August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Bobcats, Bucks meet on soccer pitch as fall sports commence

Over two weeks before the wheels on the busses will roll, the soccer ball will be dribbled down the field to start the fall high school athletic season. Houghton Lake and Roscommon will kick-off the prep season with a soccer match Aug. More...

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News

NEW PAVEMENT

Workers lay a 1.5-inch cap of asphalt on the parking lot at the COOR Educational Center and ROOC Inc. Monday. More...

County hazardous waste collection set for Sept. 6

Roscommon County's next household hazardous waste collection date has been set for Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Roscommon County Health and Human Services Building. More...

Art instructor to be at Doherty for demonstration, workshop

Oil painter and instructor, Mary Carole, will offer a free painting demonstration Aug. 15 at the Doherty Hotel, Clare. More...

Business

Surplus clothing put to use, kept out of landfills

In an effort to make the most of the donations of clothing it receives, the St. Vincent DePaul Society of Prudenville is doing its part by sending surplus clothing where it can be of the most use. More...

HomeSavers certified

Two employees of HomeSavers Unlimited recently qualified as fire and smoke restoration technicians through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. More...

Village to sponsor garage, sidewalk sale

The Village of Roscommon will sponsor a garage-sidewalk sale Aug. 22 and 23. Village residents and downtown retailers who wish to participate must register by Aug. 18. More...

Letters to the Editor

Bud Bash critics should get out of town

People of Houghton Lake, "What is wrong with you?" The Bud Bash is an event. This event helps not only the Limberlost, but a lot of local businesses' numbers were up. More...

Bud Bash is 'destructive species'

Bob Hallauer, owner of the Limberlost, made a big to-do about his clean-up efforts following his Bud Bash. I would like to take exception to his statement, "I do it myself so nobody can ever say it isn't done and done right," per the Aug. More...

Letters welcome

The Resorter welcomes letters to the editor and offers the space for the expression of opinions. We do require that letters be signed, contain an address and telephone numbers for verification. More...

Religion & Family

Fenton, Rieger exchange vows at Castle Farms

Sarah Ashley Fenton and Andrew Jordan Rieger were united in marriage July 26, 2008, at Castle Farms, Charlevoix. The bride is the daughter of Rodney and Sheryl Sedgeman of Prudenville and Robert Fenton of Prudenville. More...

FOUR GENERATIONS

Visiting Gerarda VanLunsen at the Brook in Roscommon from Denver, CO, recently were her daughter, Mineke Grant, granddaughter, Morgan, and threemonth old great-granddaughter, Aundrea May. Mrs. More...

Pacellas celebrate 50 years

Roman and Carolyn Pacella of Prudenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 16. A dinner at the East Bay Grille is planned with family members. More...

Education

Osentoski gains new perspective in Washington at Boys Nation

Roscommon High School senior Keith Osentoski recently returned from Washington, D.C., with a fresh perspective on his future, since he took part in the American Legion-sponsored Boys Nation. More...

ROTARY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake recently awarded $7,000 in scholarships to graduating Houghton Lake High School Seniors. More...

MARINE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

Houghton Lake High School graduate Mark Hutchinson recently earned a bronze medal in the Marine Service Technology competition during National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships for high school and college-level students. More...

Candidates seek recounts in four tight primary races

Four candidates who lost narrow races for party nominations in last week's primary election have filed for recounts. They are Dist. More...

Hearing on ORV ordinance to come within four weeks

Roscommon County Commissioners plan to meet with law enforcement officials and schedule a public hearing within the next four weeks as a prelude to adopting an ordinance allowing off-road vehicle traffic on some county road rights-of-way. More...

Prudenville history plays role in naming of Denton park

Denton Township's new park, located on Houghton Lake's east bay, just north of the light in Prudenville, will no longer be referred to as the "property formerly known as 123 Lake Street," where a popular restaurant once stood. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-23
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-23
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-23
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-23
Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-23
Janet Lee Terry - 2017-11-23
Keith Allen Dusenbery - 2017-11-23
Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-16
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-16
Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-16
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-16
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-16
Janet Lee Terry - 2017-11-16

Court News

83RD DISTRICT COURT

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon: Ronald R. More...

Credit union warns members about fraudulent messages

Recently North Central Area Credit Union has been the target of several fraudulent e-mails. The credit union has taken immediate action in shutting down fraudulent web sites and phone numbers associated with recent scams. More...

Party store owners decline to prosecute B&E suspect

Owners of Country Corners Party Store, Gerrish Township, will not be pressing charges against the individual suspected of breaking into the store Sunday. More...

Sports

MidMichigan keeps top spot with win over Navigator

MidMichigan kept its spot atop the Houghton Lake Womens Slo-pitch Softball League Aug. 7 with a win over Navigator Wireline. MidMichigan, at 9-2, is up one game on AJD (8-2) while Navigator is in third place at 7-4. More...

GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

Houghton Lake varsity football Head Coach Floyd Carter steps through a runn ing drill for players during the Bobcats' first practice of the season Monday evening. Carter said 60 players Come Join Us For A Night Of Fun! More...

Races, fans want Mother Nature to take a break

"Rain, rain. Go away." This simple title has been the chant of racers throughout the country more this season than in the past and it echoed across Merritt Speedway on Aug. 9. More...

Editorial

In Our Opinion

Patricia B. Hamp

In 1980, my grandfather had to write about the death of his mother. In 2000, my father followed suit with the death of his mother. Unfortunately, 20 years did not pass for this writer, as a short eight years later I am faced with the task. More...

MAKE IT PLAIN

While some pastors and religious broadcasters are trying to tell their followers who to vote for in the presidential race, the Rev. Rick Warren of "Purpose Driven Life" fame is taking a better approach. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM RESORTER BACK ISSUES 30 YEARS AGO-AUG. 17, 1978

Cable Television Planned For Fall "Cable television may be in operation in some townships early this fall, according to Bruce Freel of the National Cable Casting Service Corporation." 60 YEARS AGO-AUG. More...

Outdoors

WAITING TO WEED WHACK

Operator Mark McPherson of Mike's Clearwater Harvesting, Clarkston, waits for a tool to make a repair on his harvester Friday. More...

Antlerless permit deadline near

Department of Natural Resources wildlife officials are reminding hunters that the application deadline for antlerless deer licenses is Aug. 15. A hunter may only apply for one antlerless deer license- either a public or private land. More...

Oak wilt cases on the rise

Homeowners in Roscommon County should be on the lookout for a deadly tree problem that is beginning to show up more frequently. It's called Oak Wilt disease. More...

Happenings

Art de Vin draws more than 200

The first Art de Vin event, celebrating Michigan's art, wine, hops and harvest, drew more than 230 people Saturday to Forest Dunes Golf Club near Roscommon. More...

Taste of Roscommon County part of donor appreciation fete

The fifth annual Taste of Roscommon County, sponsored by the Roscommon County Community Foundation, will be held Aug. More...

RIDING FOR AWARENESS

Members of the Forgotten Eagles Chapter 3 veterans and POW-MIA awareness group of Mt. Pleasant ride up Emery Road near Houghton Lake Friday after placing a wreath in honor of veterans at the Houghton Lake American Legion Hall. More...

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