March 31, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Putting one over April Fool’s challenge

Although the calendar says spring began March 20, in northern Michigan, the season typically begins in earnest in April (if we’re lucky). It’s a month that begins with April Fool’s Day and ends with the opening of trout season. More...

Rosco Twp. closes on lakefront lot

Roscommon Township officials expected to close on the purchase of lakefront property Wednesday after the Resorter went to press. More...

Contestants sought for Miss St. Helen pageant

Girls from the St. Helen area who attend high school at Houghton Lake or Roscommon may apply for the Miss St. Helen contest to be held May 7 at St. Helen Elementary School. More...

Last ORV defendant sentenced

The third of three defendants charged in connection with the thefts of several off-road vehicles and trailers valued between $80,000 to $100,000 was sentenced in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, by Judge Michael Baumgartner. David M. More...

State fishing guide lists rule changes

State recreation officials are reminding Michigan anglers that copies of the 2005 Michigan Fishing Guide are available at more than 1,700 license dealers and at many Department of Natural Resources offices statewide. More...

Kirtland cagers earn team, league honors

Members of Kirtland’s women’s and men’s basketball teams earning team and league awards were honored at the annual Firebirds’ Winter Sports Banquet March 20 at the Kirtland Community College Student Center. More...

CHICKS IN SCHOOL

Dani Pacella, a third grader in Mrs. Aluia's class at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School, cradles one of 19 chicks she and her classmates saw hatch recently. More...

FIREBIRDS PROMOTE FITNESS

Members of the Kirtland Lady Firebirds basketball team took some time out to promote a healthy lifestyle to students in the Houghton Lake Middle School during the Houghton Lake school system's Health and Fitness Week, March 21-25. More...

Mary Dell Fox

Mary Dell Fox, 83, of Houghton Lake, died March 28, 2005 at her home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 31, at 11 a.m. at Christler Funeral Home-Houghton Lake Chapel. More...

Bonnie L. Lux

Bonnie L. Lux, 72, Prudenville, died March 27, 2005. Christler Funeral Home–Prudenville Chapel handled the arrangements. A service is planned for Thursday, March 31, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Denton Township Cemetery. More...

Special Sections

Richfield cuts personnel, ups spending on maintenance

The Richfield Township Board plans to spend less on personnel and more on maintaining facilities under budgets adopted Saturday morning. More...

Three still hospitalized following Rosco fire; Fifteen Hilltop residents treated

Three people remained in downstate hospitals Wednesday morning after a fire forced evacuation of part of the Hilltop Manor Health Care Center in Roscommon early Saturday. More...

‘Ask the trooper’ to begin soon

Michigan State Police Tpr. Scott Bates, post community services officer for Houghton Lake Post 75, will soon begin writing a question-and-answer column for the Resorter. More...

Accused robber enters plea

A Prudenville man has entered a guilty plea in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, in connection to the March 15 armed robbery at Bearly Used Resale, M-55, Prudenville. Philip C. Pylman, 34, waived preliminary examination on charges of armed robbery,... More...

DNR cites progress in bovine TB fight

Testing in 2004 on white-tailed deer shows that much progress toward eradication of bovine TB in the wildlife population has been made, according to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources study. More...

SPRING TRADITION

Rita Fay, 73, (driving tractor) waits for granddaughter Leann, 15, to empty a bucket of maple sap on the Fay Farm in section 9 of Lyon Township last week. More...

SUCCESSFUL SECOND TRIP

Kyle Loos, 7, of Beal City, caught this 33-in, 8-pound Northern Pike Feb. 5 on Houghton Lake. It was Loos' second fishing trip and he landed it while fishing with his dad, Matt, and grandfather, Frank Loos of Houghton Lake. More...

Patricia J. Fettig-Vora

Patricia J. Fettig-Vora, 56, Wayland Township, died March 28, 2005. A prayer service will be held April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Archer, Hampel & Kubiak Funeral Home, Wayland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 1 p.m. More...

Marlene D. Schroeder

Marlene D. Schroeder, 73, St. Helen, died March 27, 2005, at her home. Pastor Ken Peterson will officiate a service April 2 at 1 p.m. at St. Helen Community Baptist Church, St. Helen. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service. 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
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

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