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ORV Jam kicks off with ‘show and shine’

This summer’s St. Helen Sum­mer ORV Jam will include fan fa­vorites and a few new events. More...

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News

‘Backdoor Boogie’ starts Sept. 10

Help the Roscommon Knights of Columbus, Prince of Peace Council, to distribute food to local food pantries in Roscommon and Crawford counties by attending the “Backdoor Boogie” food- for-families fundraiser.  Save the date – th More...

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK ON M-55

Michigan State Police troopers from the Houghton Lake Post responded to an accident Aug. 5 in which a car struck a pedestrian on M-55. The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in Roscommon Township. More...

OUT OK

Denton Township firefighters respond to a car fire at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School, Pruden­ville, at about 1:20 p.m. Aug. 7. The driver, Beverly Norling of St. More...

Business

Sawmill Rural Business Center awarded $89K in funding

The Sawmill Rural Business Cen­ter recently received nearly $89,000 in various grant monies for continued ru­ral business and economic development support.  More...

SHAY’S PLAYPLACE

Shay’s Playplace, located at 1470 West Maplehurst Dr., Roscommon, (located in the back of Messiah Lutheran Church), will open Aug. 28. Owner Shay Jobson said as of Aug. 4, she had two infant and three tod­dler openings. More...

ADVANCED GYMNASTICS

Amy Fornusek (right) will be offering advanced gymnastics classes to complement basic gymnastics classes taught by Alyson Kaptor (left), owner of Alyson’s Random Acts Dance Studio, 9091 West Lake City Rd. (M-55), Houghton Lake.  More...

Outdoors

FIRST TRIP MONSTER

Anya Kudelko, 7, of Bethesda, MD, caught this 17 1/4-inch largemouth bass during her first fishing trip on Houghton Lake Aug. 3. She was drift fishing with a bobber and leech when she landed the lunker. More...

BOATING KARMA

Keith Winowski wasn’t having the best of luck while fishing Hough­ton Lake Saturday evening. When a fellow boater needed a tow, Win­owski reeled in his line and took them to shore. More...

SUCCESSFUL TEAM EFFORT

Cousins (from left) eight-year-old Teagan Grassley, six-year-old Torrie Grassley and six-year-old Isbell VanderZouwen, all of Howard City, had a successful Aug. 2 fishing trip at Houghton Lake. More...

Happenings

Slytherin House wins CHA Quidditch Cup Tournament

“And the Golden Snitch is on the loose,” announc­ers Randee Gage and Brady Harrington yelled as a student zoomed around the pitch at Charlton Heston Academy’s Aug. 3 Quidditch Cup Tournament.   More...

Trivia Night at Shenanigan’s to benefit Relay For Life

Shenanigan’s Pub, Houghton Lake, will host a Trivia Night Aug. 12 to bene­fit Relay For Life of Roscommon Coun­ty and the American Cancer Society.  The fun begins at 7 p.m. (with regis­tration to open at 6 p.m.). More...

Fair housing topic of NMCAA meeting

Northwest Michigan Community Ac­tion Agency will host a monthly neigh­borhood meeting Aug. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

‘Right place at the right time’

Passersby notice smoke, warn woman of fire

“The Lord had me in the right place at the right time,” Houghton Lake resident Jack Kramer said of the role he played in assisting Emery Road resident Lucille “Seal” Cor­son from her home after her garage caught fire the morni More...

HIGHFLYING QUIDDITCH

Hufflepuff Keeper Austin Akins tries, without success, to block Slytherin Chaser Ryan Marshall from scoring during game four of the Charlton Heston Academy Quidditch Cup Tournament Aug. 3 at Richfield Township Park. More...

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Court News

82nd District Court

The following recently pleaded guilty to charges filed against them in 82nd District Court:  Brittney N. More...

Sports

Limberlost a game away from ninth straight championship

Limberlost can assure itself of a ninth straight Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League title with one more win.  More...

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

Aug. 4 results   More...

ALL STARS AT QUARTERFINALS

The Roscommon Little League Minor Baseball All Star Team, comprised of eight-to-10-year-olds, advanced to the quarterfinals in Gaylord July 13.  More...

Editorial

Girls really are ‘really, really smart’

My Thoughts

Not long ago I came across a study that indicates young girls are “less likely than boys to say that their own gender is ‘really, really smart,’ and less likely to opt into a game described as being for ‘super smart kids.&rsqu More...

Take a step to preserve history

A recent trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – specifically the Keweenaw Peninsula – served as a reminder of the importance of preserving history on a local level.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer seeks change after close call at intersection

As many of us have experienced, life can change in the blink of an eye. Recently my family of four was at the crosswalk by Kronner Pharmacy in Prudenville. We were leaving a community event/band at Trestle Park.  More...

Writer takes umbrage with ‘seat envy’ piece

The July 20 issue of the Resorter ran a guest editorial by Michigan Press Association Executive Director Jim Tarrant (“‘The facts are black and white”) reminding us of the important role a local newspaper plays in the community. More...

Increase for E911 ‘good investment’

After reading “County considers child care millage” (Resorter, Aug. 3), I got the impression from the quotes of the elected officials that it’s only a 1/2 mill. Only? Where does it stop? More...

Health

MidMichigan to host health, wellness fair Aug. 17

In honor of National Health Cen­ter Week, MidMichigan Community Health Services, in conjunction with the Roscommon County Human Services Collaborative, is putting together a com­munity event, the Health & Wellness Community Connection Fair, sched More...

Religion & Family

Forgotten Eagles honor vets, raise funds in ‘Ride Around Michigan’

Forgotten Eagles of Michigan members from Chapter 3 stopped at VFW Post 4034 Aug. More...

Roscommon Baptist Church to host block party Aug. 19

Roscommon Baptist Church, 1201 West Sunset Dr., Roscommon, will host its first Community Block Party Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Families may enjoy games of skill, the Titanic slide, crafts and a hot dog lunch provided by the church. More...

Meads mark 50th wedding anniversary

Steven and Carolyn Mead of Hough­ton Lake recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. More...

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