August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

John R. ‘Jack’ Fitzgerald

John R. “Jack” Fitzgerald, 77, Higgins Lake, died Aug. 15 at his home, surrounded by his family, after a four-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. More...

Bobcat golfers score home win

The Houghton Lake High School varsity golf team played in three events last week, scoring a 193-215 home win at White Deer Country Club over McBain Aug. 17. More...

Bobcat offense comes alive in 6-0 soccer win Monday

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad had its biggest offensive output in recent years as they beat Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian 6-0 Monday night at Bobcat Field. The Bobcats had 58 shots on goal in the game. More...

Select Specialty scores three to take win from Shenanigan’s

Select Specialty Hospital trailed by one run after six and a half innings but the last half inning and three runs gave them a 14-12 victory over Shenanigan’s Pub in Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-Pitch Softball play, Aug. 17. More...

Fall Sports Preview on Newsstands Now!

Pick up a copy of this week’s Resorter for a complete preview of this fall’s squads at Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools. More...

Grant writer hired to help county

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday approved a one-year contract with a grant-writer to pursue and present grants that will benefit the county. Tula Alexander’s agreement is effective Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2007. More...

In new home, Vosbeins live with aftermath of Katrina

It’s nearly a year since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other coastal regions of Louisiana and Mississippi. The hurricane swept up the coast Aug. More...

Lowe’s a no-go?

The construction of a proposed Lowe’s may be further in the future than anticipated. More...

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BOBCAT PAVERS

Bill King installs one of the 48 Bobcat pavers that have been purchased to help the Houghton Lake Bobcat Booster's Club fund Houghton Lake athletics. More...

RIGHT AT IT

Roscommon's John Preczewski (21) heads the ball to the goal on a corner kick during the Bucks home opener against Gladwin Aug. 21. More...

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Adeline M. Peters

Adeline M. Peters, 91, Houghton Lake, died Aug. 23, 2006, at her home. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements. The Rev. Jack Metzler will officiate a service Saturday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. More...

Bucks win Eagle Invitational, Branch earns top spots

Coming off their most successful season in school history, the Roscommon Bucks continued their winning ways on the golf course last week. The Bucks won the Eagle Invitational at Farwell Aug. 16 and followed up with a win over Grayling Aug. 18. More...

Carey scores four as Bucks mercy Flying G’s 8-0

Dane Carey scored four goals to lead Roscommon to a mercy win over Gladwin, 8-0, Monday night. The opening game victory came after the Bucks led 4-0 at the half — and Coach Mark Dalak was pleased with the win. More...

Mike’s ends men’s softball season with 27-10 victory

Mike’s Auto Glass and Budweiser finished the 2006 Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League season by claiming championships in the respective Blue and Red Divisions. More...

Assessment roll takes back seat at Lake Board hearing

Most of a Houghton Lake Improvement Board public hearing to review the assessment roll for its five-year plan was taken up in unrelated debate Tuesday. More...

G-H Board weighs pros, cons of substitute privatization

Gerrish-Higgins School District substitute teachers could receive their first pay raise in six years if the district’s board of education decides to privatize substitute teaching. But they could lose their retirement benefits in the process. More...

Superintendent interviews slated

The Houghton Lake Board of Education will forge full steam ahead as it conducts its search for a new superintendent. More...

‘Frozen Stupid’ opens to packed house

Many from Houghton Lake turned out for the world premiere of Rich Brauer’s film, “Frozen Stupid,” Friday at the Pines Theater. A VIP party prior to the film set the stage for a public mixer which many residents attended. More...

UP IN LIGHTS

Cast members (left to right) Jennifer Hughes, Lucia Marshall, Joey Albright, Michelle Mountain, Teri Clark Lindon and producer Rich Brauer pose for a photo in front of the marquee at the Pines Theatre Friday night, before the world premiere of "Froze More...

TEACHING THE TEACHERS

Tenth Degree Grand Master Nakamoto, Kiichi of Okinawa teaches weapon technique to a group of black belts during a training session in the Houghton Lake High School cafeteria Saturday. More...

LOOKING FOR ROOM

Houghton Lake Jaguar Zach Coykendall (4) tries to shed a Ogemaw Browns tackler during the junior varsity contest at Bobcat Field Saturday. 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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