August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

RHS soccer to start practice

The Roscommon High Schol varsity and junior varsity boys soccer teams will begin practice at the high school Aug. 14. Practice will run from 8 a.m. to noon. More...

Funky Turtle gets first regular season win

Funky Turtle moved to 1-13 in regular season play after defeating Long Branch Saloon 16-8 in Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League aciton Monday. More...

M-55 access plan enters next phase

About two dozen citizens interested in the improvement of M-55–the lifeline of business at Houghton Lake–attended the second of two public hearings on Michigan Department of Transportation’s plan to make the corridor safer. More...

Houghton Lake couple killed in I-75 crash

A Houghton Lake couple was killed Monday afternoon in a single-car accident on I-75 in Crawford County. According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses reported seeing a Buick Roadmaster exit I-75 southbound to Four Mile Road. More...

Bash busts up — Sexual assault, alcohol-related crimes keep police busy

The assault of a woman who passed out led the list of unseemly acts that occurred during the weekend at Houghton Lake. More...

LITTLE FISHERMAN

Caden James Windover caught this 16-inch bass in Houghton Lake, off West Shore Drive, on Aug. 4. This was the first fish he caught on his new "Tigger" fishing pole. More...

Special Sections

Mid Michigan defeats Old Town on Tozer’s walk-off double

Mid Michigan’s Jenny Tozer broke open a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning, blasting a double into left field that scored Hayley Collins all the way from first base with two outs in the game to give Mid Michigan a 5-4 victory over Old Tow More...

Deadline nears for village candidates

Candidates for seven Roscommon Village offices have until next Tuesday to file nominating petitions with the Higgins Township Clerk. More...

Spalding steps in for Pavelka

Having served as both business manager and interim superintendent since Jim Pavelka stepped down as the head of Houghton Lake Community Schools, Lyle Spalding was officially named superintendent Monday. The title was retroactive to Aug. 2. More...

Van Wormer ousted, voters OK shelter

Roscommon County voters Tuesday approved a new animal shelter and rejected Road Commission Chairman Michael Van Wormer’s bid for nomination for another term in office. More...

BUSY VENUE

Hundreds of people and boats pack Houghton Lake in front of the Limberlost Lounge during the 21st annual Bud Bash Saturday. The aerial view was shot around 5 p.m. Saturday. More...

FATAL ON FOUR MILE

The driver of this Buick Roadmaster, Byron Thomas, 73, and his wife, Goldie Thomas, 77, were killed Aug. More...

BLACKSMITH APPRENTICE

One of the youngsters visiting Village Days at the Houghton Lake Historical Village last weekend had an opportunity to become a blacksmith apprentice under the watchful eye of master blacksmith Steve Alling. 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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