March 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Women’s softball league holding meeting March 29

The Houghton Lake Women’s Softball League will hold a meeting March 29 at 7 p.m. at Back Door Saloon. More...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters captures 2007 Michigan Cup

It was a long road this shortened season, but the Cross Country Ski Headquarters ski team brought the Michigan Cup back home March 15 at the Michigan Cup Series Relay Race on their home course in Roscommon. More...

Camp Curnalia sewer hearing scheduled next month in Lyon

Plans are progressing for a sewer system for Higgins Lake’s most densely populated neighborhood, Lyon Township officials said during the township board’s regular meeting March 17. More...

Houghton Lake Post spared... for the moment

The budget cuts affecting 150 employees of the Michigan State Police won’t have an immediate impact on the troopers and command personnel at the Houghton Lake Post. More...

Overturned tanker closes I-75

Freezing rain caused a 13,400 gallon gasoline tanker to overturn Wednesday morning about 11:30 a.m. at the I-75 northbound exit ramp (mile marker 226) to M-55. More...

Houghton Lake schools to borrow again

On the verge of paying off a $3 million loan, the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday approved a resolution to borrow just under $1 million for this year. More...

HARD TO HEAR

Karla McDonald, mother of nine-year-old Ryan Keith McDonald, who was killed Oct. 12, 2006, while riding his bike, listens to testimony during James Kannberg's sentencing Tuesday. Mrs. More...

INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN

Andy Bos, 39, of Muskegon pushes his arrow class ice boat Chilly Willy out into the wind near the West Shore access site on Houghton Lake March 16. More...

INDOOR WARM-UP

Houghton Lake High School senior Josh Linton practices putting a 12-pound shot against the wall during an indoor practice March 16. Track team members had run outside earlier in the practice. More...

Special Sections

Trio of Bobcats honored by Jack Pine

The Houghton Lake Bobcats had three representatives on the Jack Pine Conference All Conference basketball team. The trio of seniors was led by Michael Collins who was named First Team. More...

All things conservation at Saturday Expo

A variety of information on conservation-related topics will be available during the Crawford-Roscommon Conservation District’s second annual Conservation Expo Saturday at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. The free event is scheduled for 10 a.m. More...

Objections to treating lake weeds included in HLLA support plea

The continued treatment of Houghton Lake for control of Eurasian watermilfoil may continue as planned this June, but not on the scale assumed by the Houghton Lake Lake Association. More...

Pizza guy puts brakes on potential collision

A Hungry Howie’s Pizza deliverer saved the day for an area woman and her child. More...

Proposed laws would allow townships to govern road ends

Two bills introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives last week would allow townships to adopt ordinances permitting seasonal boat mooring, lounging and sunbathing at lakeshore road ends. The bills introduced by state Rep. More...

Drunk driver sentenced to 6-15 in boy’s death

The Roscommon man who pleaded guilty in February to causing the death of a Houghton Lake boy last fall was sentenced Tuesday to six to 15 years in prison. More...

MID-DAY MESS

Firefighters from Denton Township work to open the battery compartment of a tanker truck which jackknifed on an icy I-75 overpass at around noon Wednesday. More...

GETTING TO THE SOURCE

Denton Township firefighters cut through roofing to get to the source of smoke at the Limberlost Fine Food and Spirits March 15. Employee Carrie Smith noticed smoke in the building at around 11:45 a.m. She called 911 and evacuated the building. More...

START OF THE RELAYS

Yvon Dufour of the NordicSkiRacer, based in southeast Michigan, leads the pack up the first hill in the Michigan Cup Series Relay Race at Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon. Fifty teams competed under sunny skies and fast skiing conditions. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

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