April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

COOR millage, board seats on ballot

Residents of both Roscommon County school districts will have choices to make for board of education seats in next Tuesday’s election. Also on the ballot is a request for a millage increase by COOR Intermediate School District. More...

Going to Disney World

Houghton Lake boy headed to Florida via Make-A-Wish

Although most would not know it at first glance, nine-year-old Michael Navsedas has what he calls “half a heart.” But, he does not let this condition interfere with his life, spirit and permanent smile. More...

Gerrish seeking input on recreation plan

Gerrish Township is looking for input on its five-year recreation plan.  Committee Chair Jodi Valentino said she and the other Recreation Plan Committee members, Ken Melvin, Mary Link and Norm Labonte, who were appointed by the township board Ap More...

Cub Scouts to host one day flower sale

The Cub Scouts pack 3944 will hold a one day flower sale May 7 from 9 a.m. until the flowers are gone in the lot next to the Sunny Spot.  Assorted hanging plants will be available for $16 each.  For information call Kim at 915- 2749.   More...

Special Sections

News

Deputy issued careless driving citation

An on duty Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department deputy was issued a citation for careless driving following an early morning accident in Higgins Township April 18.   More...

Boat damaged in Sunken Island collision

A 26-foot cuddy cabin was damaged April 21 on Higgins Lake when it struck Sunken Island, located on the south tip of the lake, just north of the Community Park Marina.  More...

Miller requests more time, Lozon jailed for contempt

Two Roscommon residents were scheduled for pretrials in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, April 5 in connection with fraud charges filed against them.  More...

Editorial

Count it a positive

Our Opinion

Member school districts of the COOR Intermediate School District could have an advantage over other state school districts if voters district wide approve a millage request on next Tuesday’s school ballot.  More...

A PHOTO OF ‘WHAT WE DO’

After reading the Resorter’s editorial “What we do” in last week’s Resorter, Prudenville resident Dr. More...

Houghton Lake Community Schools update

Guest Opinion

Houghton Lake Community Schools  More...

Outdoors

LET’S GO GREEN

Houghton Lake High School Ecology Club members promoted Earth Week April 18-22 by encouraging students to recycle, assisting with returns and selling T-shirts designed by senior Finn Peters. More...

Lake Association to plant more wild rice in spring and fall

The Houghton Lake Lake Association will continue their wild rice planting program with spring and fall plantings to take place in 2011.  More...

BIGGER BIRD

Richard Brookes of Houghton Lake holds a 25-pound turkey he shot near Duck Lake on April 18. More...

Happenings

EGGS AWAY!

(Right) Approximately 1,000 eggs trail out from an airplane piloted by Eric Jaroch during the second egg bombing run of the morning at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport Saturday morning duri More...

CHARGE!!!

(Below) An excited herd of six to nine-year-old Easter egg hunters (and a few of their parents) charges runway 18/36 after Jaroch dropped a load of eggs. More...

HUNTING FOR EGGS

Isabella Snyder, 4, of Clinton Township, tries to gather as many as she can of the 65 dozen eggs that were hidden at the St. Helen Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. (Photo by Krista Tacey) More...

Mead, McGregor win at HLCS; Bowen takes RAPS - Free Access

Update: 10:30 p.m. Election results are coming in for today's school election. In the Houghton Lake Community School District race for two board seats, it appears challengers Betsy Mead and Dan McGregor have won. More...

Board votes to hire negotiator

With the teachers’ contract set to expire June 30, the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education Monday hired a chief negotiator to work with the Houghton Lake Education Association for contract talks.  More...

Kirtland board delays proposed budget vote

The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees voted to postpone approving the college’s 2011-12 budget at its April 21 meeting, opting for a second reading at the board’s May 19 meeting.  More...

Houghton Lake fire offers hands-on training for future investigators

Residents south of Emery in Roscommon Township may have had the urge to call 911 April 21, but the smoke rising in the sky was due to a fire that was set deliberately, as future fire investigators trained under real conditions at a Houghton Lake prop More...

NJHS plans spaghetti dinner

The Houghton Lake National Junior Honor Society will hold a spaghetti dinner on May 4 at the high school.  The dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $4 for students. 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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon April 4 and 5:  No. 08-72-7347, Barry and LeaAnn McGinnis vs. Joseph and Barbara Yacisen, status conference held via phone in judge’s chambers.  Gerald A. More...

Sports

’Cats overrun by Eagles, G’s in home JPC track opener

The Houghton Lake High School track squads did not fare well in their Jack Pine Conference opener Monday night.  More...

Early goals lift Bucks over Eagles

Roscommon High School’s varsity soccer squad dominated the offensive end of the field during the first 20 minutes of their game with Burt Lake NMC scoring three goals for a 3-2 victory April 25 in Roscommon.  “Our offense really came More...

Bobcats drop home opener to Blue Devils

The weather finally let up enough for the Houghton Lake varsity baseball team to play their first home games, but the visiting Kalkaska Blue Devils dealt the Bobcats two non-conference losses (4-1 and 13-0) April 26.  More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Gerrish Township wake up’

In response to an article recently published in the Houghton Lake Resorter about Gerrish Township Assessor Cheryl Gillman we want to say we find Ms. Gillman’s words completely fly in the face of truth. More...

Not political issue, protecting rights

The recent events that have transpired in Houghton Lake Schools have undoubtedly caused a huge uproar in this community. While we understand the desire to know every detail, the board is trying to protect everyone’s rights.  More...

Writer responds with ‘honest facts’

In response to Mr. Von Steiner (“Class envy serves no purpose,” April 21). Here are government facts, the honest facts. More...

Religion & Family

EASTER PARADE

The Roscommon Baptist Church float makes its way through downtown Roscommon Easter Sunday. More...

Churchills name daughter Jada Rae

A daughter was born to Matthew and Sarah Churchill of Lancaster, MO.  Named Jada Rae, the baby was born in Memphis, MO, April 10, 2011, weighing 8 pounds, 1.6 ounces. She measured 22 1/2 inches long.   More...

Allumis name son Landon Matthew

Nathan and Samantha Allumi of El Paso, TX, announce the birth of their first child, Landon Matthew.   The baby was born April 5, 2011, at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso. He weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. More...

Education

‘Champion for Children’ award given to Dale

Tom Dale’s many years of work in the education of area children was recognized by the Michigan Association of School Administrators April 15, when they presented him with a “Champion for Children Award” at the Otsego Club in Gaylord More...

Meyer presents project, receives awards at Albion

Houghton Lake High School graduate Courtney Meyer demonstrated some outstanding academic work at Albion College’s Elkin R. Isaac Research Symposium.  More...

Young Artist calendar contest deadline extended to May 12

Area students and young artists will have a while longer to work on their drawings for the 2011-2012 Young Artist Calendar Contest sponsored by the Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival and Kirtland Community College, with festival organizers an More...

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Poll

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