December 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials’ explanations fail to relieve confusion about Medicare drug plan

“I’m still confused,” Richard Shutter said near the end of a presentation by federal officials on the new Medicare prescription drug program Tuesday afternoon at the Houghton Lake Community Center. More...

Visitors invited to candle-lit stroll

If you want to drive through Roscommon between 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, you’ll have to take a detour through side streets. But it won’t be because of road construction or some calamity. More...

Decision made — Courthouse expansion set

Roscommon County Commissioners Nov. 23 voted to proceed with a one-story addition to the county building in Roscommon and hire an attorney to oversee bidding and financing. The vote was 3-2, with Commissioners Marc Milburn of Dist. More...

Christmas shopping event starts Dec. 9 at Houghton Lake

Shoppers can find holiday cheer, good deals, a gift bag and register to win prizes during a special Christmas shopping event at Houghton Lake Dec. 9 and 10. More...

Winter sports preview in next week’s Resorter

The Resorter’s Winter Sports Preview will be included in next week’s Resorter. Be sure to pick up your copy with team photos, rosters and schedules for Houghton Lake and Roscommon high school teams. More...

Scow named to First Team, takes scoring title

Roscommon High School senior Sarah Scow was named to the Jack Pine Conference’s All Conference First Team for the recently concluded basketball season. Scow led the JPC in scoring with 205 points in 14 games, a 14.6 ppg. average. More...

Lady Firebirds grind out win

Playing on the road against Olivet College Tuesday, the Kirtland Community College Lady Firebirds basketball team earned a tough 80-64 win over the Comets. With only seven Kirtland players in uniform, the win was especially gratifying. More...

Despite late game rally, Kirtland men lose to Lansing

The Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team took a rankling 108-91 defeat from the Stars of Lansing Community College before a raucous home crowd on Nov. 22 at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. More...

PERPLEXING

Joan Godfrey, Houghton Lake, asks a question during an informational session on the new Medicare prescription drug program Tuesday afternoon at the Houghton Lake Community Center. More...

FIRST SEASON FIRST BUCK

In just her second day hunting and the second time she fired her rifle, Terry Lund, St. Clair Shores, bagged this 8-point buck Nov. 25 in Roscommon Township. Lund, who is the niece of the late Helen K. More...

COMING THROUGH

Former Houghton Lake standout and now Kirtland starter Chelsea Williams (52) makes a little room for herself on a drive to the basket against Lansing's Katie McNamara. Williams chipped in 12 points and seven rebounds on the evening. More...

Special Sections

Tip-up Town kicks off Saturday

Tip-up Town, U.S.A., volunteers will officially initiate – a whole month early – the excitement surrounding the 2006 winter carnival at the event’s kick-off Saturday. More...

West M-55 slated for repaving

As part of Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s five-year “Jobs Today Initiative,” a portion of M-55 at Houghton Lake is scheduled for repaving. More...

Share your holiday stories

To help celebrate the Season of Giving, the Resorter will again publish a section devoted to “Good News” of caring, sharing and cheer Dec. 22. If you, or anyone you know, has a story to share, let the Resorter know. More...

McMillan accepts Clare position

Houghton Lake Community Schools’ will soon begin a new search for a superintendent after current superintendent, Greg McMillan, unofficially accepted the same job at Clare Public Schools Tuesday night. More...

Meet Houghton Lake teams Dec. 5 at high school gym

“Meet the Team” night for Houghton Lake High School’s winter sports season will be held Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. More...

Forbes, Boals, Mitchell named to All-State squad

Three area gridders were named to the Associated Press All-State squad released Nov. 25. More...

Lady Firebirds’ early lead evaporates in 92-88 loss

It was a roller-coaster of a game in more ways than one, but in the end it was the Lansing Community College Stars who finished the ride on top of a 92-88 win over the Kirtland Lady Firebirds in the women’s basketball home opener. More...

REMEMBERING BROTHER'S SERVICE

Congressman Dave Camp (left) and Jerry Clark of Lyon Township look over a scrap book dedicated to the service of his late brother Rex in the US Navy during World War II at VFW Post 4034, Houghton Lake Tuesday. More...

GROUND LEVEL MUSIC

Jennifer Low makes some music for New Day Preschool 4-year-olds Isaac LaPrad (left), Mitchell Yeager and Isabella Gandolfi Tuesday morning. The students spent the morning singing, moving and playing instruments with Low, a music and piano teacher. More...

THREE POINTER

Firebird starter Brian Suchowesky (32) raises for a three point attempt during first half action. Suchowesky, who started for the Houghton Lake Bobcats last year, scored nine points, four assists and led the Firebird rebounding effort with six. More...

Ashton Parker

Ashton Parker, infant, Roscommon, died Nov. 30, 2005, at Grayling Mercy Hospital. The Rev. Calvin Long will officiate a family service Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at Christler Funeral Home–Houghton Lake. Burial will be in Roscommon Township Cemetery. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

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