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STORYBOOK KIDS

Raggedy Ann and Andy, otherwise known as twins Briley and Conner Curns, 2, attended Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School’s inaugural Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31. More...

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News

Property recovered in Village of Roscommon larcenies

Property from a series of car thefts that recently occurred in the Village of Roscommon has been re­covered.  The Roscommon County Sher­iff’s Office investigated thefts that occurred the evening of Oct. 22.  More...

Roscommon man escapes injury after direct hit by oak tree

A 51-year-old Roscommon man escaped injury when a large oak tree fell onto his vehicle as he drove to work the morning of Oct. 25. The accident happened on North Higgins Lake Drive in front of the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center.  More...

Propane tank reported stolen

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a larceny complaint Oct. More...

Editorial

Reminiscing about ‘the good old days’

I Was Thinking…

As technology advances and certain tasks in life become easier, one may fondly look back at the “good old days.”  As kids, my sister and I got a kick out of calling the Time Lady to find out exactly what time it was. More...

An opportunity to help

Another Halloween has come and gone and it is worth noting the number of organizations and volunteers that work behind the scenes to make Halloween special for the youth and families in our area.  More...

Report card: Shouting down free speech

Inside the First Amendment

Is the First Amendment truly in danger? More...

Education

EXPLORING THE VISUAL ARTS

Collins Elementary Great Start Readiness Program student Cattleya Smith (left) shows her mother, Chelsea Smith, part of the leaf art project she was working on in Kristen Hamp’s class during the Oct. 25 fall-themed Family Choice Time.  More...

FOR THE BIRDS

One of the many stations Collins Elementary Great Start Readi­ness Program students could choose to participate in during the fall-themed Family Choice Time Oct. 25 was to make a bird feeder. More...

FAMILY STORY TIME

Great Start Readiness Program teacher Brooke DuBoe gathered her students and their family members to read the story “Leaf Man,” by Lois Ehlert as part of the fall-themed Family Choice Time held Oct. 25 at Col­lins Elementary.  More...

Houghton Lake Plays On

CELEBRATING THE WIN Houghton Lake’s (left to right) Kean Tooker (63), Cameron Allport (34) and Landon VanPamel (50) begin celebrating as they wait for the rest of their teammates to finish shak More...

Keeping an eye out

RCSO property check sign-up underway

In order to give Roscommon County residents an added layer and sense of se­curity while they are away, the Roscom­mon County Sheriff’s Office is once again offering the free property check program.  The program is for anyone who is leaving More...

Controller: County projected to increase fund balance by 3%

Roscommon County Controller Jodi Valentino is ex­pecting the county to add 3% or $295,916 to the county’s projected 2017 ending fund balance.  More...

Longtime volunteer Popeye honored guest at Roscommon Relay Recess

For over a year now, 13-year Roscommon Elementary School volunteer Popeye Jaggers has been away from his students as he battles cancer.   “I miss the kids,” Jag­gers said. “They brighten your day.”  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presid­ed in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon, Oct. 19:   More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Jason T. Atwood, 39, Macomb, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. More...

Sports

Bobcats advance

First playoff win since 2001 gives Houghton Lake chance at District football title

For the first time since 2001, the Houghton Lake Bobcats’ football season has been extended into Novem­ber.  Houghton Lake beat host Harrison 20-16 Oct. More...

Bobcats end Bucks’ season, play McBain for District title

The Houghton Lake Bobcats ended the Roscommon Bucks’ vol­leyball season with a District Semifi­nal win at Roscommon Oct. 30. The Bobcats won in three sets, 25-15, 25- 19 and 25-16.  More...

Bobcat eighth graders take third with Ferris win

Going 15-1 over the past two years, the Houghton Lake Bobcats’ 8th grade football team finished third in the Jack Pine Highland Conference Rocket Foot­ball League Sunday.  The Bobcats beat Mt. More...

Happenings

Lions Halloween Party

KING OF THE GAMES (Above) Kyle Doe of Lake City, dressed as “King Kong,” plays a cornhole game at the Lions Halloween Party. (Photos by Cheryl Holladay) More...

Ninth annual Gerrish Trunk or Treat biggest ever

With 44 “trunks” and over 1,000 chil­dren and adult visitors, the ninth annual Gerrish Township Trunk or Treat was the biggest ever, according to Gerrish Town­ship Treasurer Leasa Tulgetske.  More...

HEY, IT’S HALLOWEEN!

Faithlynn Watros (front), 3, dressed as a cow­girl, shares her enthusiasm for Halloween at the Houghton Lake Historical Village Oct. More...

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