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Gladwin smokes Bobcats, 8-0

This story contains a video The Houghton Lake Girls varsity soccer squad suffered an 8-0 loss to the host Gladwin Flying G’s on May 18. The G’s were led by Melanie Smalley who recorded five goals in the victory.


Egg Hunt Experiences

This story contains a video   DECKED OUT (Left) Wearing their finest Easter clothes at the Easter egg hunt in St. Helen Saturday were Kylee Sohlden, 4, and her sister, Kamryn, 6, of the Upper Peninsula city of Houghton. They are pictured with their mother, Sarah, who said the family came to the Houghton Lake area to meet relatives from Toledo for an Easter celebration. 



This story contains a video   (Left to right) Don Maske and Manager Mike Krohn replenish a display of pastel colored plastic chairs in front of Gill-Roy’s Hardware in Prudenville Monday afternoon. Krohn said the store is bringing out its grass seed, fertilizer and other spring supplies, spurred by a week of warm weather and more in the forecast. 


Buck wrestlers end season in top eight

This story contains a video The Roscommon varsity wrestling team ended their season as one of the top eight teams in Division 3 Friday, when they were defeated by eventual state champion Richmond (63-11) during the quarterfinal round of the State Team Wrestling Tournament at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek.



This story contains a video   Current and former Cub Scouts, volunteers, leaders and families gathered Feb. 28 at Artesia Youth Park to mark the 100th year of scouting. Cub Scouts of Pack 3981 put on a show to honor the history of Scouting, and more than 20 scouting veterans and volunteers were honored. The audience was also treated to a magic show by Jacob Betts. 


Narrow Escape

Fishermen bail as Higgins Lake swallows truck

This story contains a video “It was a feeling I never want to feel again, it was like a scary movie.” That is how Paul Schepers, 50, of Evart described how he felt when his truck was stopped dead in its tracks as the ice on Higgins Lake gave way under it Friday morning. Two minutes later, his vehicle, a 1998 Dodge 1500 pickup, was lying on its roof in 38 feet of water.


Bucks wrestlers to make sixth trip to State team tournament

This story contains a video Roscommon varsity wrestling team will make their sixth trip to the State Team Wrestling Tournament after beating visitors Gladstone (44-28) and Ishpeming-Westwood (52-24) at Team Regionals Feb. 17.


HL cheerleaders soar to new heights at Cheer on the Lake

This story contains a video The Houghton Lake Bobcats dominated the annual Cheer on the Lake Invitational at home Saturday, with the varsity squad beating its all-time record and JV finishing undefeated in the regular season.


1st TUT weekend ‘outstanding’

This story contains a video By Cheryl Holladay cheryl.holladay “Outstanding. Just a great start.” That’s how Tip-up Town, U.S.A., Coordinator George Geisenhaver summarized the first weekend of the 60th anniversary event.

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