April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Yardley’s knowledge, humor, sense of community recalled

Brett Yardley served his community for many years, mainly as director of the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority, but he also served on the Houghton Lake Public Library Board.  “I will miss Brett’s wit, intelligence and his dedicated commi More...

Roscommon schools seeking to renew millage

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education heard an ex­planation of the millage renewal which will be at issue in the upcoming May 2 election during their regular board meet­ing at Roscommon Middle School April 18.  More...

ARAUCO PART OF MICHIGAN’S ‘CONTINUED COMEBACK’

“It’s exciting to see ARAUCO put down roots in Northern Michigan and be part of our state’s continued comeback,” Governor Rick Snyder said during comments he made at the April 12 groundbreaking ceremony in Grayling. More...

Special Sections

News

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS

The Michigan State Police celebrated its 100th anniversary April 19, 2017, which Gov. Rick Snyder has declared as Michigan State Police Day. More...

ACCIDENT ON 100

Firefighters from Denton Township look over the result of an accident which occurred on County Road 100 near Silver Drive on the after­noon of April 12.  More...

RCRC approves over $295k in Denton, Lake, Roscommon work

A total of $295,452.07 of road work was approved at an April 13 Roscom­mon County Road Commission meeting for the upcoming maintenance season for Roscommon, Lake and Denton town­ships.  More...

Editorial

Bits O’ News

A news item in this week’s It Happened rings just as true today as it did when it was written in 1967.  While it is included in It Happened, the piece taken from the April 20, 1967, “Bits O’ News” in the Roscommon Herald- More...

Showcase a good step

Business expos held by the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce (next week) and the Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce (in May) have been successful over the past several years.  The expos have attracted many and serve as a way to network a More...

Fishel decides against submitting response

Village of Roscommon President Dan Fishel, who last week said he would respond to the events that took place at the village’s April 10 regular meeting, has chosen not to submit a letter to the editor for this week’s edition of the Resorte More...

Outdoors

Bobcats begin track season with ‘great start’ at Beal City

Blanchard breaks own hurdle record

Houghton Lake junior Jackson Blanchard wasted little time besting the school record he set in the 300m hurdles last season.  At the Bobcats’ first meet April 13 at Beal City, Blanchard recorded a school record 40.03 in the event – wh More...

Bass fishing tourney to benefit children’s assessment center

The Northern Michigan Chil­dren’s Assessment Center will host a Bass Fishing Tournament fundraiser June 3 on Houghton Lake.  More...

MASTER ANGLER CRAPPIE

Jacob Chipman of Frederick caught a nice stringer of crappie while fish­ing canal systems connected to Houghton Lake April 10. The fish Chip­man holds at right was 14.25 inches long, qualifying it as a Master An­gler fish. More...

Education

Parenting class offered at RHS

is the first year since 2009 that Roscommon High School has offered a parenting class. In this class, students are pushed to go through the emotional rollercoast- er of pregnancy, birth and child de- velopment and discipline.  More...

RMS Activity Day

Students at Roscommon Middle School participated in an activity-filled afternoon before heading off on spring break March 23. More...

RES Second Graders Learn About the Properties of MatterSOCK

Recently Mrs. Win- slow’s and Mrs. More...

Fourteen in hunt for $100K in HLATB ‘Catch Us’ contest

Fourteen finalists in the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s 11th annual Catch Us If You Can fishing contest will gather Sunday to see if any one of them can win the contest’s grand prize.  On April 23 at Spicer’s Boat City, H More...

Police investigating fatal off-road crash

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating a roll­over crash that claimed the life of a 48-year-old Gladwin man April 15.  More...

Biz Expo on tap April 26

Skilled Trades Showcase to follow next day at HLHS

The Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Expo April 26 in the Houghton Lake High School gym.  More...

Sixth annual trail run/walk 5K Saturday at HLHS

For the sixth year, runners and walk­ers may take to the trail at Houghton Lake High School Saturday to help out the school’s cross country team.  More...

ARAUCO breaks ground on particleboard plant

Governor Rick Snyder was among those on hand April 12 to mark the groundbreaking for the new ARAUCO particleboard plant, located on Four Mile Road, Grayling.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-16
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-16
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-16
Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-16
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-16
Janet Lee Terry - 2017-11-16
Melvin C. Ward Jr. - 2017-11-16
Thomas Gene McCormack - 2017-11-16
Burton Edward Reed - 2017-11-16
Nancy A. Putnam - 2017-11-16
Daniel Ward Boynton - 2017-11-16
Albert W. Huff - 2017-11-16
Arteen Dick Stout - 2017-11-16
Harold Mosanko - 2017-11-16

Sports

Bucks score first win with 5-0 home victory

Roscommon began its soccer sea­son with a loss on the road and a win at home.  On April 11 at Clare, the Bucks fell to the Pioneers 2-1.  Coach John Sinnaeve said a “much- improved” Pioneer team was able to stop their attack in More...

Bucks roll until they run into Falcons

The Roscommon varsity baseball team was on a roll with doubleheader wins at McBain April 12 (14-0, 17-6) and Tawas April 13 (10-2, 7-0) be­fore dropping both games at Ogemaw Heights April 17 (4-3, 10-1).  More...

Buck girls start season with road win

The Roscommon varsity softball team started off their season with a road win at McBain on April 12. More...

Letters to the Editor

Roscommon – we’ve got it!

The following represents my personal opinion as a resident of Roscommon.   More...

Compost instead of burning

I read and participate in your weekly polls that you publish in the paper. In this week’s paper, you ask what do your readers do with their yard waste. Burning should not even have been a choice! Too much of that goes on already.   More...

Supervisor ‘acted illegally’

Gerrish Township is governed by a five-member board. More...

Happenings

Easter Egg Drop

AND…THEY’RE OFF! More...

St. Helen Easter Egg Hunt

SAYING HELLO St. Helen Easter Egg Hunt organizer John Sutter (right) greets three- month-old egg hunter Brooklynn Ballard, being held by her grand­mother Debbie Ballard, both of St. Helen. More...

HLAHS Easter Egg Hunt

WHADDA YOU GOT? Lila Mobley, 2, checks out the eggs her brother, Abaddon, 1, collected while he keeps looking elsewhere. More...

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