February 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Markey eyes grant for lakefront park

A public hearing is scheduled Feb. 27 to receive public comments on the possibility of Markey Township applying for a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant to acquire land for a lakefront park. The hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. More...

WinterFest is day of fun for family

Saturday’s sixth annual Higgins Lake-Roscommon WinterFest will again be a “Loop Around the Lake,” with events at six locations. More...

Kannberg enters plea in death of Prudenville boy

A Roscommon man charged in connection with the Oct. 12 death of a Prudenville boy and the injury of the boy’s friend has entered a plea in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon. James J. Kannberg, 51, pleaded guilty Feb. More...

Frosh Bobcats beat Braves to finish cage season 14-2

The Houghton Lake Freshman basketball season concluded its season Feb. 14, with a 44-35 victory over Tawas on the Bobcat’s home court. The victory gave the Bobcats a 14-2 season record. More...

Bobcats earn two first-place trophies at Cheer on the Lake

The Houghton Lake Bobcats maximized their home-mat advantage Saturday at Cheer on the Lake, earning first place trophies in the varsity and JV divisions. The varsity ‘Cats led every round, scoring their highest score of the season, a 651.1. More...

Firebirds post two cage losses

The host Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures, but that wasn’t enough in a 104-85 loss to Alpena Community College on Saturday at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. More...

Rogers’ five three-point goals leads Bobcats win over Bucks

The Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball team found the weak area in the Roscommon Buck’s defense and took advantage of it to defeat the Bucks 49-42 Friday night at home. More...

Carey’s 33 leads Bucks to win

The numbers added up for the Roscommon Bucks Tuesday night as they topped the Lake City Trojans in a non-conference varsity basketball contest, 67-55, at Lake City. More...

Overdose suspected in man’s death

A 20-year-old Houghton Lake man was found dead at a friend’s home on Broken Arrow Drive in Roscommon Township Feb. 16. State Police Detective Sergeant Tim Lenhard said Patrick Jenkins was found lying in a bed at around 6 p.m. More...

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

A Nokomis youth assists Our Lady of the Lake fifth and sixth graders, (left to right) Anthony Bakun, Ricky Press, Garrett Heise and AshLee Cohee with an albino Burmese python Friday. More...

'VERY COOL'

"It's very cool," Drift James, 11, said when he was announced as the first prize winner in the St. Helen Friends of the Library Talent Contest Saturday night. James won $200 for first prize. More...

ON TOP

Supported by their bases, Houghton Lake varsity cheerleaders (left to right) Victoria Smith, Sarah Lockhart and Jaynelle Hoke cheer to the top at Cheer on the Lake. The Bobcats bested Harrison, Birch Run and Roscommon. More...

PRESSURED PUTT

Sophomore and junior captains from seven of the eight high schools in the Jack Pine Conference met at Houghton Lake High School Feb. 15 for the Michigan High School Athletic Association's (MHSAA) 2007 Captain's Clinic. More...

Special Sections

Applicants from nine states seek to become KCC leader

Kirtland Community College, already in the midst of a search for a new president, is also seeking a new library director. Dr. David Ponitz, the board’s consultant in the search for a replacement for President Dr. More...

Training pays off with more drug busts Police look for possible links in recent overdose deaths

Spotting potential drug traffickers is getting easier in Roscommon County, thanks to training two officers received last fall. More...

Negotiations to resume - Contract to be imposed March 1 if talks fail

As representatives of the Houghton Lake Education Association prepare to meet with the Houghton Lake Board of Education’s negotiating team today (Thursday), board members heard some backlash on the contract they imposed last week. More...

Bucks dash Bobcats high hopes in season’s final team match

Houghton Lake’s high hopes of a victory over Roscommon in the final team meet of the season were quickly dashed as the Bobcats were defeated 70-12 in Michigan High School Athletic Association District action at Houghton Lake Feb. More...

KCC women split two games

Plain and simple, the Kirtland Community College women’s basketball team crushed Alpena Community College in a dominating 97-65 win Saturday, Feb. 17, at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. The victory followed a loss Feb. 14 to St. More...

Bobcat netters split games

Houghton Lake’s varsity volleyball team won two of three with Farwell but lost two of three with Beaverton in a tri-meet Feb. 12 at Farwell. More...

Seiser leaving Bobcats’ top job to lead Gladwin football

After three seasons at the helm of Houghton Lake football, varsity Coach Aaron Seiser’s resignation was accepted by the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education Monday night. More...

With two JPC contests to go -Bucks edge closer to elusive JPC title with win over ’Cats

The Roscommon High School varsity basketball team is on the verge of making school history. More...

Class of ’08 to be first to take ACT as graduation requirement

Tending to business other than contract negotiations Monday, the Houghton Lake Board of Education approved several measures, including a new graduation requirement and a new course offering. More...

DEDICATING AND HONORING

Houghton Lake High School Principal Jack Kramer uses a piece of the old gym flooring to ask spectators to rise to honor those who played, watched or coached on the "old" and "new" high school floors. More...

BOTTLED UP

Houghton Lake's Mike Collins (1) tries to get a shot off as Roscommon's Harrison Parrish (40) and Garrett Neville (42) clamp down their defense during first half action. More...

BEARING DOWN

One hundred eighty nine-pounders Derek Bradley (left) of Roscommon and Kyle Toms of Houghton Lake battle during the District Tournament at Houghton Lake Feb. 15. More...

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