May 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

Yuncker tells commissioners NMCAC has ‘come a long way’

With a goal to prevent abuse and neglect and to keep children safe, Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center Executive Director Becky Yuncker told the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners at a May 10 work session that the NMCAC has &ld More...

CHECKING THE LEVELS

Roscommon County Board of Commissioners Vice Chair Ken Melvin (District 2), who oversees the Higgins Lake lake level control structure, checks the gauge at the Cut River Bridge on East Higgins Lake Drive near Streamside Restaurant. More...

Bicyclist hit while traveling next to Tower Hill Road

A 22-year-old Houghton Lake woman was cited by State Police for careless driving after she struck a bicyclist on southbound Tower Hill Road May 4.  More...

Fledgling teams at RHS, HLHS, CHA, McBain robotics team competes at FIRST

Gears, problem-solving, teamwork and communication – these are all components within a robotics team. More...

RAPS rejects COOR budget

In a split vote, the Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education decided not to approve a budget submitted for their review by the COOR Intermediate School District during the board’s regular meeting May 16.  Board members Sonia Lake More...

CHA graduation to be held at Cove Park

Charlton Heston Academy’s first graduating class, the Class of 2017, will receive their diplomas at Cove Park June 3 at 1 p.m.  More...

‘Spring Tea’ Sunday at St. Michael

St. Michael’s Council of Catholic Wom­en’s Spring Tea will be held Sunday, May 21.  Only 100 tickets will be sold for the event (no tickets will be sold at the door). More...

Audit report shows RCRC ‘looking good financially’

Certified Public Accountant Jim Anderson noted that the figures associated with the Roscommon County Road Commission’s 2016 audit are “materially correct” and gave the RCRC an “unmodified opinion,” which is the best rati More...

COMMISSIONERS TOUR LAKE LEVEL CONTROL STRUCTURES

Following a May 10 regular meeting, the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners, along with several other county employees, boarded a Roscommon County Transit Authority bus to tour the Houghton Lake, Higgins Lake and Lake St. More...

Bay City man arrested for OWI had children in vehicle

A 32-year-old Bay City man was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after being stopped by State Police for speeding May 14.   According to Sgt. William Tyrrell, Sgt. More...

Haunted Heights Paracon Saturday

Ronda and Jason Spears, owners of the Anchor Inn, with several guest speakers and paranormal experts, will share their knowledge, research, experiences and evidence of the paranormal and strange at the 3rd Annual Haunted Heights Paracon Saturday (May More...

Interactors ‘made a difference’ in El Salvador

Building homes, making friends and seeing new sites in Central America are some of the experiences Houghton Lake High School Interact students had a chance to share May 11 as they gave a presentation of their March 22-30 trip to El Salvador.  More...

PRICKLY SITUATION

Collins Elementary preschooler Olivia King (right) gets a chance to pet an African pygmy hedgehog held by Kirk Elya of the Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo at the Houghton Lake Public Library May 16. More...

Houghton Lake Center hosting fashion show today

Come in and see the new fashions from Peebles of Houghton Lake at a fashion show to be held at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center today (Thursday).  The event will start with lunch at noon, with the fashion sh More...

GOAL!

Roscommon County Road Commission mechanic John Kalakay, (right), driving the mini-excavator, was unable to stop the basketball shot by truck driver Kevin “Koz” Koscielecki, driving a skidsteer, during team relay event at the May 12 RCRC S More...

Click here for digital edition
2017-05-18 digital edition

Poll

Do you think the United States should follow the United Kingdom’s lead in forbidding retails from forcing customers to pay credit card surcharges?