December 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

DNR gives tentative nod to site for Lyon treatment site

The proposed wastewater treatment system for the American Legion Grounds at Higgins Lake has cleared another hurdle. More...

Gerrish-Higgins Board takes heat for not expelling student with knife

The Gerrish-Higgins School District Board of Education Dec. 21 spent more than an hour listening to criticism of its disciplinary actions. More...

G-H curriculum director retires

Joyce Zeneberg When Joyce Zeneberg began her career as an educator in 1965, computers had yet to become a tool of the trade. More...

Gladwin squirts win, lose, tie

The Gladwin squirt hockey squad had a busy December with a tie, a win and two losses. The Steve’s Country Meats and Walraven’s squirt squad traveled to Mt. Pleasant Dec. 10 and came away with a 4-4 tie. On Dec. More...

Donna M. Riedel

Life-long Houghton Lake resident Donna M. Riedel, 77, died Dec. 25, 2005 at Grayling Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Riedel was born at Houghton Lake, Aug. 31, 1928, the daughter of Joseph D. and Gladys M. (Towne) Patnode. She was married Nov. More...

Jay P. Sandow

Houghton Lake resident Jay P. Sandow, 67, died Dec. 24, 2005. Services will be held today (Thursday) from the Coats Funeral Home, Waterford, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. More...

James D. Pappas

Prudenville resident James D. Pappas, 75, died Dec. 24, 2005, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. More...

LATE SEASON BASS

Nick Clark, 15, of Brethren holds up a healthy looking 17-inch bass caught by his father Ken near the mouth of Denton Creek on Houghton Lake Tuesday afternoon. (Bass season ends on Dec. 31). More...

Special Sections

2005 headlines reflect blend of disturbing, heartening events

It’s often the difficult times that come to mind first when we take a year-end look at what has happened in our community. More...

Christmas visitor asphyxiated; pedestrian critically hurt by auto

Christmas Eve proved tragic for a Plymouth family, as one member died of carbon monoxide poisoning at a Houghton Lake residence. On the same day, a Milford man was critically injured in a car-pedestrian accident at Houghton Lake. More...

M-55 study aims at traffic flow, safety, land use regulations

A study to evaluate driveway access and land use along M-55 at Houghton Lake is expected to be completed by July. More...

Huge third gives frosh ’Cats 64-50 win over Mustangs

Trailing 29-20 at the half, the Houghton Lake freshmen basketball squad exploded for 23 points in the third quarter en route to a 64-50 win over Meridian Dec. 21. More...

Richard E. ‘Rick’ Greenlaw

Roscommon resident and retired Department of Natural Resources employee Richard E. “Rick” Greenlaw, 55, died Dec. 23, 2005 at Mercy Hospital, Grayling. A service was scheduled Dec. 28 at 5 p.m. More...

Rose Mary Madill

Prudenville resident Rose Mary Madill, 86, died Dec. 25, 2005. She was born in Detroit May 6, 1919, the daughter of Albert W. and Margaret Frances (Long). Mrs. Madill was married to Cletus, who survives. More...

Barbara A. Potter

Houghton Lake resident Barbara A. Potter, 51, died Dec. 28, 2005, at Mercy Hospital Grayling following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Potter lived at Houghton Lake most of her life. She was born Feb. More...

WORKED OVER BY WEATHER

Roscommon County Road Commission truck driver Tim Lang patches potholes along M-55 Tuesday afternoon. Road Commission Foreman Bob Bedell said the January thaw came early this year leaving many potholes in its wake. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

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