April 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Undersheriff uses canoe to rescue stranded paddlers

It wasn’t an airboat or some other complex piece of machinery, but a craft powered by old-fashioned elbow grease that enabled the Roscommon County Sheriff’s department to rescue three stranded canoeists in Denton Township March 30. More...

Agreement - Pact to save school district estimated $400,000

A letter of agreement that would save Houghton Lake Community Schools approximately $400,000 was ratified by the Houghton Lake Education Association March 30 and unanimously approved by the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday night. More...

Zoning change recommendation could expand gravel pit

The Markey Township Planning Commission voted to recommend the rezoning of a 39.67-acre parcel of land adjacent to a gravel pit operated by Cliff’s Sand and Gravel, Inc., of Houghton Lake after hearing opinions for and against the idea Tuesday. More...

Bucks hosting 3-on-3 mixer basketball tourney April 22

The Roscommon Bucks boys’ basketball teams will host a 3-on-3 Rosco Mixer April 22 in the Roscommon High School gym. Students in grades four through 12 will compete in three divisions - grades 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. More...

Bobcats, Bucks on all-conference hoop squads

Houghton Lake senior Mike Bowman and Roscommon junior Dane Carey were both selected to the Jack Pine Conference all-conference basketball First Team. More...

A BIT OF A TANGLE

Our Lady of the Lake kindergartner Corrie Stadler runs into a little rope trouble during the school's Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser March 30. More...

SNOW BALL

Houghton Lake senior captain Alycia Rhodes kicks up some snow as she sends the ball toward the Alpena net during the Bobcats' home opener against the Wildcats Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

Mother asks board to act from ‘parental perspective’

In a tearful plea to the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday, a parent of a Collins Elementary student asked that further cuts to teacher’s aides spare her daughter’s one-on-one aide. More...

Open house on M-55 study set for Wednesday

A public open house will be held at the Roscommon County Road Commission headquarters Wednesday, April 12, to provide information about recommendations for the M-55 corridor. More...

11 in running so far for G-H top job

The Gerrish-Higgins School District Board of Education will soon know how many candidates it will have to choose from in selecting a new superintendent. As of March 30, 13 people had applied for the position, Dr. More...

Scow on volleyball first team JPC

Roscommon High School’s Sarah Scow was recently named to the Jack Pine Conference all-conference volleyball First Team. Teammate Rachel Alden was named to the Honorable Mention squad. More...

Bobcats lose battle with Alpena, weather in season soccer opener

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer season opened Tuesday with the Bobcats and Alpena Wildcats battling winter weather conditions as well as each other. More...

ICE RIDING

Despite a high of only 50 degrees and ice still covering portions of the lake, Mark Kunitzer ventured out on Houghton Lake last weekend on his Yamaha WaveRunner. More...

Resorter’s estimate of savings based on Letter of Agreement provisions

The actual language included in the Letter of Agreement is in bold... 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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