HOUGHTON LAKE – Due to the Wraco Dam failure today (4/15/14), Old 27 is closed from Snowbowl Rd south to the Clare County line, according to Roscommon County Emergency Management.
The water surge hit the Wolf Creek Bridge. It is unknown … MORE
ROSCOMMON COUNTY–The Great Start Collaborative was awarded a $20,000 grant on April 10 from the Consumers Energy Foundation.
Consumers Energy gave the money for the Great Start Collaborative’s Early Childhood Fund, which will be used for preschool and childcare scholarships. The Collaborative serves Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Roscommon and Iosco Counties.
Wilhelmina B. “Billie” Davidson, 94, of Houghton Lake, passed away April 14, 2014 at King Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre.
Wilhelmina was born on September 13, 1919 in Maine to Roland and Helen (Lewis) Cheney. She grew up in Maine and graduated from high school there. She was employed in the … MORE
Gordon D Binkley, 81, of Houghton Lake passed away April 11, 2014 at the home of his son with his loving family by his side..
Gordon was born on March 1, 1933 in Calhoun County to Joseph and Verna (Johnson) Binkley. He was a Teamster Truck Driver for many years … MORE
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GRAYLING–The Otsego and Crawford-Roscommon Conservation Districts’ Forester, Brittany Mauricette, will be hosting an informational meeting for landowners and tax officials regarding the Qualified … MORE
ROSCOMMON–GSRP Preschool Roundup for children who are four on or before October 1, 2014 and Kindergarten Registration for children who are five 5 on or before October 1, 2014 is April 23 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Roscommon Elementary School.
Records needed for registration include:
Child’s Legal Birth Certificate
By Mark Constance
ROSCOMMON – County Road 100 is now open for travel.
The road was temporarily closed earlier today near the intersection of M-18 due to a combination of heavy rain over the past 24 hours and a frozen culvert, according to Roscommon County Emergency Management Coordinator Eric Tiepel.
Workers … MORE
By Mark Constance
ROSCOMMON – County Road 100 is temporarily closed near the intersection of M-18. Traffic is currently being detoured through the U.S. Post Office parking lot.
According to sources at the scene, workers from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) closed the road because their hoses were being … MORE
ST. HELEN–The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently presented a $2,200.00 Grant to The Richfield Township Public Library (RTPL) to assist with a “Library Technology Upgrade”. The Morley Foundation Fund awarded $1,789.00, The Cornerstone Fund awarded $254.00 and The St. Helen General Fund awarded $157.00 to support this Grant.
According … MORE
George Martin Marx, 91, of Houghton Lake passed away April 9, 2014 at Grayling Nursing & Rehabilitation Community.
George was born on January 22, 1923 in Milford to Hubert and Clara (Winterhalter) Marx. He grew up in the Detroit area and graduated from Clarenceville High School. George served as a … MORE