November 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Visiting GRCC unplugs Firebirds, 78-61

A power outage not only caused the Kirtland Community College women’s basketball home opener to change locations, but it also seemed to short circuit the Firebirds’ offense in a 78-61 loss to visiting Grand Rapids Community College on Satur More...

’Cats earn soccer awards

The coaches of the Northern Michigan Soccer League recently honored four Houghton Lake Bobcats with All Conference awards. More...

Panthers bounce Bobcats from basketball tourney

The Houghton Lake Bobcats’ season ended when Standish-Sterling Central bounced the varsity Bobcats from District play Monday night, but they ended their season as winners, Coach Eric Drogt said. More...

Sub-calling system delayed until first of the year

Because only a small number of Houghton Lake Community Schools’ substitute teachers has signed up with a company contracted to do sub calling and handle subs’ payroll, the district has delayed initiating the service. More...

Commissioners support Old 27 as historic road

Like Route 66, Old 27 could become a designated historical road if officials in Michigan and six other states concur with a resolution adopted by Roscommon County Commissioners Nov. 8. More...

Plan to end homelessness endorsed by commission

You don’t see them on park benches or under bridges as you do in large cities, but on any given day dozens of people may be homeless in Roscommon County. More...

Tax rates rise in all but two municipalities

After six years when overall tax rates on residential property declined in most municipalities in Roscommon County, rates went up in all but two localities this year. More...

FIRST TO THE POLE

Bob Pavlik of Waterford stands next to the fine eight-point buck he bagged near Merritt on opening day of the 2006 firearms deer season as Lyman Foster of Lyman's on the Lake takes his picture. More...

CHECKING OUT THE EQUIPMENT

Denton Township Paramedic Lisa Wilder (left) checks the pulse of a visiting scout during a tour of one of the township's ambulances Nov. 8. Also helping with the tour is Denton Township EMT Amber Nebor (background). More...

SLIPPING AWAY

Menominee's Blake Chouinard (45) slips the tackle of Roscommon's John Domsitz (11) for an 8-yard score in the third quarter. Chouinard had two rushing touchdowns, one passing touchdown and five PATs on the day to lead the Maroons. More...

Special Sections

Kirtland cagers dominate Rochester JV 95-46 in opener

If Monday’s home opener at the CRAF Center in Roscommon was a preview of things to come, fans of the Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team can plan on watching some entertaining basketball during the 2006-07 season. More...

Roscommon basketball teams hand Vikings double loss

The Roscommon varsity basketball team ended its regular season Nov. 9 with a non-conference victory over Grayling 43-35 on the Viking’s home court. The Bucks were led by Stephanie Mitchell, who had 18 points. More...

‘Dominating’ defense derails Bucks

The Menominee Maroons did something no one else has against Roscommon this season - the stingy Maroon defense shut down Roscommon’s high-powered offense. More...

1,000 Roscommon residents without power over weekend

About 1,000 Consumers Energy customers were without power during some portion of last weekend. Spokesperson Terry DeDoes, Lansing, said 573 customers in the Roscommon area were without power Friday after 10:30 p.m. More...

Santa holding ‘workshop’ Sunday

The Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse will turn into a winter wonderland Sunday for the Houghton Lake Merchants Association’s annual Santa’s Workshop. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the stars of the show, Santa and Mrs. More...

Business break-ins investigated

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies and Denton Township Police are investigating a series of break-ins at businesses in the Prudenville and Houghton Lake areas. In the latest incident, reported Nov. More...

SHARING THE STORY

U.S. Army veteran Alvin Buss, 84, of Houghton Lake fields questions from Houghton Lake High School seniors (left to right) Brian DenBoer, J.R. More...

SAYING THANKS

Roscommon High School Student Senate President Derek Bradley and Vice-president Arielle Rucinski applaud as World War II veteran Claude Dickinson is recognized during the school's Veterans Day assembly Nov. 9. More...

NOWHERE TO RUN

A gang of Menominee tacklers brings down Roscommon's Patrick Kelly (21) as he works for more yardage in a Regional football contest in St. Ignace Saturday. More...

FIRE POWER

Kirtland forward George Shobola (45) takes the ball up with authority against the Rochester College defense during the Firebirds home opener at the CRAF Center Monday night. Shobola scored 17 points and hauled in four rebounds in the 95-46 home win. 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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