Houghton Lake News

2/24/2018 10:17:00 PM
The County Press
HOUGHTON LAKE — Jason Kokaly of Grand Blanc was fishing Houghton Lake in August 2017 when he caught a 19-and one-half-inch smallmouth bass in the 2017-18 Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s Catch Us If You Can fishing contest. Thank you so much reading ...

2/24/2018 5:42:00 PM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
Grayling (11-8, 8-6 Lake Michigan): Justin Nicholas 24 points; Trey Moffit 10 points. UP NEXT: The Vikings are at Houghton Lake, Tuesday. Kalkaska (15-5, 9-4 Lake Michigan): Makenzie Wilkinson 25 points, 13 rebounds (658 career, all-time Kalkaska leader ...

2/23/2018 8:23:00 PM
Boys: 1. Rogers City 3,874; 2. Westwood 3,765; 3. Houghton Lake 3,530; 4. Bellaire 3,264; 7. Elk Rapids 3,113; 9. Traverse City Christian 2,934; 10. Glen Lake 2,786; 13. Traverse City St. Francis 2,364. Girls: 1. Rogers City 3,334; 2. Oscoda 3,139 ...

2/22/2018 9:32:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Clara Robinson, 4, of Houghton Lake, holds a 25.5- inch northern pike she caught on Houghton Lake Feb. 13. Robinson was fishing off the lake’s South Shore when the four-pounder took a golden shiner on a tip-up. (Photo courtesy of Lyman’s on the Lake ...

2/22/2018 8:35:00 PM
The Alpena News
The Braves would have liked to have seen more games like their 74-66 win over Houghton Lake. Tawas played its best game offensively, shooting and movement-wise. Michael Anderson led the Braves in scoring in addition to receiving support from Owen Irvin and ...

2/22/2018 11:49:00 AM
Clare County Review
Stats were not provided at press time. On Thursday, Feb. 15 the Lady Hornets lost a home Jack Pine Conference game with Houghton Lake, 58-57. Alexys Carlstrom led the team with 23 points, Baylee Mashue netted nine, Erika Cullen added eight, Sara Gillespie ...

2/22/2018 7:12:00 AM
Petoskey News-Review
A number of Northern Michigan businesses have sponsored the event. Three tattoo parlors have sponsored, Dark Horse in Houghton Lake, Electric Chair Tattoo in Bay City and Paragon Ink in Gaylord. Paragon Ink has offered free tattoo work to be raffled off.

2/21/2018 5:29:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
The Houghton Lake Community Band will perform a concert that Band Director David Kolmodin calls “a musi­cal taste of everything” at the Houghton Lake High School Auditorium Feb. 26, beginning at 7 p.m. You must be an online subscriber to view this story.

2/20/2018 10:46:00 AM
Iosco County News-Herald
TAWAS CITY – Tawas Area survived a heavy dose of foul trouble and a late Houghton Late surge on Monday, Feb. 12, allowing the Braves boys basketball team to pick up a late season 74-66 home victory. “We shot the ball really well, when you do that, it ...

2/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Cadillac Evening News
It will go on the ballot in May. Some Missaukee County voters will be asked to decide a Houghton Lake Community Schools bond proposal. The Missaukee County Commission on Aging and the Conservation District are both up for renewals in August. A county-wide ...

2/15/2018 3:23:00 PM
9&10 News
“February 17 and 18 is Free Fishing Weekend and what that means is that’s the time when the DNR promotes fishing in Michigan,” said Kurt Beachnau from Lyman’s on the Lake in Houghton Lake. “So it’s a great opportunity for somebody who might ...

2/14/2018 7:50:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
An 89-year-old Houghton Lake woman was killed in a car crash that oc­curred Feb. 7 on West Emery Road in Roscommon Township. According to a Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office report, Mildred M. Av­ery was driving eastbound near Duke Drive when her Ford ...

2/14/2018 3:36:00 AM
Cadillac Evening News
HOUGHTON LAKE — Free throws down the stretch made all the difference. Northern Michigan Christian made 11 of 12 shots from the line late in the game and beat Houghton Lake 56-50 in overtime in a non-conference girls basketball game Tuesday night.

2/12/2018 6:35:00 PM
Petoskey News-Review
Alpena, Houghton Lake, Sault Ste. Marie, Gaylord and West Branch all stood behind their season-to-date averages for total snowfall as of Monday, Feb. 12. “The difference noted between these numbers really has to do with the lake-effect snow,” said ...

2/12/2018 11:37:00 AM
She then attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. On Feb. 5, 1966, Vanice wed Walt “Tug” Gurthrie in Houghton Lake, Mich. Early in her marriage, she worked as a bookkeeper at Castle Enterprises and later at Sauder Manufacturing in Stryker ...

2/11/2018 2:33:00 PM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
Century 21 Northland serves customers from offices in Traverse City, Suttons Bay, Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Empire, Northport, Beulah, Elk Rapids, Old Mission Peninsula, Roscommon, Houghton Lake and Grayling. The company is locally owned by Brad Platt ...

2/10/2018 8:48:00 AM
Michigan. Here’s how much snow is on the ground Sat. AM: 3? E. Tawas, Luzerne and Glennie, 4? Alpena and Detour Village, 5? Houghton Lake, Harrisville, Standish and Green Gardens, 6? Big Rapids, St. Ignace and Moran, 7? Scottville ...

2/9/2018 7:33:00 AM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Houghton Lake Ambu­lance personnel have access to monitors that can transmit vital information while en route to the hospital. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 4 weeks.

2/7/2018 8:16:00 PM
Highs will be from 12 to 25 degrees. Wind will gust to 20 mph. Thursday night south of a line from Manistee to Cadillac to Houghton Lake you could see widespread snow...and travel will be slower because of it. The farther south you are in the southern ...

2/7/2018 3:41:00 PM
Upper Michigans Source
In addition to football, he competes on the Generals Track team. Marvin will be pursuing a degree in Business. Shawn McKinley - Houghton Lake High School (Mich.) - Head Coach Joe Holloway Shawn was a stand out on both side of the ball on offensive and ...

2/7/2018 3:01:00 PM
9&10 News
The deadly crash happened on Emery Road, just east of Old 27 in Houghton Lake, close to Duke Drive. The undersheriff says the 89-year-old woman lost control of her car and hit a tree. She later died at the scene. Her dog in the car survived, and was taken ...

2/6/2018 8:18:00 PM
Midland Daily News
HOUGHTON LAKE — A slow start proved costly for Meridian’s girls’ basketball team on Tuesday. The Mustangs fell behind 12-1 after one quarter, and despite battling back over the final three quarters dropped a 41-34 decision at Houghton Lake.

2/6/2018 9:51:00 AM
Pleasant, Lowell, Paw Paw, Alma, St. Johns, Hastings and Alpena, 5? Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Wayland, Ada, Mecosta. Houghton Lake, Eaton Rapids and Lake City, 6? Oshtemo, East G.R., W. Cloud, Big Rapids, Charlevoix, Gladwin, 7? Saranac, Wyoming ...

2/2/2018 10:35:00 PM
Midland Daily News
SANFORD — Meridian’s boys’ basketball team cruised to a 63-39 Jack Pine Conference victory over Houghton Lake on Friday. The Mustangs led by six points after one quarter and gradually pulled away to improve to 12-2 overall and 9-1 in the Jack Pine.

2/2/2018 8:02:00 PM
9&10 News
A northern Michigan vape shop is one of four across the country suing the FDA. Moose Jooce in the towns of Lake and Houghton Lake is suing the FDA over regulations they say are in violation of their First Amendment rights. It centers on FDA regulations ...

2/2/2018 5:00:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Mason Beaver, 11, Houghton Lake, caught this 24 1/2-inch walleye on Houghton Lake Jan. 21, while he was fishing with his grandfather, Tom Sohn. He was jigging when he caught the lunker. (Courtesy photo) You must be an online subscriber to view this story.

2/2/2018 1:44:00 PM
In E Michigan, Flint has had 43.9?, Detroit 31.7? and Saginaw only 17.6?. Northern Lower MI: Alpena has had only 29.7? and Houghton Lake 26.9?. In the U.P. Painesdale tops the list at 218.3?, Tamarack is right behind with 214.3 ...

1/31/2018 8:25:00 PM
Midland Daily News
BEAVERTON — Houghton Lake beat Beaverton 38-33 on Wednesday in Jack Pine Conference boys’ basketball. Dan Breault scored nine points for Beaverton. “We just couldn’t make a shot,” Beaverton coach Roy Johnston said. “If you don’t make shots ...

1/31/2018 12:59:00 PM
Police are investigating after a boy died from a gunshot wound. It happened shortly before midnight on Jan. 27 in Houghton Lake. Police responded to the scene and tended to the boy until EMS arrived, the Denton Township Police Department said. The boy was ...

1/30/2018 10:26:00 PM
Midland Daily News
HOUGHTON LAKE -- Beaverton's girls' basketball team had just enough gas to get to the finish line on Tuesday. The Beavers held off a late charge by host Houghton Lake to earn a 55-53 Jack Pine Conference victory. The win improves Beaverton to 11-4 overall ...

1/30/2018 3:23:00 PM
"The area is fairly close (to normal)," Gillen said. "Just for comparison, Alpena is 18 inches below normal, Gaylord is 18 inches below normal and Houghton Lake is 16 inches below normal. "We had quite a bit of snow there in December and that helped out ...

1/30/2018 11:43:00 AM
The Times Herald
That storm dumped record 24-hour snowfalls of 16.1 inches at Grand Rapids and 15.4 inches at Houghton Lake. Muskegon had a total 30 inches during the two days of the blizzard, according to the National Weather Service. Snowfalls weren't as heavy over ...

1/29/2018 4:01:00 PM
"He loved Davison," she said. "He was a Davison guy through and through." However, it was on a trip to the Houghton Lake area that Soper met the love of his life. During a gathering at the Music Box, Soper asked Marjorie Ann Milkovich to cut a rug on the ...

1/28/2018 9:05:00 PM
9&10 News
Another festival has come to end, leaving behind memories and a busy two weeks for businesses. Tip Up Town USA brings thousands of people to Houghton Lake every year. A welcomed rush of travelers during what is typically a slow season. “We’ve been ...

1/26/2018 7:45:00 PM
Midland Daily News
HOUGHTON LAKE — A strong start from the Gladwin boys’ basketball team went to waste on Friday in a Jack Pine Conference game at Houghton Lake. The Flying G’s took an 18-13 advantage after one quarter, but the Bobcats outscored Gladwin in each of the ...

1/26/2018 11:28:00 AM
Click On Detroit
Record 24 hour snowfall totals from the storm included, 16.1 inches at Grand Rapids, 15.4 inches at Houghton Lake and 12.2 at Dayton, OH. Snowfalls for the entire storm (25-27th) included a whopping 30.0 inches at Muskegon (some of which was Lake Michigan ...

1/26/2018 6:17:00 AM
HARRISON, MI-- A 52-year-old Houghton Lake man faces a terrorism charge that he threatened to shoot up a college. Norman Davis threatened to commit a shooting at Mid Michigan Community College in Harrison about 4 p.m. on Jan. 24, according to Clare County ...

1/26/2018 12:46:00 AM
Midland Daily News
GLADWIN -- Gabby Airbets scored 15 points to lead Gladwin over Houghton Lake 52-45 in Jack Pine Conference girls' basketball on Thursday, making the Flying G's 9-0 in the JPC. Brenna Hover scored 10 points, Brooke Marsrow added nine points, Erin Shearer ...

1/24/2018 11:04:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
The 2018 Ice Fishing Contest, hosted by the Houghton Lake Lake Association (HLLA), attracted a nice mess of fish the first weekend of Tip-up Town. Walleye Single You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full version of this story will be ...

1/24/2018 9:16:00 PM
Midland Daily News
“Finishing in the top two is not a gimme.” Beaverton, which picked up a 72-6 victory over Houghton Lake before falling to Gladwin, finished 3-2 in JPC dual meets and is still in contention. Meridian finished 4-1. “We’re not sitting in a bad place ...

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