June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Good day for a dip

With a high temperature of 90 degrees Monday, it was a perfect day for a swim - especially if you are a black bear with lots of fur. More...

Road commissioners try to appease workers, still rankle each other

Roscommon County Road Commissioners, at their May 25 meeting, tried, with apparently little success, to make peace with their disgruntled employees. And at the end of the session, the three commissioners clearly remained at odds among... More...

Baccalaureate planned at RHS

Baccalaureate for the Roscommon High School Class of 2006 will be held tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The public may attend. More...

RHS steel drums to open gazebo series

The Roscommon Steel Drum Band will kick off a series of musical performances at the CRAF Center gazebo in Roscommon this summer. All concerts are at 7 p.m. “rain or shine” at the gazebo (or in the CRAF Center gym if the weather is bad). More...

Shenanigan’s gets 3rd victory against Mike’s Auto Body 17-4

Shenanigan’s Pub got its third victory in four games in the Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League Monday night defeating Mike’s Auto Body 17-4. More...

HL softball loses two to Beaverton

Houghton Lake lost both games of a double header with Beaverton on May 24. The ’Cats lost the first game 5-3 and the second, 12-2. More...

Bobcat kickers end regular season with Rosco defeat

The Houghton Lake Bobcat varsity soccer team relished its season ending match last Thursday over cross-county rival Roscommon with a 7-1 victory. The Bobcats ended their season with an 8-2 Jack Pine Conference record and 9-8 overall. More...

Kidd pitches shut-out as Roscommon advances

Peter Kidd pitched a seven-inning, three-hit shutout in Roscommon’s 8-0 win over Alcona in the pre-district game on May 30 at Whittemore-Prescott. “Peter pitched a strong ball game from start to finish,” Coach Derek Smitz said. More...

Poor defense, rain combine with Bucks to down Bobcats

Rain and a “poor defensive effort” by the Houghton Lake Bobcats combined to help the Roscommon Bucks to take two varsity baseball games from Houghton Lake, May 25 on the Bobcat’s home field. More...

FREEING WALLY

Aboard a pontoon driven by Houghton Lake Area Tourism and Convention Bureau member Bob DeBruyne, Dr. Lou Boggs, also a bureau member, releases "Wally the Walleye" somewhere in Houghton Lake Monday. More...

TRADITIONAL

Veterans salute as others join Carol Koscinski, a member of VFW Auxiliary 4159, Roscommon, in singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" during a traditional Memorial Day ceremony at the veterans monument at the CRAF Center in Roscommon Tuesday. More...

SHOT DOWN

Roscommon's Mike Weiler (8) tries to avoid the tag of Houghton Lake catcher Justin Balyo during the seventh inning of the first game of a doubleheader at Houghton lake May 25. More...

Special Sections

130 to graduate at RHS

Commencement exercises for the Roscommon High School Class of 2006 are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday in the school auditorium. More...

Roscommon man dies in motorcycle accident; HL man critically injured in separate accident

A Roscommon man died Sunday as a result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident in Higgins Township. Troopers from the Houghton Lake State Police Post are investigating the accident, which occurred at about 9:25 p.m. More...

Camp staff to hold local office hours

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-Midland) is encouraging residents in the Houghton Lake and Lake City areas who are having difficulty dealing with a federal agency to seek the help of his office June 6. More...

Four take season opening victories in women’s league

Shenanigan’s Pub, Old Town Tavern, Limberlost Lounge and North Shore Lounge all chalked up opening game victories May 25 in the Houghton Lake Women’s Softball League. More...

Junior Bobcats end season with back-to-back losses

Back-to-back losses ended the Houghton Lake junior varsity softball team’s season last week. The Bobcats fell May 24 to Beaverton, 15-5 and 13-3. The next day, the Bobcats fell to the Roscommon JV 11-1 and 10-0. More...

’Cat kickers’ season ended

The Tawas Braves defeated the Houghton Lake Bobcats 5-1 in pre-district play, ending the Bobcats’ season one game into the playoffs. More...

Softball Bucks advance

After beating Alcona 5-2 Tuesday night, the Roscommon High School varsity softball squad advanced in District 70-3 at Whittemore-Prescott. The Bucks will play Oscoda at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Whittemore-Prescott. More...

HL baseball, softball postponed

Both Houghton Lake baseball and softball pre-district games against Clare were postponed Tuesday due to weather. The baseball contest against Clare was postponed in the third inning, with Clare leading 6-0. More...

GOOD-BYE HUG

Outgoing Merritt Elementary fifth grader Ashli Matthews and teacher Jill Trahan give each other a good-bye hug on the last day of school Friday. More...

LEAVING COURTHOUSE SITE

The Au Sable River Center makes its way across Lake Street (M-18) in Roscommon from its most recent location on George Street to a new site on Main Street May 24. More...

RIDING HIGH

Nick Harris, 13, of Roscommon shakes the hand of pilot John Brusseau while his mother Kathy Girard takes a picture after taking a ride in Brusseau's Aeronca Champ airplane at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport Saturday. More...

RACE FOR CONTROL

Houghton Lake defender Kayla Hires (7) races Roscommon forward Kathryn Waller (1) for the ball during a game at Bobcat Field May 26. The Bobcats prevailed, 7-1. More...

RUNNING FOR HOUGHTON LAKE

Bob Ratliff runs along the east shore of Houghton Lake on County Road 100 Saturday in his quest to raise money for the Houghton Lake Bobcat Boosters. 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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