July 7, 2011 RSS feed / Outdoors

HOUGHTON LAKE’S ‘BEST FRIEND’

  The Houghton Lake Improvement Board’s original secretary and representative from Roscommon Township, Dick Pastula, was honored with the presentation of two plaques at the board’s regular meeting June 28 at Roscommon Township Hall. More...

Walters out-shoots wife for Governor’s Trophy - Free Access

“I finally won one,” said competitive rifleman Ron Walters of Houghton Lake, who took the Governor’s Trophy during 1,000-yard black powder competition at Camp Grayling June 25 and 26. More...

Fly-in takes off despite weather

Although Saturday’s weather proved problematic for pilots trying to attend the EAA Chapter 1259 Fly-in at the Houghton Lake State Airport, over 250 visitors still showed up, according to Chapter President Roger Chism. More...

BIG CATCH

  Alyssa Gross, 13 of Greenfield, IN, caught this 2 and 1/2 pound, 14” crappie while fishing with her grandfather, Randy Miller of Higgins Lake. More...

LITTLE WHITE ONE

  Shirley Dettloff of Markey Township spotted this albino chipmunk in her back yard on June 29, and invited him over for popcorn. More...

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