January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

HL man dead, two injured in lake snowmobile accident

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a snowmobile accident that occurred on Houghton Lake Jan. 22 at about 7:30 p.m., resulting in the death of a Houghton Lake man.  More...

County break-ins solved after arrests by task force

Six breaking and entering cases in Roscommon County were solved after a breaking and entering task force led by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department arrested two suspects thought to be responsible for at least 104 break-ins over the last 13 More...

Tip-up Town News Link - Free Access

Click here for the 2011 edition of the Resorter's Tip-up Town News.  More...

Special Sections

News

Fire destroys two South Branch homes

Fires destroyed two homes in South Branch Township last week, leaving two families homeless.  More...

State Police handle stolen snowmobile complaints

State Police handled two stolen snowmobile complaints during the first weekend of Tip-up Town 2011.  On Jan. More...

Early morning fire destroys Higgins Lake family’s home

A house fire complicated by frigid weather conditions claimed the home of a Higgins Lake family on Jan. 23.  More...

Editorial

Voices needed

Our Opinion

An alert has been issued for sportsmen and women to take action to prevent the closure of 70,000 acres of national forest lands to gun hunting and snowmobiling by the U.S. Forest Service.  More...

Critical shortage

One of the most important life saving activities has been severely impacted by this winter’s weather along the Eastern Seaboard as well some areas in Michigan. More...

Frosted fun

New York City spent its entire snow removal budget in the New Year’s snow storm and was fretting last weekend because more snow and bitter cold were predicted. More...

Outdoors

‘Dirty Rats’ earns TUT softball on ice win

In double-elimination action, Pratt’s Dirty Rats placed first in the Tip-up Town Softball on Ice Tournament.  The team consisted of players who hailed from Grayling and Newago and as far away as Indiana.  More...

Ice fishing contest cold start to TUT

Ice was the key word in the Tip-up Town Ice Fishing Contest as the weekend weather hovered in the single digits.  In the kids’ Ice Fishing Contest Saturday, there were four participants. More...

Happenings

HELPING DOWN AT TIP-UP TOWN

Members of the team sports physical education class at Houghton Lake High School spent class time helping set up for the first weekend of Tip-up Town 2011 at the festival site Thursday. More...

‘Bowl for Kids Sake’ slated here Feb. 12

Bowl for Kids Sake 2011 is scheduled for Feb. 12 at Goodyear Lanes, Houghton Lake. The event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakes, which covers Roscommon County.   More...

PREVENTION GRANT

Roscommon County Community Foundation President/CEO Mary Fry (left) presents Shelley Hubbard, a certified prevention consultant with Catholic Human Services, with a $628 grant from the Morley Foundat More...

Dedicated hunter finds Tip-up Town Medallion

“I prevailed!”  That is how Nate Bovay, 32, of Prudenville described his successful search for the 2011 Tip-up Town Medallion, which he found early Monday evening at the intersection of County Road 300 and Old 27 near Houghton Lake&r More...

WHAT’RE YOU CLOWNS DOING UP THERE?!

Tonya “Lolli” Foster (right) and Holly “Star” Foster, of Northland Area Federal Credit Union, ride the Ferris wheel Saturday morning during the opening weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A. More...

Feb. 8 deadline for prospective school board members

Voters in the Houghton Lake and Roscommon School Districts will elect board of education members in the annual May election. More...

Tip-up Town 2011

Cold weather can’t keep crowds away
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Thousands of visitors to Houghton Lake enjoyed the first weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., despite the cold, windy weather. “I think it was great,” Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Tuck said. 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:  More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 3 and 4:  More...

Sports

Slideshow from Houghton Lake vs. Beaverton Contests

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Benkert resigns, RHS Football position open - Free Access

After one season at the helm, Dan Benkert has resigned as the Roscommon High School varsity football head coach as of Jan. 10. More...

Second half effort equals win for ’Cats

Despite the arctic temperature outside, the Houghton Lake boys’ varsity basketball squad won a heated battle against Beaverton’s Beavers 53-47 on the Bobcats’ home court Jan. 21.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Markey still a ‘messy world’

Welcome to the messy world of Markey Township!  More...

Lesson for youth: Hard work has its rewards

To respond to “All athletes are winners” (Resorter, Jan. 20).  More...

Player continues to hold head high

I response to the letter pertaining to athletes.  I am a parent of one of these kids who has not seen much court time. More...

Religion & Family

Hoeraufs name daughter Brooklyn

Benjamin and Nicole (Schultz) Hoerauf of Bay City announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklynn Nicole. The baby was born Jan. 14, 2011, at Bay Regional Medical Center, Bay City, weighing 9 pounds and measuring 19 1/2 inches. More...

Eichstadt, Jones name daughter Lexus

Alisha Eichstadt and Scott Michael Jones of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Lexus Leah.   Born Jan. 11, 2011, at Mercy Hospital Grayling, the baby weighed 6 pounds and was 20 inches long.   More...

Daughter born to Hendershott, Laverty

Carrie Hendershott and Aaron Laverty of Prudenville announce the birth of their daughter, Rihanna Dawn. The baby was born Jan. 9, 2011, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18 inches long.   More...

Education

TERRIFIC

Houghton Lake Kiwanian Betty Anderson, chair of the Terrific Kids Committee (middle row, left), presented certificates and goodie bags filled with pencils, notepads, erasers, candy and a small toy to More...

Making the call of staying home

How can a parent tell if a stomachache is a virus at work or just a case of nerves?  More...

FAMILY ARTWORK

Shayden and Aliza Sample work with their mother, Bambi Sample, on a mosaic during Collins Elementary Family Art Night Jan. 13. More...

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