March 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Tharp places fourth at Michigan Junior Miss

After waiting for months since the local Junior Miss programs, anxious parents, friends and school personnel from throughout Michigan traveled to Alpena in the mild winter air Saturday to learn who would be named Michigan Junior Miss 2005. More...

Builder questions township on its bidding process

A Prudenville builder took Denton Township Supervisor Fred Chidester to task at the March 2 meeting, claiming inappropriate bidding procedures. More...

Commissioners, DNR to parley on complaints about lake levels

The levels of Roscommon County’s three large lakes will be the topic of a public meeting between county commissioners and Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials in Roscommon March 14. More...

Feds revive proposal for bigger post office in Rosco

The U.S. Postal Service has revived a proposal to expand or relocate the Roscommon post office. A “town meeting” on the subject is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 21 at the Roscommon Village Hall, 214 South Main St. More...

Street lights get go-ahead on Michelson

Street lights continue to be a divisive issue among Lake Township residents. More...

Road upgrades, lake access discussed at Gerrish meeting

Gerrish Township plans to accelerate its road improvement program and hopes to find “alternate means of meaningful lake access” for residents, Supervisor Greg Gaylor said at the township’s 124th annual meeting Tuesday night. More...

Snow Day 2 set for March 19 to benefit Bobcat Boosters

Houghton Lake Bobcat Boosters, in cooperation with Universyl Wrestling Enterprizes, will host Snow Day 2, a live professional wrestling fund-raiser to benefit the Houghton Lake athletic program. The event is March 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Bobcats, Bucks end season at competitive cheer regionals

Houghton Lake and Roscommon cheerleaders ended their competitive cheer season at regionals Saturday at Coopersville. The Houghton Lake Bobcats placed sixth in the 12-team field; the Roscommon Bucks placed 12th. More...

Lady Firebirds fall in tourney

The Kirtland Lady Firebirds ended their 2004-2005 basketball season with a quarterfinal loss to Lakeland Community College (Ohio), 88-67, in the NJCAA District H tournament hosted by Delta College March 4. More...

Big opening propels ’Cats to victory

The Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad was all business March 2 when they picked up their 21st win and the chance to capture the District 63 basketball title. More...

SATISFACTION

Senior Mike Blasky embraces Drogt prior to receiving his District medal. Blasky and his teammates won the second District title for the Bobcats in the past three years. Be sure to pick up a copy of this week's Resorter to get your Go Bobcats! poster. More...

TURNING THE CLAY

Houghton Lake High School senior art student Randi Mae Clayton demonstrates how to use the new manual potter's wheel the art department was able to purchase with the help of donations from the Roscommon Community Foundation's Youth Advisory Council a More...

SQUEEZING BY

Trying to get a shot by the outstretched arms of Elk Rapids' Wes Bassett (20), Houghton Lake's Brian Suchowesky (33) eyes the basket. Suchowesky scored 10 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had seven assists in the Bobcat win. More...

Special Sections

County to advertise for controller

In a 3-2 vote, Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday decided to advertise for applicants for the yet-to-be-created position of county controller. The dissenters were Commissioners Marc Milburn of Dist. More...

HLPOA may post signs listing road end rules

Signs outlining what Visiting Judge Terrence Thomas described as “the law of the land” on road end use may be posted at some Higgins Lake access points this summer. More...

Bobcats’ offense erupts in third Bobcats claim District title; Headed home to Regionals

After trailing 33-32 at the half, the Houghton Lake Bobcats exploded for 25 points in the third quarter en route to a 71-54 victory to claim the Class B District 63 basketball title. More...

DEQ not happy with fire access road

When Lake Township constructed a road for its fire department to access Old 27 from the fire barn, it may have “violated a few laws,” Supervisor Barry Poindexter reported at the February meeting. More...

Bond refinancing means drop in Gerrish-Higgins debt tax

Gerrish-Higgins School district residents will pay less in debt retirement on their 2005 summer tax bills as a result of refinancing the district’s 1995 bond issue. More...

Denton approves $4 million budget

Following a budget hearing March 2, Denton Township officials approved a $3,997,241 budget for fiscal year 2005-06. More...

Coaches, managers needed—Little League sign-up starts this Saturday

Houghton Lake Little League player registration is set for March 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Houghton Lake Middle School. There will be a drawing at 4:15 p.m. for a new glove and new bat from among all the registered athletes who attend Saturday. More...

Buck matmen set season record, fall in quarterfinals to Dundee

The Roscommon High School varsity wrestling team ended their season in State Quarterfinal action against top rated Dundee Friday, losing 48-23. But the Bucks also finished with a won-loss record of 36-5, the most single season wins in school... More...

Kirtland men end season with tourney loss

The Kirtland Firebirds ended their season Saturday with a 91-64 loss to Vincennes University (IN) at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. More...

GO GREEN!

Houghton Lake High School junior Charles Thrall (center, with face painted) helps pump up the crowd Friday night during the Bobcats' District championship victory over Grayling, 71-54. More...

WINTER'S BITE

Monday at Houghton Lake began with temperatures in the 40's and rain, but by early afternoon the temperature had fallen over 20 degrees and the roadways were becoming icy. More...

MARCH TO THE QUARTERS

The Roscommon High School varsity wrestling team brings their banner to the center of the school's gymnasium Thursday during an assembly to send the team off to the State Quarterfinal tournament at Battle Creek the next day. More...

STEPPING UP

Houghton Lake's David Blanchard (22) goes in for a lay-up over Grayling's Zach Dean (42) during the fourth quarter of the Bobcats' 71-54 win over the Vikes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22

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