May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

ORV use of roads gets mixed support

Business people, law enforcement officers and township officials expressed differing opinions at a meeting called by Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday to discuss the pros and cons of allowing offroad vehicles to use county roads. More...

Special Sections

News

Student expelled after threatening teacher

The Houghton Lake Board of Education expelled a Houghton Lake Middle School student during a closed session Monday. The student will be allowed to petition the board by the second semester of the 2007-08 year to be reconsidered for enrollment. More...

Motorcycle rider collides with deer, then car

A Houghton Lake man was seriously injured the evening of May 4 when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a deer, resulting in a collision with an oncoming car. More...

Man arrested in choking incident

A 42-year-old Houghton Lake man was arrested after allegedly attempting to choke a 52-year-old Houghton Lake woman at a Denton Township apartment May 3. More...

Editorial

MAKE IT PLAIN

"A maudlin insincere card…means nothing except that you're too lazy to write to the woman who has done more for you than anyone else in the world." With those words, Anna Jarvis, credited as the founder of Mother's Day, expressed disappointm More...

Spinning the truth?

The real truth of last week's one-day epidemic that struck the teaching staff at Collins Elementary School isn't lost on anyone even remotely informed about the school district's finances and lack of a contract with the district's teachers. More...

Say thanks

This week's Resorter recognizes the many law enforcement agencies and officers in the county who serve residents 24-7. Police week is observed May 13-19. More...

Outdoors

Plan designed to help communities cope with ash borer infestation

To assist communities in managing the impact of the emerald ash borer, officials from the Michigan Departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture have announced the availability of the Emerald Ash Borer Community Preparedness Plan. More...

WHITE-HEADED VISITOR

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MAY DAY BIRD

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Religion & Family

River House honors volunteers

River House, Inc. hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon April 27 at the Riviera Resort in Prudenville. More...

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

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EARLYMORNINGWALKS

With Millicent

"Happy is the people, whose God is the Lord." - Psalm 144:15 Anonymous says: "The great essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." How true! That really sums it up, doesn't it? More...

Home & Garden

Mother's Day is Sunday

And the most poplar flower… Hanging Baskets

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Law Enforcement

Collins to supervise Sheriff's Marine Patrol

In her fourth summer as an officer with the Roscommon County Sheriff Department, Hayley Collins, 20, will be leading the effort to keep the county's lakes safe as marine patrol supervisor. More...

NEW PATROL VEHICLE

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DENTON TOWNSHIP POLICE

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Voters approve school issues

Fire hall loses; Lyon tax OK'd

Three of four tax proposals on Tuesday's election ballot passed. In other election highlights, incumbent Thomas Dean retained his seat on the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education. More...

Election Results

Roscommon County unofficial returns for contested issues and candidates.

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Wiltse, Auman, Rucinski lead RHS

Leading the Roscommon High School Class of 2007 academically are Valedictorian Rachel Wiltse and Co-salutatorians LeAnne Auman and Arielle Rucinski. They are among 38 students recognized this week as High Honors and Honors graduates. 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

Court News

83RD DISTRICT COURT

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: Daniel W. More...

34TH CIRCUIT COURT

Judge Michael Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, April 27: Michael K. Wyman, 48, Houghton Lake, pleaded guilty to two counts of probation violation and will be sentenced later. Dale D. More...

Sports

Bobcats claim 1st JPC win

The Houghton Lake Bobcat varsity baseball team earned its first Jack Pine Conference victory Tuesday night in Farwell downing the Eagles 11-7 in the second game. The Eagles won the first game 3-2. More...

Clare wins first, RHS second

The Roscommon High School varsity baseball team traveled on the road to face Clare May 8, falling in game one of the double header 11-7 but taking game two 13-6 to secure the split. More...

Bucks second at Fox Run

The Roscommon girls' golf team played in two meets last week, taking second in a four-team meet at Fox Run Golf Course May 1 and 11th in the Petoskey Invitational at The Moor Course at Boyne Highlands. More...

Letters to the Editor

Teachers shouldering 'belt tightening'

It is commendable that the administrators of Houghton Lake Community Schools accepted a pay freeze in their recent contract settlement and that they opted to switch insurance companies this year. More...

Gas boycott proposed

May 15, 2007, is National Boycott Gas Day. Do you realize if all people in the United States boycott buying gas on one day, the oil companies would not generate the $3 billion dollars that are generated in one day? More...

Writer 'too prompt to make judgments'

This letter is a respond to remarks expressed by Mrs. Terry R. Bode from Lakeview about the St. Vincent de Paul Store in Prudenville, where I have worked as a volunteer for the past six years. More...

Health

Mental health problems common, so is recovery

For over 50 years, Mental Health Month has been celebrated in May as a means to raise awareness about the importance of mental wellness. More...

Robot helps hospital treat stroke victims

Mercy Hospital Grayling has a new member of its Emergency Department staff ready to literally roll into action for stroke care. More...

Mercy Professional Building open house May 17

Mercy Hospital Grayling will hold an open house at its new Mercy Professional Building from 4 - 7 p.m. on May 17. More...

Happenings

Organizers seek vendors for Roscommon River Fest

Exhibitors can sign up now for a new summer event in Roscommon catering to canoeists, kayakers, fishermen and outher outdoors enthusiasts. The Roscommon River Festival is scheduled for July 13- 15 at Wallace Park and the surrounding area. More...

SALUTE TO EAGLES

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May 26 sale to benefit Relay

Relay for Life teams wishing to raise funds for the 2007 Roscommon County Relay event may join the Chemical Bank team while it hosts a garage sale fund-raiser May 26 at the VFW Post 4034, Houghton Lake Heights. More...

Education

Nearly $100,000 spent on substitutes

Houghton Lake Community Schools currently pays substitute teachers $77.35 per day. As of May 4, the district had dished out $98,038.84 in substitute pay, according to information obtained under a Freedom of Information Act by the Resorter. More...

HLHS names students to honor roll

"A" Honor roll Grade 8: Taylor Boudrie, James Dunn, Eric Goodwin, Kay Herbers, Randi Kaminski, Evan Linskey, Nicholas Mainville, Joshua McNeill, Stephanie Petcher, Allen Printiss, Danny Qiu, Ryan Rowley, Kathryn Trahan, Elizabeth Whittington. More...

MMCC grads, president honored at commencement

Nearly 190 students graduated from Mid Michigan Community College at its commencement ceremony last weekend. More...


Poll

Do you think pressure from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on legislators will have an effect on gun control?