March 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

All conference cagers honored

Four members of the Roscommon High School varsity basketball team which won the school’s first ever Jack Pine Conference title this season were honored recently with inclusion on the JPC All Conference team. More...

Softball league meeting April 4

The Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League will hold an organizational meeting April 4 at Coyles Restaurant, Houghton Lake. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and team representatives should attend. More...

Request for park funds enters grant pipeline

Roscommon Township officials March 21 agreed to seek a grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to develop its south shore property on Houghton Lake into a park. More...

Bomb threat disrupts classes

A bomb threat discovered by a student in a restroom at Houghton Lake Middle School disrupted classes for over an hour on the morning of March 22 . More...

Graduate recounts Army life in Iraq

Nineteen-year-old PFC Julie Owens is home for now. Taking time to be with her family, including her little sister, Amber Newbury, Owens has a breather from the daily life in Southern Iraq, where she serves in the U.S. Army. Newbury is in Ms. Ann... More...

TELLING IT LIKE IT IS

PFC Julie Owens talks to third grade students in Ms. Ann Shevalia's class at Collins Elementary Monday about her service in Iraq. Owens, a 2005 graduate of Houghton Lake High School, enlisted in the U.S. Army the following September. More...

TRACTORS AT TRACTOR SUPPLY

Tim Swales of Houghton Lake (left) and Willie Autio of St. More...

TOP PIKES ON THE POLE

Terry Bird "hung" the largest pike on the Houghton Lake Lake Association's pike pole sponsored by Korbinski's Sporting Goods, Prudenville. More...

Special Sections

Three Buck netters on JPC First Team

Four Roscommon High School varsity volleyball players were chosen by the coaches of the Jack Pine Conference as members of the All Conference Team this season. More...

Vintage racing a ‘great venue’

aAlthough Randy Miller of Houghton Lake did not repeat as champion in the Big Extreme Vintage Racing Association’s Stock 250 class this year, he did just finish a successful season of vintage snowmobile racing. More...

Voluntary salary cuts save deputy’s job

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department command officers and deputies have agreed to reduce their working hours to save the job of a temporary full-time deputy. More...

Contractor says $400k missing; Employee arrested

A 51-year-old Prudenville woman turned herself in for arrest Tuesday in connection with an investigation into embezzlement from a Prudenville contracting firm. More...

DISRUPTING THE DAY

(Top, left to right) State Police Trooper Scott Bates dusts for fingerprints as Roscommon County Sheriff Deputy Emilie Pelleren holds a light in a boy's restroom at Houghton Lake Middle School after a bomb threat was discovered written on the wall M More...

WINTER KILL

Houghton Lake Improvement Board Secretary Dick Pastula (left) and Long Point resident John Kress walk near the eastern end of the Long Point canal Tuesday afternoon to observe a large number of dead fish that had been reported. More...

SEASON OF SUCCESS

Rick Hacker (left) and Randy Miller of Hacker's Yamaha & Honda are shown with some of the trophies won in vintage snowmobile races over the winter. 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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