February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hub closing its doors after 60 years

The Hub Supermarket in Prudenville will be closing its doors after 60 years of doing business within the next two weeks according to former owner and spokesman Jerre Moore.  More...

School leaders concerned, not overreacting to proposed cuts

Spending cuts recently proposed by Governor Rick Snyder may have startled many Michigan residents, but area educators are keeping his proposed budget in perspective. More...

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News

Patrol vehicle among cars hit by out of control driver

A four-car accident Feb. More...

Johnson bound over on drug charges

A Detroit man has been bound over to Circuit Court after waiving preliminary examination in 83rd District Court on charges filed in connection with a Jan. 23 traffic stop in the Village of Roscommon.  William K. More...

Commission denies Richfield DDA from capturing tax revenue

In a 4-1 decision, the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a resolution to exempt Roscommon County tax revenues from capture by the Richfield Township Downtown Development Authority. More...

Editorial

Economic turmoil

Our Opinion

For the past week we’ve followed the Wisconsin budget debate and the protests by Wisconsin state employees who face losing collective bargaining for pension and wage issues and we have watched the apparent collapse of Middle Eastern governments More...

Tax supported

The business tax proposal put forward by Governor Rick Snyder has gained the support of the National Federation of Independent Business of Michigan. More...

Peaceable protests a ‘powerful thing’

People in large numbers have been “takin’ it to the streets.” Throngs of protesters in the Middle East and, of all places, Madison, WI, have been raising their voices and are being heard around the world.  More...

Religion & Family

Andersons name daughter Mickela

A daughter was born to Melanie and Mickelo Anderson of Roscommon, whom they named Mickela Grace. The baby was born Feb. 14, 2011, at Mercy Hospital Grayling.  She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.   More...

Son born to Miller, Sublett

Jessica Miller and Waylon Sublett of Falmouth announce the birth of their son, Jaden Adam Hunter Sublett.  Born Feb. More...

Son born to Gianvecchio, Jones

Tina Gianvecchio and Chris Jones of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their son, Aiden Savage.   The baby was born Feb. 11, 2011, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 inches long at birth.   More...

Education

RAPS board hears presentation on proposed St. Helen charter school

ALL STATE ACADEMIC The Roscommon High School varsity volleyball team scored its seventh straight All State Academic Award recently and was congratulated by the Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education at its regular meeting Feb. 16. More...

Pilot association scholarships available

The Roscommon County Area Pilot’s Association is accepting scholarship applications until April 21. The association awards scholarships up to $500 to seniors attending a high school in Roscommon County.  More...

FEEDING EXPEDITION

Houghton Lake Middle School fourth graders Kevin Reed (front) and Jordan Naylor guide the feed sled back to the garage as they lead a group of their fellow students through the outdoor cages at the A More...

REMEMBERING CHARLIE

Denton Township firefighters (left to right) Gerald Wetherell and Joe Wysocki prepare a tribute to fellow firefighter Charles “Charlie” R. More...

New Markey board sworn in

After being elected in a special election Tuesday, four new Markey Township officials were expected to be sworn into office Wednesday afternoon after the Resorter went to press.  More...

Standing Tall

  During the Higgins Lake/Roscommon 2011 WinterFest on Feb. 19, Neil Sauter of Luzerne, owner of Stilt Stories, makes balloon animals for children while perched on stilts at the North Higgins Lake State Park. 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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 27:  David P. McKee, 54, Roscommon, stood mute to a probation violation and a hearing was set.  Nicholas G. More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court:  More...

Sports

Bobcat girls earn second JPC win

The Houghton Lake girls’ varsity basketball squad earned their second Jack Pine Conference victory when they defeated Harrison 59-37 on the ’Cats home floor Feb. More...

Bobcats suffer ‘rough game’ against Ogemaw

The Houghton Lake girls’ varsity basketball squad shot only 10 free throws in comparison to 30 from Ogemaw Heights in a Feb. More...

All conference

Four members of the Houghton Lake varsity cheerleading squad were named to the Jack Pine Conference All-Conference Competitive Cheer Team. More...

Letters to the Editor

Questioning why shelter isn’t site of clinics

I took my dog to St. Helen Sunday to the animal clinic for his shots, and I got there around 10 a.m. More...

Administrative consolidation should be explored

Last week’s edition of the Resorter reported that the Roscommon Area Public   More...

‘See you at the library’

Before my annual trip to Las Vegas, I got to thinking about the amenities of the Houghton Lake Public Library. What a beautiful place to gain knowledge and meet interesting people.  More...

Happenings

CREATIVE COMPETITORS

(Left) During the open class division run of the Higgins Lake-Roscommon 2011 Winterfest’s Crazy Cardboard Classic Downhill Run sled race, employees of the Roscommon Chemical Bank, Betsi Brown ( More...

BROOMBALL BATTLE

(Below) Members of the Jim’s Collision (white) and The Higgins Lake Boat Club broomball teams battle in the broomball competition at the Higgins Lake-Roscommon 2011 Winterfest at the North Higg More...

2011 Higgins Lake-Roscommon WinterFest results

Chili Cookoff 1. MacMullan Center 2. Fred’s of Roscommon 3. More...

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