April 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire danger extremely high-Spring clean-up can spark wildfires

State wildfire officials are reminding Michigan citizens that the spring wildfire season has begun in areas. More...

Bite leads to rabies concern

A Houghton Lake woman bitten by a dog April 5 while walking her dog on Houghtonview Drive is undergoing rabies vaccination because she is not certain the dog that bit her is rabies-free. More...

HLPOA sues 190 - Latest attempt to enforce road end restrictions

Less than a month after Judge Terrence Thomas declared he would not require townships to enforce rules against permanent boat mooring and other uses of Higgins Lake road ends, the Higgins Lake Property Owners Association has asked the court to issue More...

Shrinkwrap recycling helps ease landfill congestion

As boaters prepare for the upcoming boating season, disposal of used shrinkwrap often becomes a problem. More...

Denton Township mulls over water run-off

Storm water run-off, a longstanding problem in Denton Township in the area formerly known as “Johnson’s Swamp,” was a major point of contention for resident Michael Baumgartner at the April 6 township meeting. More...

Pineview men’s league to meet April 21

The Pineview Highland’s Men’s Golf League, which begins play May 5, will meet April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pineview Highlands Clubhouse. More...

Roscommon Special Olympic athlete brings home medals from World Games in Japan

When John Paul Ludwick of Roscommon arrived at Metro Airport in Detroit in Mid-March with the pair of medals he won at the 2005 Special Olympics World Winter Games draped around his neck, it marked the end of a year-long adventure marked by emotional More...

Loney gets two pitching wins as ‘Cats start season victorious

Alyssa Loney started the season with two pitching victories as the Houghton Lake Bobcats softball squad topped Marion, 17-3 and 22-6, Tuesday night. More...

WIGGLING WIGGLERS

A group of wiggling wigglers dances with Youth Services Librarian Pam Bauchan during the Houghton Lake Public Library's Welcome Wigglers program April 13. More...

HOT LINE DOWN

Denton Township firefighters Tim Bartholomew (left) and Eric Tiepel put out a grass fire at 1700 Short Drive off M-18 in Prudenville Wednesday morning. The fire, and another at 1300 M-18 began when a roll-off truck struck and snapped a power line. More...

PICKPOCKET

Houghton Lake's Alycia Rhodes (11) advances the ball after getting it back from an Ogemaw Heights player Friday during the Bobcats 4-3 loss. The 'Cats led 2-0 after the first half, but the Falcons controlled the second half to take the 4-3 victory. More...

HOME SHOW THIS WEEKEND

The 16th annual Tri-Lakes Home Show April 16-17 will feature a variety of exhibitors at Houghton Lake High School. Doors open Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. The show will last until 5 p.m. Saturday and until 4 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Clerk questions commission’s plan to hire county controller

Roscommon County Clerk Ann Bonk Wednesday questioned whether county commissioners should proceed with plans to hire a county controller. More...

Landscaper featured exhibitor at 16th Tri-Lakes home show

The 16th annual Tri-Lakes Home Show April 16-17 will feature a variety of exhibitors at Houghton Lake High School. Doors open Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. The show will last until 5 p.m. Saturday and until 4 p.m. Sunday. More...

Man charged in St. Helen stabbing

A St. Helen man was arraigned in 83rd District Court last week on a charge of assault with intent to murder. Jeff H.T. Davis, 30, St. Helen, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on the charge. More...

Sheltrown to speak, honor Bobcat cagers

State Rep. Joel Sheltrown, D-West Branch, will speak on school funding and recognize the Houghton Lake High School basketball squad at the Houghton Lake Community School Board of Education meeting April 18. More...

Monday night ladies league set organizational meeting

The 2005 Monday Night Ladies League will hold its organizational meeting April 25 at 7 p.m. at the White Deer Clubhouse. More...

Phelps, Johnston lead Bobcats in opening thinclad meet

Houghton Lake’s Zack Phelps and Sam Johnston both brought home two first place titles from the Bobcats track meet against McBain Tuesday. More...

Seaford pitches no-hitter as Bobcats roll-up two wins

Houghton Lake’s Ryan Seaford opened his season by pitching a no-hitter in the second game of the Bobcats sweep of Marion Tuesday night. More...

Bobcat netters still looking for season’s first soccer victory

The Houghton Lake Bobcat soccer team has three matches behind them and is struggling for its first season victory. More...

CASTING WITH AUTHORITY

Don Huntley, 79, of Houghton Lake makes a cast on the canal behind Whiteheads Restaurant Monday afternoon as fishing partner Connie Northrup looks on. Huntley had only one crappie in his bucket, but reported a better catch the day before. More...

DARE GRADUATION

Merritt Elementary student Rachel Baumgardner reads from her DARE essay April 7 during the graduation of the fifth graders from the 10-week program. She and 20 of her classmates acted in skits that demonstrated different ways to say no to drugs. More...

HAPPY SKIER

J.P. Ludwick of Roscommon and his mom, Cindie (left), and his Aunt Gloria Holland (right) celebrate his skiing success at Special Olympics in Nagano, Japan. More...

SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

Pick up a copy of this week's Resorter for a Spring Sports Preview of Houghton Lake and Roscommon High School sports. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

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