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Officials file ballot response to recall

The four Markey Township officials targeted for recall have filed their responses to the recall proposals which will appear on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.   More...

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News

Man critical after accident

A 73-year-old Gladwin man is in critical condition after a Sept. 23 accident in Nester Township.   More...

Board approves three-year support personnel contract

During a meeting with a full agenda, the Houghton Lake Board of Education approved a contract with the Houghton Lake Educational Support Personnel Association (HLESPA) Monday. More...

LOOKING IT OVER

Roscommon County Road Commission Manager Tim O’Rourke (center) talks to county and township officials about road improvements made on Reserve South in Denton Township during the road commission& More...

Business

Test drive equals cash for RHS

Test driving a 2011 Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle on Oct. 6 could equal up to $6,000 for Roscommon High School.   More...

LaBranche new owner of Curves

Curves of Houghton Lake, 1840 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), will host a grand reopening Oct. 4-5. Scheduled are drawings for prizes, games and refreshments. Free membership months, T-shirts and bags will be given away. More...

WAL-BUILT PERFORMANCE

Wallace Snyder is the owner of Wal-Built Performance, which opened recently at 1010 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) in Prudenville. More...

Letters to the Editor

Township board works for public

“You are not the public” was a statement made by Larry Hagerty, our Markey Township Supervisor, at a special board meeting with the fire department Sept. 22. More...

No crime committed

It’s a shame that a citizen of Markey Township cannot sign his or her name on a letter to the editor for fear of retribution from the township board. More...

Objects to adoption of fire ordinance 49

I was not going to write a letter to the editor. But after the special board meeting held Sept. 22, I felt the need. People who attended, other than two people, were in objection to adopting Fire Ordinance No. 49. More...

Religion & Family

Ferguson, Oliver to marry

Jennifer Lynn Ferguson of North Carolina and Jason Robert Oliver of Houghton Lake announce their engagement to be married.   The bride-elect is the daughter of Carolyn Ferguson and Ronald Ferguson, both of North Carolina. More...

Son, Zane, born to Loy, Lambert

Scott Loy and Sarah Lambert of Montana announce the birth of their son, Zane Thomas Martin Loy. The baby was born Aug. 26, 2010, in Montana weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces. This is the couple’s first child. More...

Randall, Sullivan plan Playhouse wedding

Melissa Jo Randall and Christopher Alan Sullivan announced their engagement to be married. They plan to exchange vows at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse Oct. 9, 2010, with Barry Brown of St. Helen officiating.   More...

Education

LUNAR HABITATS

(Above) Houghton Lake Middle School sixth and seventh grade students in Mrs. More...

Spirit Days events lead to RHS homecoming

A full week of Spirit Days will lead up to Roscommon High School’s 2010 Homecoming, scheduled for Oct. 8.   Monday will be “Comfy Cozy” and “Stoplight” (yellow, red and green) Day. More...

COOR, Kirtland hope to save program for gifted students

Officials of COOR Intermediate School District and Kirtland Community College are looking for ways to continue a program that allows eighth graders who do well on a college level test to take classes at KCC.   More...

Markey approves fire ordinance

Markey Township officials Sept. 22 approved an ordinance governing the fire department and despite strong differences of opinion, the firefighters will work under it. More...

Richfield supervisor resigns

Jerry Campbell’s tumultuous tenure as Richfield Township Supervisor has come to an end.   More...

Lost hunter spends night in woods

A Markey Township man who paddled up the Cut River Monday morning to go grouse hunting, finally made his way out of the woods Tuesday afternoon, after prompting a search effort by officers from the Michigan State Police and Department of Natural Res More...

Spirit week leads up to Houghton Lake Homecoming

The student body of Houghton Lake High School is celebrating Spirit Week in anticipation of Friday’s Homecoming Game against the Farwell Eagles. This year’s theme is Caribbean Cruise. 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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 21:   Christopher L. More...

83rd District Court

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

Sports

SIGNALING STOP

As senior Randi Kaminski (32) continues carrying the ball upfield, sophomore Gabby Csapo (54) holds her flag to signal the end of the play during the annual 32nd Annual Powder Puff Football Game at Ho More...

Jaguar homecoming Saturday

The Houghton Lake Jaguars eighth grade squad fell to the Harrison Hornets 28-0 during their season home opener Sept. 25 at Bobcat Stadium. More...

Soccer ’Cats earn first victory over Falcons in six years

The Houghton Lake High School varsity soccer squad defeated the Ogemaw Heights Falcons on the road 2-1 Tuesday night, the first Bobcat victory over the Falcons in the past six years. More...

Editorial

Enjoying their pursuits

Our Opinion

The hand written note said that a man who used to work at the Resorter had stopped by and wanted to talk about when he worked at the Resorter back in the 1940s. More...

With hope from God, I can face tomorrow

“The CT scan showed no change,” my oncologist said as he strode into the examining room last July.   More...

Outdoors

Archery deer season opens here Oct. 1

Archery deer season opens statewide from Oct. 1 to Nov. 14, then reopens after the firearm deer season for late archery hunting Dec. 1 to Jan. 1.   More...

11-POINTER

Skylar Davis bagged this 11-point buck Sept. 25 during the youth hunt just before 8 p.m. It had a 15.5” spread. Davis was hunting in Lakeview when he took the shot at a 150 yards. More...

FIRST DEER

Devin Viera, 12 1/2, of Flint, shot his first deer Sept. 25 during the annual youth hunt. Viera used a 30-30 rifle to shoot the 180 pound doe. More...

Happenings

HERE’S TO YOU

Houghton Lake Yacht Club Commodore Dick Scheufler and Treasurer Mary Heimbuch (right) present a check for $200 to Cecilia Martin of Project Help Our People Eat, one of the local and national organizat More...

Suicide awareness walk slated Oct. 9

A Suicide Awareness Walk will be held Oct. 9 at Roscommon Elementary School. Sponsored by the Crawford Roscommon Suicide Prevention Coalition, the walk will begin at 10 a.m.   More...

RUNNIN’ IN THE RAIN

Run got started in the rain Sept. 25 on Houghton View Drive (Iroquois) with 16 runners and walkers. More...

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