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‘Gotta catch ’em all’

Pokémon Go appeals to players of all experience levels

Has anyone noticed an increase in the number of people walking around look­ing at their cellphones? If you have, it is likely someone who has caught the Pokémon Go bug. More...

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News

County Equalization to provide Nester with assessing services

The Roscommon County Equaliza­tion Department will be providing Nest­er Township with assessing services as the Roscommon County Board of Com­missioners approved the partnership at a July 13 meeting. More...

MSP arrest man on drug charges after I-75 rollover

A 26-year-old Ann Arbor man was arrested by State Police on drug charges after being involved in a single car roll­over accident on northbound I-75 near the 244 mile marker (in Beaver Creek Township, Crawford County) July 18. More...

Two hired in Gerrish, contract inspectors being sought

The Gerrish Township board handled personnel matters on its July 12 agenda, hiring two employees and approving the search for two contract inspectors. Hired as a part-time on-call firefight­er trainee was Jennifer Patchin. More...

Business

King earns national quality award

King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community has earned the 2016 “Sil­ver” Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). More...

TOP 10 CHICKEN DINNER

St. Helen’s Hen House Restaurant was recently ranked 10th out of 33 restaurants by MLive for hav­ing the best chicken dinner in the State of Michigan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Service, friendship appreciated

In the past month, I have learned to appreciate even more, how helpful and special all of the fire, EMS, sheriff and auxiliary, police and people of Houghton Lake are! Your service and friendship are appreciated! Melody Thibert Houghton Lake More...

Thanks for sharing ‘post’ cards

Thank you to Krista Tacey-Cater and the Resorter for publishing all the postcards in the July 14 edition of the Resorter. I especially enjoyed the Sanford’s Dock postcard seeing all the women coming in from fishing wearing dresses. More...

Udy: Every intention of being full-time

I am writing in response to a recent inquiry regarding me being a property owner in the State of Florida. More...

Religion & Family

Hope Lutheran Church to host VBS Aug. 8-11

St. Helen’s Hope Lutheran Church will host its Barnyard Roundup Family Vacation Bible School from Aug. 8-11. Each day the Vacation Bible School will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

GSUMC to host free community dinner July 28

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will host a free community dinner on July 28 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will be brats and hot dogs with all the fixings, macaroni salad, coleslaw, chips, dessert and beverages served picnic style. More...

Watrous graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Patrick S. Watrous recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Anto­nio, TX. More...

Canamore enters plea

Scheduled for a two-day trial that was to begin Aug. 4 on criminal sexual conduct charges, Vaughn Canamore has entered a plea on two of the counts in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon. More...

Er­ickson's contract approved, RAPS deemed ‘notably successful’

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Ed­ucation approved a three-year contract with Superinten­dent Catherine Erickson during their regular meeting at Roscommon Middle School July 19. More...

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Court News

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court: Katie E. More...

Sports

Alumni football game postponed

The fifth annual Alumni Football Game between Houghton Lake and Roscommon scheduled for this Satur­day has been postponed. More...

TOP LINEMEN

Six Houghton Lake varsity football players came home with a first place trophy from the M.S.A.C. (Mid State Athletic Conference) Lineman Challenge at Vestaburg July 14. More...

FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS

Basketball Coach Mark Vick patrols a line of dribbling second through eighth graders at Houghton Lake Middle School on the morning of July 18. More...

Editorial

How about some courtesy

filled with opinions this week. It isn’t surprising, though, with an election coming up that people want to voice their opinions on candidates and issues. More...

Outdoors

ORV riders: ‘TREAD Lightly’ to encourage outdoor ethics

With the increasing use of off- road vehicles in Michigan, Depart­ment of Natural Resources conserva­tion officers encourage ORV riders to observe the “TREAD Lightly” program to promote responsible rid­ing while enjoying Michigan’s More...

CLASSIC GROUP

Participants in the fourth annual Jon Green Walleye Classic fishing tournament on Houghton Lake, held June 25, included (not in order) Jon Green, Clark Green, Aaron Hilgendorf, Bill “Ace” Simons, Billy Simons, Tom Schreiber, Conrad Hancze More...

Fourth Jon Green Walleye Classic catches over 100

The fourth annual Jon Green Walleye Classic was held on Hough­ton Lake June 25 with 24 fishermen manning 12 boats. More...

Happenings

Merritt Strawberry Social and Country Music Festival

PICTURES OF GRACE (Left to right) Marv Quist, Sid King, Dwight Carpenter and Keith Jenema sing in harmony for the crowd. More...

Pulling for Special Olympics Michigan

Four teams of hard pulling ath­letes showed up at the parking lot of the Home Depot store at Houghton Lake to compete in the second annual Fire Truck Pull for Special Olym­pics Michigan on the morning of July 16. More...

Vote Red, White and Bluegill St. Helen Bluegill Festival 2016

‘UNCLE SAM’ St. Helen resident Jim Finlayson, whose nickname is “Uncle Sam,” fit right into this year’s St. More...

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