December 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission nixes most requests for extra pay, cuts sheriff’s funds

“For some reason, I feel like Tom Turkey up here on the day before Thanksgiving,” Roscommon County Mapping Coordinator Phil Bendily quipped as he began his pitch for a new assistant at the county board of commissioners’ budget workshop More...

Liability may force budget

Personal liability, the possibility of a fine and jail time could be the impetus for the Houghton Lake Community Schools to balance its budget sooner than later. More...

Union scutinizes numbers during mediation

As the first semester progresses and Houghton Lake Community Schools officials and teachers enter the mediation process, the two sides continue to look meticulously at the district’s financial picture. More...

Defensive breakdowns lead to 57-44 JV loss to Panthers

Standish Sterling Central turned a one point half-time lead into a 41-28 lead after three quarters en route to a 57-44 junior varsity basketball win over Houghton Lake Tuesday night. More...

Bucks start strong with win, second place finish at tourney

After defeating Bay City John Glenn and Ogemaw Heights in their first outing, the Roscommon High School wrestling team followed up with a second place finish at its own tournament Saturday. More...

Lady Firebirds trounce visiting Kats, 75-49

Kirtland Community College’s women’s basketball squad executed a pleasing 75-49 win over the Kats of Erie Community College (NY) on Dec. 3, in Roscommon. More...

Bobcat season starts sour with 60-52 loss to SSC

The Houghton Lake Bobcats couldn’t overcome a dismal 5-point first quarter and dropped their first home game since 2003. Standish Sterling Central topped the ’Cats in their opener, 60-52, Tuesday night. More...

LAST-MINUTE WINNERS

Throwing their hats in the ring "about 7 1/2 hours ago," Tip-up Town mayor and marshal candidates "Lie'n Livewell" Lyman Foster and "Cheatin Fish'n Chip" Chip McCullough celebrate their Goldfish Party win. More...

FIRST-ICE FISHERMAN

Jim Meigs of Houghton Lake tries his luck on Houghton Lake's East Bay Tuesday evening. More...

WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW

Pick up a copy of this week's Resorter for previews of Houghton Lake and Roscommon High School winter sports squads. More...

FALLING INTO NEAR FALL

Roscommon's Greg Janisse (top, light uniform) scores a two-point near fall as he counters a move by Grayling's Cody Verlinde during a match at the Roscommon Invitational Saturday. Janisse pinned Verlinde in the 125-lb. match and went 4-1 on the day. More...

Special Sections

Rosco ‘boys’ coming home

Roscommon is planning a hero’s welcome for three servicemen who will be coming home from overseas today (Thursday). More...

Rider rage concerns drivers of Rosco Mini-Buses

Roscommon County Mini-Bus drivers have more than occasional road rage to contend with as they make their trips. The rage is from students riding the county’s transit system who may have been kicked off public school transportation. More...

Three retired superintendents offer services to school district

School finances may well occupy much of the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education’s planned retreat Saturday, but so will a replacement for Superintendent Greg McMillan. McMillan will begin his job with Clare Public Schools Jan. More...

Nielsen finishes perfect week as ’Cat grapplers hit mats

Houghton Lake’s wrestling squad started its season on a good note with a pair of wins Dec. 1. The Bobcats next competed Saturday at the Roscommon Invitational and went 1-4 on the day. More...

Firebirds victors in two at Can-Am

The Kirtland men’s basketball team came away with two wins over some nearby Canadian teams after participating in the Can-Am Tournament at Alpena Community College on Dec. 2-3. More...

Inconsistent defense equals loss for Bucks at Grayling

A high-powered Grayling offense was too much for the Roscommon Bucks as they fell to the Vikings Tuesday night 68-57. More...

HEAD-ON INJURES TWO

Markey and Denton Township Emergency personnel work to free victims from a collision which injured two drivers on Flint Road, one-half mile north of Lansing Road in Markey Township Dec. 1. Taken to Grayling Mercy Hospital were Richard A. More...

WINTER SEASONS MAGAZINE

Pick up your copy of the Resorter's Winter Seasons magazine - your guide to winter in Roscommon County. Included in this week's Resorter or on newstands throughout the county. More...

LIGHT PARADE

The Hodges family's vintage fire truck was one of many brightly-illuminated entries in the Christmas in the Village Electric Light Parade in Roscommon Saturday. More...

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

Steve Anderson, unit manager at the Department of Natural Resources Roscommon Field Office, answers a citizen's question during an open house at the office Dec. 1. More...

COLLISION

Houghton Lake senior Terry Vendzuh collides with Standish Sterling Central's Nick Gwisdala (30) during a drive to the hoop in the first quarter Tuesday night. Vendzuh finished with six points in the Bobcats 60-52 loss. More...

HOLDING IT HIGH

Frankfort High School Coach Tim Reznich hoists the Class D State Championship trophy overhead at the Breslin Saturday after his Frankfort Panthers downed the two-time defending State Champion Lansing Christian Pilgrims 39-37. 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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