November 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Miller assigned to Houghton Lake State Police Post

Veteran Trooper Ashley Mill­er was recently assigned to Michi­gan State Police Post 72, Houghton Lake. Her service at Houghton Lake began Nov. 5.  More...

Lake Township seals deal on new fire truck

The Lake Township Board ap­proved a resolution outlining the purchase of a new fire truck dur­ing their regular meeting Nov. 14. The township bought the new, fully equipped pumper from CSI Emer­gency Apparatus, LLC of Grayling for $370,000 Oct. More...

MESSIAH LUTHERAN TURKEY DELIVERY

Mary and Gary Gray, members of Messiah Lutheran Church ELCA of Roscommon, pack up 40 tur­key meals Monday to deliver to Roscommon Elementary School. Church members provided the donations, as the church’s motto is “God’s work. More...

Rosco’s Restaurant hosting free Thanksgiving dinner

For the third year in a row, Rosco’s Restaurant, located at 802 Lake St., Roscommon, will host a free Thanksgiv­ing dinner.  The dinner, which will include a Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings, will be held from 12 to 6 p.m. More...

Christmas Market Nov. 25, Dec. 2 at Playhouse

A Christmas Market is planned at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse, 1701 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) Nov. 25 and Dec. 2.  This two-weekend Christmas shop­ping event offers affordable and fun shopping galore. More...

RCRC looking to use more sand and brine this winter season

With the addition of a new sand barn, Roscommon County Road Commission Manager Tim O’Rourke said motorists will notice more sand on the roads to help keep them safe during the winter driving season.  More...

‘Stuff the Ambulance’ Dec. 9 in Gerrish

To help others this holiday season, the Gerrish Township Fire/EMS Depart­ment will again host a “Stuff the Ambu­lance” event Dec. More...

ROTARY SUPPORTS NMCAC

Following a presentation by Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center Executive Director Becky Yuncker MA, LPC, Rotary Club of Houghton Lake 2016-17 President Jim VanSice presented the center with a $1,000 donation. More...

Patchin, LaBonte promoted in Gerrish Township

Gerrish Township officials Tues­day promoted Greg Patchin to the position of lieutenant.  Upon the recommendation of Police Chief Brian Hill, the board promoted him from sergeant, effec­tive Nov. More...

Distracted driving a known serious problem

Ask a Trooper

With more than 3,400 people killed and 391,000 injured nation­wide in distracted-affected crashes in 2015, the Michigan State Police (MSP) seeks to educate the public about the dangers of distracted driv­ing.   More...

Christmas tree lighting Saturday at Markey Township Fire Hall

The public is invited to attend the annual Markey Town­ship Christ­mas Tree Lighting cer­emony Satur­day, Nov. More...

Blood drive to be held Nov. 28

A Michigan Blood blood drive will be held at the Roscommon County Com­ mission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Cen­ter Nov. 28.  The drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The center is located at 2625 South Townline Rd.   More...

UPS Ed and Caren ‘kids’ auction raises over $20,000

Story and photos by Cheryl Holladay  The UPS Ed and Caren Christmas for Kids Auction raised more than $20,000 for coats and other winter apparel Nov. More...

Citizen’s Climate Lobby to host meeting Nov. 29

The new Roscommon chapter of Cit­izen’s Climate Lobby (CCL) will hold its second official meeting at Roscom­mon Area District Library Nov. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Cans, bottles being collected for trip

Houghton Lake High School Rotary Interact students are collecting return­able beverage cans and bottles, of all types, to raise funds for their service trip to El Salvador in the spring.  More...

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