March 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Storm dumps record snow, more to come

Residents and businesses spent much of Monday digging out from nearly a foot of snow that fell on Roscommon County Sunday and early Monday. More...

Teacher-student affair won’t bring prosecution

A Houghton Lake High School teacher who resigned last week after allegedly admitting she had sex with a student will not face criminal charges, Roscommon County Prosecutor Marc Jernigan determined Feb. 22. More...

Lane change opposition vocal at MDOT hearing in Denton

The voices of change were drowned out by voices of opposition to a planned four-lane to three-lane change of M-55 for about three-quarters of a mile in Prudenville. At a Michigan Department of Transportation-hosted meeting Feb. More...

Fern D. Anderson

Services are scheduled for noon March 3 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Prudenville, for Fern D. Anderson, 67, Markey Township, who died Feb. 27, 2007, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw. More...

Junior Bobcat cagers drop contests to Hornets, Falcons

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity basketball team had a tough week, chalking up two losses. The Bobcats lost to Harrison 55-44 Feb. 23 and Ogemaw Heights Tuesday night, 64-26. More...

Bobcat cheer seventh at Breckenridge

Gearing up for regional action this Saturday, the Houghton Lake varsity cheerleaders placed seventh in Division II and III Feb. 24 at an invitational held at Breckenridge High School. Cheering against teams like Mt. More...

Rosco girls claim Jack Pine volleyball championship

After finally getting their momentum “going” the Roscommon Bucks sailed through nine games to claim the Jack Pine Conference Volleyball Championship, in Harrison, Saturday. More...

District basketball gets in gear Monday for Bobcats, Bucks

When Michigan High School Athletic Association boys basketball Districts open Monday night, both Houghton Lake and Roscommon will be in action-55 miles away from each other. More...

Bobcats’ offense sizzles, sting Hornets with JPC victory

The opening quarter of Houghton Lake’s contest at Harrison Friday night provided plenty of offense with an 18-18 tie score after the first stanza. More...

One victory separates Bucks from first Jack Pine cage title

Down by nine at the half in a must-win game to stay in the running for a league title, the Roscommon Bucks outscored Meridian 43-17 in the second half to secure a 49-43 win Friday night. More...

Team falls in Regionals - Four Buck wrestlers headed to State

Four of the seven Roscommon High School wrestlers that competed at the Individual Regional Tournament at Chippewa Hills Saturday will wrestle in the State Individual Tournament at the Palace of Auburn Hills March 8-10. More...

SAVE

The goalie of the Project Graduation Parents team prevents the Roscommon County Sheriff's Department team from making a goal during the opening round of the WinterFest broomball tournament Saturday. More...

DEMOCRATIC VALUES

Third graders in Mrs. Michelle Swanson's class at Collins Elementary present a lesson on "equality," one of the core democratic values. More...

WINTERFEST ANGLER

Erick Fair, chairman of the WinterFest Fishing Derby, measures a 27-inch lake trout entered by Jamie Pratt, Roscommon, on Saturday. The fish won third prize in its category. For more on the WinterFest, pick up a copy of this week's Resorter. More...

Special Sections

G-H Board trims budget; to drop school officers

The temperature in Gerrish-Higgins Schools in Roscommon and St. Helen may be a little cooler these days. Parking lots may not be as well lit at night. More...

Union seeks injunction to stop board contract

The Houghton Lake Education Association was expected to file a request for a temporary restraining order and injunction against the Houghton Lake Board of Education Wednesday, one day before a new contract, imposed by the school board, was to take... More...

Road board expansion to get attention

Roscommon County Commissioners plan to decide later this month whether to put on record their intent to pursue expanding the number of county road commissioners from three to five. More...

Charles Eddie ‘Charlie’ Pardue

Charles Eddie “Charlie” Pardue, 74, Harrison, died Feb. 14, 2007. A service was held at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Harrison, Feb. 17, with the Rev. Gerald Baxter and Pastor Brian Cuddie officiating. More...

KCC hoops tournament clash moves

The Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team will host a one-game regional tournament on Saturday, yet still be playing on the road. More...

Netters travel to Districts

Houghton Lake will travel to Cadillac while Roscommon will be in Petoskey this weekend for District volleyball action. Houghton Lake will face host Cadillac at 10 a.m. Saturday in Class B District 61. More...

Hornets knock Bobcats out of Jack Pine volleyball

After suffering a defeat by the Meridian Mustangs Feb. 19, the Houghton Lake Bobcat varsity volleyball team was eliminated by Harrison in the Jack Pine Conference tournament last weekend. The Mustangs defeated the Bobcats 20-25, 23-25 and 14-25. More...

Falcons soar over Bobcats

While Houghton Lake showed up for the start of their basketball contest with Ogemaw Heights Tuesday night on time, their offense did not make an appearance until the second half. More...

Bucks foil Spartan comeback

Leading by 12 with eight minutes to play, the Roscommon Bucks were nearly caught by Pinconning Tuesday night as the Spartans outscored the Bucks 11-0 to start the fourth quarter. More...

Bobcats blanked at Regional tourney

The three Houghton Lake varsity wrestlers who traveled to Chippewa Hills High School Saturday to compete in the Regional Individual wrestling tournament fell in six straight matches, ending their season. More...

UP IT GOES

Nate Vervoort and Kenny Wilson of M33 Access, Inc., a Rose City-based Internet and phone company, reach for a new section of a 911 tower to guide it into place before bolting it down Feb. 21 in Roscommon. More...

DIGGING OUT

Ethan Gerdes, 13, Prudenville, spends part of his day off from school Monday clearing his family's driveway, while other residents shoveled their driveways the old-fashioned way and road crews from the Roscommon County Road Commission took care of th More...

COLONIAL KIDS

Roscommon Elementary School third graders Brittany Baker, Kailee Robinson and Payton Geers (left to right) take on the roles of a teacher, a dunce and a student in one of several Colonial Night displays which were viewed by parents Feb. 22. More...

BATTLE AT THE NET

Houghton Lake's Heather McCollum (30) battles two Meridian defenders at the net Feb. 22 at Houghton Lake. The Mustangs defeated the Bobcats in three games in the Jack Pine Conference match. 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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