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‘Backdoor Boogie’ starts Sept. 10

Help the Roscommon Knights of Columbus, Prince of Peace Council, to distribute food to local food pantries in Roscommon and Crawford counties by attending the “Backdoor Boogie” food- for-families fundraiser.  Save the date – th More...

OUT OK

Denton Township firefighters respond to a car fire at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School, Pruden­ville, at about 1:20 p.m. Aug. 7. The driver, Beverly Norling of St. More...

Busy week for MSP troopers

Michigan State Police troopers from the Houghton Lake Post arrested several people last week on various charges.  On Aug. 4, troopers stopped a vehicle on M-55 in Backus Township. The stop was made for a speed violation and a 39-year-old St. More...

A.R.K. golf outing planned Sept. 16

The A.R.K. (Association to Rescue Kritters) will host a golf outing Sept. 16 at West Branch Country Club, 1905 Fairview, West Branch.  Teams are encouraged to sign up for the 18-hole scramble by Sept. 9. More...

Friends With the Weather at Trestle

The final Third Thursday concert hosted by Friends of Trestle Park will feature Friends With the Weather, set for Aug.17.  The concert starts at 6:45 p.m. (not 7 p.m., as previously published).  More...

‘Meals-on-Wheels’ Car Show Saturday in Roscommon

Meals and wheels will take cen­ter stage Saturday at the Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds, Roscom­mon, during the inaugural “Meals-on- Wheels” Car Show.  Sponsored by the Roscommon Coun­ty Commission on Aging, the event will be More...

‘Moana’ Roscommon Township’s outdoor movie Aug. 12

Families are welcome to attend Roscommon Township’s eighth an­nual outdoor movie Saturday. This year, Disney’s “Moana” will be shown at Skinner Park, 8555 Knapp Rd., Houghton Lake, behind the township hall. More...

Roscommon VFW hosting fundraiser breakfast Sunday

A country breakfast will be held Aug. 13 at Roscommon VFW Post #4159 from 8 a.m. to noon.  The menu will include home­made biscuits and gravy, eggs, hash brown po­tatoes, French toast, pan­cakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea and orange juice. More...

Accomplishment signs approved in Denton Township

Visitors to Denton Township will soon see “welcome” signs featuring the track accomplishments of Hough­ton Lake High School student, Jackson Blanchard, who will be a senior this fall.  Jackson, a two-time state champion in the 110m h More...

Citizens’ Police Academy starts Sept. 5, applications available

Ever wonder what it is like to be part of the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Of­fice?  If so, the upcoming Roscommon County Citizens’ Police Academy may be right up your alley.  Sheriff Ed Stern and the staff of the Roscommon Count More...

Comment inside bar leads to fight outside

Roscommon County Sheriff’s depu­ties were dispatched to an assault com­plaint in Roscommon Township Aug. 3.  A Prudenville man was injured in an assault outside the Back Door Saloon, Houghton Lake, just after midnight.  More...

Troopers use stop sticks in high-speed chase

A high-speed chase in Kalkaska County Aug. More...

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK ON M-55

Michigan State Police troopers from the Houghton Lake Post responded to an accident Aug. 5 in which a car struck a pedestrian on M-55. The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in Roscommon Township. More...

Stuck sentenced seven to 15 years for fatal crash

A Prudenville man has been sen­tenced to up to 15 years in prison for driving under the influence causing death, in connection with a single-car accident Oct. 20, 2016, that claimed the lives of three people.  More...

The SteelDrivers take KCPA stage Aug. 17

The Kirtland Center for the Perform­ing Arts will welcome the Grammy Award-winning band The SteelDrivers to the Kirtland stage Aug. More...

Kirtland Garden Club to visit Cedar Hedge Gardens

The Kirtland Garden Club will travel to the Cedar Hedge Gardens in Interlo­chen Aug. More...

MUSICAL VISIT

The Lighthouse at Roscommon Health and Rehabilitation Center re­cently had visits from some local talent, teacher Maureen Ruddy (cen­ter), and retired teachers Dan Scow (right) and Laina Delay (not pic­tured). More...

REST AREA MILLINGS REPURPOSED

The Roscommon County Road Com­mission received 4,000 tons of RAP (repurposed asphalt product) from millings that were removed from the former U.S. 127 rest area near the Snow Bowl exit July 27. More...

Christian named assistant chief of RTFD

Roscommon Township officials Tuesday appointed firefighter and trustee Rob Christian as the new assistant fire chief of the Roscommon Township Fire Department.  Supervisor Diane Randall said she and Treasurer Maryann “Annie” Hose int More...

MAZE AND BLUE GOLFERS

Brandon Warson and Cheryl Ward tool around in their Michigan-em­blazoned golf cart July 29. They stopped for gas before heading over to White Deer Country Club. “We get a lot of thumbs up,” Warson said of the colorful golf cart. More...

Annual HLF auction raises awareness, celebrates Higgins

About 300 tickets were sold for the Higgins Lake Foundation’s annual Higgins Lake Awareness fundraiser auction Aug. 5.  Guests enjoyed a pleasant after­noon under a large tent at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center. More...

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