February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Crowds greet RHS alumnus at premiere

Friends, former classmates and teachers and northern Michigan Mormons were among those who queued up to shake actor Alexander Carroll’s hand or ask for his autograph at showings of “The Work and the Glory” at the Roscommon Cinema Satur More...

Higgins Lake, Roscommon expand Winterfest events

A snowmobile fun run, “Rosco Reindeer’s Trail” competition for kids and nature exhibits will be new features of the fourth annual Higgins Lake-Roscommon Winterfest Saturday. The Rosco-Higgins Trail Cruisers snowmobile club has combi More...

Harrison man nabbed for thefts

A Harrison man suspected of stealing almost $1,000 in electronic merchandise from Houghton Lake area stores was arrested Feb. 6 by Denton Township Police. More...

Bluegill Fest announces theme, new events

The St. Helen Bluegill Festival Board has announced the theme and many new events for this year’s festival, scheduled for July 7-10. “The Fabulous 50’s” will be the theme. More...

George Street utility relocation would cost $120,000, engineer says

Relocating water and sewer lines that run under George Street to accommodate possible expansion of the Roscommon County Building would cost about $120,000, the Roscommon Village Council learned Feb. 14. More...

Volleyball districts kick-off Feb. 26 at Houghton Lake

In volleyball District No. 62 action set to begin Feb. 26, Houghton Lake will face Elk Rapids and Roscommon will play Kalkaska in opening round action. More...

Ice fishing is free to all Feb. 19-20

Michigan fishing license fees will be waived during the state’s annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 19-20. All other fishing regulations still apply. More...

Donahue notches 600th win as Kirtland grabs two

Kirtland’s 6’ 8” center from Pontiac, Craig Ash, managed to add 23 points to a whopping 17 rebounds and 8 blocked shots to help the Kirtland Firebirds defeat visiting St. Clair County CC 89-80 on Feb. 12. More...

Bucks ‘crank up D’ to down Eagles 65-41 Friday night

The Roscommon Bucks broke a deadlocked 11-11 game open with a 20-6 run in the second quarter en route to a 65-41 victory over Farwell Friday night. More...

Third round gains keep ’Cats on top

Scoring 4.5 points less in Round 1 than their closest competitor, Meridian, Houghton Lake took first place at the Shake the Room at Roscommon competitive cheer invitational Saturday with 641 points in the Class A/B division. More...

Volunteers to be honored by HLHS

Houghton Lake High School’s athletic department will honor volunteers that have helped the Houghton Lake Bobcat Boosters this year during half-time of the Feb. 25 varsity basketball contest. More...

TESTING THE WATERS

Long Point residents (right to left) Leonard McMillen, 74, and Gerald Wing, 65, fish Houghton Lake's south shore weedbed for the first time this winter Wednesday morning. More...

BEAD WORK

Sixth grader Tricia Brooks (right) strings beads under the watchful eye of instructor Gloria Pietruszka during "Crafty Craft" class. More...

GAZING BALL

Sixth graders Alexandria Schulke and Alexia Studer turn old bowling balls into works of art during Mosaic Gazing Ball making class Thursday at the middle school. More...

THIRD PLACE WIN

Houghton Lake's John Davis cradles 103-pound opponent Markus Wilkes of Farwell during a match to determine third and fourth place in the weight class during the Jack Pine Conference Tournament at Clare Saturday. More...

IN THE THICK OF IT

University at Buffalo assistant coach and former Houghton Lake resident Cheri Euler's courtside seat affords her a convenient spot to observe her team's defensive efforts against the Central Michigan Chippewas. More...

Special Sections

Richfield taps Pellow as trustee

The Richfield Township Board Tuesday night appointed Marlee Pellow to a vacant trustee position. More...

Fair board owes state $5,184, audit shows

The Roscommon County Fair Board owes the Michigan Department of Agriculture $5,183.57, according to an audit report issued Feb. 3 by MDA Fairs, Exhibitions and Racing Division Financial Programs Manager Cinda L. Karlik. More...

Free clinic organizing to serve low income

A free health clinic to serve the residents of Roscommon and three other counties may be open and serving low income residents in July or August. More...

Commercial waterfront changes OK’d

Changes in Lake Township’s commercial waterfront zone were adopted Tuesday by the township board, which had referred them back to the zoning board. More...

Focusing on Enrichment

Students at Houghton Lake Middle School spent Thursday and Friday last week expanding their horizons during the school’s annual Enrichment Days program. More...

Lady Firebirds defeat St. Clair in run for third place

Kirtland’s Nynne Larsen, a 5’9” freshman from Denmark, pulled out all the stops, nailing 25 points and hitting 4 for 5 from the three-point line, to help the Lady Firebirds defeat visiting St. More...

Bobcat trio scores 33 points to lead juniors to 52-31 win

With three Bobcats in double-digits, Houghton Lake’s junior varsity squad easily handled Clare Friday night, 52-31. Mike Boals led the Bobcats with 12 points while Jake Blanchard had 11 and David Aldrich had 10. More...

In front of the home crowd

Former Michigan State University and Houghton Lake High School basketball star Cheri Euler was back in Michigan last Saturday, but not in an MSU uniform. More...

Bobcats clinch second straight JPC title with 73-23 victory

In a convincing 73-23 win over the Clare Pioneers, the Houghton Lake Bobcats staked claim to their second straight Jack Pine Conference basketball title Friday night. More...

Bobcats finish 5th in Jack Pine

Houghton Lake’s wrestling team placed fifth in the Jack Pine Conference tournament in Clare, Feb. 12 and were fifth in the regular season standings. Taking first was Mike VanHorn, 189, who pinned Don Hillier of Gladwin in 2:39 in the finals. More...

Buck grapplers claim JPC title, shoot for sixth straight district

With a 32-win regular season behind them, the Roscommon Bucks wrestling squad is ready for post-season action. “All year long, we prepare for this moment,” Coach George LaFramboise said. More...

WINTERFEST THIS WEEKEND

Come enjoy the Higgins Lake-Roscommon Winterfest this Saturday. More...

COLONIAL KIDS

Lea Stites (left) and Kara Savage man the apothecary shop in the Colonial Night display at Roscommon Elementary School Feb. 10. More...

SEMI-FINAL MATCH

Roscommon's Brandon Roose battles Houghton Lake's George Nielsen in a 130-pound semi-final match during the Jack Pine Conference Tournament in Clare Saturday. Roose won over Nielsen 15-5 and went on to take the first place medal in his weight class. More...

UP SMOOTH

Houghton Lake's Jeff Goodwin releases a shot Friday night during the Bobcats' 73-23 victory over Clare. Goodwin scored two points and had five assists in the win in what Coach Eric Drogt called a "strong all-around performance." More...

Ra-chel Kiri Lay

Ra-chel Kiri Lay, Tower, 20, died Feb. 13, 2005, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Chagnon Funeral Home, Onaway, handled arrangements. Pastor Mike Heacock will officiate a service there Saturday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m. More...

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