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Baumgartner retires from 34th Circuit

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner, longtime time judge in Roscommon County, retired from the 34th Circuit Court, effective Aug. 31. More...

Change theme as school starts throughout county

In schools across Roscommon County, some new principals have been hired, a grade has been added to one school and in yet others, changes have been made to music programs. HLCS More...

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Three hospitalized

Motorhome veers off I-75, tips

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an RV accident that occurred on I-75 Aug. 28 at about 12:30 p.m. More...

Police investigating storage break-ins

Several break-ins at storage units in Roscommon County were recently reported. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating thefts that occurred at a storage facility in Lyon Township involving seven storage units. More...

Enforcement to focus on seat belt use, drunk driving

Law enforcement agencies in northern Michigan are encouraging motorists to buckle up and find a sober ride home as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort that started Aug. 21 and will last through Sept 7. More...

Business

Tomlyn Advisors becomes Clients First Wealth Management

In response to improving communications and providing clients with the highest standard of client care, Tomlyn Advisors will change its name to Clients First Wealth Management, launch a new company website and introduce an updated corporate identity. More...

RE-PURPOSING OLD COMPUTERS

Jay Zavitz of Prudenville, a certified Microsoft technician, is looking for old computers to refurbish for a program he said will help students who could otherwise not afford a computer to do their school work on. More...

PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE

Stanley Gardner, owner of Emergency Services of Houghton Lake, LLC has over 40 years of experience as a mechanic, and can repair anything from a subcompact passenger car to heavy trucks at his shop at 1639 Short Drive, in the Garage Condominiums on M More...

Letters to the Editor

Supports free speech, questions message

I strongly feel that everyone has a right to express their views freely, and I also believe that individuals have a right to do on their private property what they want. More...

Federal Reserve Bank ‘a cabal’

Cabal: people secretly united to bring about an overturn of usurpation in politics, government or other entity; a secret political clique; a trick (The Mafia is a cabal). The following is fully backed by documented facts, not speculation nor opinion. More...

Health

Grayling Hospital staff share tips for back-to-school success

August and September are some of the most stressful months for families in northern Michigan as end-of-summer events and last-minute getaways mix with back-to-school checklists. More...

Physical therapist joins staff at Houghton Lake MidMichigan

Physical Therapist David Wenzel, D.P.T., recently became a staff member of the Rehabilitation Services Department at MidMichigan Health Park – Houghton Lake, joining Physical Therapist Kyle DeVrieze, D.P.T. More...

Happenings

Oak wilt, protecting trees topic of Sept. 10 presentation

Oak wilt and its impact will be the topic of a presentation. “How Homeowners Can Protect Their Trees from Oak Wilt Death,” is planned Sept. 10 at the Denton Township Hall. More...

ENTIRE STRETCH OF OLD 27 ‘DONE’

On Aug. 21 a Rieth-Riley Construction paving crew completed the last of the two-inch asphalt overlay project on Old 27 from Snowbowl Road to Federal Avenue. More...

‘Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.’

Provided by the Central Michigan District Health Department four simple steps, recommended by the Ready campaign, can help you, your family and your community in the event of an emergency. More...

Education

Resources offered to ensure clear vision for back to school

Students and parents are gearing up to head back to school. More...

Registration open for Baker College

Baker College of Cadillac is enrolling students for 2015 fall quarter, with on-ground classes beginning Sept. 28. Online courses start Sept. 24. Registration continues through the first week of classes. More...

HLMS book fair opens Sept. 5

Houghton Lake Middle School’s first book fair will open Saturday, Sept. 5, during the craft show on the school grounds. It will also be open at the Community Open House Sept. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. and from Sept. More...

Arrest made in Denton Township break-ins

Denton Township Police Chief Dallas McGeary arrested a downstate man Tuesday, following an investigation of two burglaries that occurred in Prudenville Aug. 21. More...

RCRC to seek DEQ permit for weed removal

The Roscommon County Road Commission will seek a blanket permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that would allow it to retrieve lake weeds from Houghton Lake road ends next spring. More...

BIG POLE FOR A GRAND FLAG

Employees of Houghton Lake’s Camping World store watch as a 9,000-lb., 143-foot steel flag pole is raised by crane operator Rodney Keillor of Team Elmer’s, Traverse City and workers from Symonds Flags and Poles, Inc. More...

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Court News

82nd District Court

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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, July 21: Michael J.L. More...

Sports

Eagles two TDs better than ’Cats

JUST GETTING STARTED After initially being tripped up at the line, Bobcat junior running back Gavin Masse (4) broke through a trio of Carson City-Crystal defenders to bust his way 83 yards for the Bobcats’ first touchdown of the season Aug. More...

Tonight’s playoffs to decide both Divisions for women

Both divisions of the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League will be decided by playoff contests tonight (Thursday) at Roscommon Township’s Knapp Fields. More...

Bucks score tourney title after being shot down at Cadillac

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team went undefeated to win the championship at the Panther Invitational Tournament at Standish-Sterling Aug. 29 after being shot down in pool play at the Cadillac Invitational Aug. 27. More...

Editorial

Understanding what we do, do not need to see

Inside the First Amendment

Murder. Real. Live. The shooting of two television journalists. Viewable from two perspectives, including that of the gunman himself. More...

Congressional conversation

Representative John Moolenaar, R-Midland, stopped by the Resorter Tuesday to discuss some of the issues and items he has been working on in Washington, D.C. More...

Outdoors

Trail groomers needed

Snowmobilers and ORVers are being sought to help clean and brush the trails around the Houghton Lake area, sponsored by the Houghton Lake Trailblazers and the Houghton Lake Snow Groomers Association. More...

A.R.K.’s sale helps injured, orphaned wildlife

The Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) is hosting its 14th Annual Garage Sale this weekend at Denton Township’s Stone Hall. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. From 11 a.m. More...

BATTLE ROYALE

It took the efforts of both Peter Ma of Rochester Hills and his son Ethan, 4, to bring in this 19-inch smallmouth bass on Higgins Lake during the evening of Aug. 30. The big bass was caught on a nightcrawler while still fishing. (Courtesy photo) More...

Religion & Family

TO BE DEDICATED SUNDAY

Roscommon Baptist Church will hold a dedication of their new building at 1201 West Sunset Drive, Roscommon on Sunday Sept. 6 during the church’s 11 a.m. service, when founding church member the Rev. T. B. More...

Ricci, Nichols wed in August ceremony in Macomb

Todd Ricci, son of Robert and Linda Ricci of Prudenville, and Stephanie Nichols, daughter of Lee and Rose Nichols of Warren, were united in marriage on Aug. 22, 2015. More...

Casserole on menu at St. Michael community dinner Sept. 8

Baked chicken and pasta casserole will headline a free community dinner at St. Michael Catholic Church in Roscommon Sept. 8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will also include salad, vegetables, beverage and dessert. The public is invited. More...

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