April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

‘DADDY’S GIRL’

Second grader Samantha Karoub and her father, Alan Karoub danced to the song “Daddy’s Girl” during the April 12 Roscommon Elementary School Daddy/Daughter Dance put on by Project Gr More...

Residents recall marathon memories, respond to tragedy

St. More...

SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Houghton Lake High School seniors achieving Summa Cum Laude status gathered for a luncheon at the high school on April 6. More...

Special Sections

News

‘Art in the Park’ planned at Artesia Youth Park - Free Access

Artesia Youth Park will host “Art in the Park” Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m., which will celebrate art created by people of all ages. More...

KCC’s Quinn informs county board of .20 levy request

Kirtland Community College President Dr. More...

‘Rare’ mid-April storm creates ‘mess’ in county

Just when the Roscommon County Road Commission employees thought the snow had left for spring, RCRC foreman Art Allen said winter showed back up. At approximately 4:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Survey answers improve community

This is in response to the letters concerning the American Community Survey. The American Community Survey replaces the U.S. Census long form that collected the specific information every 10 years that the ACS now collects randomly every year. More...

Trash problem needs to be tackled

After reading “‘Eight years’ of trash rankles Denton Township resident” in last week’s Resorter, I, too, have seen the same issue at other stores with plastic bag debris filtering across the roadways unto other’s p More...

Outdoors

PORTABLE BOAT WASHER

  A Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant from the U.S. More...

DNR advises caution to prevent spread of oak wilt

April 15, Tax Day, is also the beginning of the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees, the Department of Natural Resources announced Monday.  More...

Happenings

Project Graduation Daddy/Daughter Dance raises over $1,000

Daughters had the chance to show their fathers the latest dances at the Project Graduation Daddy/Daughter Dance held at Roscommon Elementary School on April 12.  Nearly 100 families turned out for dancing, refreshments, a chance to meet some hig More...

Hebel takes second at JPC art show with dedication to sister

Houghton Lake High School’s Atalie Hebel’s dedication to her sister helped her take second place overall and $300 at this year’s Jack Pine Conference student art show on April 13.  During her introduction, Hebel said her piece More...

Third annual barbecue cook-off May 18 in St. Helen

The St. Helen Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its third annual Backyard Barbecue Cook-off May 18 at the Richfield Township Park (on Airport Road in St. More...

Breaking News - 4/22/2013 2:16 PM

Rendon hosting online meeting with Snyder - Free Access

Residents can interact with governor live by webcam

State Rep. Bruce Rendon is hosting a new style of town hall meeting Tuesday night at Kirtland Community College, featuring Gov. Rick Snyder participating via a live webcam. More...

Breaking News - 4/18/2013 3:03 PM

Village residents, businesses asked to limit water usage - Free Access

The Village of Roscommon’s Department of Public Works is asking residents and businesses to temporarily limit the use of water. More...

Buccilli’s fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics - Free Access

A fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics was planned Wednesday, April 24 at Buccilli’s Pizza. The event will run from 4 to 9 p.m. More...

‘UPS Ed’ earns service award - Free Access

Piglowski recognized out of 400,000

UPS customers in the Houghton Lake and West Branch areas know 27- year UPS driver Ed Piglowski simply as “UPS Ed.” But now Piglowski is also known as the winner of the 2013 James E. More...

Community support ‘a blessing’ for Compos

Rallying to raise money at the Cure for Compo fundraiser, alumni from Roscommon and Grayling High Schools came together April 13 on behalf of senior Nathan Compo.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

Sports

HLHS alum VanWormer to take helm of Bobcat gridiron program

Houghton Lake High School alumnus Tim VanWormer will return to HLHS this fall, taking over as the Bobcats varsity football coach.  More...

MARINES SUPPORT LITTLE LEAGUE

Members of the Marine Corps Detachment #684 recently made a $200 donation to the Houghton Lake Little League. More...

Bobcats win first game in shootout

The Houghton Lake High School varsity soccer squad won its first game of the season in a shootout, defeating Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy, 1-0, April 16 at Burt Lake.  Through 80 minutes of play, the score was knotted a 0-0 send More...

Editorial

Bostonians, all

Our Opinion

The explosions at Monday’s 117th running of the Boston Marathon have created another dark chapter in our nation’s history.  More...

Library Week

This week officially marks National Library Week and we are blessed in Roscommon County to have excellent libraries throughout the year.  The Houghton Lake Public Library, Richfield Township Public Library and the Roscommon Area District Library More...

Volunteers praised during recognition week

As the Volunteer Coordinator at Mercy Hospice, I am hoping to thank and congratulate our pool of volunteers who contribute willingly to continuing the legacy of quality hospice care in their community in honor of National Volunteer Week.  More...

Religion & Family

BINGO FOR VETS

Members of the Houghton-Higgins American Legion Post #245, Prudenville, visited the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw April 7. More...

Katalenich, Hirai announce engagement

Greg and Ellen Katalenich of Roscommon announce the engagement of their son, Jeff Katalenich, to Kimberly Hirai, the daughter of David and Michelle Hirai of Boise, ID.  An August 2013 wedding is planned in Boise, ID with a reception in Roscommon More...

Dinner, auction to benefit Baby Owen

A fundraiser dinner and auction is being planned at Fred’s of Roscommon April 21, from 2 to 6 p.m. to assist the family of Baby Owen.  Eight weeks old, Owen is in Grand Rapids in critical condition due to multiple viruses. More...

Education

THAT’S A LOT OF DIMES

Pat McRorie (left), representing the Deer Run Scooter Brigade and Sandy’s Fight for Life teams (along with Steve Pittman, not pictured) supervises a pizza party in Mrs. More...

Seven area students named to SVSU dean’s list

Saginaw Valley State University named 2,060 students to the 2012 fall semester dean’s list, including seven area students.  Those students include Katie Baerlocher, Brittany Potter and Jaina Schank all of Roscommon, Nicholas Kubiak of Houg More...

OLL APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Our Lady of the Lady Regional Catholic School April students of the month were announced on April 11. More...

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