June 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Basic dominates Funky Turtle in a week of blowouts

Only one of the games reported for the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-Pitch Softball League on June 15 made it past the fifth inning, but these games were not ended early because of the weather — but because of the mercy rule. More...

Old Town Tavern holds off Limberlost

Old Town Tavern defeated Limberlost 11-7, their second win over Limberlost in Houghton Lake Men’s Slo Pitch softball action this season, though the score was much closer Monday than the 12-0 shutout in their first meeting on May 15. More...

Airplane lands on belly at airport

A 72-year-old pilot from Maryland escaped injury when his aircraft landed with the landing gear up at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport June 16. More...

COOR Board okays budgets

After amending its 2005-06 budgets, the COOR Intermediate School District Board of Education June 14 adopted budgets for 2006-07. More...

Out of the red! - Balanced school budget approved

By eliminating 10 more staff positions, Houghton Lake Community Schools expect to have a small fund balance instead of a deficit at the end of next year. More...

SEARCH ON LAKE

Roscommon County Sheriff's Department Marine Patrol officers (left to right) Ryan Seaford (seated, behind windshield) and Sandy Knox use a sheriff's department boat that usually plies the waters of Houghton Lake to help search for the body of Michael More...

CATCHING A SCENT

Richfield Township Police Officer Tony Walters (left) watches as his department's police dog Ares catches the scent of a cadaver during a training session on Clear Lake Friday. More...

FLIPPING OUT

A camper at Ramon Beaulieu's Max Athletics Cheerleading Camp practices aerial manuevers on a padded surface. Campers had the opportunity to practice difficult moves at the camp. More...

Special Sections

Athletes bring home medals from Special Olympics’ games

Twenty-five athletes from Roscommon County participated at the 2006 Special Olympics Michigan Summer Games and brought home a lot of hardware. The games were held on the campus of Central Michigan University during June 1-3. More...

Former Bobcat brings cheerleading, gymnastics camp to Houghton Lake

A former Houghton Lake High School athlete and 240 “campers” are spending this week at Houghton Lake honing their skills as cheerleaders and gymnasts. More...

Gerrish fire chief resigns

Gerrish Township Fire Chief Harold Conner has resigned after 4 1/2 years in the position. More...

In face of husbands’ cancer - Relay for Life keeps co-chairs going

Their friendship may have been forged in adversity, but Sherrill Wagenknecht and Bonnie Knapp are leading the charge in this year’s Relay for Life. More...

Man drowns after aiding daughter

An outing on Higgins Lake turned tragic for a Royal Oak man Saturday when he drowned after jumping into the lake to try to assist his daughter, Michael Darwin Marsh, 57, of Royal Oak, had been boating on the lake with his sister, Bonnie Klenke, 59, More...

HOOKED ON FISHING

A volunteer takes a bluegill off of a Childrens Charters participant's pole after she caught her first fish of the day Saturday on Houghton Lake. For more on the trip and the organization, pick up a copy of this week's Resorter. More...

PLENTY TO HARVEST

Adam Brown of Clearwater Harvesters, Clarkston, plies the waters off Houghton Lake's South Shore on an aquatic weed harvester last week, picking up a mix of curly leaf pond weed and elodea. More...

CATCH AND SHOOT

Garrett Heise, 10, receives a pass from Teresa Stuck, the head coach of Kirtland Community College women's basketball team, during a drill at her "Stuck on BBall" summer camp on June 14. 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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