May 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Search fails to find reported downed plane

A reported sighting of a gray airplane with red stripes “nose diving towards the trees” in Backus Township didn’t result in locating a downed airplane according to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department. More...

No permits, tickets to be issued for hoists– HLCA, Lyon may appeal road end ordinance ruling

Although a court decision that overturned Lyon Township’s latest attempt to regulate road end use may be appealed, township officials say no one has their permission to place a boat hoist at a Higgins Lake road end this summer. More...

Houghton Lake offers summer school

Additional learning opportunities will be extended into the summer for students of the Houghton Lake Community Schools district. More...

Departure of M-TEC provost to save Kirtland $92,000

Not paying two people for the same job at Kirtland Community College’s Michigan Technical Education Center in Gaylord is expected to save the college $92,000 in the next fiscal year. More...

Three men’s softball teams remain undefeated after three

Three teams remain undefeated after three weeks of softball play in the Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League and one team registered its first victory. More...

Bucks, Falcons split double header

Roscommon and Ogemaw Heights baseball teams split their double header Tuesday with Roscommon wining the first game 5-3 and Ogemaw taking the second game 8-4. More...

Mustangs blast cold Bobcats

The Houghton Lake Bobcat’s bats were as cold as the weather May 19 on the Bobcat diamond but it was just the opposite for Meridian. The Mustangs record a 16-0 victory despite the cold and rain. More...

Bobcat ballers academic aces

In addition to their place atop the best Houghton Lake High School basketball teams of all time, the 2005 Bobcats also had the fourth highest combined grade point averages of Class B basketball teams. More...

Bucks 4th in regional track meet, Hogg headed to state in four events

Roscommon’s track team finished fourth in the East Jordan Regional 30-3 track meet Saturday after the Bucks placed first in four events. More...

Carr, relay squad take firsts for Bucks; Syckle top finisher for ’Cats

Led by Joe Carr’s first in the long jump and a first place finish by the 400m relay team, the Roscommon varsity track squad finished fifth in the Jack Pine Conference Meet Tuesday at Clare. More...

Bobcats whip Warriors for 8th NMSL victory

Houghton Lake’s soccer team ran rough shod over the Forest Area Warriors on the Bobcat’s home turf May 17 and won 5-0 to chalk up their 11th season victory over four losses and their 8th victory in the Northern Michigan Soccer League agains More...

SUMMER SEASONS

The Resorter's Summer Seasons magazine on newsstands this summer is loaded with fun things to do and interesting people to meet. More...

RAD Kids ready to rock would-be abductors

How to recognize a potential abductor and get away from them if you have to was the subject of a personal safety program for children at the Houghton Lake Public Library held over the last five weeks. More...

FRUITFUL GARDEN

Hiroko Cook, owner of Chief White Bird's Indian Store on the South Shore of Houghton Lake, lays out pottery shards she and her late husband George found in their garden in 1961. More...

WARBLER ANGLER

Ben Quisler, 5, caught a bluegill in the Kirtland Community College fishing pond Saturday during the 5th annual Kirtland Warbler Festival. Ben's dad, John, did the honors of taking the fish off of the line and Ben decided to catch and release. More...

STUDY SITE

Brian Tribelhorn (right) and his son Chris of Brian's Small Engine at Houghton Lake place a buoy off Johnson's Point May 12. More...

Special Sections

4-1 vote puts Mollard in control

For the first time, Roscommon County government is expected to have a chief administrator, starting June 1. More...

Summer’s kick-off

The end of May is here. School is winding down, garage sales are gearing up and the weather is getting warmer. More...

McKindles hospitalized

Former Roscommon County Sheriff Tom McKindles is seriously ill at Grayling Mercy Hospital. McKindles was taken to the hospital Tuesday, Sheriff Francis “Fran” Staley told county commissioners Wednesday. More...

Emerald Ash Borer quarantine revised to prevent spread of pest

Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) Director Dan Wyant has announced the amendment of the state’s Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine, effective immediately, to further reduce the ongoing risk of artificial spread of EAB. More...

Falcons beat Bucks in two

Roscommon’s softball team just couldn’t get its offense moving Tuesday but the Ogemaw Heights Falcons had its bats swinging winning the first game 7-2 and taking the second 11-0. More...

Bucks baseball team champs of Kalkaska Invitational

Roscommon’s baseball team swept their two games to win the Kalkaska Invitational last Saturday after beating Benzie Central 3-1 and coming from behind to defeat Kingsley 10-7. More...

Bobcat girls split games with Meridian

The Houghton Lake softball squad had only three hits in their first game May 19 with Meridian, but that was all they needed to chalk-up a 3-1 victory in the first game. More...

Benford leads Bucks to 6th in Regional

Roscommon High School’s golf team played a tough Glenbrier Golf Club in Perry, Friday and placed 6th in the Division III, Class B Regional golf tournament. More...

Gulledge leads Rosco, Johnston lead Bobcats in JPC meet

With a second in the 3200m run and a third in the 1600m run, Catarina Gulledge paced the Roscommon Bucks girls track squad in the Jack Pine Conference Meet Tuesday at Clare. More...

Johnston headed to state meet with third place regional finish

Houghton Lake senior Samantha Johnston’s 34’ 7” shot put Saturday earned her a trip to the State Division 3 Track Meet June 4 at Comstock Park High School. Johnston was the lone qualifier for Houghton Lake. More...

Bobcat kickers claim conference championship in 10 straight

After defeating the Clare Pioneers and Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy soccer squads the Houghton Lake soccer squad captured the Northern Michigan Soccer League championship with their 10th straight conference victory. More...

HATS OFF!

The Houghton Lake High School Class of 2005 send their mortar boards skyward after receiving their diplomas during commencement exercises in the school gymnasium Sunday afternoon. More...

TAKING IT ON THE CHIN

Well-padded bad guy Dep. Dave Vogel takes a strong head-butt from Audrey Wallington, 10, after grabbing her from behind. The move allowed Wallington to break free and escape. More...

LIGHT SABRES AT MIDNIGHT

Roscommon High School senior Kenneth Gibson (left), dressed as a "random Jedi knight," has a light sabre sparring match with junior Nathanial Reeser, dressed as Obi-Wan Kenobi as they and about 30 of their costumed friends waited for the beginning of More...

BARREL RACER

Houghton Lake High School freshman and competitive barrel racer Molly Vanhorn has a passion for rodeo riding, so it was a natural choice of subject for her "passion project" for teacher Maureen Ruddy's freshman English class. More...

OFF THE POST!

Houghton Lake forward Nicole Mieske (20) heads the ball off a Burt Lake goal post during a league match-up on Bobcat Field Monday. The Bobcats dealt the Eagles a 6-1 loss with Mieske scoring another hat trick. More...

SAFE AT HOME

Budweiser base runner JT Fishell barrels into Long Branch Saloon catcher Mark Masters to score a run during the first inning of a game at Knapp Road Fields Monday evening. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

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