July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline for Rosco youth soccer registration nearing

The Roscommon North Youth Soccer Association (RNYSA) is accepting applications for players 4- to 19-years-old interested in playing soccer this fall or next spring. More...

Bobcat camp next week, gridders plan fund raiser

The Houghton Lake Bobcats are gearing up for the upcoming gridiron season with a team camp next week. The Bobcats’ camp will take place July 18-20 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the high school practice field. More...

Funky Turtle remains winless after narrow loss to Coyle’s

Both Coyles and Funky Turtle softball teams saved most of their offense for the final inning of their Houghton Lake Men’s Slo Pitch League game Monday night. More...

ORV connectors must begin, end at DNR-approved trails

If more roads in Roscommon County are to be open to off-road vehicle traffic, it will be up to townships. More...

Proposal raises ire of substitutes

The Houghton Lake school district has had sliced from its budget not only teachers but programs–such as building trades and choir–as well as athletics in an effort to gain financial control of the district. More...

Fast acting boaters save three from fire on lake

Three boaters escaped injury in a boat fire on Houghton Lake July 6 with the help of a group of fellow boaters. David Zimmerman, 48, of Hobart, IN, and boat owner Audrey A. More...

Beat the heat!

With high temperatures predicted to hit above the 90 degree mark for this weekend, “beatin’ the heat” may become more necessity than luxury. More...

BUSINESS BREAK-INS UNDER INVESTIGATION

Michigan State Police Trpr. Scott Bates listens as Art Hutting of Nash Finch Company describes what he found on the morning of July 11 at the recently closed Carter's Plus store at Houghton Lake. Hutting said he arrived at 9 a.m. More...

BIG BANG

Jason Wylan of Mike's Auto Body and Glass takes one deep to left center for a home run against Old Town Tavern at Knapp Fields Monday. Aiken went 4-4 at the plate in the 11-4 Mike's win. More...

Dr. Walter C. Norby

Dr. Walter C. Norby, 89, Prudenville, died July 12, 2006, at his home. A service will be held at Merritt-Butterfield United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. on July 15, with Rev. Brian Bunch officiating. More...

Joyce A. Podeski

Joyce A. Podeski, 71, Merritt, died July 12, 2006, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. Arrangements were not complete at press time. Call Christler Funeral Home-Houghton Lake Chapel at 422-5177 for service times. More...

Special Sections

Free physicals offered for student athletes

MidMichigan Health Park - Houghton Lake and MidMichigan Medical Offices of Roscommon will again offer free sports physicals to middle and high school students. More...

E-Z Built Homes wins first game

It took seven games, but E-Z Built Homes finally won their first game of the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League season. The victory came by a score of 18-11 over Select Specialty Hospital on July 6. More...

School lunches to cost more at Gerrish-Higgins

Lunch prices at Gerrish-Higgins Schools in Roscommon and St. Helen will increase in September for the first time in well over five years. Business Manager Shay L. More...

Ex-ambulance workers say resignations were coerced

Two former Houghton Lake Ambulance Authority employees who resigned last December have filed a lawsuit in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, against their former employer. Daniel G. Waites and Holly Laginess, through their attorney, Elliot J. More...

High temps raise safety concerns

Rising temperatures may also pose a serious threat for heat exhaustion or heat stroke, especially for infants and the elderly. To prepare and prevent heat-related illness the American Red Cross web site offers some helpful information. More...

Quick response, teamwork save St. Helen man

Michael Brown and his dad, Barry, were moving a utility shed on the West Shore of Houghton Lake the morning of July 3, when in a moment, his life was threatened by a simple bee sting. The 28-year-old St. More...

DOUSED BY PWC

A personal watercraft rider does a quick turn to douse a burning boat with water off Houghton Lake's South Shore on the afternoon of July 6. The occupants of the boat escaped injury by jumping into the water, and were picked up by passing boaters. More...

FROG RACE

A highlight of Children's Day at the St. Helen Bluegill Festival was a frog race. Some kids brought their own frogs, while others cheered on amphibians provided by festival organizers. More...

BEATING THE THROW

Hailee Akin, 8, of Houghton Lake makes it to first base well ahead of a throw from counselor Emily Spegel to first baseman Andrew Szostek, 7, of Prudenville during a game of kick ball on the grounds of the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church last week. More...

Trinity Faith Williams

Trinity Faith Williams, 12 days, died July 9, 2006, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in St. Helen was scheduled to begin July 12 at 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. More...

Joyce Ann Podeski

Joyce Ann Podeski, 71, Merritt, died July 12, 2006, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. Christler Funeral Home–Houghton Lake Chapel handled arrangements. Pastor Wayne VanDuinen will officiate a service there Monday, July 17, at 11 a.m. 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

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