October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

RCRC hires new foreman, two receive promotions

With the retirement of Roscommon County Road Commission foreman Dave Tuck, the RCRC announced at Sept. 25 meeting that the hiring committee had a recommendation to hire a replacement and another to give two other employees promotions.  More...

HOUGHTON LAKE 2014 HOMECOMING COURT

Ten Houghton Lake High School seniors were named to the Homecoming Court and two will be named king and queen Friday at the Homecoming game against Beaverton. More...

Special Sections

News

Lions Club seeking volunteers in prepartion for Halloween Party

Plans are underway for the Houghton Lake Lions Club’s 45th Annual Halloween Party. The event will take place Oct. 31 at Bobcat Stadium and the club is busy preparing for an estimated 2,000 attendees.  More...

PIONEER HILLS THANKED

Marilyn Stuart and Chuck Feldman (far left and far right, respectively) of the Roscommon Flotilla of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary recently presented a certificate of appreciation to Kim and Bill Morley for their contribution to boating saf More...

Kmart ‘Safety Day’ Oct. 4

Area fire departments will host National Kmart Safety Day Oct. 4 from noon to 4 p.m.  Firefighters will display department apparatus at the Houghton Lake Kmart parking lot for the public.  More...

Editorial

Celebrate Homecoming

Both Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools will celebrate their Homecomings Friday night.  More...

Share the beauty

As we have in the past, the Resorter is seeking pictures of our readers’ favorite fall foliage.  There are few more beautiful things in nature than a brilliant crimson or yellow sugar maple standing in the cool fall air. More...

Welcome to college- Where religious freedom goes to die

Inside the First Amendment

In the Orwellian world of many college and university campuses, all faiths are welcome — but some faiths are more welcome than others.  Just this month, for example, California State University (CSU) “derecognized” InterVarsity More...

Letters to the Editor

Insurance policy ‘no comfort’

Regarding your article “Animal Control director asks for complaints to be filed” published Sept. 25.  More...

Religion & Family

Orders being taken for HLUMC ‘Fall Pasty Sale’

The Houghton Lake United Methodist Church is holding its annual Fall Pasty Sale.  Pre-orders are due by Oct. 10 and can be ordered by calling 422-5622. Pasties can be picked up Oct. 14 (1 to 4 p.m.) and 15 (10 a.m. More...

Zacny, Gibbs planning June wedding

Frank and Sharon Zacny of Roscommon, together with Laura and Gary Gibbs of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their children, Jessica Marie Zacny and Peter McMasters Gibbs.  More...

Daughter born to Case, Marsh

Stacey Case and Cory Marsh of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Grace.  The baby was born Sept. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 21 1/2 inches long.   More...

Happenings

American Legion establishes funds to assist veterans

The Houghton-Higgins Lake American Legion Post 245 recently established what is known as an Alpha Fund. More...

Curves offering 10 workouts for $10 donation to breast cancer research through Oct. 31

Curves International, Inc., the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, recently announced that participating Curves are offering a way for non-members and members to donate toward breast cancer research or care during the month of O More...

TUT Badge Making

THE BADGE MAKERS (Above) Tip-up Town badge volunteer Jan Grzywacz (left) shows Laura Alton how to attach a badge stub to a 2015 Tip-up Town badge. “This is my first day,” Alton said. More...

County reduces rent for three

The Roscommon County District Health Department, Region 7B-Michigan Works! and the Northern Michigan Community Action Agency Head Start will all have a 10% rent reduction starting Jan. 1, 2015. The reduction will only be valid for one year.  More...

Impaired driver lands in lake, jail

A 37-year-old Houghton Lake woman was arrested by Denton Township Police for impaired driving on the evening of Sept. 29 after she drove her car into the lake at the end of Devonshire Drive.  More...

HLIB keeps assessment rates same

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board set the rates for the special assessment district that pays for non-native milfoil (NNM) control in the lake during their regular meeting at the Lake Township Hall on Sept. 30.  More...

RHS SENIOR HOMECOMING REPRESENTATIVES

Candidates for the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen at Roscommon High School are (front row, from left) Anna Schultz, Kerrigan Fitzpatrick, Kalen Church, Katie Burmester, Erica Frye: and (back row, from left) Dan Brandenburg, Joe Grech, Ethan Beebe, Ja 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:  Gregory N. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 9:  Bradley D. Thomas, 30, Pontiac, stood mute to two charges of absconding/ forfeiting bond. A pretrial, final plea cut-off hearing and jury trial were scheduled. More...

SOS says check absentee ballot status

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is asking voters who used a third-party online absentee ballot application not sanctioned by the state to double-check the status of their request to ensure they will receive and can cast a ballot.  More...

Sports

Bucks win tourney, trounce Pioneers

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team won this year’s Morley Stanwood Invitational Volleyball Tournament Sept. 27, after trouncing Jack Pine Conference opponent Clare Sept. 24.  More...

Pioneers live up to billing in 54-7 gridiron win over ’Cats

By Eric Hamp  “They’re as advertised,” Houghton Lake Coach Joe Holloway said of the Clare Pioneers after Friday night’s 54-7 loss by the Bobcats to the perennial powerhouse Pioneers.  “They were as fast as what More...

Bobcat netters falter at McBain, down Eagles

Despite a Jack Pine Conference home win over Farwell on Sept. 24, the Houghton Lake varsity volleyball team had a disappointing showing at the McBain Tournament Saturday.  More...

Outdoors

Walters sets black powder records at Nationals

Barbara and Ron Walters recently returned to their home at Houghton Lake loaded down with medals Barbara won at the NRA Black Powder Target Rifle National Championship at Raton, NM. More...

CCW class to be held Oct. 11

A CCW (carrying a concealed weapon) class will be taught by National Rifle Association instructors Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Training is conducted in both Roscommon and Ogemaw counties.  A $50 deposit is required to reserve a seat. More...

YOUTH HUNT SPIKE

Rachel Lear of Houghton Lake had a successful hunt during Michigan’s Liberty Hunt Sept. 20. More...

Education

CRAFTY CAMP DONATION

The Houghton Lake Arts & Crafts Association, which holds its shows at Houghton Lake Middle School, donated $500 toward the school’s fourth grade camp, being held this week. More...

SEPTEMBER PATRIOTS

Patriots of the month for September at Charlton Heston Academy, St. Helen, were recently chosen by CHA teachers.  More...

Brandel named DAR ‘Good Citizen’

Houghton Lake High School senior Morgan Brandel has been chosen as the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen award winner.  More...

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