March 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Stars, Comets’ to battle at OLL basketball fund raiser

Stars and Comets will collide March 22 in the gymnasium of Our Lady of the Lake School fund raiser basketball game. More...

In regional net tourney loss - Distraction destroys Bucks’ momentum

A 10-minute referee’s discussion broke the momentum of the Roscommon Bucks volleyball team and led to the eventual destruction of the Bucks in four games at the Cheboygan Class B Regional Saturday. More...

If it’s spring, it’s pothole season; agencies encourage reporting

As Michigan’s freezing and thawing weather cycles produce potholes this time of year, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has a toll-free number for motorists to report potholes they observe on state roads. More...

Lay-offs loom for three

Three part-time Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies will have to be laid off as a result of last month’s decision by the Gerrish-Higgins Board of Education to withdraw from the school resource officer program, Sheriff Francis “Fran More...

Injunction bid fails - Baumgartner denies HLEA request

Calculable costs led Judge Michael Baumgartner to deny injunctive relief to the Houghton Lake Education Association March 9 in 34th Circuit Court. Hearing arguments from the HLEA as to how a contract imposed Feb. More...

Rita H. Baka

Rita H. Baka, 78, Higgins Lake, died March 10, 2007, at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center. A service was planned for March 14 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon, with Fr. Anthony Citro officiating. More...

Glenn Alan Taurence

Glenn Alan Taurence, 51, Higgins Lake, died March 14, 2007, at his home. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements. A service is planned for Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m., with Father Bernard Tyler officiating. More...

Arthur Foreman

Arthur Foreman, 83, Prudenville, died March 13, 2007, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. Family services will be conducted. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. Mr. Foreman was born in West Virginia June 27, 1923. More...

TOP IN STATE

Roscommon High School senior wrestler Joey Schneider (left) celebrates his state championship atop the podium Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Also pictured is Grant Overcashier (second place) and Garrett Stevens (third place). More...

QUARTERS, EIGHTHS, SIXTEENS

Our Lady of the Lake first grader Charlie Peterson learns what a quarter note is as she and teacher Betty Simpson sing a Valentines Day song during a recent class session. More...

Special Sections

Benefit basketball game pits education versus television

Teachers and TV will collide Saturday night in the Houghton Lake High School gymnasium when staff from Houghton Lake Schools take on the 9&10 News All Stars. The 6 p.m. More...

Commissioners still study road board size

A procedural error kept a proposed motion to pursue expanding the number of county road commissioners from three to five off the agenda of Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday. More...

Schneider captures wrestling title - Grappler earns school’s first state championship

What can determination, top conditioning and a healthy dose of experience and calm nerves earn a wrestler? More...

Commission to hear unfair complaint

Both the Houghton Lake Education Association and Houghton Lake Board of Education have filed unfair labor practice claims against the other with the Michigan Employment Relations Commission. More...

Stella Doherty

Stella Doherty, 86, Prudenville and Novi, died March 14, 2007, in Novi. A service is planned for Monday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Prudenville. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Christler Funeral Home,... More...

Mary Cecil Bidoul

Mary Cecilia Bidoul, 62, Harrison, died March 12, 2007, at King Nursing Centre, Houghton Lake. Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison, handled arrangements. In following Mrs. More...

David Charles Stivason

David Charles Stivason, Houghton Lake, died at the age of 57 March 6, 2007, at his home. Private family graveside services will be held in the spring at Crestview Cemetery, Markey Township. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled... More...

BAITING THEM IN

Trinity Detmer (left) watches as Our Lady of the Lake Preschool Teacher Kristi Brotebeck sprinkles green glitter on classmate Maximus DenBoer's leprechaun trap Tuesday morning. More...

SPRING RITUAL

Roscommon County Road Commission workers Rich Feole (left) and Jay Patterson get shovels full of blacktop blend to patch potholes at the junction of Deer Track Trail and M-55 Tuesday morning. More...

PARENT POWER

Parent team member Maggie Scow winds up for a kill as eighth grader Megan McGuire braces for the block during the annual game between the Houghton Lake Middle School eighth grade volleyball team and their parents. 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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