October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

THINKING PINK

If you’ve noticed a predominance of pink on the playing field at Bobcat Stadium and in the Houghton Lake High School gym lately, you’re picking up on a message being sent by the students. More...

Spirit Week leads up to Roscommon Homecoming

The halls of Roscommon High School will be filled with superheroes and villians as the student body prepares for its Friday evening Homecoming victory over Harrison. More...

Special Sections

News

OPENING OF IROQUOIS AVENUE

The Roscommon County Road Commission held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Iroquois Avenue on Oct. 18. More...

Drug ‘take-back’ set for Oct. 29 at four locations

The Gerrish Township Police Department, in collaboration with other community police agencies, will offer area residents an opportunity to safely discard their potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. More...

Channel markers, piers to be removed

The channel markers at North and South Higgins Lake State Parks will be removed this week for the winter. On Oct. More...

Editorial

Safe disposal

Our Opinion

There are many after death tasks that families and survivors are faced with that they had no idea they would have responsibility for doing. The list of necessary and obvious tasks is easy but some don’t become evident for a period of time. More...

Resorter ‘primary source of local news’

“A number of Americans don’t seem to recognize the value of their local newspaper.” So stated the lead paragraph in a recent Associated Press story citing the results of a survey by the “Pew’s Project for Excellence in J More...

Protests, rallies: assembly, petition in action

Inside the First Amendment

The “Occupy Wall Street” movement and its rapidly spreading urban echoes are – akeresorter. More...

Religion & Family

Bouchards to celebrate 60th

James and Charolette Bouchard of St. Helen will mark their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 22 and plan to celebrate with family and friends. More...

Garlos celebrate golden anniversary

James and Carol Garlo recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering of their family, friends and their bridal party at their home in Roscommon. More...

Messiah dinner planned Oct. 26

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will host a dinner Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. The public may attend. Donations are accepted. More...

Law Enforcement

State Police investigate auto theft in St. Helen

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating the theft of a 2003 Dodge Caravan from the parking lot of the Chase Bank branch office in St. Helen on Oct. 17. More...

Manslaughter charge filed against Bane dismissed

An involuntary manslaughter charge filed against a Houghton Lake man in connection with the May 5 death of his two-week-old daughter has been dismissed in Circuit Court. More...

RCRC seeks information on privatized snow removal

Privatization of snow removal is a topic the Roscommon County Road Commission will hear more about after commissioners Oct. 13 gave Manager Tim O’Rourke the go-head to seek information on the issue. More...

Tip-up Town bride grateful for ‘Fairy Tale’ wedding votes

“I was ecstatic,” Ann Joseph told the Resorter in a phone interview after she learned she and her fiancé received the most votes in the Tip-up Town Fairy Tale Wedding contest. “I called and woke up everyone I knew. More...

Ausable River Estates question ownership of Oak Road Bridge

In an effort to determine the actual owners of the Oak Road Bridge that leads to the entrance of the Ausable River Estates subdivision in Richfield Township a meeting was held on Oct. 15 at the bridge. More...

SENIOR HOMECOMING REPS

Candidates for 2011 Homecoming King and Queen at Roscommon High School are (front row, left to right) Kayla Hawkins, Dallas James, Elizabeth Gendernalik, Ashley Becker and Harmony Emery; and (back ro More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: James G. Valleau, 64, St. Helen, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on a charge of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Oct. 11: David C. Rozenski Jr., 26, Westland, pleaded guilty to possession of less than 25 grams of a controlled substance. More...

Sports

JV Bobcats take flight out of G’s - Free Access

The Houghton Lake High School junior varsity football squad scored 36 unanswered points in the first half en route to a 42-12 victory over Gladwin Oct. 13 on the road. More...

Bobcats fall in first round district to Vikings

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team had a 2-0 lead over Grayling in their first round District Tournament game at Bobcat Stadium Tuesday evening, but the margin was not enough to keep the Vikings down in a slugfest that ended in a 6-3 victory for t More...

‘Junior Cats’ program open for boys K-6

Registration for Bobcat Boys’ Basketball Clinics for kindergarten through third grade and fourth through sixth grades will close Oct. 31, according to Head Bobcat Varsity Boys Coach Larry Mead. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘No’ vote ‘absolute necessity’

A “No” vote on the COOR millage request in my opinion is an absolute necessity, for the second time. More...

Election Letters Policy

The last issue the Resorter will accept letters regarding the Nov. 8 COOR Intermediate School District millage election will be Oct. 27. Letters related to the millage proposal will not be accepted for the Resorter’s Nov. 3 edition. More...

Happenings

OFFICER INSTALLATION

Jim Bowman (center) is installed as the new commandant of the Cpl. Jack A. Davenport Detachment #684 of the Marine Corps League Oct. 12 at the American Legion Hall, Prudenville. More...

Camp’s rep plans constituent hours

United States Rep. Dave Camp recently announced his monthly office hours held by his regional representatives in various locations around the Fourth District to help those residents who are in need of assistance with a federal agency. More...

Birch Point hosts haunted golf club

Each Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. the Birch Point Golf Club in St. Helen will have its haunted club house open. Admission is $7 for adults and children 12 and under are $2. The Birch Point Golf Club is located at 7071 Artesia Beach Rd. in St. More...

Education

A CELEBRATION OF FAMILY

Putting the finishing touches on his project, Collins Elementary School kindergartener Daniel Dine and his mother, Casandra Dine of Houghton Lake place contact paper over his project to preserve the More...

Kicks ’n Giggles craft club accepting members

The Kicks ’N Giggles 4-H Craft Club is accepting new members for the 2011- 12 enrollment season. Members may be from Roscommon County and surrounding counties. The club does a variety of crafts at low costs. More...

Scholarship Expo Oct. 25 at Roscommon

A Scholarship Expo is planned Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at Roscommon High School. More...

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