January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

TUT kicks off Saturday

Grab your sandals. It’s time again for Tip-up Town, U.S.A. to get underway. The annual kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at Houghton Lake High School. More...

Troopers nab car thieves from Gladwin

A pair of 17-year-old Gladwin residents were arrested at the Sunrise Marathon gas station at Houghton Lake Dec. 31, after State Police Trooper Kevin Flick recognized the stolen vehicle they were driving. More...

Special Sections

News

BACK STREET CRASH

Firefighters from Roscommon Township look over the aftermath of a traffic accident that occurred at around 11:50 a.m. on Jan. 3 at the intersection of Collingwood Boulevard and Beech Street. More...

Ask the Trooper

Question: In Michigan, can I carry a self defense spray in my car or on my person for protection? Answer: Yes, but only if it is either: More...

Memorial Donation

Sydney Strablow, 14, of Macomb recently presented a gift to Chief Brian Hill of the Gerrish Township Police Department to begin an ongoing gift in memory of her father Douglas Strablow who died Dec. More...

Editorial

Another tradition gone

Our Opinion

Back when as a 10-year-old kid we were told to take out the trash the grumbling and griping elicited the remark “gripe and go!” We did both, griped and went. It must have been 150 feet to the burning barrel! More...

Let’s try to get along with each other

Editor’s note: This “Make It Plain” originally appeared in the Resorter on Jan. 1, 2009. The Resorter plans to rerun some of Glenn Schicker’s columns in future editions. More...

A little more maintenance won’t hurt

Making New Years resolutions is a common way to start the year. Starting fresh and putting the past behind you feels like the right thing to do. Some of the more common resolutions are to lose weight, stop smoking and get out of debt. More...

Outdoors

PADDLING INTO THE MIST

After about a half hour of light rain at the outset, 16 paddlers from Roscommon and elsewhere around the state found themselves on a misty river on New Year’s Eve, with temperatures in the mid- More...

Kirtland’s Warbler exceeds recovery goal

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment in late December released annual survey information indicating the state’s population of the endangered Kirtland’s warbler remains steady. More...

Burn barrel ban begins April 1

Just about anyone who has a little gray in their hair remembers the days when their mom would send them to the backyard with a brown paper bag filled with discarded mail and food wrappers and a strike-anywhere match. The mission: Burn the trash. More...

Happenings

TRAIN CLUB DRAWING WINER

Morgan Mepham, a student at Roscommon Elementary School, recently won first prize, a Lionel O Gauge Santa Fe Flyer set, in a drawing at the Roscommon Historic Model Train Club from an entry she left More...

ABWA ‘crop and shop’ Jan. 15 at Playhouse

The American Business Women’s Association will host a “Crop and Shop” event Jan. 15 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. The 12-hour scrapbooking event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Helping people eat

Chemical Bank recently presented Pam Stephan, coordinator of Project H.O.P.E. (Help Our People Eat), with a check for $1,000 as a donation from the bank to the organization. More...

Snowmobilers saved from Higgins ice - Free Access

Two 39-year-old men, one from Houghton Lake and one from Chesaning, were saved by State Police after the snowmobiles they were riding broke through the ice on Higgins Lake Saturday evening. Both men were recovering from hypothermia at St. More...

Ice fisherman found unresponsive on Houghton Lake

A 65-year-old Lake Township man was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital in Grayling after he was found unresponsive and not breathing while fishing on Houghton Lake January 5. More...

Interim Markey board ‘cleans the slate’

$130k settles lawsuit with firemen

Wishing to make a “clean slate” for the incoming board next month, the Markey Township board, at a special meeting Dec. More...

Ice Tea Party candidates spoiling for a fight

Representing a new generation of community involvement, George “Jamaican George” Davis and Chris “Caribbean Chris” Tribelhorn have thrown their colorful hats into the ring as candidates for mayor and marshal of Tip-up Town 201 More...

Schneider unanimous choice to chair county commission

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Robert Schneider chairman of the board for a two-year term during the commission’s organizational meeting Wednesday in Roscommon. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nina Russo - 2014-11-27
Allan J. Gee - 2014-11-27
Dorothy Marie Jones - 2014-11-27
Linda Lee Antal - 2014-11-27
Linda Lee Antal - 2014-11-20
Nina Russo - 2014-11-20
Dorothy Marie Jones - 2014-11-20
Allan J. Gee - 2014-11-20

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Nov. 30: Robert L. More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: Thomas J. Brewer, 33, Houghton Lake Heights, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense. More...

83rd District Court Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 83rd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of Nov. 1 through 30: Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department Allowing a suspended/revoked person to drive: Denise G. Swerdan, $210. More...

Sports

Vikings’ offense too much for ’Cats

The Houghton Lake boys’ basketball squad stuck with undefeated Grayling for the first 24-minutes but ran out of gas in the final eight minutes, falling to the hosts 80-67 Jan. 4. More...

Unforced turnovers, second shots cost Bobcats in loss to Grayling

Both Houghton Lake and Grayling’s girls’ basketball squads had a cold start during their match at Grayling Jan. 4 but the host Vikings were able to heat up their offense en route to a 52-35 victory. More...

Kalamazoo’s Carey named Scholar All-American

Kalamazoo College senior Dane Carey was recently named 2010 Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). More...

Letters to the Editor

Old 27 perfect tank test site

In my other life, I worked for the world’s largest commercial trailer manufacturer. More...

No one fights alone

The Relay For Life participants are cancer survivors, including their caregivers, friends, family, the whole community. More...

Religion & Family

Sommers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 19

John and Dorothy Sommer will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Jan. 19. They were married in 1951 at Knox Presbyterian Church in Detroit. The couple resided in New Mexico for two years, Dearborn for 40 years and Houghton Lake for the last 18 years. More...

Celebrating five generations

Five generations of Patricia Johnson’s family recently gathered for this picture. More...

Story of Cook’s recovery from brain injury featured on Mary Free Bed site

Former Houghton Lake resident Pete Cook, newly married, graduated Magna Cum Laude, with honors, with a pre-physical therapy degree at Chicago State University with a 3.92 grade point average. More...

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