Feb. 2, 2019

First Robotics
Brade Hebert and the rest of the Inland Lakes High School First Robotics team recently found out what the game will be for this year's competitions and have begun designing and building their robot. Their first match will take place March 21-23 in Alpena and their second match will take place April 4-6 at Lake Superior State University.

Inland Lakes basketball player Nathaniel Wandrie and the Inland Lakes varsity basketball team hosted Mancelona on Thursday, Jan.31 and came up 11 points short in a 62-51 loss. (Story and additional photos will appear in the Feb. 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter.)

Video of area events

The Wertz Warriors annual snowmobile ride to raise money for Michigan Special Olympics made a stop at The Thirsty Sturgeon restaurant on Thursday, Jan. 31. Approximately 40 snowmobiles are participating in the ride and rode more than 100 miles from Posen on Thursday. They said riding conditions were good. (Additional photos and information will appear in the Feb. 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter)
The 2018 Riggsville Christmas Parade was lots of fun, drew a huge crowd, collected thousands of pounds of food for the Cheboygan food pantry and evening included a surprise wedding proosal. Click here for video.

The 2018 Top O' Michigan Outboard Marathon National Championship races drew more than 100 boats from throughout the United States and also included racers from Canada and Ecuador. Click here for video.

The Indian River Youth Soccer program wrapped up their season recently. And as usual play was exciting, particularly at the younger levels. (Click here for video)

Stories in this week's Resorter
(On news stands Jan. 31 - Feb. 6)

  • Indian River Library undergoing major renovation
  • Shivaree and sturgeon fishing on Black Lake
  • Winter storm wreaks havoc - temporarily closing I-75
  • Fireman hampered at Afton house fire by -27 temperatures
  • DNR kept busy with snowmobile patrols
  • Business News - New realtor joins Coldwell Banker staff
  • Wolverine girls basketball team photos
  • Kiwanis free throw contest champions

    Column

    • County zoning ordinance doesn't need search warrant amendment

    Obituaries

    • Linda Briggs
    • Jene L. Athey
    • Hazel Priest