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Build a Better World Summer Reading Program

Come join us for our annual FUN and Educational Summer Reading program!!! We have fun activities, LOTS OF AWESOME BOOKS to check out, crafts, guest speakers and more!!! Plus, be sure to keep track of your reading times and turn… Continue reading

100th Anniversary of World War 1

WW1The Ogemaw Genealogical & Historical Society is inviting the public to a presentation by John Bennett and Mike Durfee on the 100th Anniversary of World War 1. The program will be Friday, April 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.… Continue reading

The Mitten State Celebrates 180 years

Happy Birthday, Michigan!

Thursday is the mitten state’s 180th birthday.

Michigan became part of the United States on January 26 1837.

Governor Rick Snyder, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, Attorney General Bill Schuette and other elected state officials will hold… Continue reading

Ma Deeters Burns Overnight


What most of us know as Ma Deeters is now gone. A saddening event for all  here in Northern Michigan. Ma Deeter’s opened in 1921 and was an family run business and was a landmark in Luzerne for… Continue reading

One of our own

12038261_1228439950514846_3130090806571533299_nErvan Schnieder


Blackett’s Mill Rose City, Michigan

By Cathy Snider and Barbara Blackett Sanback
Rose City Area Historical Society

In 1945, Earl and Myrtle Blackett along with their two daughters Phyllis and Barbara decided to move from St. Clair Shores to the quiet north.  They chose… Continue reading

Napoleon Bonaparte Hughes

Napoleon Bonaparte HughesNapoleon was born September 15, 1843 in Putman Township, Livingston County, Michigan. He was one of 15 children born to Enick (Enoch) Hughes and Hannah Burning Hughes.

On December 2, 1863 Napoleon enlisted in the Union Army as a Private… Continue reading

4th of July Pictures 2015

Here is a link to a gallery .

If you have more 4th of July 2015 images or stories let us know.


Douglas, Duels and Dancing

Roscommon District LibaryRoscommon Area District Library presents “Douglas, Duels and Dancing” an afternoon with President and Mrs. Lincoln on Wednesday, June 17 at 4:30 pm. In costume and in character, Fred and Bonnie Priebe portray the exciting story of the courtship… Continue reading

Jason Benjamin – Wedding

Jason Benjamin married Lisa Anderson and moved to allentown pa with his sister and brother in law Jeff & Melissa Holderman. and is Currently working at Walmart.



1st Annual 5k Run / Walk & Pumpkin Bash



Tornado Hits Hale

About 11:30 am today a Tornado was spotted in Ogemaw County.  The storm touched down again in Hale Below are a few pictures from the storm.

Images enlarge when clicked.

Sage Lake Firecracker 5K

sagelake5kPlease join us at Kenyon’s Resort for Sage Lake’s inaugural 5k! The Sage Lake Firecracker 5K will benefit something we all love — the annual fireworks show. Proceeds from the timed 3.1-mile loop will help pay for the 2015 show.… Continue reading

Roscommon Area District Library


roscommon_ibraryRADL has a program coming up that might be of special interest to you. June 4 at 4:30, Al & Dave Eicher will present “The Orphan Train in Michigan”. Documentations and recipients of an Historical Society… Continue reading

New spring background

Middle_texture400I for one am sick of winter, so I have changed the background to a spring one . I hope it makes everyone feel a little better about winter. Hang in there were getting closer!