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Dismissed

Cases against Lake officials over, Rose pays restitution

Charges against Lake Township Treasurer Thomas W. Rose, 72, and Lake Township Clerk Cynthia L. Russo, 58, were dismissed in 82nd District Court, Roscommon during a hearing on Oct. 8 before Judge Allen C. Yenior, Chief Judge of 81st District Court. More...

Committee recommends Village pursue BOE office

The Village of Roscommon building committee recommended that the village council seek further information on the former Roscommon Area Public Schools Board building as it considers at new office space. More...

Special Sections

News

Despite some frustration, ‘safe schools’ grant making progress, Fish reports

Programs and plans that will benefit students’ well-being are underway at Houghton Lake Community Schools, via the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Grant. More...

Board of Review opening in Gerrish Township

The Gerrish Township Board Tuesday approved the resignation of Board of Review member Michael McManamon and will seek a new member. McManamon’s resignation was effective the date of the meeting, Oct. More...

Markey board OKs leaf blower purchase

The Markey Township board decided to buy a new leaf blower for the township’s parks and cemetery during their regular meeting Oct. 13. More...

Business

‘Spirit of the Holidays Bazaar’ to benefit Relay, Nov. 1

Team Curves is presenting a “Spirit of the Holidays Bazaar” fundraiser Nov. 1 at the Denton Township Hall, 2565 South Gladwin Rd., Prudenville, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

YEAR-ROUND CAPABILITY

AuSable Upholstery at 2860 East Houghton Lake Dr. in Markey Township recently added another building to accommodate upholstery work on boats and vehicles year-round according to owner Michelle Verlac. More...

COUNTRY CHÍC

Nicki Cousino, pictured with her dog “Sneakers,” is both the crafter and the proprietor at Country Chíc Creations, which recently opened at 9091 West Lake City Rd. (M-55) at Houghton Lake. More...

Religion & Family

Hoeraufs name son Bradley Craig

Randy and Kathleen Hoerauf of Higgins Lake announce the birth of their son, Bradley Craig. The baby was born on Sept. 28, 2014, at Providence Park Hospital in Novi. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long at birth. More...

Mackeys name second child Danika

Ben and Angela Mackey of Brunswick, ME, announce the birth of their daughter, Danika Mae Mackey. born July 31, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, ME. The baby weighed 8.5 pounds and was 20 inches long at birth. More...

Stockmeyers name daughter Natalie

Jessica and Nathan Stockmeyer of St. Helen announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Grace. The baby was born at Mercy Hospital Grayling Oct. 7, 2014. She weighted 9 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. More...

Education

Collins Family Night

FALL FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT COLLINS (Right) Addysen Lewis (right) shows off her fall “tree art” at Collins Elementary Family Night Oct. 8. Also pictured is Ashlynn Bovay. More...

Snomo safety class at Pioneer Hills

A free, one day snowmobile safety class will be held at Pioneer Hills Marine on Oct. 25. The class, sponsored by Pioneer Hills and the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office, will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Dual enrollment highlights homeschool event at KCC

Homeschool students and parents will have a chance to learn about dualenrollment credits, scholarship opportunities and tour Kirtland Community College during the fifth annual Homeschooler Exploration Day on Oct. 17, from 1-4 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 10/17/2014 11:39 AM

Village lifts water boil advisory - Free Access

The Village of Roscommon has lifted its precautionary water boil today. The water is safe for drinking and use.  More...

B-O-B-C-A-T-S! - Free Access

This story contains a video

Video of a ceremony honoring Mike Draper, known as Bobcat Man, on Oct. 10 prior to the Houghton Lake High School varsity football contest with Meridian. More...

Bacteria found in Village water, residents advised to boil water

Village of Roscommon residents are being advised to boil their water before using it until further notice. The presence of coliform bacteria was detected in the water system. A notice was provided to the public around 1 p.m. on Oct. More...

Arson suspected in Lake fire

Neighbor arrested for assault

Law enforcement officials are investigating the possibility of arson in a fire that damaged a Lake Township home on Oct. 12. Lake Township firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 304 Seibert Dr. at 3:20 p.m. Sunday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-16
Edwin Oscar Doty - 2014-10-16
Michael Floyd Bentley - 2014-10-16
Arlene Marie Hadley - 2014-10-16
Kim Truman Glover - 2014-10-16

Court News

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 23: Gary E. More...

Sports

Bobcats, Bucks run at Northern Michigan invite, meet at Rosco

Both the Houghton Lake and Roscommon cross country teams ran in the Northern Lower Peninsula Invitational at Ogemaw Heights Oct. 11, and the Bucks came up with four top 20 finishes. More...

CANNED 8-POINT

Dale Keeling of Flint bagged this eight-point buck in Denton Township on the evening of Oct. 13 while hunting from a tree stand with a crossbow. After he shot the deer, he found that the buck’s snout was jammed into a Sterno can. More...

‘Ask The DNR’ tonight on WCMU

“Ask The DNR” will air tonight (Thursday) on Central Michigan University Public Broadcasting (WCMU) at 7:30 p.m. The show will focus on fisheries, wildlife and law enforcement issues in the state. More...

Editorial

From Hong Kong to Colorado

Teenagers ‘make some noise’

For the past few weeks, students in the Chinese city of Hong Kong and the Denver suburbs of Colorado have taken to the streets — breaking the rules for the cause of freedom. More...

Letters to the Editor

Correction

A Letter to the Editor in last week’s Resorter did not have the correct first name of the letter writer. The letter, “Writer urges support for Buck football team,” was written by Susan Stein. More...

Vote ‘Yes’ for roads in Gerrish

No one who really cares about Gerrish Township can say we don’t need a road millage. Just turn right or left off any main road into a subdivision or association or on to a side road and see the rubble that is currently called road. More...

‘Elected officials held to higher standard’

If you worked anywhere and took $4,160 from the cash register and when confronted, told your boss you were entitled to the money, what do you think would happen? For most of us, we would be fired immediately. More...

Happenings

Kwame Alexander to present ‘Acoustic Rooster’ at RADL, RES

The “Michigan Reads!” program has selected author Kwame Alexander’s book “Acoustic Rooster,” a jive story about a rooster who just digs jazz, as the 2014 selection. More...

St. Helen decorating contest this month

During the month of October, the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce is asking business owners to decorate their place of business for the fall season with creative seasonal decor. Judging will take place on the evening of Oct. 31. More...

Events for children, adults planned at Houghton Lake Public Library

The Houghton Lake Public Library has many upcoming activities scheduled for all ages and interests. For information, stop by or call the library 366-9230 or check the library’s website, www.hlpl.org. All library programming is free of charge. More...

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