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‘Life’s a Beach’ at the 2011 edition of Tip-up Town

The fun starts Friday night and continues the next weekend. So, grab your coat and hat and come to Tip-up Town, U.S.A.   More...

Jackson bound over on A.R.K. embezzlement charges

The Prudenville woman charged with embezzling from the Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) has been bound over to Circuit Court after waiving preliminary examination.  Nancy A. More...

Special Sections

News

Houghton Lake schools plan community forum Jan. 26

A community forum will be held Jan. 26 at the Houghton Lake High School.  The forum is being held by the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education. More...

FIRST PLACE

Taylor-Ann Hubbard took first place for a poster about her church that she entered in a national contest through her Masters Club program at Immanuel Baptist Church, Higgins Lake. More...

R2C2 breakfast slated for Jan. 29

The Roscommon Regional Career Center (R2C2) will host a hot pancake breakfast Jan. 29 (the second Saturday of Tip-up Town) at the Houghton Lake Playhouse. The breakfast begins at 8 a.m. More...

Business

PAPA’S BAIT

Scott Bell is the proprietor of Papa’s Bait at 127 Windemere Dr. near the Spikehorn Restaurant and Lounge and Houghton Lake’s Northeast Shore. More...

Ruden earns ‘CFP’ moniker

Thomas Ruden, CFP, financial advisor at Edward Jones Investments, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification marks CFP and Certified Financial Planner.  More...

JOE’S CONEY ISLAND

Joe’s Coney Island (formerly Ron’s Coney Island) opened for business Jan. 15 in a completely renovated building at 3900 West Houghton Lake Drive at Houghton Lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

All athletes are winners

As a mother of a high school teenager, it’s so good to hear the excitement of the start of the sports season. They work their tails off to get to those practices. These kids thrive on doing their best just to play the game. More...

‘No grudge’ says council member

I am responding to the letter “Political Agenda?” by Kathleen Pardo-Carlson in the Jan. 13 issue of the Resorter.  More...

All should attend council meetings

Owning a small business in Roscommon has been very difficult lately. After attending a village council meeting I was very encouraged to hear a council member recommend a local contractor to bid on an upcoming project in the village limits. More...

Health

JOINING IN

Volunteer blood drive coordinator Grace Kimm (foreground) leads by example during an American Red Cross blood drive at St. John Lutheran Church at Houghton Lake Monday. More...

Happenings

Violinist Gabriel Bolkosky to perform Jan. 28 at Kirtland

Violinist Gabriel Bolkosky, accompanied by pianist Michelle Cooker, will perform classical violin music Jan. 28 at Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts.  The performance is slated for 7 p.m. More...

CREDIT UNION CONTRIBUTION

The Roscommon branch of North Central Area Credit Union presented the Roscommon Area District Library with a check for $1,464 Jan. 14. More...

Buzzelli, Stander ‘booked’ for lunch

The Houghton Lake Public Library will welcome two Michigan authors, Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli and Aaron Stander, Jan. More...

Monday Update: Snowmobile accident claims the life of a Houghton Lake man - Free Access

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a snowmobile accident that claimed the life of a Houghton Lake man. More...

Tip-up Town starts Friday

With nearly 10 inches of new snow in the past week, Houghton Lake looks a lot like Tip-up Town, U.S.A.  While the 2011 theme may be “Life’s a Beach,” sculptors have been molding snow and ice at the Tip-up Town site preparing fo More...

NO WORRIES FOR TSUNAMI SAM

Snow sculptor Richard Kristof brushes loose snow off a seemingly oblivious Tsunami Sam as he and other artists worked to complete the sculpture in time for Tip-up Town 2011 Monday. More...

Black ice blamed in patrol car accident

State Police are investigating an accident involving a trooper and a patrol car that occurred on an icy US-127 Tuesday morning.  More...

Lint art piece brings Higgins Lake artist cash, international recognition

How far can lint really take you? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Dec. 14, 2010:  More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court:  Chester C. Gibson, 47, Gladwin, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court 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 Dec. 1 through 31:  Roscommon County  Sheriff’s Department  No license in possession: Matthew P. More...

Sports

Cold Cats split at Fairview

The Houghton Lake Cold ’Cats sixth grade traveling basketball team split two contests on the road Saturday at Fairview. The Cold Cats opened the day with a 20-18 loss to Fairview and beat Roscommon 20-16 in their second game.  More...

ROLLING DOWN TO TIP-UP TOWN

Stock car racer Nicole Korbinski, 19, of Houghton Lake, pictured with her newly completed pro stock Monte Carlo, will take part in the Tip-up Town 2011 Grand Parade Saturday. More...

KCC men topple Alpena, Macomb

The Kirtland Community College mens basketball team (13-5 overall, 3-3 conference) recently earned two conference home victories. The Firebirds beat Macomb Community College 69-58 Jan. 15 and Alpena 90-68 Jan. More...

Editorial

‘Life’s a Beach’

The theme for this year’s Tipup Town is a far cry from what will be reality this weekend, and probably the next weekend too, but that is what Tip-up Town is all about. More...

Generating jobs

A Cadillac company has been granted a tax credit by the Michigan Economic Growth Authority valued at $596,354 for expansion of its company and for the creation of up to 143 new jobs. More...

The state we’re in

Wednesday night Gov. Rick Snyder gave his State-of-the-State address laying out his vision of Michigan’s economic recovery plan. More...

Outdoors

Biggest walleye

Houghton Lake resident Tom Johnson caught this 26 1/2” walleye while fishing with his son, Tom, Jan. 11. Johnson caught the fish on the East Bay of Houghton Lake while jigging. More...

FAMILY SKATE

  John and Lydia McKay of Higgins Lake take a break from skating during a Jan. 8 outing at the Gerrish Township Community Park Ice Rink. More...

Education

ELEMENTARY BRANCH

North Central Area Credit Union has partnered with Roscommon Area Public Schools to create the Elementary Buck Branch. The branch opened at Roscommon Elementary Jan. 12. More...

School Based Health Centers advisory councils to meet

The Community Advisory Councils (CAC) for the School Based Health Centers (SBHC) at Houghton Lake and Roscommon school will soon meet.  The purpose of the advisory councils is to help guide the services and programs provided by the School Based More...

JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Collins Elementary named its January Students of the Month. More...

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