lake High School will vie for the title of Miss Houghton Lake at the annual scholarship program Oct. 26.  The program starts at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  More...

Sports

Bobcats bow out in District Finals against Braves

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team’s season ended Oct. 18 with a 4-1 loss to Tawas in the District Final at Gladwin. More...

Bucks’ playoff hopes dashed as Clare proves too much, 43-28

In a quest to continue their 2013 Michigan High School Athletic Association playoff hopes, the Roscommon Bucks varsity football team traveled to Clare Oct. 18, to take on the heralded Pioneers at the Brookwood Athletic Complex.  More...

Quarterback keepers halt Houghton Lake hopes at win

Harrison quarterback Justin Yager scored four times on quarterback keepers to help his Hornets spoil Houghton Lake’s Homecoming game Oct. 18. Harrison posted a 33-0 Jack Pine Conference victory over the winless ’Cats.   More...

Editorial

New pathway to addiction, death, disease

Guest Opinion

E-cigarette use among middle school children has doubled in just one year. More...

Outdoors

GOOD FISHING AHEAD

(Left to right) Kevin Wheaton of the Imlay City Fish Farm holds one of over 1,500 seven to nine-inch walleye he planted in Lake St. Helen Oct. 22. The plant was sponsored by the St. More...

Snowmobile, trails advisory group to meet Oct. 29 at RAM

The Michigan Snowmobile and Trails Advisory Council (MSTAC) will hold its regular meeting on Oct. 29, at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center, Roscommon. This public meeting will begin at 10 a.m.  More...

Public deciding factor in conservation photo contest

A total of 83 photos taken in Crawford and Roscommon counties were submitted to this year’s Crawford/Roscommon Conservation Expo photo contest.  About 200 members of the public voted on the photos on Sept. More...

Happenings

PARK IMPROVEMENT

The Roscommon County Community Foundation through the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund recently provided a $300 grant toward the purchase of a new drinking fountain at its township park. More...

Discounts available for comedy combo at KCPA, Red Green returns

Red Green is returning to the Kirtland Center with a “brand new show from the same old guy” with “How to Do Everything” (From the Man Who Should Know) next April. More...

Gaming marathon to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network

Houghton Lake resident Keith Marsh is encouraging gamers to help raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Nov. 2 in a 25-hour gaming marathon.  More...

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