Yvonne “Bonnie” Sprague, 89, of Houghton Lake passed away February 2, 2016 at The Brook Retirement Community of Houghton Lake.
She was born on March 17, 1926 in Houghton Lake to Jess and Lerita (Henry) Stanley. She grew up in Houghton Lake and attended the Old Stone School. In Harrison … MORE
Mark Martin, known as one of the best educators on fishing, is bringing his Ice Fishing Vacation/School to Houghton Lake. The Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau is sponsoring the event.
“We are pleased to accommodate Martin,” HLATB President Dave Clouse said. … MORE
Lyle Eugene Canfield II, 41, a lifetime resident of Houghton Lake, passed away Jan. 30, 2016 at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City after a brief, but intense, battle with an aggressive cancer.
He was born in Grayling on Oct. 24, 1974 to Lyle Eugene and Geneva Ann (Walker) Canfield.
Mr. … MORE
Donald Royce Barnes, 89, of Roscommon passed away Jan. 30, 2016 at his home.
He was born in Manton on March 16, 1926 to Lester Lloyd and Vera Alma (Tidey) Barnes. He married Vivian Marie (Crawford) July 2, 1948 in Manton. They resided in Roscommon since 1950.
Mr. Barnes retired … MORE
Orville Kenneth Young, 82, of Houghton Lake passed away January 28, 2016 at Horizon Senior Living, of St. Helen.
He was born on November 9, 1933 in Clayton Township, Genesee County, to Kenneth and Kathryn (Marz) Young. He served in the Navy Reserves from 1951 through 1954.
He was employed … MORE
LaVelle Kepler, 90, of Houghton Lake passed away January 27, 2016 at Hilltop Manor Healthcare Center, in Roscommon.
She was born on October 2, 1925 in Bengal, Oklahoma to John and Verda (Rian) Taylor. On April 23, 1943 she and George Kepler were united in marriage at Houghton Lake.
Mrs. … MORE
ROSCOMMON–Roscommon Area Public Schools board members were honored during the varsity boys basketball game Jan. 15. Student council members presented them with a mug and certificate. Pictured (l-r) Student Council President Jim Gee, Board President Kim Morley, Treasurer Todd Jansen, … MORE
COUNTY–This year North Central Area Credit Union, instead of doing its Cookies for Santa Challenge, changed it up for some fun to Hoarding for the Holidays. Each branch was encouraged to hit a goal of $1000 or more to benefit local … MORE
ROSCOMMON–Roscommon County Community Foundation Executive Director, Suzanne Luck, presented a $9,375.08 check to the Roscommon Area District Library last month. The funds came from the RADL Building Fund of RCCF.
Pictured (from left) are Dan Fishel (Library Trustee), … MORE
Community members joined together Jan. 13 to discuss their thoughts on what subjects MSU Extension should focus on.
By Theresa Ekdom
ROSCOMMON – Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) is looking for feedback from the public to identify the issues … MORE