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Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy

DRILL AND PT Deputy Joe Quintana (front) leads the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy cadets in a “drill and PT” session on the lawn of the CRAF Center as part of the c More...

ROLLOVER WITH NO INJURIES

Michigan State Police, Houghton Lake, and the Denton Township Fire Department respond to a rollover acci­dent on northbound I-75 July 6 at about 4:15 p.m. More...

Political science professor providing analysis at RADL today

Roscommon Area District Li­brary is hosting political science Professor Scott LaDeur of North Central Michigan College at 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday).  More...

RADL Trivia Night planned for July 19

Adult patrons of Roscommon Area District Library are welcome to attend a free adult Trivia Night as part of the Summer Reading Pro­gram July 19.  Teams will gather for the compe­tition at 5:30 p.m.  For information, contact the li­brary by More...

Four teachers join HLCS district

The Houghton Lake Community Schools district has four new teachers.  The board of education, at its regular meeting July 10, hired Megan Borge­son to teach fifth grade; Mindy Bode as middle school science teacher; Chelsea Johnson to teach third More...

‘Mini’ Relay to include car race

A “mini” Relay For Life of Roscom­mon County will be held July 22 at Tres­tle Park.  Relay teams regrouped after the June 24 Relay For Life was cut short due to weather concerns.  Set-up is at 6:30 p.m., with the event to run fr More...

DIRECTING BLACK BEAR

A volunteer directs bicyclists in the 100-mile race of the Black Bear Gran Fondo as they turned onto County Road 300 from County Road 100 at Houghton Lake July 8. More...

DPW staffing dominates disccusion at Village meeting

With the director’s position at the Village of Roscommon Department of Public Works still open, the currently understaffed department was the focus of much discussion at the July 10 Vil­lage of Roscommon Council meeting.  More...

HELPING GRANDPA

(Right, front to back) Autumn and Hazel  Frankhauser help their grandfather, Kirk  More...

RTFD Chief Dick Martin retiring

Roscommon Township officials this week accepted the retirement of longtime fire chief Richard “Dick” Martin.  At its July 11 meeting, the town­ship board recognized Martin for his 42 years of dedicated service to the Roscommon Townsh More...

Sergeant’s gets Denton Township pickle ball bid

Denton Township officials earlier this week selected a contractor to install four pickle ball courts at the township’s mobile home park and campground. More...

TWO-CAR CRUNCH

This two-car accident occurred on M-55 at Deer Track Rd. July 10 at about 4:50 p.m. According to a Denton Township Police report, the driver of the van, Cindy J. More...

McKee asks residents to cast vote for Wallace Park project

Village of Roscommon Trustee Marc McKee reminded the council, as well as community members in attendance at the July 10 meeting, that there is still time to vote for the village’s Wallace Park renovation in the Michigan Municipal League’s More...

‘BE MINDFUL’

Dave Emmons of Houghton Lake shared this photo of his trailer containing pieces of concrete he picked up along the side of Long Point Drive earlier this summer. “This concrete came from our lo­cal concrete truck drivers and installers. More...

RCTA’s Dougherty addresses Gerrish board

Gerrish Township board members and residents welcomed Roscommon County Transit Authority Executive Di­rector Maureen Dougherty to the regular monthly meeting July 11.  Dougherty reported that the RCTA is purchasing four new buses this year, desp More...

Richfield in need of volunteers

The Richfield Township Park Board is seeking volunteers to help remove the old mulch and replace it with new rubber mulch at the Richfield Township Park playground.  Volunteers are asked to meet at the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Northpoint considers its program ‘successful’

Steve Sendek of North­point Fisheries Management, LLC, said he had a “suc­cessful” spring, harassing ducks on the lake.  The U.S. More...

DOCUMENTING MAYHEM

(Above) A Detroit police officer who owns a a home at Higgins Lake documents the destructive force of a storm that rolled through the area July 6. He snapped the photo around 6:30 p.m. as sunshine fol­lowing the storm helped illuminate the damage. More...

FIXING THE DAMAGE

(Below) Doug Carney of Frontier Commu­nications prepares July 7 for the arrival of a line crew to install a new pole for one that had fallen over in front of North Central Area Credit Union in the Village of Roscommon.  (Photo by Krista Tacey-Ca More...

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