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RAPS votes against charter school authorization

Former St. Helen Elementary to be sold by district

The Roscommon Area Public Schools (RAPS) Board of Education ended any ambiguity regarding its intentions for the former St. Helen Elementary by voting unanimously to sell the building during their regular meeting March 16. More...

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News

LAST OF THREE COLLISIONS

State Police Trooper Michael Harger (left) watches as Houghton Lake Ambulance personnel bring in a cot to carry the driver of a white GMC pickup which ran into a new Jeep parked at Don Nester Auto Gr More...

AuSable 2011 budget nearly identical to 2010

AuSable Township’s budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year is said to be in “good shape” by township clerk Bob Berg. More...

Camp’s rep slates hours in area

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, is inviting northern Michigan residents who are having difficulty dealing with a federal agency to meet with a representative from his office March 30. More...

Editorial

Some good points

Our Opinion

Gov. Rick Snyder released some of his budget reforms in a speech Monday and many of his proposals have become “a call to arms” by unions, city officials and any other governmental unit affected by cuts to state revenue sharing. More...

Burn ban banned?

Public sentiment has forced the Department of Environmental Quality to overturn a previous rule that would have prevented backyard burning, which was supposed to have become effective April 1st. The Detroit News carried the story Tuesday. More...

Funding fireworks

A Detroit News story this week reported that predictions for this year’s tourism show increases of 4% over the past few tourism seasons. More...

Religion & Family

Lorenz, Iannuzzi name daughter Riley

Riley Catherine Lorenz was born Feb. 14, 2011, to Matthew Lorenz and Michelle Iannuzzi, who plan to wed Sept. 23, 2011, in Chesterfield. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth. More...

Son born to Emry, Wilson

Tiffany Emry and Paul Wilson Jr. of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Ryan. The baby was born at Mercy Hospital Grayling March 15, 2011. He weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth. More...

Rutledges name son Cooper

Kathleen and Rick Rutledge of Grayling announce the birth of their son, whom they named Cooper Michael Thomas. The baby was born at Grayling Mercy Hospital March 14, 2011. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 17 1/2 inches long at birth. More...

Education

NATIONAL AG WEEK

Missaukee County Farm Bureau volunteers (left to right) Sue Wallington, Chelsea Jones and Ellen Vanderwal lead third grade students in Mrs. Alicia Thompson’s class and Mrs. More...

NJHS to distribute food March 29

Houghton Lake Middle School members of the National Junior Honor Society will giving away food at the March 29 “Bobcats Lending a Paw” event in the high school parking lot. Food will be distributed from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

Kindergarten Round-up tonight at Collins

Collins Elementary School will host its Kindergarten Round-up tonight (Thursday, March 24) for the 2011-12 school year. Children with last names beginning with A through L will be asked to register for school at 6 p.m. More...

SNOWMAN CONTEST VOTING - Free Access

Click here to cast your vote for the Resorter's Annual Snowman Contest. More...

1,000 Lost

Population dips in census

Roscommon County lost over 1,000 residents since 2000, the United States Census reported in recently released data from the 2010 Census. More...

HLCS, RAPS school boards open up to finding common ground

Finding commonality was the main topic of conversation at a joint board meeting of Roscommon Area Public Schools and Houghton Lake Community Schools Tuesday at Collins Elementary. More...

READY FOR DRESS REHEARSAL

Kristy Carrick (left), producer of Houghton Lake High School’s production of Beauty and the Beast, and Costume Director Dawn Masters open the first of three large crates full of costumes intend 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

Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: Mohammed S. Anjum, 23, Naperville, FL, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court where he pleaded guilty to possession/sale of a taser. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, March 8: More...

Sports

Jaguar football, cheerleading sign up scheduled Saturday

Youth interested in Houghton Lake Youth Football and Cheerleading for the fall 2011 season can sign up for the program March 26 at the Houghton Lake Public Library. The last chance sign up on Saturday will be held from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Youth baseball clinic slated

The Houghton Lake High School baseball program will hold a youth baseball clinic May 1. The clinic for players ages five and up will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HLHS baseball field, located behind the high school. More...

Bowling Highlights

Thursday Senior Citizens LeagueMarch 17Lakers 60Cliff Hangers 49Hanks Four 47Go-Getters 45The Hardy Four 43Gamblers 41Ten Pens 36Wanta’Be Strikers 36Mixed High Balls 33Alley Cats 30High game-men: Hank Labiak 227High series-men: Hank Labiak 615 More...

Outdoors

Deal with this...

DNR ranger recruits vs. camper scenarios at North Higgins Lake

A camper has suffered a heart attack, is coming in and out of consciousness and alcohol appears to be a factor. More...

‘New’ DNR has new priorities

The Department of Natural Resources is back. More...

Surveyors volunteer efforts to mark national observance

Submitted by Marv Myers, PS Michigan’s surveyors celebrated National Surveyor’s Week (March 20- 26) on March 19 by participating in a Surveying USA Event with teams of volunteers to simultaneously measure the coordinates of key points of More...

Happenings

Guiding the Drop

Pathfinder school comes to Camp Grayling

Army pathfinders are specialized soldiers whose job it is to navigate foreign terrain and establish safe landing or drop zones for troops, aircraft and materiel. More...

Firehouse event generates funds for Operation Recover retreat

Veterans and those who support them raised more than $700 March 20 at the Operation Recover Benefit held at the Firehouse, St. Helen. More...

HL fireworks fundraising underway

Seeking assistance with the funding of the 2011 Fourth of July Fireworks, the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce met at a fireworks fundraising meeting March 15. More...

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