April 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Easter Egg Hunts on for Saturday

Children can hunt for Easter eggs at three events planned Saturday. Hunts will be held in Roscommon, St. Helen and Prudenville. Great Egg Scramble Hours of Easter fun will be available to children and their families at the Great Egg Scramble in... More...

Election commission OK’s recall wording

Petitions calling for ballot proposals to determine if three Roscommon Township Board members should remain in office may circulate following a decision by the Roscommon County Election Commission Monday. More...

Milburn, Ancel running again– but not against each other

Long-time political rivals Marc J. Milburn and R. Bill Ancel have thrown their hats in the ring again–but this time they won’t be running against each other. More...

Pitchers lead softball Bucks to opening day victories

Strong pitching and a solid offense led Roscommon’s varsity softball squad to two opening day wins over Grayling Tuesday at home. More...

Mix of experience, youth make Bucks’ seasons interesting

Spring is the time of rebirth, when the young in nature come forth and begin their initial experience of the rigors and the joys of life. For many of the county’s high school athletic teams, this spring is like their first. More...

Hutchinson wins 110m hurdles to lead Bobcat thinclads

Houghton Lake’s Mark Hutchinson took first in the 110m hurdles against both Gladwin and Harrison to lead the Bobcat track team in its first meet Monday. More...

Bobcats score double win at home over Marion

The Houghton Lake varsity softball team opened their season with two home wins over Marion Monday, taking the first game 8-2 and the second 4-1. Senior pitcher Alyssa Loney dominated the first game pitching six complete innings. More...

TOUGH MORNING

Jim Witt (center), owner of Jim's Collision in Roscommon is consoled by his son Steven and wife Laurie Tuesday morning after a fire in a paint booth had been contained. More...

UP SHE GOES

Blanchard Contracting's Tim Kraenzlein (left) and Brandon Scott provide the muscle as Quinton Casper guides a new fiberglass lamp post into its base Monday along M-55 in front of Collins Elementary. More...

HITTING THE GAS

Although Houghton Lake's Mike Bowman (5), bounced the ball off the fence in left center, he had to hit the gas to make it to third during the first game against Marion Monday. More...

Iva May (Bonk) Ames

Iva May (Bonk) Ames, 82, Saginaw, died April 11, 2006, at Healthsource Saginaw. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements. A service is planned there for Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m., with Pastor David E. Hansen officiating. More...

Special Sections

Man charged with firing gun at neighbor’s house

A Lyon Township man was arrested April 8 after he allegedly fired shots toward a neighbor’s house. More...

Lake board approves contracts for management, weed control

Contracts for aquatic plant control and monitoring worth almost $86,000 were approved by the Houghton Lake Improvement Board during its first meeting of 2006 at Denton Township Hall April 6. More...

Board restores $17,000 to marine patrol budget

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday restored $10,000 of the $17,000 they had cut from the 2006 budget for sheriff’s department marine patrol. More...

Bucks start season with pair of wins

If Ryan Rumsey’s first at bat of the season is any indicator, the Roscommon Bucks are headed for a successful season. More...

Bobcat kickers beat Falcons, fall to Tawas in soccer action

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad picked up its first win of the season April 6 with a 4-1 victory over Ogemaw Heights. The next day the Bobcats fell to Tawas 4-1 to put them at 1-2 on the young season. More...

Gardner strikes out 18 in two wins

Houghton Lake’s Patsy Gardner gave up just six hits against 59 batters to lead the Bobcat junior varsity to 8-6 and 11-9 victories over Manton April 6. More...

Bobcats sweep Marion opener

Great pitching and solid hitting combined to give the Houghton Lake Bobcats a double-header varsity baseball season opening victory over Marion, Monday. More...

LAKE FRONT INFERNO

Firefighters from Lake, Markey and Lyon Townships hose down the remains of two lake front homes on Long Point Drive Tuesday night. Lake Township Assistant Fire Chief David Russo said his department received the call at 11:10 p.m. More...

GOOD START

A ewe cleans a newly born lamb at Jim and Donna Bischoff's farm on Emery Road at Houghton Lake last week. By the time the lamb stood up on its own, 15 minutes later, its twin was just being born. More...

LIGHT ON HER FEET

Houghton Lake batter Danielle Pothoff (13) jumps over an errant pitch on the way to a walk during the 'Cats first game against Marion Monday. More...

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