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Oh Brother Big Sister to perform at Playhouse Oct. 20

The Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse will welcome Oh Brother Big Sister Oct. 20.  More...

Lost hunter found by RCSO

Deputies from the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office were able to locate a 56-year-old Bay City man Oct. 5 after he had become lost while hunt­ing. He called Central Dispatch at 9 p.m. More...

CHA Homecoming Photos

BREAKING THROUGH Sophomore running back Marshal Damsen breaks through a banner held by cheerleaders Samantha Jaro­sz (left) and Cheyenne Larive (right) as the Patriots’ football team made their More...

Family reading opportunities offered at RTPL

The Richfield Township Public Library will host a Prime Time Fam­ily Reading program Oct. More...

‘Boost Your Business’ seminar today at HLPL

The next Boost Your Business semi­nar will be tonight (Thursday) at the Houghton Lake Public Library from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  The presenter will be Director Kim­berly Young and the topic will be on de­mographics.  More...

New Munson Healthcare guide outlines health, wellness resources available

Munson Healthcare recently launched an online resource guide to in­form patients and the region’s residents about the many community services available that support community health and wellness.  More...

St. Helen fall decorating contest underway

During the month of October, the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce is inviting Richfield Township home­owners and business owners to dec­orate the outside of their homes or their business for the fall season in the theme of scarecrows and/or Hal­loween. More...

MMCC opens annual scholarship contest, full rides to be awarded

For the sixth year, Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) will award competitive full ride scholarships to eight exceptional high school seniors. More...

Haunted trails takeover MMCC’s Harrison campus

Mid Michigan Community Col­lege’s (MMCC) Harrison campus of­fers 3 miles of walking and 15 miles of mountain biking trails, which are always open to the public. More...

House of Fright Haunted Hotel opens tonight in The Heights

The Spears House of Fright Haunted Hotel will open Oct. 12 in The Heights.  It will be the 18th year the Spears family has held a Halloween event.  Cost is $10 per person. More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters to present comedy night

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakes will present Comedy Night featuring comedian Dwayne Gill, with Brandon Young, at Willow Tree Restaurant, West Branch.  The show is slated for Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

‘Bats of the World’ to be showcased at three events

Houghton Lake Public Library and Roscommon Area District Library are teaming up to bring “Bats of the World” to the area. The Organization for Bat Conserva­tion will present three programs Oct. 24 and 25. More...

HAY THERE!

(Above) Skeels Christian School students (left to right) Lilly Barz, Libertee Britton, Henry John­stone, Ben Price, Owen Larson, chaperone Matt Larson, Alivia Larson, Koen Allen and Nathan Muma took a hay ride at the 13th annual Farm Day with Christi More...

HL Historical Society to meet Oct. 17

Houghton Lake Area Historical Soci­ety will host its final general meeting of the year Oct. 17 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse.  A potluck dinner will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Kirtland Garden Club potluck Oct. 16

The Kirtland Garden Club will host its annual potluck luncheon at Houghton Lake Public Library Oct. 16 at noon.  The public is welcome to attend, however, only members are asked to bring a dish to pass. More...

Moolenaar rep at County Building Oct. 25

A constituent relations representative from Congressman John Moolenaar’s office will be in Roscommon Oct. 25.  Office hours will be held at the Roscommon County Building, 500 Lake St., from 10 to 11 a.m.  More...

LAST MARKET OF THE SEASON

Isaac Martin (center) and Kevin Gore (right) of Gourmet Gardens in Clare chat while Keith Jenema of Livingway Greenhouse in Falmouth fills an order for a customer Oct. 6. Martin said it was the last day of the season for the market. More...

Breath, body and mind

In a dim, calm setting, about two doz­en ladies were asked to realize their daily distractions and “let them go.”  “Allow your breath to be slow, long and deep,” Dianne South, certified yoga instructor of Stone Turtle Yog More...

REAR-END ACCIDENT

Denton Township firefighters and Lake Transmission employees clean up a rear-end accident on M-55 that occurred Sept. 27 at about 1:40 p.m. According to a Denton Township Police report, this Ford Taurus, driven by Mariah Fyock, 23, St. More...

B&E reported in Roscommon Township

A Roscommon Township resident reported a break-in to the Roscom­mon County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 7.  The McKinkley Street resident told deputies $100 in cash and $100 in prescription pills were taken sometime Oct. More...

RFL Trivia Night Saturday at Shenanigan’s

Team Shenanigan’s will host a Trivia Night Oct. 14 to benefit Relay For Life of Roscommon County and the Ameri­can Cancer Society.  The cost is $5 per person. Teams of two to five players are allowed. More...

Tussey, Boyle crowned, RHS seniors win Spirit Jug

ROSCOMMON ROYALTY Jack Boyle and Emma Tussey were crowned Roscommon High School Homecoming King and Queen Oct. 6 during halftime of the Bucks’ Homecoming victory over Gladwin. More...

American Legion to distribute assistance packages Oct. 19

American Legion Post 245 will be handing out veterans assistance pack­ages Oct. 19 at the post, 3564 South Re­serve Rd., Prudenville.  The packages are available for veter­ans, active duty members and spouses. More...

Adult day care topic of Oct. 23 meeting

The Roscommon County Commis­sion on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center will host a meeting Oct. 23 to discuss the need for an adult day care in our county.  The meeting will start at 7 p.m.  More...

GRIDIRON SCARECROWS

Roscommon County Jail Administrator Lt. Laurie Beck (left) and Administrative Assistant Abby Roth work on a scarecrow display in front of the jail Oct. 5, in time for the Roscommon High School Homecoming Pa­rade the next day. More...

FROM THE CLUB

(Above) Rusty Nuts Car Club Chairman Lloyd Bonzo (left) presents Area 4 Special Olympics Director Mike Eva with $7,000 for its annual donation. “Thank you,” Eva said. More...

Senior Singles to gather at Peppers

The Roscommon Seniors Singles will hold its monthly dinner Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. at Peppers Mexican Restaurant. For information, call Angie at 366-9865.   More...

CHEMICAL CARES

Employees from the Chemical Bank West office volunteered at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging for annual Cares Day Mon­day. More...

Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve celebrating 20th anniversary

Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve is inviting the public to its annual open house Oct. More...

FARM DAY

Joe Rubino (center) assists Skeels Christian School students Adrian Ornelas (left) operate an apple press, as Emerey Britton looks on. More...

RAHS Harvest Dinner planned Oct. 17

The Roscommon Area Historical So­ciety annual Harvest Dinner will be held Oct. 17 at the Gerrish Township Hall.  The event begins with a social hour at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. More...

TUT SPRUCE UP

(Above) Tip-up Town, U.S.A., volunteers Laura Bell (right)and Dawn Freshwater work at a clean­up party Oct. 6 at the chamber of­fice. Several people showed up to clean up and repaint badge booths in preparation for the 2018 event. More...

AMERICAN LEGION OPEN HOUSE

(Left) American Legion Post 245 is expanding its membership to better serve veterans and their families in the area. The post will host an open house Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

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