Elizabeth M. Joki, 59, of Houghton Lake passed away at her home January 28, 2015.
Elizabeth was born on May 17, 1955 in Jackson to Robert and Shirley (Moline) Trolz. She earned her associates degree in Mechanics and was employed as a bookkeeper in the recreational automotive business. She also … MORE
By Deborah I. Gouin
The Pines Theatre in Houghton Lake in 1949 shortly before the trophy room was added to the east end of the building. When the highway was widened the marquee stood very close to M-55. When Ruby … MORE
ROSCOMMON- The first in a series of children’s workshops was recently held at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. Kitchen Chemicals and Slippery Slimes was the theme for the Jan. 10 workshop.
The workshops are presented by the Roscommon Recreation Authority and MSU Extension. Other themes include Electronics/Legos, Art/Beads, the Magic … MORE
By Lindy Peterson
GERRISH TOWNSHIP-Located on the southwest shores of Higgins Lake is the Gerrish Township Community Park and Marina. Recently, an indoor ice skating facility opened here and is free to the public.
“It’s open and ready for use,” says Mary Link who serves as the Gerrish Twp. Trustee. … MORE
By Theresa Boggs
HOUGHTON LAKE – Chess is an ancient game of of tactics, strategy, and intelligence believed to have originated in the Gupta Empire of Eastern India during the 6th century AD. Once called Chaturańga, meaning “four divisions”, this … MORE
ROSCOMMON–The Roscommon Downtown Development Authority has presented the final donation of $75,000 of a $300,000 pledge commitment to the building project of the Roscommon Area District Library over the last four years.
Visit the library website at www.roscommonlibrary.org for more information on programs and events.
If you are interested in … MORE
HOUGHTON LAKE–Author Rod Glodoski, leading national expert on bullying, substance abuse and resiliency will speak at the Houghton Lake High School Auditorium Feb 4.
Parent Program Flyer for Ron Glodowski
By Tereasa Nims
ROSCOMMON – After three months and one week, village manager Bill Bohlen faces a bittersweet moment of leaving a village he has fallen in love with to take a job for the betterment of his family.
Bohlen leaves his post as village administrator Feb. 17, to head … MORE
Orville Elwood Czykoski Jr., 72, of Houghton Lake passed away January 23, 2015 at King Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre.
Orville was born on March 12, 1942 in East Jordan to Orville and Lydia (Peters) Czykoski. He graduated from Vanderbilt High School.
Mr. Czykoski was employed as a foreman for East … MORE
Robert “Bob” Kepler, 86, of Prudenville passed away January 19, 2015 at Grayling Mercy Hospital.
Bob was born on December 24, 1928 in Houghton Lake Heights to John and Hazel (Slingerland) Kepler. He graduated in 1947 from the Old Stone School in Houghton Lake. He married Valerie Bowden on August … MORE