January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Standoff ends peacefully, man arrested

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic dispute the afternoon of Jan. 6 in Nester Township in which a male subject was possibly holding a woman against her will. The standoff ended peacefully, with no one incurring injury. More...

Strategic planning meeting Saturday at Houghton Lake

Strategic planning is underway in Houghton Lake Community Schools to create a three-to-five plan for the district. More...

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News

Old 27 gas leak causes evacuation

A Jan. 6 natural gas leak located just south of the Michigan State Police post on Old 27 caused 16 people from the Houghton Lake Adult Foster Care House to be evacuated. More...

Higgins Lake Dam Advisory Committee not sought at this time by Gerrish

While it may still be winter, Gerrish Township officials Jan. More...

Richfield discusses additional street lighting

St. Helen Chamber of Commerce President Bev VanMeter brought to the attention of the board the “lack of lighting” at the I-75 exit toward St. Helen during the Richfield Township work session on Jan. 8. More...

Editorial

Shows the importance

Our Opinion

In the weekly “It Happened” feature in the Resorter last week, an item about Christmas caroling in the Village of Roscommon back in 1937 was featured. More...

Recognizing boards as they ‘LeadStrong’

January is School Board Recognition Month - a time to salute the work of school board members and celebrate public education. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES More...

Happenings

Tanger Outlets raise nearly $4,000 to fight breast cancer

The Tanger Outlet Center in West Branch raised and recently donated $3,771.98 for the battle against breast cancer. More...

Houghton Lake Public Library programs starting up

The Houghton Lake Public Library offers fun, free programs for children. More...

Shelter plans shot clinics, new pet licenses available

The Roscommon County Animal Shelter is planning shot clinics for January and February. A Jan. 13 clinic is planned at the shelter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rabies shots are $10 and all other shots are $15. Two more shot clinics are planned in February. More...

Pease, Spears M&M choice for TUT

Debo named queen

Amongst all of the clowning around at the annual Kick-off Jan. 5 at Houghton Lake High School in celebration of this year’s Tip-up Town theme “Circus... More...

Trooper helps out after Superstorm Sandy

After Superstorm Sandy hit the east coast in October, Michigan was among 20 states that sent in state police units to help in areas that were stricken with unprecedented storm damage. More...

Options for future high school topic for CHA

Charlton Heston Academy Superintendent Dave Patterson asked the academy’s board of directors to give him a deadline to present future plans for adding high school grades to the academy. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court Nov. 5: No. 11-72-9326, Michael Wyman vs. Harold Wheeler, settlement was placed on record; No. 12-72-9788, Karen Kops vs. More...

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: John G. Conard, 42, Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of first degree criminal sexual conduct and domestic violence, third offense. More...

Sports

Schools cancelled Friday but varsity basketball contests still on tap - Free Access

Schools were cancelled Friday due to freezing rain and icy roads but the Bobcats and Bucks will still take the court this evening at Houghton Lake. The Houghton Lake vs. Roscommon varsity girls and boys basketball games WILL be played tonight. More...

Youth wrestlers place at Meridian

The Houghton Lake Youth Wrestling team placed 14 of its 24 wrestlers at a tournament held Jan. 5 at Meridian. More...

Bucks start 2013 with 5-point win over Clare

In its first game of 2013, the Roscommon High School boys varsity basketball team downed Clare 58-53 Jan. 4 at RHS. In the opening eight minutes of play, Clare edged the Bucks by a point to lead 7-6 after the first quarter. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Would love to see the bleachers full’

My husband and I retired and moved to Roscommon seven years ago. More...

‘Bad guys don’t register guns’

Because of the uproar surrounding the recent New York City area newspaper listing the names of all the pistol permit holders in their counties, I’ve decided to help out the Resorter readers by compiling a list of the criminals in our county tha More...

‘Best neighbors in the world’

Jan. 1, 2013 is one day I will remember for the rest of my life! Sometimes in our lives we tend to get self involved and not pay attention to what is going on around us. On this day I am glad that I have the best neighbors in the world. More...

Education

EXPLORING ECOSYSTEMS

For approximately two weeks before winter break, the Roscommon Elementary School fourth graders from Kathee Lamberies’ class spent time learning about ecosystems by creating small habitats out More...

Grant recipients named by RCCF

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) has announced the recipients of its 2012 Fall Cycle Grants. Ausable Free Clinic received a grant of $500 to assist with the purchase of an Automatic External Defibrillator. More...

KCC announces top students of fall semester

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2012-13 fall semester which earned them placement on the college’s dean’s and president’s lists. More...

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