March 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials to discuss expanding ORV access

The Roscommon County Road Commission plans to convene a meeting of township and county officials, law enforcement agencies and the Department of Natural Resources to discuss how to provide off-road vehicle riders with more access to businesses. More...

Recall language ruled too vague

The Roscommon County Election Commission Tuesday turned down proposed petition language seeking the recall of three Roscommon Township officials. More...

Lyon proposes land deal to aid sewer project

To help bring sewers to Higgins Lake’s most densely-populated neighborhood, Lyon Township will offer to assume ownership of the 76 acres of land in Camp Curnalia, commonly known as the American Legion Grounds. More...

Men’s softball league meeting March 28

A meeting of the Houghton Lake Men’s Softball League will be held March 28. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at 124 Elmwood, Houghton Lake. All teams must be represented at the meeting. For information, call (989) 302-3433. More...

Tourney worker praises Bucks

The Roscommon Bucks, runners-up in the state Division 3 wrestling tournament, have received kudos from a long-time tournament worker. More...

IN THE RIGGING

T.J. Sherry, 10, of Clinton Township leads the mainsheet on a junior DN class iceboat near Houghton Lake's West Shore Saturday morning. Sherry and his family were among many iceboaters who found good ice conditions on Houghton Lake last weekend. More...

EARLY SEASON WORKOUT

Houghton Lake baseball players (left to right) Rick Bourland, Derek Turner, Cameron Warner, Cameron Vasher and David Ripke work out in a parking lot ringed by snowbanks about twice as tall as the players after school Friday. More...

Special Sections

Air date moved up for TUT feature

Houghton Lake’s Tip-up Town, U.S.A. will be in the national spotlight earlier than expected when the Travel Channel features the winter festival on “Fred Willard’s American Festivals” March 28. More...

Another $300,000 in cuts proposed; School officials study options in budget crunch

The Houghton Lake Board of Education will try to find another $300,000 in budget amendments next Monday as it tries to get the kinks out of the district’s cash flow. More...

Lyon residents deny pay hikes to three – Annual meeting crowd focuses on lake access, board insurance

Public participation in township annual meetings has waned in recent years, and several Roscommon County townships have dispensed with the sessions. More...

Upton given All State Honorable Mention nod

Roscommon High School’s Stu Upton has been named All State Honorable Mention for the recently completed ski season. Upton was recognized for his 20th place finish out of 67 competitors at the state meet B, C, D finals Feb. More...

MOVE IT OUT

Markey Township Firefighters (left to right) Ken Nebor and Justin Devins push water toward the balcony door in a second floor apartment at the Country Village Senior Apartments March 15. More...

FLORAL ARRANGEMENT

Curling, teasing, coloring, twirling and many other forms of hair alteration and decoration were the order of the day during the Kirtland Community College Cosmetology Program's annual hair styling competition. 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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