February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

WILD RIDE

Houghton Lake Middle School students (clockwise from bottom right) Tony McKeen, Cheyenne Koeneke and Jacob Stock get an airboat ride Feb. More...

Bush next COOR superintendent

On Feb. 22, the COOR Intermediate School District Board of Education selected Gregory A. More...

CTC consolidation proposal to be on Feb. 2014 ballot

The Citizens for Township Consolidation quest to have a proposal to consolidation Denton, Lake, Markey and Roscommon Townships on an election ballot is now over. The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners approved a Feb. More...

Special Sections

News

Two RHS students sent to hospital, one possible drug overdose

Two Roscommon High School students were transported to Mercy Hospital Grayling Feb. 20, one for a possible overdose of a prescription pain medication.  More...

ASSISTANT TRAINER

Corrections Officer Luke Tessner of the Clare County Sheriff’s Department was recently named assistant trainer for the International Bloodhound Training Institute. More...

Milburn, Anderson build more than buildings in Mexico

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church recently sponsored two members on a mission trip to Rio Bravo, Mexico. Craig Anderson and Mark Milburn joined a team of 17 people from churches in Michigan and Texas the week of Feb. 10-16.  More...

Business

SMITH AT TAX COMPANY

Tax preparation services by Certified Public Accountant Ellen J. Smith are now available at The Tax Company, located at 4772 West Houghton Lake Dr. at Houghton Lake. More...

BACK AT THE CEDAR INN

Luke Sanak, former owner of the Cedar Inn and Cedar Inn Back Door Pizza in St. Helen, is now in charge again. A St. More...

Spread the word in the Resorter

Have you recently started a business? Has your office moved? Have you been promoted?  If you answered yes to any of these, contact the Resorter to spread the word with a news article. More...

Letters to the Editor

Involvement equals enjoyable learning experience

This year’s 2013 Houghton Lake Middle School Enrichment Days program was a huge success. Due to the great involvement from the community, the children all had an enjoyable learning experience. On behalf of myself, staff and akeresorter. More...

Nation needs to ‘get serious’ regarding student achievement

As I was reading and studying the MEAP scores from both Houghton Lake Schools and Roscommon Schools, I found some of the scores disconcerting. More...

All humans have God-given talents

February is Black History Month. There have been many who have contributed much to our nation. In my tribute, I would like to single out one who has made my life more enjoyable. More...

Religion & Family

Couples renew vows at HLUMC to celebrate ‘marriage week’

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church celebrated National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, by offering couples a chance to renew their marriage vows after church.  Led by Pastor Tom and Karen Anderson, 19 couples took the offer. More...

Harger, Jenema plan March wedding

Rebekah Kay Jenema of Falmouth and Michael Harger of Houghton Lake announce their wedding engagement.  The couple plans a March 16, 2013, wedding at the Vogel Center Church, Vogel Center.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Russell Jenema More...

Messiah Lutheran breakfast March 2

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will host a community breakfast March 2 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.  Served by the men’s group, the breakfast will consist of French toast, sausage, hash browns, fruit cup and beverages.&n More...

Education

RHS artists at work

Roscommon High School sophomore and foreign exchange student Lisette Reidiger (above) of Switzerland makes her own glass beads in Tim McClure’s art class and (below, left) are examples of finis More...

RES students study hatching rates

During the month of January, the Roscommon Elementary School fourth grade classes as well as Mrs. Hutek’s third grade class took part in an inquiry based science activity focused on chicken hatch rates.  More...

Kirtland seeking nominations for ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

The Kirtland Community College Alumni Committee is seeking nominations for the “2013 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.” The deadline for the submissions is April 12.  More...

Breaking News - 3/3/2013 8:59 PM

RES reopens Monday morning - Free Access

Roscommon Elementary School will be open for students Monday morning. Here is the message from Principal Kathy Rees: Welcome Back Home To RES!!

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UPDATED 5 p.m. Wednesday: RES students to attend classes at RMS Thursday, Friday - Free Access

RES students to have classes at RMS Thursday, Friday Roscommon Area Public Schools Superintendent Catherine Erickson sent the following email just before 5 p.m. Wednesday. More...

RAPS adjusts budget with better than expected finances

Although the Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education approved an adjusted budget that included a deficit of $1,229,669 during its regular meeting on Feb. More...

First look at budget shows cuts may be needed at HLCS

Taking an early look at the 2013-14 budget, the finance committee of the Houghton Lake Community School Board of Education met Monday to review the district’s financial picture and possible budget cuts.  More...

HITTING HOME

The need to support cancer research is brought directly home as Roscommon High School senior Nathan Compo addresses a packed gym between the girls and boys varsity basketball games at Roscommon Frida More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  More...

82nd District Court Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 82nd District Court Magistrate assessed fines to the following during the period of Oct. 1 through 31:  Department of Natural Resources   Personal watercraft 150-foot rule, wake violation: Joseph B. Mawdsley, $240.  More...

Sports

CLASS WARFARE

(Above) Roscommon High School seniors (left to right) Matt Holtcamp, Ronnie Sheffield and Drake Lewandowski focus on the incoming ball served by the juniors in one of three “macho volleyball&rd More...

Bucks down Blue Blazers

The Roscommon High School boys varsity basketball team defeated Kalkaska 55-50 in front of a home crowd Tuesday night as the Bucks begin to prepare for the Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason.  With the victory, Roscommon defeat More...

GOING TO THE LINE

Roscommon Middle School seventh grader, Macy Mires, the daughter of Scott and Sue Mires won the regional Knights of Columbus Regional Hoop Shoot recently. More...

Editorial

Another year of enrichment

Our Opinion

From fishing to skiing to Zumba to hunter’s education to Henry Ford, students at Houghton Lake Middle School had enriching experiences last Thursday and Friday.  More...

When do student prayers cross the First Amendment line?

Students are free to pray in public schools – except when they aren’t.  If this sounds confusing, pity school administrators charged with figuring out if and when to draw the line on student prayers.  Current controversies in tw More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results Will you watch the Oscars this Sunday? Yes-20% No-80%  This week’s question   More...

Outdoors

TWIN QUALIFIERS

Thirteen-year-old Hunter Wood (left) recently qualified for the NRA Three Position (prone, kneeling and standing) Light Rifle, Distinguished Expert Status just two weeks after his twin brother Chase More...

Survey results on community views of water quality released

Results of a survey of landowners in the 603-square-mile Upper Muskegon River Watershed, which includes a large part of Roscommon and Missaukee counties, were recently published by the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA).  More...

Second annual 5k planned at lake

The second annual Houghton Lake Trail 5k run/walk will be held April 27 at 9 a.m.  The event will take place at Houghton Lake High School and each participant will receive a T-shirt and each finisher will receive a medal.  The cost is $20 b More...

Happenings

Young donor has given more than $1,000 in memory of father

Sydney Strablow, a high school senior downstate, recently presented another donation to the Gerrish Township Police Department in memory of her father, Officer Doug Strablow.  Officer Doug Strablow, who died when Sydney was younger, was an offic More...

Assistance available for home heating and homestead property credit forms

Assistance is available for senior citizens through area senior centers for help with Michigan Home Heating Credit and Michigan Homestead Property Credits.  Residents who need help with these forms may make an appointment at any of Roscommon Cou More...

Tickets on sale for ‘Dilemmas with Dinner’ at Mid Michigan

Tickets are on sale for the Mid Michigan Community College Theatre production of “Dilemmas with Dinner” by Robin Roberts. This fastpaced comedy will be presented in the MMCC Auditorium on the Harrison campus.  More...

Features

Jumping into Journalism

Houghton Lake Middle School fourth and fifth graders visited the Resorter Friday morning to learn about the newspaper printing process as part of their Enrichment Days schedule. More...

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