May 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Rodney Lee Johnson

Rodney Lee Johnson, 56, Prudenville, died May 12, 2005, at Mid Michigan Regional Center, Midland. A service was held May 16 at the Rosebush United Methodist Church, with Mike Simon officiating. Interment followed in Memorial Garden Cemetery. More...

Class of ’05 graduating Sunday

One hundred and nineteen Houghton Lake High School seniors will become graduates of the school Sunday. Commencement ceremonies are set to begin at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. More...

Stormy lake leads to five hour ordeal

Roscommon County Sheriff’s marine deputies said two Prudenville girls were “wet and extremely cold” when they were rescued after three hours on a paddle boat on storm-tossed Houghton Lake May 12. More...

Historic Stittsville Church relocates to Wellington

The Stittsville Church stood on 7 Mile Road in Missaukee County’s Norwich Township, next to the Stittsville Cemetery, from the 1880’s until 9:07 a.m. today, when it was taken up and rolled away. More...

Robbery suspect makes plea bargain

A Mancelona woman has entered a plea in connection with the April 24 armed robbery at Dally’s Party Store, AuSable Township. Jessica L. More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary campaign to focus on paddlesport safety

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced its national boating safety campaign, Vessel Safety Check Mega Weeks, will run from May 21 through July 10. More...

Rotary plans ‘Blitz Build’ for 9th Habitat home Friday

Houghton Lake’s Rotary Club will attempt to beat their record of building one house in one day for Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity, Friday. More...

Bucks win, tie, lose in last 3 soccer matches

The Roscommon Bucks soccer squad posted a victory, a tie and a loss in their last three matches with Tawas, Oscoda and Grayling. Tawas scored three goals in the first 16 minutes, enroute to a 5-0 first half lead against the Roscommon Bucks, May 16. More...

Vikings beat Bucks, Glads on links

Despite tying for medalist honors Grayling’s Viking golf squad beat Roscommon by 18 strokes in a three-way meet with Traverse City St. Francis which finished 59 strokes back Monday. More...

Close games go Beavers’ way as Buck nine drops two

The Beaverton Beavers squeezed by Roscommon in two close contests May 12. The Beavers beat host Roscommon 8-5 and 6-5. More...

Bucks beat Bobcats in two games

A double in the bottom of the 7th that drove in a run gave the Roscommon Bucks a 7-6 victory over the Houghton Lake Bobcat baseball team Tuesday night. More...

Bobcat girls take two from Bucks; drop two games to Flying G’s

After two Jack Pine Conference losses to Gladwin May 12th the Houghton Lake Bobcats came back Tuesday to defeat the Roscommon Bucks in two games, 13-1 and 12-11. The Bobcats fell 10-6 and 16-0 to the Flying G’s. More...

Becker takes four events as Bucks top Beavers; Gladwin tops Rosco girls

The Roscommon Bucks girls track squad picked up its third win of the season May 12 with a win against Beaverton, 91-38. The Bucks dropped the competition against Gladwin, 93-65, in the double dual contest. More...

Clare runs over Bobcats, Eagles in JPC track meet

The Clare Pioneers dominated in their Jack Pine Conference double-dual track meets with Houghton Lake and Farwell, May 11 at Houghton Lake. Clare’s boys chalked up 120 points, Houghton Lake had 28 and Farwell 9. More...

AED TRAINING

Houghton Lake High School teachers (from left) Tom Blanchard, Brenda Collins and Ken Warner perform CPR on dummies during Automated External Defibrillator training at the high school last Thursday. More...

PLACED 3RD IN WWA

Roscommon County Animal Control Director Terry MacKillop (right) watches as his and partner Troy Stachler's, Sault Ste. Marie, catch of walleye are weighed Saturday during the World Walleye Association tournament on Houghton Lake. More...

OUT AT HOME

Houghton Lake's Malory Clock throws the ball from third base to home plate to get a Gladwin runner out May 12. The Bobcats dropped both games to Gladwin, 10-6 and 16-0 in Jack Pine Conference play. More...

BLASTING THROUGH

Houghton Lake midfielder Michelle Fitzgerald (8) moves the ball between Tawas counterparts Sarah Klenow (14) and Katherine Wajda (4) during a game at Bobcat Field May. 11. More...

Special Sections

Frieda ‘Fritzie’ Auberlin

Services for Frieda “Fritzie” Auberlin, 90, Prudenville, are scheduled for 10 a.m. May 23 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Prudenville. Burial in Roscommon Township Cemetery is to follow the funeral, to be conducted by Fr. More...

Kirtland’s Warbler Fest Saturday

Birders, nature lovers and anyone who wants an excuse to get out of the house will have a lot to see and do at the 12th annual 2005 Kirtland’s Warbler Festival Saturday at Kirtland Community College. More...

Commissioners delay decision on controller; Meeting to adopt resolution Monday

A week after Roscommon County Commissioners had intended to vote on whether to hire Cheryl Mollard as county controller, the decision had yet to be made Wednesday. After a motion to offer Mollard a three-year contract was withdrawn during the coun More...

Martin resigns COOR seat

The COOR Intermediate School District Board of Education is seeking a new member following the resignation of its vice-president, Roderick Martin of Houghton Lake. More...

Pylman sentenced to up to 50 years in connection with clothing store robbery

A Prudenville man who had pleaded guilty to assault with intent to commit armed robbery was sentenced in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 3 to 16 to 50 years in prison. Philip C. More...

Coast Guard training on Higgins Lake Saturday

If you see a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter circling over Higgins Lake or a Coast Guard vessel in the water this Saturday, don’t be alarmed. More...

To build or not to build? Lake Township residents to consider options

New offices for Lake Township officials are still just a dream. More...

Overtime shot dooms Bobcats

An arching shot over the goalie in overtime gave the Tawas Braves a 3-2 non-conference varsity soccer victory over Houghton Lake May 12 on the Bobcat’s home field. “This was a tough loss for us,” Coach Tom Valdez said. More...

Slug fests posted by two men’s team winners Monday night

Winners in Monday night’s Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League had good nights at the plate with two of the winning teams slugging out over 30 runs each. More...

Bobcats split with Flying G’s, take second in Lake City tourney

After getting whipped 13-1 in the first game of a doubleheader at home May 12 against Gladwin, the Houghton Lake Bobcats rebounded to top the Flying G’s 16-12 in the second contest. More...

Beavers paddle softball Bucks

The Roscommon Bucks varsity softball squad is still looking for its first Jack Pine Conference win as they were bested by Beaverton in doubleheader action May 12. The Beavers beat the Bucks 12-2 in the first contest and 9-3 in the second. More...

Clare track squads dominate Rotary’s 16th track meet

Clare’s Pioneers dominated the 16th annual Houghton Lake Rotary East vs. West Track Meet Saturday at Houghton Lake. Clare’s girls squad took first with 153.5 points while the boys team scored 153. More...

Beavers, Flying G’s beat Buck track squad in dual meet

The Roscommon boy’s track team was defeated by Beaverton and Gladwin, May 11th, in a double dual meet at Roscommon. Beaverton won 97-66 and Gladwin edged the Bucks 89-74. A bright spot for the Bucks was breaking the 400 relay record. More...

TIGHT FIT

The Stittsville Church scrapes through the woods on both sides of 7 Mile Road in Missaukee County's Norwich Township Wednesday morning. More...

FAMILY PROJECT

Robert Kibbe helps his granddaughter, Kali Anderson (right) demonstrate the power-generating windmill he helped her build for the May 12 science fair at St. Helen Elementary school. More...

PRESSING ON

Houghton Lake's Yuga Hatta keeps up his pace during the 3200m run May 11 at Bobcat Field. Hatta finished the race fourth in 12:17.67. Clare dominated the Jack Pine Conference contest, raking up 120 points to Houghton Lake's 28 and Farwell's 9. More...

BRUSHED BACK

Roscommon's Stash Dombrowski (5) jumps away from the plate as the dust flies in the catcher's mit during the Bucks contest against Beaverton May 12. The Beavers topped the Bucks in two, 8-5 and 6-5. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dorothy Marie Jones - 2014-11-20
Linda Lee Antal - 2014-11-20
Nina Russo - 2014-11-20
Allan J. Gee - 2014-11-20
Bobby Earl Alexander - 2014-11-20
M. Juanita Thrift - 2014-11-20
Marie Jean Booth - 2014-11-20
Albert August Fraelich - 2014-11-20
Carol Jeanne Savaglio - 2014-11-20
Amber M. Keyes - 2014-11-20

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