March 8, 2019

Cheboygan drama flag
The Cheboygan High School Drama Club is presenting Bye Bye Birdie at The Opera House in Cheboygan, March 7, 8, 9 and a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on March 10. (A story and photos appear in the March 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter.

Put on a Happy Face One of the most famous songs from Bye Bye Birdie is Put on a Happy Face. It's among several songs performed by Cheboygan High School Drama Club members in their production of the musical at The Opera House in Cheboygan. (Story and additional photos appear in the March 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter.)

Boys basketball Nathaniel Wandrie tries to find a way to get a shot up, over or around a Charlevoix defender in the March 1 District Tournament Finals game. (Story appears in the March 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter.)

Two kids sledding There's plenty of fun to be had in northern Michigan during the winter. Cooperation Park in Indian River has a sliding hill and beautiful skating rink waiting to bring smiles. (Additional sliding photos in the March 7 edition of the Straitsland Resorter.)

Video of area events

The 2019 Polar Plunge took place on the frozen surface of Burt Lake. More than two dozen hardy souls plunged into the frigid waters and even made snow angels at the event, which raises money for Michigan Special Olympics. Click here for video.

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.


Stories in this week's Resorter
(On news stands March 7 - March 13)

  • Cheboygan drama students presenting Bye Bye Birdie
  • Township board discusses 50-foot flag pole and weed control
  • Fifty-pound muskie caught in Mullett Lake
  • Snowmobiler dies in accident on trail in Beaugrand Township
  • A look back at the casino and clubhouse at Columbus Beach
  • Inland Lakes hosting college fair on March 13
  • Bulldog girls advance to District semi-finals, boys team loses in finals

    Editorial

    • No Governor, we don't need a 45 cent per gallon hike in gas taxes

    Obituaries

    • James L. Valrance
    • James R. Crawford
    • Douglas A. Grubaugh