April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

STING nabs one, seeks others after heroin bust

Information gained during the arrest of Bradley J. More...

Board signs Murphy for three years

In preparation for the retirement of Superintendent Pete Injasoulian, the Houghton Lake Board of Education finalized the superintendent search process Monday at its regular meeting. More...

Special Sections

News

Richfield seeks to add roads to county ORV ordinance

The Richfield Township Board Tuesday night voted, 4-1, to request that five sections of road be added to routes open to off-road vehicle traffic under Roscommon County's ORV ordinance. More...

O'Neil to appear for two preliminary hearings April 28

A Houghton Lake man charged in connection with the death of a one-yearold boy will face two preliminary examinations on felony charges April 28. Bradley J. More...

Driver flees on foot after accident

A Houghton Lake man was arrested and cited on multiple charges after he fled the scene of an accident on M-55 in Roscommon Township April 19. Roscommon County Sheriff's deputies said a vehicle driven by Eric C. More...

Business

KFC unveils Kentucky Grilled

Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants at Houghton Lake and around northern Michigan have announced a second secret recipe has been added to their menus- Kentucky Grilled Chicken. More...

Assumed names

Feb. 13-April 16 The following people recently filed certificates of doing business under assumed names with the Roscommon County Clerk (includes renewals): David Rohraff: Apple Tree Lane, Roscommon. Connie Walenski: Cute Kutz Dog Groomer, St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Recycling questioned

Help us to understand. So many of us try to do the right thing and recycle, or do we? More...

RCRC should honor agreement

Cease, Barta, fini. Enough is enough. Whatever happened to the democratic process? It seems that this has become an alien notion in Roscommon County, at least when it concerns the road commission. More...

Home care volunteers log over 3,500 hours of service

I wish to take the opportunity during National Volunteer Recognition Month to publicly thank the astounding individuals who generously give their time to provide volunteer services for MidMichigan Home Care. More...

Health

Winners Circle' gallery to open; area artist's paintings among works

The Winners Circle Art Gallery will celebrate its grand opening as artists participate in the Watershed Art Project's Spring Art Walk Saturday in Grayling. More...

SURPASSING GOAL

The goal of collecting 48 pints of blood was surpassed by 11 pints Monday as the Houghton Lake High School Student Senate sponsored its third Red Cross blood drive of the school year. More...

Hospice of Helping Hands celebrates volunteer week, seeks volunteers

Hospice of Helping Hands' volunteers gathered at a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Quality Inn in West Branch to celebrate National Volunteer Week on April 16th. More...

Happenings

DERBY WINNERS

(Top) The Roscommon Pack 3944, Pinewood Derby was held March 27 at Roscommon High School with Bailey Perialas taking the top spot. More...

Roscommon Rotary plans 'Mardi Gras' spring auction

Roscommon Rotary is hosting its 22nd annual Spring Auction May 9 at 6 p.m. at the Roscommon Knights of Columbus Hall. More...

TUT float renovation fund-raiser planned

A fund-raiser dinner will be held to benefit the renovation of the Tip-up Town float. The dinner is scheduled for April 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Booner's Food Plot and Watering Hole, Prudenville. More...

Denboer indicted on money laundering, tax fraud charges

Robert Denboer Jr., who owned and operated Denboer Accountants, Inc., at Houghton Lake, was indicted April 23 on charges including money laundering and filing false forms with the Internal Revenue Service, according to a press release issued by the U More...

Trimesters to stay at HLHS

Houghton Lake High School students and staff will continue on a trimester schedule for the 2009-10 school year. More...

Exhibitors flocking to Rosco Biz Expo

More than 80 exhibitors will show what their community has to offer in the first Roscommon Business Expo, scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m. April 30 at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. More...

Ekdom, McIntosh and Mitchell lead RHS scholars

Three girls lead the Roscommon High School Class of 2009 academically, school officials announced this week. Emily Ekdom and River McIntosh are co-valedictorians, and Stephanie Mitchell is salutatorian. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Rosommon: Vanessa L. More...

Sports

Branch leads Bucks to JPC wins at White Deer

Golfers from Houghton Lake, Roscommon and Clare were met with less than perfect weather conditions at White Deer Country Club Tuesday afternoon, but rain, wind, cold and an occasional snowflake didn't keep their top players from turning in good rou More...

Coach seeks sponsorships, scholarships for campers

As a result of the slumping economy and recognizing that many families are struggling financially, basketball coach Mark Vick is working to make his annual summer basketball camp free of charge. More...

Inexperience works against Bobcat kickers with Coyotes

Inexperience in new positions worked against the Houghton Lake High School varsity soccer team against Reed City, Monday night, where the Bobcats lost 6-0. More...

Editorial

Cheshire Cat

The news clip Monday night of California Governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger saying he would do anything to help GM and the auto industry in Michigan through commercials he was willing to do free was almost too much. More...

Faith may influence election in India

More than 700 million voters began going to the polls last week in India, the world's largest democracy. More...

Bravo!

The cast of last weekend's "The Music Man" performance during the Spring Follies at Houghton Lake High School certainly provided their audiences with a tremendous production. More...

Religion & Family

Twins born to Perlmans

Kenny and Amy Perlman of Cumming, GA, are the parents of identical twin boys, Matthew Walter, born weighing 3.14 pounds, and James Edwin, born weighing 4 pounds. The twins were born Feb. 26, 2009, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA. More...

Third son born to Gibbonses

Amanda and Patrick Gibbons of Prudenville announce the birth of their third son, Owen Patrick. Born April 13, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Grayling, the baby weighed 7 pounds, 13.4 ounces. More...

MILITARY NEWS

Chesney finishes basic training U.S. Air Force Airman Timothy L. Chesney Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. More...

Education

HLHS parents, teachers to meet

Houghton Lake High School will host its third trimester parent-teacher conferences April 27 from 4 - 7 p.m. in the high school gym. All parents are being invited and urged to attend. More...

PREPARING FOR COMPETITION

Our Lady of the Lake School kindergarten students Alesia Rochon, Elaina Britvec, Danny Silva, Kyle Barnes, Dominick Burkett, Lucy Haggart and Michael Silva (left to right) gather around their science fair experiment on rust. More...

Roscommon out-quizzed in overtime

Defending champion Roscommon was defeated in overtime last Wednesday on CMU Public Television's "Quiz Central." The Bucks were bested by Ithaca, 130-120, in overtime in the White Division Championship. More...

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