September 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Bike enthusiasts to roar at ‘Thunder at the Lake’

If there’s blue skies this weekend and you hear thunder, it probably doesn’t mean a storm is impending. More...

County tax rate dips

Roscommon County property owners will pay 31 cents less per $1,000 taxable value in taxes to the county for 2005 than they did in 2004. Taxes collected by the county for 2005 will total $6.01 per $1,000, compared to $6.32 for 2004. More...

Firefighters, families, friends to celebrate in Roscommon

Marking a quarter century since the Michigan State Firemen’s Memorial was dedicated at Roscommon, the 26th annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival will be held in and around the village this weekend. More...

Drastic budget cuts may save schools

The Houghton Lake Board of Education was advised to “take immediate action” to reduce the 2005-06 budget by $1.4 million and eliminate a projected $670,000 deficit in the fund balance. More...

Four HLHS students face drug charges, suspension

Four Houghton Lake High School students were suspended from school for five days and face charges in Roscommon County Juvenile Court as a result of a drug incident reported Sept. 7. More...

Houghton Lake stop on man’s trip from ‘Paradise to Hell’

Carrying as few items as possible on his back, 86-year-old Clayton Klein of Fowlerville made his way on foot Saturday from Grayling to Houghton Lake, part of his “Paradise to Hell” trip. More...

Most would like Denton’s noon whistle to return

A majority of Resorter readers responding to last week’s Internet poll about the noon whistle in Denton Township would like the whistle restored. More...

Shots aren’t falling for Bobcats

The shots haven’t been falling for the Houghton Lake varsity golf team over the past week as they lost three matches, two of them Jack Pine Conference meets. More...

Buck junior cagers remain undefeated with Tawas win

Buck junior cagers remain undefeated Rachel Peterson scored 10 points as the Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad picked up its fourth win with a 38-19 victory over Tawas Area Sept. 8 at home. More...

Bucks’ second half surge not enough to top Braves

Roscommon’s varsity basketball squad was unable to overcome a five-point half-time deficit as the Tawas Area Braves beat the Bucks 33-32 Sept. 8 at Roscommon. More...

Pioneers run away with win over junior ’Cats, 14-7

The Clare Pioneers ran over the Houghton Lake junior varsity football team 14-7 Sept. 8 at Bobcat Field. Clare racked up 281 yards on 49 carries and 37 yards through the air for 318 total yards and the victory. More...

4-H girls’ basketball slated to begin Oct. 1

The Girls’ 4-H Basketball Program is scheduled to begin Oct. 1 in Roscommon. The program is open to girls in grades three through six. Group practices will be held Oct. 1 and 8 at Roscommon Middle School. More...

Cole, Rhodes soar in first half as Bobcats down Falcons

Courtney Cole scored 11 first quarter points as the Houghton Lake Bobcats rode a 20-14 first quarter advantage to a 55-46 win over Ogemaw Heights Sept. 8. More...

Bobcats improving despite losses

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team posted two more losses, at Bellaire (5-0) Sept. 12 and at Pine River (8-0) Sept. 8, but are improving as their game experience grows according to Coach Tom Valdez. More...

Carey’s four goals leads soccer Bucks in tie at Cheboygan, 5-5

After jumping to a 4-2 half-time lead against Cheboygan Saturday, the Roscommon Bucks held on to tie the Chiefs, 5-5. More...

READY TO ROLL

Michigan Firemen's Memorial Festival Committee members (left to right) Doug Hodges (president), Jim Young (board member) and Bruce Lorion (past president and board member) shine up their 1956 GMC fire engine in preparation for the 26th annual Firemen More...

GOLFING FOR A CAUSE

Golfers (left to right) Jason Girardin, Rob DenBoer, Jeff Campeau and Jeff Krentz were among many to hit the links at Pineview Highlands Tuesday with their greens fees going to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrin More...

ONE OF THREE

Houghton Lake's Mike Bowman waits for a pass from quarterback Peirsen Forbes to arrive as he heads to the end zone on a 45-yard touchdown reception. More...

VERY HIGH FIVE

Roscommon's Rachel Alden (22) gives a Harrison defender an unintentional high five as her shot headed for the basket during the Bucks' home game against the Hornets Tuesday night. More...

Special Sections

Free clinic open to residents of Roscommon County

Residents in the counties of Roscommon, Crawford, Oscoda and Montmorency who do not have Medicaid or other insurance now have access to a free clinic, located in Grayling. More...

Feds award Richfield $187,170 in grants

Richfield Township offices will have new telephone, computer and Internet systems, and the township fire and police departments will receive a variety of equipment through grants totaling $187,170 awarded to the township this week. Three of the gr More...

Roscommon student killed in morning crash

A 16-year-old Roscommon High School student was killed Wednesday morning after the car he was traveling in went off of West Birch Rd. near Old 27 in Lyon Township and struck a group of trees. More...

Commission asks DNR to preserve woodlands

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday voted to ask the Department of Natural Resources to protect a natural area in Roscommon Township and place a moratorium on clearcutting of state forest land in the county. More...

DNR chief OK’s camping fee hikes

Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries Sept. 8 approved state park fee increases that will raise the cost of camping at Higgins Lake’s two state parks by 37% to 56% next year. More...

Street lights expected soon on Denton’s west side

Denton Township’s streetlight project will continue on the west side of the township now that a bid has been awarded for the installation of 30 new poles. Blanchard Contracting, Inc., was awarded the bid Sept. More...

Hurricane relief continues

Roscommon County area businesses and individuals continue to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina three weeks after the storm that devastated the Gulf Coast. Pak Mail Pak Mail. 3570 W. More...

Rosco golfers down Eagles; remain undefeated in JPC

The Roscommon varsity golf squad beat reigning Jack Pine Conference champion Farwell Monday to remain undefeated in conference play. Playing at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Farwell, the Bucks won 163-166. More...

Rosco junior cagers stay perfect

The Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad remained undefeated with a 37-18 home victory over Harrison Tuesday night. Rachel Peterson had 13 points to lead the 5-0 Bucks while Stephanie Mitchell added eight and Jacque Frankowski had five. More...

Scow scores 20 to lead Bucks

Roscommon used a smothering defense and good rebounding to jump out to a big lead and never looked back as they defeated Harrison 57-34 Tuesday night at home. More...

Junior Bucks mercy Chiefs as seven players score goals

Goal keeper Joey Barnes shut-out Cheboygan as the Roscommon junior varsity soccer squad mercied the Chiefs 10-0 Saturday. Six Bucks scored in the contest at Cheboygan, led by Cody Barnes with a hat trick. More...

Strong fourth leads ’Stangs over junior ’Cats

The Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad ran out of gas Tuesday night as Meridian turned a 24-24 tie after three quarters into a 33-28 Mustang victory. More...

’Cats survive heat, Mustangs in 38-33 basketball win

After scoring just 14 points through three quarters, Meridian got as hot as its sweltering gymnasium to mount a fourth quarter comeback against Houghton Lake Tuesday night. More...

Catrell scores three touchdowns as Bucks sting Hornets, 40-15

Roscommon senior Tom Catrell scored three times and ran for 129 yards as Roscommon rolled over Harrison 40-15 to open Jack Pine Conference play Friday night. More...

Forbes to Bowman connection leads to 27-21 Bobcat win

When Clare’s All Conference quarterback Brian Keenoy returned the opening kickoff 85 yards Friday night, it looked like Houghton Lake’s chance of beating the Jack Pine Conference football powerhouse might also have run away. More...

LESABRE LANDS IN LAKE

Falling asleep at the wheel was the apparent cause of an accident that left a car in Houghton Lake, 50 yards out from shore at the foot of Tower Hill Road early Tuesday morning. More...

WATER FOR WALLEYES

Well driller Tom Jordan of Houghton Lake drills a new five-inch well at the Department of Natural Resources' walleye rearing facility on Erdman Road south of Merritt Sept. 12. More...

GOING FOR MORE

Roscommon running back Tom Catrell (20) works for more yardage against the Harrison defense during the Bucks' 40-15 win over the Hornets Friday night. Catrell had 129 yards on the ground and scored three touchdowns. More...

BLASTING THROUGH

Houghton Lake's Courtney Cole splits two Ogemaw Heights defenders to get a shot off during the Bobcats contest with the Falcons. Cole had 18 points in the 55-46 Bobcat win. More...

CHIPPING UP

Roscommon's Dan Murphy chips onto the 10th green at White Deer Country Club during the Bucks match with Houghton Lake and McBain Sept. 7. Murphy was the match medalist with a 37. More...

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