April 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

James A. Schaefer

James A. Schaefer, 66, Houghton Lake, died April 2, 2007, at Grayling Mercy Hospital. Private services were held. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Whittemore. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements. Mr. More...

Men’s league organizing

The Tuesday Nite Men’s Golf League from White Deer Country Club will host its organizational meeting April 17 at 7 p.m. Current members, potential members and substitutes are asked to attend. More...

Higgins Lake’s Zuiker to lead Kirtland linksters

The Kirtland Community College men’s golf team has a new leader as it prepares to hit the links for the 2007 season this spring. More...

West shore condo project progressing

The Lake Township Planning Commission reported Tuesday that plans are moving forward to convert a resort on Houghton Lake’s west shore into a condominium property. More...

COOR chief among KCC president picks

COOR Intermediate School District Superintendent Robert Jones is among six people chosen by the Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees Monday night as finalists to be interviewed in KCC’s search for a new president. More...

Cold keeps breakers inside

With Houghton Lake and the rest of Northern Michigan expected to receive another four to six inches of fresh snow today (Thursday), the Resorter checked in with some diners at the Houghton Lake McDonald’s to gauge their opinion of recent... More...

ICY AFTERMATH

The lakefront at Korbinski's Lakeview Motel and Resort in Prudenville lies under a thick layer of ice on the morning of April 6. More...

HARD AT IT

Contestants drink up and hold down as their "counters" provide cup after cup of lively libation at the Long Branch Saloon's Minnow Fest April 7. First place was taken by Bill (right) after downing approximately 580 minnows. More...

EGGCELLENT OPPORTUNITY

Kassie Kosbiel, 4, of Roscommon goes after eggs and candy during the Great Egg Scramble hosted by the Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce at the CRAF Center Saturday. More...

Special Sections

Frida (Helmert) Hahn

Frida Helmert Hahn, 95, died April 10, 2007, at Grayling Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre. Private services will be conducted. Burial will be in Germany. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. Mrs. More...

MHSAA seeks representatives for Student Advisory Council

The Michigan High School Athletic Association is looking for a group of student-athletes to be named to its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2007-08 school year. More...

National Library Week brings plenty of activities to HLPL

The Houghton Lake Public Library continues its tradition of celebrating National Library Week in “a very big way” April 16 to 21. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • Ordinance changes handling of ‘civil infractions’ in Denton • Township board updated on HLIB’s fight against aquatic invasive specie More...

DHS, Sheltrown say - Closing Nokomis would cost, not save state

The Nokomis Challenge Center, a medium security facility for juvenile offenders which has operated at Houghton Lake since 1960, could become a victim of state budget cuts. More...

Winter Weather Watch - WHAT?

With 8.8 inches recorded so far this month and another 4-6 inches in the forecast, April 2007 may go down as the snowiest April ever recorded. Since 1913, the most snow observed in April is 13 inches. More...

FACE TO FACE

Rep. Joel Sheltrown talks with Nokomis Challenge Center Director Debra Jones Monday as he tours the facility. Sheltrown has visited twice before and was interested in arguments he can take back to Lansing in favor of funding Nokomis. More...

SPRING SILENCED?

A slough near the Reedsburg Dam lies silent under ice and snow on the morning of April 5. More...

SPRING WARM-UP

Members of the Nielsen and Sons Masonry Major League team catch and throw at Graham Field Tuesday evening. 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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