August 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

Houghton Lake man arrested after rollover

A Houghton Lake man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he rolled a friend’s car in the ditch along Emery Road, Houghton Lake.  According to a Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office report, the man had been drinking at his friend&rsq More...

Three-car accident result of ignored red light

Michigan State Police troopers did not have far to travel to respond to a three-vehicle crash that occurred Aug. 8. The crash occurred at about 1 p.m. More...

HLCS board approves hirings, resignations

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education Monday approved the hirings and resignations of several employees.  More...

RCRC approves agreements for four townships

Higgins, Backus, Gerrish and Mar­key townships will see work completed soon as the Roscommon County Road Commission authorized several local road agreements at an Aug. 10 meeting.   More...

Christler retiring as Lake Township supervisor

Lake Township Supervisor Stan Christler announced his retirement at the township’s Aug. More...

NO COST TO TOWNSHIP

Members of the Friends of Richfield Township Park present the town­ship board and other township officials with a check for $1,401.48 at the board’s regular meeting Aug. 15. More...

County DHHS moving this week

The Roscommon County Michigan Department of Health and Human Ser­vices office is moving to its new location at 715 South Loxley Road at Houghton Lake today (Thursday) and tomorrow.  The office is being relocated from 111 Union St., Roscommon. More...

BLANKETS FOR HOMELESS VETERANS

As part of his senior project at Roscommon High School, 2017 gradu­ate Paul Murawski chose to collect blankets for homeless veterans. More...

‘Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over’

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for the country to reflect on the hard work of our fellow Americans. More...

Two MSP arrests made at Houghton Lake

Michigan State Police made two ar­rests over the weekend at Houghton Lake.  Troopers from the Houghton Lake Post arrested a 27-year-old Roscommon man in Lake Township the evening of Aug. More...

Murphy Road project approved in Gerrish Township

Gerrish Township officials Tuesday approved a road paving agreement with the Roscommon County Road Commis­sion.  The 2017 project is on Murphy Road, and will include .61 miles of intermit­tent trenching, hot mix asphalt curb and slope restorati More...

Tip-up Town, U.S.A. going ‘country’ for 2018

Tip-up Town, U.S.A., is five months away, but the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce has selected a theme for the 2018 event.  The theme for the Grand Parade and the Kick-off – slated for Jan. More...

Hertzberg promoted to sergeantDepartment

At the recommendation of Depart­ment of Public Safety Director Frank Anthony, the Richfield Township Board promoted township police Of­ficer Jason Hertzberg to sergeant dur­ing their regular meeting Aug. 15. More...

Joel Tacey Variety Show at RTPL Friday

Richfield Township Public Library will host the Joel Tacey Variety Show Friday beginning at 1 p.m.  The show will feature a mix of daz­zling juggling, wacky stunts and amaz­ing gadgets. More...

Talents put to use

Inmate creates murals at RCSO while serving sentence

While making her rounds through the Roscommon County Jail on day, Jail Administrator Lt. Laurie Beck noticed inmate Anthony DeMarco drawing a picture for a family mem­ber. More...

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