Rose City News

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

West Branch Family History Center

After 27 years the West Branch Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has closed its doors. Effective Friday, March 17, 2017 the Center was discontinued. I want to thank all of you for the… 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

40 Years serving The Community of Rose City

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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

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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.



Ogemaw District Library Fundraiser


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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.

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200 Mile Yard Sale


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The concept of this Garage/Yard/Side of the Road Sale on the first weekend in June 6,7,8 2014  is to get people into the heartland of rural, scenic Northeast Michigan. The event encourages businesses and residents to… Continue reading

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

New speed limit in effect

tx-rose-city-police-dept-patchPlease note the change in the speed limit coming into town from the West and going East coming down the hill. IT IS NOW 35 MPH.. That change came last week during a City Council Meeting. It was effective as of last week.


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