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15 volunteer to serve on ORV task force

About 15 of the more than 40 people who attended Monday's organizational meeting of the Roscommon County ORV/ATV Task Force volunteered to be part of the group. More...

Schneider nominated, millage fails

By wide margins, voters in Tuesday's election gave Robert Schneider the Democratic nomination for Dist. 3 Roscommon County Commissioner and rejected a proposal for a new Richfield Township Hall. More...

Special Sections

News

Supreme President Labor to visit Does Aug. 24-26

The 87th Supreme President of the Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does of the United State of America Dianne F. Labor will visit Houghton-Higgins Drove 149 Aug. 24-26. Labor comes from the Rapid City Drove 33, South Dakota. More...

Stowell earns Commendation Medal

U.S. Army Spec. Kirk W. Stowell II has been decorated with the Army Commendation Medal. More...

Deputies arrest three, confiscate 'Works' bombs

Three men were arrested and two "Works" bombs were confiscated after a break-in at a Denton Township residence Aug. 4. Roscommon County Sheriff's deputies arrested Scott R. Bethuy, 23, Houghton Lake, and Gene W. More...

Business

KILKARE REOPENS

L.J.'s Kilkare Inn at 3947 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M- 55) reopened Aug. 2 with a completely remodeled bar and dining area and a new state-of-the-art kitchen. More...

ASSUMED NAMES

June 8-Aug. 3

The following people recently filed certificates of doing business under assumed names with the Roscommon County Clerk (includes renewals): Charles A. Hershberger, Ferndale: Where, Michigan, Houghton Lake. William A. More...

Financing seminar for businesses slated Aug. 22

Financing for business expansion or start-up are the subjects for a seminar Aug. 22 in Gladwin. The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center will be hosting a workshop on Financing for the Small Business from 6 to 8p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board, teachers looking forward

To the students, parents, and community residents of the Houghton Lake Community School District: The Houghton Lake Education Association, administration and Board of Education would like to announce a settlement of a two year contractual agreemen More...

Religion & Family

Throw away Castleberry products, MDA advises

The Michigan Department of Agriculture is urging consumers to check their cupboards to make sure that none of the 90 recalled canned food items manufactured by Castleberry Food Company are on their shelves. More...

Commodities to be distributed

Commodity Supplemental Food Program distributions are scheduled for next week at two Roscommon County locations. Hours will be 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Roscommon Community Center and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. More...

EARLY MORNING WALKS With Millicent

Now summer languishes...Wearied by her long days and restless nights of bustling productivity, she relaxes, nearly spent... More...

Contract!

Board, teachers okay 2-year pact

It is finished! The Houghton Lake Education Association and Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education have reached a contract agreement that will span the next two years. More...

Police say increased patrols kept Bud Bash more orderly

Law enforcement agencies say beefed up patrols led to a more orderly crowd at last weekend's Bud Bash at the Limberlost at Houghton Lake. Lt. More...

DOWN FOR REPAIR

Consumers Energy workers Pete McMartin (on ground), (left to right on ladders) Kevin Hans and Carl Fry work to replace regulators and bypass fuses at the Prudenville Substation Wednesday morning. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Court News

83RD DISTRICT COURT

Judge Daniel Sutton

Two Houghton Lake men waived preliminary examination in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, this week and were bound over to 34th Circuit Court, where they entered pleas before Judge Daniel L. More...

34TH CIRCUIT COURT

Judge Michael Baumgartner

Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 6: No. 07-72-6451, Joan Pado vs. Cedar Shores Villas Condos, parties met with the judge in chambers regarding a settlement; No. 06-72-6373, Johanna Clark vs. More...

Sports

ASCS Sprints racing Saturday at Merritt

Gearing up for the season championship stretch drive, the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by Victor Reinz, will take to Merritt Speedway Saturday night. More...

BLASTING OUT

Dave Kendall blasts out of a sand trap on the 15th hole at Forest Dunes Golf Club during the final round of the 2007 Michigan Senior PGA Championship Aug. 7. More...

MORNING CATCH

Nick Price (left to right) of Belding and cousins Hanna and Jackson Price of Reed City show off their morning's catch of walleye, bass and panfish taken on the west side of Houghton Lake July 22. More...

Editorial

Give him a break!

When Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Pete Injasoulian said Monday that he wanted his annual evaluation by the Board of Education open to the public, we admittedly were baffled. More...

Agreement reached

The news that an agreement had been reached in the contract negotiations between the Houghton Lake Board of Education and the Houghton Lake Education Association took us quite off guard; we hadn't expected that news. More...

MBT: A more burdensome tax?

Last summer, the Michigan Legislature approved a voter-initiated law repealing the state's much-reviled Single Business Tax. More...

Happenings

Those were the days

Village Days 2007 was declared a huge success by co-chairman Agnes Feldman Tuesday. The Houghton Lake Area Historical Society staged its 35th annual historical celebration Friday through Sunday on the Historical Village grounds. More...

All's fair

The Roscommon County Fair's Mud Bog attracted a large crowd to the Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds Saturday afternoon. More...

'Kid Nation' comes calling

So you wanna be a staaa? More...

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