Higgins Lake News

5/12/2018 10:24:00 AM
Monroe News
Black River: Anglers targeting steelhead were casting spoons or floating spawn bags. The skid pier is in. Higgins Lake: Now that the ice is gone fishing is just getting started. The launches are open and those long-lining along the drop off were getting ...

5/10/2018 7:37:00 AM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
Firewood Facts n The region’s state parks hit hard by invasive forest pests include Hartwick Pines, Otsego Lake, South Higgins Lake and P.J. Hoffmaster. n Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore requires firewood be acquired from approved vendors. The park ...

5/10/2018 7:37:00 AM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
Firewood Facts n The region’s state parks hit hard by invasive forest pests include Hartwick Pines, Otsego Lake, South Higgins Lake and P.J. Hoffmaster. n Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore requires firewood be acquired from approved vendors. The park ...

5/7/2018 9:24:00 PM
"We are very unprepared, but we'll obviously grow as the academy proceeds," says Megan Vance, an NMU Police Academy recruit from Higgins Lake, Mich. There are 15 of them in all - 13 men and two women. All of the recruits are pre-service recruits ...

4/30/2018 5:31:00 AM
Midland Daily News
Pettyplace, who coached track at Meridian for 12 years over two stints and who now resides near Higgins Lake, said that some of those six men will probably have to miss the MCSHOF induction ceremony due to prior commitments, but they will always hold a ...

4/17/2018 1:35:00 AM
Petoskey News-Review
Beginning in 1969 he ministered as Pastor for the parishes of St. Mary in Kalkaska, St. Aloysius in Fife Lake, St. Mary in Charlevoix, the new parish to be established in Acme (which became Christ the King), St. Hubert in Higgins Lake, St. James in ...

4/16/2018 9:30:00 AM
The Daily Mining Gazette
Open to ages 12-16, the camp will take place on June 24-28 at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center on Higgins Lake. The scholarships are for $550, with $350 going to registration and $200 for travel expenses. Scholarship applications are due by May 3.

4/11/2018 7:17:00 AM
Tri-County Times
Brown, who has worked in education since 1992, accepted a superintendent position at Houghton Lake Community Schools, which is near Higgins Lake. Her last day at Linden is June 30. “I think it’s a good move for our family,” she said. At Linden ...

4/1/2018 8:36:00 AM
ROSCOMMON COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The public is invited to give their input on new general management plans for both North and South Higgins Lake state parks. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is providing an online survey until April 30.

4/1/2018 4:11:00 AM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
"The whole idea is to get them to move on." The DNR last year conducted a pilot control program that included Lake Leelanau and Crystal Lake, as well as Glen Lake and Lime Lake in Leelanau and Higgins Lake in Roscommon County. The state legislature in 2017 ...

3/31/2018 2:03:00 PM
9&10 News
The Michigan Department of Transportation says the crash took place on northbound U.S. 127, north of Higgins Lake Road exit 201. Pictures we’ve received from viewers, including the one above from Jeff Wood, show that the crash has led to traffic slowdowns.

3/27/2018 2:45:00 PM
Jeff Hurley, 34, of Prudenville, and Alexandria Foust, 19, of Cadillac, were last seen Nov. 7 in a vehicle in the Dead Stream Swamp area of Norwich Township, not far from Higgins Lake. Their vehicle was found stuck in mud and multiple personal belongings ...

3/27/2018 2:45:00 PM
Jeff Hurley, 34, of Prudenville, and Alexandria Foust, 19, of Cadillac, were last seen Nov. 7 in a vehicle in the Dead Stream Swamp area of Norwich Township, not far from Higgins Lake.

3/24/2018 1:26:00 PM
Chicago Tribune
Jordan Higgins, Lake Station, junior, guard; Jaylon Holmes, Merrillville, senior, guard; Tim Lawson, Griffith, junior, forward; Kionne Layne, Morton, senior, guard; Donta Long, Lake Station, senior, guard; Greg Milledge, Portage, senior, guard; Brock ...

3/21/2018 5:31:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Adrianne Hutchinson, 6, of Higgins Lake, decorates a cardboard structure of her own design during a program entitled “Cardboard City” at the Houghton Lake Public Library Tuesday afternoon. Hutchinson attended the event with her mother, Barbara ...

3/21/2018 5:29:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Easter events will kick off a week early, as the Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce will host the Great Egg Scramble and Bike Giveaway Saturday. The event will begin at 11 a.m. at the CRAF Center, 606 Lake St., Roscommon. You must be an online ...

3/20/2018 11:30:00 PM
Michigan State University
Keynote presentations will be given by Grenetta Thomassey, PhD, Watershed Policy Director, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council and Vicki Springstead, Chair, Higgins Lake Foundation, who will share a wealth of valuable “lessons learned” derived from many ...

3/8/2018 7:09:00 AM
Tawas, 4? Flint, Milford, Corunna, Escanaba and W. Branch, 3? Mecosta, Houghton Lake, Lake City, Petoskey, Higgins Lake, Big Rapids and Scottville, 2? Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Saginaw, East Grand Rapids, Allendale, Fremont, Charlevoix and ...

3/7/2018 5:52:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
In 1903, a team of workers under the direction of newly appointed State For­est Warden Filibert Roth pondered the stump-ridden, sandy terrain on the north shore of Higgins Lake, south of Gray­ling. You must be an online subscriber to view this story.

2/22/2018 5:23:00 PM
Efforts began last summer to when the DNR completed work on a 2-mile segment of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail at North Higgins Lake State Park, a press release stated. Plans are also in place to connect the trail to an existing fitness trail on the CCC ...

2/21/2018 10:18:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Pres­ton caught the pike at Higgins Lake on a tip-up baited with a golden shiner. (Courtesy photo) 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. Full versions of news ...

2/14/2018 7:50:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
The Higgins Lake-Roscommon area is the place to be this week­end for the annual Higgins Lake- Roscommon Chamber of Commerce WinterFest. The wintery festival will bring a host of events that will include everything from a blast of cold air while sledding ...

2/9/2018 7:03:00 AM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Dan Kubicki of Houghton Lake holds a 32-inch, 7.5-lb. northern pike he caught on Higgins Lake on a tip-up baited with a golden shiner Jan. 30. The pike won the adult division of Lyman’s Weekly Big Pike contest. (Photo courtesy of Lyman’s on the Lake ...

2/6/2018 8:35:12 PM
Higgins Lake East side, enjoy the sunsets from either the sandy beach area or the 60' deck on this 3800 square foot home. Home includes 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, high vaulted ceilings and 3 car heated garage. Home offers plenty of space for family and friends ...

2/2/2018 11:14:00 AM
Insurance News Net
Shircliff is nationally accredited to be a service officer in any state in the country. She also attends training at Higgins Lake, where the American Legion Leo Leggett Award is given. The local office was awarded for having the most claims written for the ...

2/1/2018 9:45:00 PM
9&10 News
For the next month and a half, if you catch a fish with a tag on Houghton Lake, Higgins Lake or Lake St. Helen, you could possibly win $100,000 and a new boat. Lyman’s on the Lake and the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau are hosting a fishing contest.

1/30/2018 1:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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1/24/2018 11:04:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
With a background in advertising sales and most recently as an event supervisor with the Tolfree Founda­tion, new Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tracy Pardue Smith said she is looking forward to all the ac­tivities the ...

1/22/2018 4:00:00 PM
HIGGINS LAKE -- Darlene Koyle, 73, of Higgins Lake, passed away on Jan 20, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Elaine Van Os, of Big Rapids. She is survived by three children, Scott (Ava) Hull, of Homer, Alaska, Michele (Hull) Daniels ...

1/20/2018 12:44:00 AM
Taggart stored his fleet in a 120-foot-long pole barn on Higgins Lake in Michigan, where Eb Wickes spent more than 15 years caring for the boats as the collection curator, boatwright and mechanic. The collection encompasses a host of ultra-rare runabouts ...

1/14/2018 12:43:00 AM
Ray worked as a mechanic in Lansing for Montgomery Wards and Bill Snethcamp Dodge Chrysler. In 1978 the family moved to Higgins Lake where Ray operated Ray's Auto Repair until 2001 and then returned to Lansing moving back to Roscommon in 2015. He loved old ...

1/10/2018 6:04:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Richard Kline of Shelby Township landed this long-awaited northern pike New Year’s Day on Higgins Lake. The 44-inch, 25-lb. monster was caught on a tip-up with a shiner and Swedish Pimple. Kline said he has been targeting a 40-plus pike on Higgins Lake ...

12/27/2017 6:16:52 AM
CBS Sacramento
Higgins Lake is deep and slower to freeze but worth the wait. It’s a 10,185-acre inland recreational lake with a 21-mile shoreline about 200 miles north of Detroit, right in the center of Michigan’s upper mitten. Nearby are Houghton Lake and Lake St ...

12/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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12/20/2017 7:21:00 AM
In 2015, Higgins Lake (association) hired SICON LLC using a proven control methodology, merganser brood trap and relocation. Far from being “ineffective”, swimmer's itch infection in Higgins Lake decreased more than 98 percent in three years.

12/13/2017 6:12:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Ice fishermen (left to right) Devon Hunt, 22, and Timothy Kozik, 18, both of Houghton Lake and Trevor Fos­ter, 23, of Higgins Lake, took advantage of fishable ice conditions off Houghton Lake’s Southeast Shore Dec. 10. The fishermen, who at 4 p.m. You ...

12/11/2017 9:02:00 AM
Greenville Online
Sarah Marsh, of Higgins Lake, Michigan, said something else attracted her to the state: its hospitality. "I'll be sad to leave the community of North Greenville," said Marsh who graduated Saturday with a degree in Christian studies. "When I visited ...

12/8/2017 1:50:00 PM
KCUR 89.3 FM
So, part of 'Water-Gazers' is written in response to my days at Higgins Lake. The other half is written in relationship to voyages I’ve taken at sea. I’ve really searched for water wherever and however it exists in the world. I’m very definitely a ...

12/7/2017 9:57:00 AM
Case in point: in 2015, a Higgins Lake homeowners' association received a remarkable $250,000 in state general funds to move only nine families of common merganser ducks, who they claim are the main culprits responsible for swimmer's itch. They paid a ...

12/5/2017 1:22:00 PM
9&10 News
Busted branches, downed trees and tens of thousands of people are without power across Northern Michigan. The wind is blowing hard in Houghton Lake. It reached nearly 45 miles per hour Monday night. Businesses are closed because of the power outages. In ...

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