Higgins Lake News

2/22/2018 5:23:00 PM
Record-eagle.com
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
dupontregistry.com
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
Legacy.com
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
medium.com
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
Legacy.com
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
petoskeynews.com
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
petoskeynews.com
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 ...

11/23/2017 4:00:00 PM
legacy.com
My condolences to the family.I met Joyce Frey at Great Lakes Swing Dance Club Many moons ago. She was always classy and at times a bit sassy. Very sweet lady. She allowed me a few days recuperation after surgery at the Higgins Lake cabin.

11/22/2017 5:26:00 AM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Members of Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks Lodge #1982, aided by about 20 to 30 volunteers, invite the public to attend the 15th annual Russ Graham/Matt Gro­ver Memorial Thanksgiving Day Dinner, to be held today (Thursday). Elks member Lee Prindle said Fam ...

11/22/2017 12:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/21/2017 9:07:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Lyon Township is supporting a pro­posed pilot program for mandatory boat washing on Higgins Lake to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in the lake. At its Nov. 15 regular meeting, the board voted to show support for a pilot program at ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/15/2017 5:24:00 PM
Houghton Lake Resorter
The public is invited to attend the Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks Lodge Nov. 23 for a free turkey dinner. Volunteers will again be serving food at the annual Russ Graham/Matt Grover Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner, from noon to 3 p.m. Sponsored by Houghton ...

11/12/2017 4:21:00 PM
MLive.com
"It just kind of grew on me and I stayed and did the best I could," he said. Gall and his wife, JoAnn, spend their summers on Higgins Lake and their winters in Florida. He still follows baseball, but not at the high school level. "Last year I was in ...

11/11/2017 2:09:00 PM
MLive.com
Jeff Hurley, 34, of Prudenville, and Alexandria Foust, 19, of Cadillac, were last seen Tuesday, 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, but there was no sign of ...

11/6/2017 11:47:00 PM
legacy.com
She was also preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Ilah Howe. Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughters, Kathleen (Ken) Melvin of Higgins Lake, Barbara Hardwick of Lansing; granddaughters, Jori (Chad) Keisel, Amy (Dennis) Moore, Kimberlee ...

11/2/2017 11:19:00 AM
petoskeynews.com
They hit various lures including Jigging Raps, Do-Jiggers and others. A favorite combination that we’ve employed is fishing for smelt on hook and line in Higgins Lake — eating some of the delicious little rainbow minnows — but using some of them to ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/21/2017 3:49:22 AM
Laredo Morning Times
The West Higgins Lake boating access site, in Roscommon County's Lyon Township, has reopened after a recent boat ramp replacement project, the DNR said. The project, which included replacement of the degraded boat ramp and maintenance dredging along the ...

10/21/2017 3:45:00 AM
Midland Daily News
The West Higgins Lake boating access site, in Roscommon County's Lyon Township, has reopened after a recent boat ramp replacement project, the DNR said. The project, which included replacement of the degraded boat ramp and maintenance dredging along the ...

10/18/2017 1:40:00 AM
Cadillac News
Pamela Michaelle Sanderson, 32, of Higgins Lake, was ordered to pay $500 in fines and fees after pleading guilty to operating while intoxicated. She was also sentenced to six months probation. Felipe Adolfo Paxtor-Vicente, 24, of Lake City, was ordered to ...

10/16/2017 1:36:00 PM
journals.plos.org
Concentrated samples (from 20 L to 20 mL) were collected from selected Michigan inland lakes including Klinger Lake (St. Joseph Co., MI), Au Train Lake (Alger Co., MI), Antoine Lake (Dickinson Co., MI), and Higgins Lake (Roscommon Co., MI). A total of 174 ...

10/13/2017 11:25:00 AM
Houghton Lake Resorter
Carlos Jean-Francois of Higgins Lake bagged this 10-point buck in Roscommon County Oct. 2. Jean-Francois said the buck was tracked and found about 150 yards from where it was shot with the help of Markey Township resident Joe Devins. Jean-Francois said he ...

10/11/2017 1:06:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the West Higgins Lake boating access site, which accesses Higgins Lake and is located in Lyon Township in Roscommon County, has reopened after a recent boat ramp replacement project.

10/3/2017 2:28:00 PM
9&10 News
Scarecrows are taking over Roscommon County as part of a big contest in the area! The Higgins Lake – Roscommon Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Scarecrow Mania contest. Businesses and community members created 41 scarecrows that are now displayed ...

9/29/2017 5:06:00 AM
Houghton Lake Resorter
The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently announced the Michigan Department of Natural Resources/North Higgins Lake State Park was the recipient of a $2,500 grant. The funding for this project came from one of the donor-advised funds of the ...

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