October 1, 2009 RSS feed / News

Harvest Fest has more public events

In addition to South Higgins Lake State Park Harvest Fest events listed in a story on page B4 of this week's Resorter, several Saturday activities are open to the public at the park store. A three-legged race is scheduled for 11 a.m. From 11 a.m. More...

Tipsy teen arrested on exposure, booze charges

A 19-year-old Houghton Lake man was arrested on charges of indecent exposure and being a minor in possession of alcohol after an incident in Roscommon Sept. 27. More...

Damage reported at county landfill

A lock and chain on a gate at the former Roscommon County Landfill site were reported damaged Sept. 24. Roscommon County Sheriff's deputies said the lock had been shot and the chain cut. More...

Pumpkin painting planned in Gladwin

A Halloween pumpkin painting event sponsored by the Gladwin Council of Arts is scheduled Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 noon at the Gladwin City Park Pavilion, 240 City Park St., Gladwin. More...

Lewis to divide time between Houghton Lake, West Branch-Rose City

Houghton Lake Community Schools Assistant Superintendent Matt Lewis, in a collaboration with West Branch-Rose City Area Schools, will soon be providing business management services to WB-RC. The cost-saving arrangement is to begin Nov. 1. More...

Community foundation proposes center to boost job prospects

Roscommon County's economic outlook is bleak, but the Roscommon County Community Foundation has come up with a plan that could make it brighter. Mary Fry, CEO of the foundation, told county commissioners Sept. More...

Thirty-seven-year friendship began with exchange student experience

Making friends for the world to see Let the people know you got what you need With a friend at hand you will see the light If your friends are there then everything's all right - "Friends" by Elton John/Bernie Taupin More...

Pumpkin Run

GALAXY 500 Above) This 1967 Ford Galaxy 500, owned by Bob and Amy Grudzien, was among the many cars that were displayed Saturday during the two-day Pumpkin Run show, despite an overcast sky. The show wrapped up the next day under better weather. More...

Customer writes $750 in bad checks to salesman

A Houghton Lake real estate salesman was bilked out of $750 by a man who claimed he wanted to buy a house. The salesman Sept. More...

Fugitive arrested in Heights may face additional charges

A 33-year-old Houghton Lake Heights woman was arrested by State Police at a residence on Clare Avenue Sept. 28 on a felony fraud warrant filed in Minnesota. More...

Home Depot plans fire safety events

The Houghton Lake Home Depot is hosting its annual fire safety event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features a kids' workshop where they can build a firehouse bank, the Michigan Firemen's Memorial Trolley, More...

Children's actions Tuesday result in injury-free house fire

Lyon Township firefighters responded to a structure fire at 6612 Joann Dr. at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. More...

BREEZY INDEED

For the second time this year, residents near Markey Township's Breezy Lane suffered damage to boat hoists from high winds. According to Tom Herbert, late Sunday night into Monday winds damaged this boat hoist belonging to Robin Holderman. More...

LOOKING IT OVER

Gerrish Township Supervisor Frank Homola leads his fellow board members on a tour of the former Higgins Lake Boat Yard, which became township property Sept. 17. More...

HLPL's Wigglers starts Oct. 14

Welcome Wigglers! presents stories, songs and activities for listeners ages three to five at the Houghton Lake Public Library every Wednesday beginning Oct. 14 through Dec.16. Wigglers! is free and lays the groundwork for reading. More...

Diabetes network closing doors

The network has served 27 counties in the Lower peninsula for the past 15 years. More...

'Sara's dream' coming true

Sara Murdoch's dream is coming true. More...

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