February 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

Arroyo enters plea before trial

Set to stand trial starting Monday for the murder of Anita Bright of Nester Township, Francisco C. More...

Passenger cited for open intoxicants

An Ontario man was cited for be­ing in possession of intoxicants in a motor vehicle as the passenger.  More...

BENEFITTING THE FOOD PANTRY

Rotary Club of Roscommon President Barb Costello presented a $1,011.65 check to Bill Curnalia of First Congregational Church Feb. 2 to benefit the Roscommon Food Pantry. (Courtesy photo)   More...

A ‘MATCHER’

The Roscommon Teachers Association has made a contribution toward the Colwell Challenge Fund, which will benefit the education programs at the Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve. More...

Cost recovery ordinance helps Lake with fire department response costs

The Lake Township Public Safety and Fire Emergency Cost Recovery Ordi­nance, recently adopted by the township, is designed to help with costs incurred when the township’s fire department re­sponds to emergencies, according to Fire Chief Ed Nett More...

Joint planning commission meeting Feb. 21

A joint planning commission meeting will be held by Denton Township and Roscommon Town­ship Feb. 21.  The planning commissions of both townships will meet at the Den­ton Township Hall at 6 p.m.  More...

COLLINS WRITERS OF THE MONTH

Writers of the month for January at Collins Elementary are second graders (left to right) Kate Baker from Char Fitzgerald’s class, Kimbery Lucas from Anjanette Ingersoll’s class, MacKenzie Wisley from Deb Mar­kiewicz’s class, Micah More...

HLUMC food distribution Feb. 23

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church will host a food distribution Feb. 23 beginning at 4 p.m.  The church is located at 7059 West Houghton Lake Dr.   More...

Irish tenor Paul Byrom to perform at Playhouse June 22

Paul Byrom, who has been hailed as one of Ireland’s premier tenors, will be performing at the Houghton Lake His­torical Playhouse June 22 beginning at 3 p.m.  “This is really big, this is the biggest music star we’ve had in Hou More...

State police arrest motorist for marijuana possession

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post arrested two motorists during the past week for possession of marijuana.  More...

Commission approves addition of K-9 to RCSO

Sheriff Ed Stern’s request for the Roscommon County Board of Com­missioners to consider the addition of a new K-9 to the department has been granted. As part of the Feb. More...

Veterans’ packages distributed Feb. 23

American Legion Post 245, Pruden­ville, will be giving away veterans assis­tance packages Feb. 23 from 4:30 p.m. More...

Food truck Feb. 25 at Good Shepherd

In a joint community effort, Mes­siah Lutheran Church, First Congre­gational Church, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Roscom­mon Baptist Church and St. Eliza­beth’s Episcopal Church will be sponsoring a food truck Feb. More...

Weight restrictions take effect Friday

Roscommon County, along with sev­eral surrounding counties will impose weight restrictions on all state routes, which typically carry M, I or US desig­nations beginning Friday, Feb. More...

McKee pitches mobile app idea, Community Excellence Award

Village of Roscommon Council Trustee Mark McKee presented two ideas at a Feb. 13 meeting he hopes will shed positive light on the village.  More...

Lake looking for new fire chief after resignation of Nettle

Lake Township is seeking a new fire chief after current Fire Chief Ed Nettle announced he will resign from his posi­tion with the township effective March 31. Nettle made the announcement at the Lake Township Board’s regular meeting Feb. More...

Gerrish supervisor to manage marina for no additional pay

The Gerrish Township Board Tuesday assigned Supervisor David Udy to serve as Community Park Marina manager.   Udy is willing to take on the addi­tional duties at zero pay, he said, and the assignment is through Dec. 31.   More...

Sutika files to run against Christian in recall election

So far, one person has filed to run against Houghton Lake Community Schools board member Kelly Chris­tian in the May recall election.  According to Roscommon Coun­ty Clerk Michelle Stevenson, Jim Sutika of Houghton Lake, filed to run against Chr More...

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