ST. HELEN – St. Helen Snowpackers hosted its annual Snow Run Feb. 14. The all day event featured five pit stops with chances to win cash and door prizes along the way that were donated by club members and local … MORE
HOUGHTON LAKE –The Houghton Lake Public Library gathered their Battle of the Books (BOB) teams for the second ‘mock’ battle Saturday. Battle of the Books is a heart-pounding book-based quiz competition where kids voluntarily read 10 selected books and are tested on content. Forty-eight Houghton Lake students are currently reading … MORE
ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department and the Roscommon County Commission on Aging (RCCOA) will bring a series informational computer courses to community members in Roscommon and surrounding counties. The courses are being held at the RCCOA on 2625 South Townline Road in Houghton Lake and the cost … MORE
NORTHERN MICHIGAN – As we turn the calendar to the month of March, temperatures are a little warmer then they have been but the focus now will shift to Tuesday when heavy snow and even some sleet will create travel problems around the region.
Monday was the proverbial “calm before the … MORE
ROSCOMMON – Despite the cold weather, the crowds came out to enjoy the Higgins Lake/Roscommon WinterFest Feb. 14. The day started with a pancake breakfast at Stream Side Restaurant and ended with an Afterglow at Silver Dollar. In between, … MORE
By Deborah I. Gouin
HOUGHTON LAKE – Saturday February 7, the Crawford Roscommon Child Protection Council (CRCRC) hosted the Project Connect expo at the Denton Township meeting room and theOld Stone Hall. The event connected community members with agencies that … MORE
Lou Ann Pacheco, 85, of Houghton Lake passed away February 26, 2015 at Hilltop Manor and Health Care Center in Roscommon.
Lou Ann was born on August 22, 1929 in Eastpointe to Justin and Marion (Gilbert) Foucher. She married Jack Pacheco on June 18, 1949 in Angola, Indiana. The couple … MORE
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ROSCOMMON CO.–Homeowners can reduce their heating costs by planting tree and shrub windbreaks. Windbreaks provide protection for up to 10 times their height by reducing wind speeds that cool your home, causing your furnace to run longer and burn more fuel to keep you … MORE
ROSCOMMON CO.–The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that the dates for mandatory ice shanty removal are approaching. Anglers are required to remove shanties as soon as the ice is unsafe to hold them, regardless of the date.
Ice shanties must be removed from Lake St. Clair before sunset Feb. … MORE