September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wallace Park project progressing, to offer easier access to AuSable

Those who have made their way to the bridge that overlooks the Village of Roscommon’s Wallace Park will notice the park is beginning to take on a new look with several improvements.  More...

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News

MSP handles car/eagle accident on I-75

A bald eagle which had been injured in a collision with a vehicle on I-75 was taken to the A.R.K. More...

One arrested in head-on crash

A head-on crash Aug. More...

‘Authors, Artists and Musicians’ to gather at Wellington Sept. 10, 11

Wellington Farm near Grayling will host a new event, “Authors, Artists and Musicians,” Sept. More...

Business

‘Focus on Trails’ topic of upcoming EDC meeting

A Sept. More...

New electric meters allow customers to choose billing date

More than one million Consum­ers Energy customers who have re­ceived new electric meters can now choose their own billing date.  More...

ADAM’S ODD JOBS

Adam Monk, owner of Adam’s Odd Jobs, recently opened his new startup business in Roscommon, which provides property maintenance services to residential customers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Residents proud, thankful of RCRC project

We have watched with interest for the entire summer the Roscommon County Road Commission’s project upgrading the streets of The Heights, and feel compelled to express our admiration for the job RCRC employees do. More...

COA appreciates ‘Yes’ votes

Thank you, Roscommon County!  Even though we have already thanked groups privately, we’d like to officially thank everyone who voted  “Yes” on our senior service millage.  The millage passed with a 67% favorable vote! More...

‘Enable public to make educated, responsible decision’

Come on, people. More...

Religion & Family

Spaghetti on St. Michael community dinner menu

St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon, will host a free com­munity dinner Sept. 13.  Dinner will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and feature spaghetti, salad, fruit, garlic bread, dessert and beverages.  The public is invited. More...

Medicare supplemental insurance seminar Sept. 15

A Medicare supplemental insur­ance seminar will be hosted by the Roscommon County Commission on Aging at 1 p.m. on Sept. More...

Son born to Forsyth, Williams

Audrey Forsyth and Devin Wil­liams of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their son, Nathen An­thony.   The baby was born Sept. 1, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long.   More...

Canamore sent to prison on CSC charges

‘You gave her a life sentence’ says mother of victim

A former Charlton Heston Academy teacher was sentenced this week in 34th Circuit Court on criminal sexual conduct charges.  Vaughn Canamore, 31, West Branch, stood before Judge Robert W. More...

East Bay Music Fest Saturday has ‘something for everyone’

Music by a full line-up of entertainers will fill the east bay of Houghton Lake Saturday at Denton Township’s Trestle Park.  The East Bay Music Fest, hosted by Friends of Trestle Park (FOTP), will conclude the summer sea­son of music at th More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presid­ed in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon, July 19:  Desmond A. Stevens, 23, Hough­ton Lake, pleaded guilty to impaired driving, third offense. More...

82nd District Court

The following recently pleaded guilty in 82nd District Court and were sentenced:  Daniel M. More...

Sports

Buck kickers whip Chiefs to start with 2-0 NMSL record

The Roscommon varsity soccer team scored their second Northern Michigan Soccer League win, 6-1, over visiting Cheboygan Sept. More...

Bobcats drop NMSL opener at Gladwin, still seek first win

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team suffered their seventh straight shut­out of the season in their first Northern Michigan Soccer League game at Glad­win Sept. 6. The G’s beat the Bobcats 9-0.  More...

Bucks trounce Mio, 30-0

Roscommon 2-0 for first time in 16 years

For the second consecutive outing, the Roscommon High School Bucks varsity football team put a pair of senior running backs over the 100-yard mark, controlled the game clock on both sides of the ball and earned a non-conference win in the process.&nb More...

Editorial

‘There is no shortcut to hard work’

Today (Wednesday, Sept. 7) is the first day of school! It is a day filled with excitement, and nerves, and fresh haircuts, and new clothes, and brilliant potential and finely-sharpened #2 pencils. It is a day that has more questions than answers. More...

Outdoors

Logging era logs showing up on the surface of Houghton Lake

“It’s probably got something to do with the recent storms in the area,” said Conservation Officer Lieutenant Glenn Gutierrez of logs, suspected to have remained sub­merged in Houghton since the log­ging era (1870s to 1920s), which h More...

WHOPPER WALLEYE

Marty Fuhrmann of Hartland landed this 29 1/2-inch, 7.3-pound wall­eye Sept. 1 while fishing near Houghton Lake’s North Shore. More...

Happenings

Suicide prevention symposium Sept. 12 at Artesia Youth Park

Suicide Prevention Coalition of Crawford-Roscommon Counties is sponsoring a Suicide Awareness Sympo­sium at Artesia Youth Park, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Blood drive at Houghton Lake Sept. 12

During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a readily available blood supply for emergencies.   More...

A weekend filled with arts and crafts

REPURPOSED (Above) Penny and Pat Desormeaux of Adrian check out the whimsical creations of Gene Nicalek of G&S, Florida. More...

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