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Village votes to extend Rosczyk’s contract to July

Village of Roscommon Manager John Rosczyk’s employment contract has been extended to July 1, 2018. More...

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News

Domestic assault arrests made in Village, Roscommon Township

During the late evening hours of Sept. 7, Michigan State Police troopers from the Houghton Lake Post were dis­patched to an assault in progress in the Village of Roscommon.  More...

MEMORIAL GUEST

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City (103rd District), hosted Roscom­mon County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonah Schuette as her guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service, held Sept. 7 at the Capitol. More...

Gerrish Township board hears report from Commissioner Melvin

The Gerrish Township Board Tues­day learned about projects and programs overseen by Roscommon County. Board members heard a presentation from Ken Melvin, a Roscommon County commis­sioner and township resident.  More...

Editorial

What I’ve learned from those around me

My Thoughts

It’s hard for me to believe that I started working at the Resorter six and a half years ago as a 24-year-old. It was my second “real job” and at times I felt like I had no clue what I was doing. More...

Honoring firefighters

The 38th Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival is planned this weekend in Roscommon.  If you’ve never been, take the opportunity to attend the fes­tival that honors our firefighters.  Beginning tonight with the annual “Fami More...

Prepping for Jack Frost

Markey Township Firefighter

Well, have you had the conversation yet? I’m sure many of you have discussed with friends and neighbors, as I have, of “it” coming early this year. More...

Happenings

Commodity Carnival part of Family Night this afternoon

As part of Family Fun Night at the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival, which will be held today (Thursday) from 4 to 7 p.m., a Com­modity Carnival will be held.  The Commodity Carnival, now in it’s fifth year of existence, is an in More...

GETTING CONVINCED

Sara Halverson, 10, of Burtchville, gets convinced of the importance of wearing a seatbelt on the Seat Belt Convincer during the 2016 Fam­ily Night at the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival in Roscommon. More...

MMCC to host job fair Oct. 6

Mid Michigan Community College, in conjunction with Michigan Works!, will host a job fair Oct. 6.  Open to the public and free to job seekers, the job fair will take place from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Esther C. More...

Features

38th Annual Michigan Firemen’s Festival to honor founding members at parade

Three founding members of the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival (MFMF) Committee will be honored as the Grand Marshals of this year’s Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Parade, which will be held Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. More...

Michigan Cares for Tourism here to help

The Michigan tourism industry is once again coming together to support and breathe life into Michigan’s historic sites through a volunteer clean-up effort, Michigan Cares for Tourism.  More...

Firefighters take center stage at annual festival

Roscommon will welcome firefight­ers and their families from all over Michigan this weekend to the annual 38th annual Michigan Firemen’s Memo­rial Festival.  The event begins today (Thursday) with the annual Family Fun Night and continues More...

HONORED WITH CARVED CANE

The 28-year Navy service of Prudenville’s John Brusseau was recently honored as part of the Michigan Wood Carvers Association’s “Lean on Me” program. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Leona Weatherly - 2017-09-14
Barbara G. Mead - 2017-09-07
Walter E. Horn - 2017-09-14
Debra Sue Sizemore - 2017-09-14
Norma L. Ross - 2017-09-14
Barbara G. Mead - 2017-09-14
Melvin George Koch - 2017-09-14

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 17:  More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Lisacia L. More...

Sports

PUTTING IT INTO PLAY

Area 4 Huskies goalie Kayla Brewer of Prudenville throws the ball in for play during a Special Olympics game against Team Ambush of Grand Rap­ids at a soccer tournament Sept. 9 at the Roscommon Rotary fields.  More...

Bobcat netters 1-3 at Oiler invite

The Houghton Lake varsity volley­ball team went 1-3 at the Mt. Pleasant Oiler Invitational Volleyball Tournament Sept. 9.  During pool play, St. More...

‘Legacy’ giving recognized at first league reception

The Higgins Lake Foundation re­cently hosted its first Legacy League re­ception to honor those who have named the HLF in their estate plans and to thank other generous donors who were able to attend.  HLF Chair Vicki Springstead wel­comed attend More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Fine job on Teed Road’

Thank you Roscommon County Road Commission. What a fine job on Teed Road. You cut the weeds, tarred and stoned my road in record time!  Kathy Taylor  Houghton Lake   More...

Thankful for road’s ‘beautiful paint job’

As our families met together for a holiday meal in the 30s, we sang, “Praise God from whom all bless­ings flow, praise Him all creatures here below, praise Him above ye heavenly host, praise Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  More...

Religion & Family

Lobster boil fundraiser to benefit Relay For Life

A lobster boil is planned Oct. 19 to benefit Relay For Life.  The event, to be held at Fred’s of Roscommon, costs $60 per person and only 75 tickets are being sold. More...

St. Helen American Legion helps veterans with donation

The Roscommon County Veterans Affairs office recently received a dona­tion from American Legion Post #416, St. More...

Senior Singles to meet Sept. 20

The Roscommon Seniors will hold its monthly dinner Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. at L.J’s Kilkare Inn for their monthly dinner.  For information, call Angie at 366- 9865.   More...

Education

HLHS MARCHING BAND

Houghton Lake High School Marching Band members, led by Director Phil Baker, assisted by Drum Majors Stephanie Eck­storm and Ellie Connett, play for the JV football crowd during the open house.   More...

READY TO CHEER

The Houghton Lake High School varsity cheerleaders line up in prepa­ration for the National Anthem at the JV football game. The girls kept cheering on the team, even through a light rain that fell on and off dur­ing the evening. More...

FREE DOGS

David Stevens of Roscommon and Kerie Lynch of Clare help themselves to some free hot dogs during the open house. More...

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