February 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

M-55 lane change may get trial period

The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to change a portion of M-55 in Prudenville from four lanes to three to improve safety along the three-quarter mile stretch. A public information meeting will be held next Wednesday (Feb. More...

Emotions high in teachers’ pleas

Face-to-face in the Houghton Lake High School library Monday were two groups who have been trying for the last year and a half to reach a contract settlement. More...

Eight candidates to compete for two six-year KCC terms

Eight candidates will vie for two six-year terms on the Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees in the May 8 election. Candidates who filed this week before the Tuesday deadline were incumbent Patricia G. More...

Bobcat Frosh beat Chiefs by nine

The Houghton Lake Freshman basketball team’s defense and offense improved their game six points in one week with a seven point victory Feb. 7 over the Cheboygan Chiefs, 46-39. More...

Bucks remain atop JPC standings with wins

In a league showdown between the top two varsity volleyball teams in the Jack Pine Conference, Roscommon came back from an early deficit to remain undefeated in conference play. The Bucks lost their first game to host Gladwin Feb. More...

Bobcats ‘Shake the Room’ to dominate cheer event

Both of Houghton Lake’s cheerleading squads took home the top trophies in their divisions Feb. 10 at Roscommon High School’s “Shake the Room” invitational. More...

’Cats shoot down Eagles in JPC cage contest

Houghton Lake moved to one game over .500 in Jack Pine Conference varsity basketball play with a 66-42 win at Farwell. More...

Houghton Lake to dedicate floor

Dedication of the new gym floor at Houghton Lake High School is planned during the varsity game against Roscommon tomorrow (Friday). The lighter, shinier floor replaced one damaged by water when a pipe burst in the nearby boiler room. More...

Defeat in JPC tourney leads to top spot tie for Bucks

The Roscommon Bucks did not come up with their expected team victory at the Jack Pine Conference Tournament in Gladwin Saturday, but nine of their wrestlers came home with medals and All Conference honors. More...

MID-DAY MESS

Denton Township firefighters work to extricate accident victim Donna Starry, 80, of Houghton Lake from her vehicle after a crash on M-55 about 300 feet east of Owens Rd. Monday. More...

GREAT SHAPE

Sue Vandenburg of Howell found great skating conditions on the rink at the Markey Township Hall Friday. Township Supervisor Carl Geiger said the cold snap has helped produce some of the best ice conditions the rink has ever had. More...

WRAPPING UP 140

Roscommon's Brandon Roose (left) bends Gladwin opponent Bryan Alfieri toward a pin position during their 140-pound championship match Saturday. Roose won the battle for first in the weight class, but Alfieri's team took first place in the tourney. More...

BUILDING BRIDGES

Houghton Lake Varsity cheerleaders support flyer Sara Lockhart as she makes a bridge in Round 3 action at Roscommon High School Saturday. The 'Cats placed first with a score of 639.1. More...

HOME COURT ADVANTAGE

The Roscommon Bucks earned a fourth place trophy Saturday at "Shake the Room," an annual invitational they host. The Bucks out-cheered Oscoda, Grayling and Onaway to score a total of 499.9 points. More...

BUCK BLOCK

Houghton Lake's Kayla Hires drives the ball over the net as Roscommon's Danielle Clear (5) and Stephanie Mitchell (10) go for the block in action Feb. 7 at Gladwin. More...

Special Sections

Union considering options

Wendy Heinig, Michigan Education Association Uniserve Director, told the Resorter Tuesday there are several options the Houghton Lake Education Association can exercise following the school board’s decision to impose a contract. More...

Board imposes contract - ‘Drastic action’ taken Monday to stem losses

Effective March 1, teachers employed with Houghton Lake Community Schools will face a new financial reality. More...

Granholm’s budget cuts could imperil programs here

If state legislators accept Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s proposed budget cuts next week, the effects will be felt strongly in Roscommon County. More...

Junior Bobcats add two cage wins before meeting Bucks

The Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball team’s work the past two games has paid off with victories over Farwell and Standish-Sterling. The Bobcats defeated Farwell, 53-43, Feb. 9 and Standish-Sterling, 46-43, Feb. 13. More...

County’s Special Olympians earn medals at Winter Games

Roscommon County was well represented at the 2007 Michigan Special Olympics Winter Games Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme and Schuss Mountain near Mancelona. More...

Bucks bang out win over Blazers

The Roscommon Bucks were ready to play Tuesday night, and visiting Kalkaska could not keep up as the Bucks banged out a 76-48 home win. More...

Bobcats drop a close one to Panthers

Standish-Sterling Central brought a tough Panther varsity basketball team to Houghton Lake Tuesday night, but had its hands full against the scrappy Bobcats, finally eking out a 62-56 win in the last quarter. More...

Bobcat wrestlers end schedule with four Jack Pine victories

Houghton Lake’s varsity wrestling team ended their regular Jack Pine Conference schedule by picking up four victories. The Bobcats defeated Kalkaska 37-36 and Pine River 48-33 Feb. 8th. They defeated Harrison 41-37 and Clare 45-33, Feb. 1st. More...

DECLINING FUND

HLCS Board President Jim Haf points to a graph illustrating the district's declining fund balance. It went from over $4 million in 2000-01 to less than $100,000 this school year. More...

ADDRESSING THE BOARD

oughton Lake High School Media Specialist Lisa Sutton takes her turn speaking to Superintendent Pete Injasoulian and the board of education, including (left to right) President Jim Haf, Ron Duquette and Dave Harned, Monday evening in the high school More...

SPLASH DOWN!

Fourth grader Taylor Johnston splashes down during her class's trip to the water park at Comfort Suites Lakeside, Houghton Lake. More...

ADDRESSING THE BOARD

Houghton Lake High School Media Specialist Lisa Sutton takes her turn speaking to Superintendent Pete Injasoulian and the board of education, including (left to right) President Jim Haf, Ron Duquette and Dave Harned, Monday evening in the high school More...

TOP 125

Houghton Lake's Justin Wigard (left) battles Harrison's Jon Bourdon for the 125-pound championship during the Jack Pine Conference Tournament at Gladwin Saturday. Wigard won, taking the first place medal and making First Team All Conference. More...

BUILDING BRIDGES

Houghton Lake Varsity cheerleaders support flyer Sara Lockhart as she makes a bridge in Round 3 action at Roscommon High School Saturday. The 'Cats placed first with a score of 639.1. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • ‘Big picture’ offered by Houghton Lake School Board in presentation prior to vote • Brit visits Prudenville to save some ‘pounds More...

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