February 15, 2018 RSS feed / News

MSP send road rage case to prosecutor

State Police from the Hough­ton Lake Post sent a case involving road rage to the Roscommon County Prosecutor for review after an inci­dent occurred in Nester Township the night of Feb. 8.  More...

Houghton Lake woman killed in one-car accident

An 89-year-old Houghton Lake woman was killed in a car crash that oc­curred Feb. 7 on West Emery Road in Roscommon Township.  According to a Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office report, Mildred M. More...

Markey board approves purchase of new fire truck

At the recommendation of Mar­key Township Fire Chief Nick Ser­geant, the Markey Township Board approved the purchase of a new fire truck at its regular meeting Feb. More...

HAPPY DAYS

(Above) The Red Scarlets Red Hat Club gathered for a 50s-style luncheon Feb. 8 at the Houghton Lake Public Library. More...

HLCS board selects five candidates to interview

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education met Feb. 12 to review applicants for the superinten­dent position.  The board felt the candidate pool was excellent, with 21 applicants and deter­mined to interview five candidates.  More...

RCRC starts discussion on county-wide local road millage

In order to get a sense of how the Roscommon County Road Commis­sion board members felt about propos­ing a county-wide local road millage, RCRC Manager Tim O’Rourke provided the board with information on the matter at a Feb. 8 meeting.   More...

County 911 remembers 50th anniversary of first 911 call

Alabama Speaker of the House Rankin Fite made the first 911 call from the Haleyville City Hall Feb. 16, 1968, and in recognition of that first call Roscommon County Cen­tral Dispatch has taken the time to remember that call made 50 years ago.  More...

Woman seriously injured when car slides into tree

A Houghton Lake woman was seriously injured when she crashed her car into a tree off of Doyle Trail in Markey Township Feb. 6 at about 12:40 p.m.  More...

County clerk’s office rolls out anti-fraud tool on website

The Roscommon County Clerk and Register of Deeds Office is now offering a property fraud profile fea­ture with automatic alerts as part of its online offerings.  More...

Finance committee discusses wants, needs of administrators

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education not only approved bond language at its regu­lar meeting Monday (see “New school building decision to go to HLCS voters in May” on page one), it handled other educational issues as wel More...

Lake approves fire gear purchase

The Lake Township Board approved an expenditure of $47,682 by the town­ship fire department for the purchase of 18 sets of new turnout gear for firefight­ers during their regular meeting Feb. 13. Trustee Roger Kohn was absent.  More...

Denton to seek assessment grant to purchase Surplus, Inc.

Denton Township is investigating ways it could obtain a shuttered com­mercial property in Prudenville.  More...

‘Excited’ homeowner placed in Habitat for Humanity’s 57th home

Rebehka MacKinnon, Houghton Lake, and her young family now have a place to call their own.  MacKinnon, her boyfriend, Robert Cutter, and their three-month-old daugh­ter, Irelynn, attended a Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity home ded­ication More...

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