November 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Santa’s Workshop Sunday

The Houghton Lake Merchant’s Association annual Santa’s Workshop will open its doors Sunday at 10 a.m. More...

Wicked winds wreak havoc - Thousands lose power in storm

By Cheryl Holladay, Glenn Schicker, Eric Hamp and Tom Hamp With wind gusts over 50 mph, leaves weren’t the only things blowing around Roscommon County this week. More...

Zoning changes OK’d in Denton

The Denton Township board approved some zoning changes recommended by the township’s planning commission Nov. 2. More...

Buck JV’s near perfect season ends with win over Grayling

The Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad’s season ended “almost perfectly” Nov. 10 as they beat Grayling at home, 48-21. The win ended the juniors’ campaign at 19-1 overall and 14-0 in Jack Pine Conference play. More...

Soccer Bucks honored

The Northern Michigan Soccer League recently named several Roscommon Bucks to its all-conference team. More...

Bobcat’s share of JPC cage title slips from grasp with Flying G’s

Things started well for the Houghton Lake varsity basketball team Nov. More...

CLEARING ROADWAY

Roscommon County Road Commission worker Lance Cherven saws a tree blown down on Reserve Rd. in Gerrish Township by high winds Wednesday morning. More...

ON DISPLAY

This eight-point buck was one of 10 deer displayed at the Don Nester buck pole in Roscommon Tuesday. Buck pole coordinator Mylene Klein said the earliest buck was hung up at 9 or 10 a.m. by Justin Devins of Houghton Lake. More...

UP IN TRAFFIC

Houghton Lake senior Courtney Cole gets up for two over a pair of Gladwin defenders. Cole scored 10 points in her final home game as a 'Cat in Houghton Lake's 60-36 loss. More...

Special Sections

Human remains found in Backus

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of remains of a body discovered in the northwest portion of Backus Township. A person who was scouting the area for hunting purposes discovered the remains Nov. More...

Richfield officers receive medals for controlling for stand-offs

For their service in controlling four barricaded gunman incidents since last April, members of the Richfield Township Police Department received “Police Medals of Valor” from the township board Nov. More...

Students get three days off for holiday; McMillan ‘finalist’ for Clare job

As the holiday season approaches, parents in Houghton Lake Community Schools can plan their vacations with their children. According to the calendar recently announced, the Thanksgiving break will be three days long, Nov. 23-25, plus the weekend. More...

Vikings overtake Bucks with 34-point second half

Sarah Scow’s 13 first half points helped Roscommon open up a four point lead at the half over Grayling Nov. 10. More...

Bucks honored by Jack Pine for gridiron play

The Jack Pine Conference recently named a host of Roscommon High School football players to its all-conference team. More...

Bobcats cage season grinds to halt in district tourney

After getting behind by four points in the 1st quarter against Ogemaw Heights’ Falcons the Houghton Lake Bobcats couldn’t make up lost ground and lost 58-43 in the first round games of District 62-B Tournament action in Gladwin. Jack Pin More...

SINGING THE PLEDGE

Second graders from Collins Elementary perform a singing version of the Pledge of Allegiance in the Houghton Lake High School cafeteria for veterans and their families and friends attending the high school's Veterans Day program Friday. More...

GREETED RICE

Air Force Staff Sgt. Aimee L. Lockhart (left) helped greet Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice during her trip to Iraq Nov. 11. More...

FATHER-SON SIGHT IN

(Foreground right to left) Neal Parker waits for the word on his last shot from his father Terry Parker (both of Houghton Lake) as they dialed in their weapons for deer season during Sight-in Days at the Houghton Lake Sportsmans Club. 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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