April 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Foreign lottery scams should send ‘red flag’

When Prudenville resident Linda Eckstorm received a notice that she had won “Euro millions” it seemed too good to be true. And it was. More...

Police subdue Gerrish man after stand-off

Several Gerrish Township families were evacuated from their homes April 1 during a 4 1/2-hour stand-off in which a man threatened police officers before being taken into custody. More...

HLHS Marching Band to embark on road trip Tuesday

The Houghton Lake High School Marching Band will leave Michigan for New York, NY, April 12. The six-day trip will incorporate many sites and sounds of the Big Apple. On the band’s itinerary is a performance at South Street Seaport. More...

Despite setbacks– Resource council helping with lake, river projects

A rare agreement between the Higgins Lake Property Owners Association and the Higgins Lake Civic Association was not enough to bring a proposed erosion control project to fruition. More...

Township takes ownership of former lakefront resort

After waiting for months with its “back-up” offer on the table, Roscommon Township officials closed on the purchase of the former Mitchell property March 30. More...

Quest seeking golfers for league play

The Quest is looking for players for three golf leagues set to begin the first week of May. A Wednesday night couples league will begin May 4 and end Aug. 21. A meeting for the couples league will be held April 27 at 5 p.m. More...

Spearman, Burmester named to Times’ ‘Dream Team’

Basketball honors for Roscommon County hoopsters have poured in after successful seasons by both Roscommon and Houghton Lake. More...

83RD SPRING...

Mike Rabideau of Houghton Lake re-creates a scene which might have been photographed in 1922 as he pilots his '22 Ford Model T roadster on Riley Road last week. More...

LANDLOCKED FISHERMAN

Chad Booth, 6, of Houghton Lake was having a lot of fun, but not catching many fish as he "practice fished" off his family's boat during Monday afternoon's mild weather. More...

GETTING STARTED

New Houghton Lake High School Boys Track Coach Chris Sura starts pairs of runners during the second day of outdoor track practice at Bobcat Field Tuesday. This year's boys team has 15 members, while the girls will field 14. More...

Special Sections

Write-ins to decide one HL board seat in May election

One of two Houghton Lake Board of Education positions on the May 3 school election ballot will be filled by a write-in candidate. The four candidates who filed nominating petitions by the Feb. 8 deadline are competing for two four-year terms. More...

Two Hilltop evacuees die

Two residents who were evacuated from a smoke-filled wing of Roscommon’s Hilltop Manor Health Care Center March 26 died this week. The obituary of Myla Wing, 93, is on page A3 of this week’s Resorter. Mrs. More...

Cowing helps lead ‘Green Initiatives’

South Higgins Lake State Park Manager Eric Cowing is part of a committee which is promoting increased use of environmentally-friendly products in state parks, harbors and boating access sites throughout Michigan. More...

Payment in lieu of taxes granted to Heights housing

A subsidized housing unit in Houghton Lake Heights was granted a request for tax exemption Tuesday by the Roscommon Township Board in order for developers to make improvements on the property. More...

Kirtland golfers start season April 11 at Mott invite

Under first-year Coach Ken McClusky, the Kirtland Community College linksmen’s season will soon be in full swing. The team will start play April 11 at Flint Elks Club in Burton as part of the Mott Community College Invitational. More...

AYSO soccer registration April 7, 14

Registration for AYSO fall soccer and camp is set for April 7 and 14 (both Thursdays) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Collins Elementary Gym. Soccer camp is planned for July 25-29 at the Houghton Lake Rotary-Denton Township Soccer Fields. More...

CONTAINED...THIS TIME

Roscommon Township firefighters douse a burning pit with water from a tanker after the surrounding woods caught fire at around 4 p.m. Monday. The fire, which was located at 6251 West Emery Road, was contained at 4:27 p.m. More...

SIGNS OF SPRING

We might not have heard Ernie Harwell's "voice of the turtle" yet, but Roscommon County was definitely experiencing spring weather this week. (Above) A Roscommon County Road Commission crew sweeps the bike path along M-55 in Prudenville Thursday. More...

SPRING TREAT

A group of Houghton Lake residents takes time out for ice cream during the warm weather this past week. Sno Queen owner Dee Bolan said her establishment opened for the season March 25. Photo by Thomas Reznich 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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