January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Future of SHE building uncertain

Roscommon Area Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Millie Mellgren told the Resorter the district “holds the deed for the land that St. Helen Elementary School is on,” but “there is a reversion clause.”   More...

Outage affects mostly Prudenville customers

Just over 8,000 Consumers Energy customers lost power Sunday night.   Consumers Spokesperson Debra Dodd of the Royal Oak Service Center said the outage occurred at 9:40 p.m. More...

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News

Coker charged in connection with death of passenger

A Mt. Pleasant man has been arraigned in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, on drunk driving charges filed in connection with a Dec. 23, 2009, accident in Richfield Township that left one man dead and another injured.   Andrew B. More...

Inmate attempts suicide

A Roscommon County Jail inmate was taken to Grayling Mercy Hospital after he attempted suicide Jan. 24.   More...

Two pedestrians hit by car

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an accident in which two pedestrians were hit by a car Jan. 22. The accident occurred on Co. Rd. 100 near Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport at 1:20 p.m.   More...

Business

RECORDS BROKEN

Bob Batko, 64, of Houghton Lake broke two state weight lifting records at a Son Light Federation meet at Flex Fitness Center in Holland, MI Jan. 23. Lifting in the 181-lb. More...

MATTHEW’S AT THE RIVIERA

Matthew’s Catering is available at the Riviera Resort at 105 Hillside Ave. in Prudenville. More...

CAPTURED MOMENTS

Photographer Brian Clark and Portrait Consultant Patsy Clark of Captured Moments Photography can photograph your wedding, senior portraits, group, landscapes and more. More...

Letters to the Editor

Students organize relief effort for Haiti quake victims

We are students at Houghton Lake High School and are concerned about the civilians of Haiti. We would like to make a difference in their lives by having a bake sale at our school. More...

Early Tip-up Town fun recalled

I thoroughly enjoyed the interview’s of past mayors and sheriffs of Tip-up-Town.   In the beginning, one greatest fear was we wouldn’t be a success. There were not as many people around then as there are now.   More...

Vote for common sense

As I watch the Sunday morning news shows on television, I can’t help but wonder, “Who got us into this mess anyway?” The Democrats blame the Republicans and the Bush White House. More...

Happenings

A.R.K. puts new ‘Disney’ volunteers to work

Always in need of volunteers, the Association to Rescue Kritters got a little more than it bargained for when it signed up with Disney to promote volunteerism.   More...

SCOUTS BEARING COOKIES

Girl Scouts from Troop 1295, Houghton Lake, visited King’s Nursing Center Tuesday to distribute cookies, songs and good cheer to residents there. More...

TRAINING FOR EMERGENCY

Junior Girls Scouts from Troop 2418, Houghton Lake discuss the Hiemlich manuever with MidMichigan Health Clinical Coordinator and Safety Officer Diane Lane at the MidMichigan Health facility at Hought More...

Features

1st TUT weekend ‘outstanding’

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By Cheryl Holladay cheryl.holladay @houghtonlakeresorter.com “Outstanding. Just a great start.” That’s how Tip-up Town, U.S.A., Coordinator George Geisenhaver summarized the first weekend of the 60th anniversary event. More...

TUT medallion found Thursday - Free Access

The Tip-up Town medallion has been found. More...

Kirtland won’t sponsor St. Helen charter school

By Glenn Schicker   A group which hopes to establish a charter school in St. Helen will have to look elsewhere for an educational institution Community College Trustees said Jan. 21.   More...

TRUCK FISHERMAN

Lifelong Houghton Lake resident Lyle Carrick, 67, sets a tip-up off the lake’s South Shore Wednesday afternoon as he fished for northern pike out of his pickup truck. More...

Driver leads police on high-speed chase

A 56-year-old Falmouth man faces multiple charges after leading police on a high-speed chase in Roscommon Township Jan. 23.   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, Roscommon:   More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 19:   James H. Stiehl, 68, Houghton Lake, pleaded guilty to larceny in a building and will be sentenced later. Another larceny charge was dismissed.   More...

Sports

Pool Standings

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Bowling Highlights

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Bucks top Beavers to avenge earlier Jack Pine league loss

Roscommon moved to 4-4 in Jack Pine Conference play and avenged an earlier season girls varsity basketball loss to Beaverton with a 53-26 win Jan. 21.   The Bucks, who were defeated by the Beavers 38-35 on Dec. More...

Editorial

Missing Warriors

When Wertz’s Warriors make their annual stop at Houghton Lake on their 900-mile endurance ride to raise funds for the Special Olympics Winter Games two of the Warriors won’t be in their company. More...

Take a hike!

Years ago it wasn’t uncommon for someone to sneer and say “take a hike” when they wished to be left alone and someone was invading or encroaching upon their space. More...

Making a difference

The devastation and death following the earthquake in Haiti two weeks ago is unimaginable without the televised reports. More...

Religion & Family

Kramms renew vows on 50th

Harold and LaDonna Kramm celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 23 by repeating their wedding vows in the same church in which they were married in 1960, Calvary Lutheran, Lincoln Park. More...

H1N1 flu clinics slated for February

Central Michigan District Health Department, Roscommon County, will be holding walk-in H1N1 flu clinics at its branch office on Feb. 2 and 9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.   More...

IN AUNT’S MEMORY

Seven-year-old Baily Breece donated 10 inches of her hair Jan. 22 at Grondin’s, Houghton Lake, to Locks of Love. Cutting her hair was Christina Bailey. More...

Education

Students raising funds for Haiti relief

Houghton Lake High School students Justine Moreno, Zachary Reynolds and Kaitlin Spears are organizing a relief effort for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.   More...

Part-time privatization hits snag at Kirtland

For the third month in a row, Kirtland Community College Trustees Jan. 20 failed to act on a proposal under which many part-time employees would be on the payroll of a private company, instead of the college.   More...

RAPS awards $3 million in bond issue contracts

Construction contracts totaling more than $3 million were awarded by the Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education Jan. 20 for renovations at Roscommon Elementary and Middle Schools. More...

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