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  • Snowmobile Trail No. 7 in Otsego County to open Dec. 1 for snowmobiling season
    GAYLORD - An 11-mile trail segment that currently is being improved along Snowmobile Trail No. 7 in Otsego County will reopen Dec. 1 for the snowmobile season. The ongoing project, which will make way for additional year-round motorized and non-motorized trail use, will continue construction this spring.
  • Hunters who donate deer can win Jay's Sporting Goods gift card
    CLARE - Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger – in partnership with the DNR, Jay’s Sporting Goods, the Food Bank Council of Michigan and deer processor Carson Village Market – is offering a special opportunity for hunters to donate venison to those in need during an event at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare Nov. 16-18.
  • Roscommon County United Way Four Seasons Outdoor Fun Raffle
    ROSCOMMON COUNTY - The local United Way is conducting a raffle to raise funds for the 2018 campaign. Four businesses, Chemical Bank, MidMichigan Community Health Services, Spicer’s Boat City and Northwood’s have collaborated to support the raffle.
  • Roscommon Rotary's Sunrise Run update
    ROSCOMMON - Roscommon Rotary announced that they have dispersed funds from their 2018 Sunrise Run event to multiple community non-profit organizations.
  • Grayling Sportsman’s Club offers Hunters Education
    GRAYLING - Since the early 1940’s, Michigan has offered Hunter Safety Training programs to young, would-be hunters, helping to make hunting one of today’s safest sports. Anyone born after 1960 is required to obtain the Hunter Ed “Orange Card” in order to purchase a Michigan hunting license.
  • Trail Riders Association hold Michigan Family Ride
    MICHIGAN - August 11 – 18 The Michigan Trail Riders Association (MTRA) had their August Family Ride. MTRA has a membership of 7000 horse riders and enthusiast that enjoy trail riding in Michigan.
  • Hole in one at Ye Olde
  • Roscommon welcomes new business
  • Youth anglers catch tagged fish in northern Michigan’s largest fishing contest
    HOUGHTON LAKE — Ryan Hamilton, 10, of Bethesda MD was fishing on the dock in Houghton Heights when he caught a tagged largemouth bass recently. His 16 inch, 1 ½ pound bass was the 9th tagged fish caught Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s annual Catch Us If You Can fishing contest. Prior to his catch, Keaton Raska, 15, of Belmont caught the 8th tagged fish, a largemouth bass.
  • ROSCOMMON - Michigan Cycling Charters is on the road today,-áriding from West Branch to Mackinaw City with various stops along the way.
    This group was pictured at the Sunny Spot in Roscommon on this morning (Friday). From Roscommon they are headed to Kalkaska and Bellaire, before ending their 215-mile trip in Mackinaw City.
    - Photo by Tracy Constance
  • GRAYLING - The Au Sable River Festival in Grayling leads up to the annual canoe marathon, which starts in Grayling at 9 a.m. and and wraps up at the mouth of the river in Oscoda. For detailed information on the schedule of events for AuSable Riverfest, please visit
  • Pictured above, Tucker Broughton of Skidway Lake caught this 16-inch Largemouth Bass while fishing with his grandfather, Larry Snyder. MILLS TOWNSHIP / OGEMAW COUNTY - The weather cooperated, and so did the fish at the Annual Optimist Club Fishing Derby held at Skidway Lake on Saturday, June 9. Mills Township Supervisor David Ryan said 26 youths turned out for the event, with a 21-inch Largemouth Bass being the largest keeper. "They caught quite a few that day," Ryan said. "


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