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Graham/Grover dinner marks 12th anniversary

Turkey dinners were being readied Tuesday morning at the Houghton Higgins Lake Elks Club for the Russ Graham/Matt Grover Memorial Thanksgiving Day Dinner, set for Nov. 27. The 12th annual dinner is free and open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Twenty-fifth UPS Ed and Caren auction raises over $24,000 for winter coats

In the last 25 years, Ed “UPS Ed” Piglowski estimates the UPS Ed and Caren Christmas for Kids Auction has raised between $350,000 and $400,000 for winter coats for area children. The Nov. More...

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News

NMCAC offers children comfortable interview/observation environment

Roscommon County is now home to the Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center, which Executive Director Becky Yuncker said during a Nov. More...

Rendon to lead special panel for House committees

State Rep. Bruce Rendon has been recognized for his leadership qualities with an appointment from Speaker-elect Kevin Cotter to lead the 98th Legislature’s Committee on Committees for the Michigan House. More...

NMCAC holding Festival of Trees fundraiser

The Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center is currently holding a Festival of Trees fundraiser. More...

Editorial

Team will cherish ‘love and support’

How does a coach even begin to write a community appreciation letter after what we just experienced? Geez-o-pete, it feels like a pretty tough task to put in words to explain how much all of the support meant to us. More...

Awesome job, Bucks

The Roscommon High School varsity volleyball team certainly gave us something to cheer about this fall. The Bucks’ historic run toward a State Title fell short Nov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Great to see entertaining hometown performance

A big “thank you” goes out to Houghton Lake High School’s Mr. Chris Sura, the cast and crew of “Footloose” and the orchestra who accompanied them. More...

Assertions ‘misleading and false’

In response to Eric Ostergren’s letter in the Nov. 20 issue of the Resorter (“Ostergren: Citizens deserve better”), Mr. More...

Technology exists to guide lake levels

I read the recent letters of Tom Kizer and Eric Ostergren, and believe we are too close to the issue. Mr. More...

Religion & Family

‘Cookie Walk’ Dec. 6 at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North will host a Cookie Walk and Holiday Greens sale on Dec. 6. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. It will feature homemade cookies and greenery for holiday decorating. More...

Daughter born to Bennett, Prochet

Lara Bennett and Jayson Prochet of Prudenville announce the birth of their daughter, Jaydlyn Charisse Prochet. She was born Nov. 11, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Grayling, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long. More...

Advent services Wednesdays at Messiah Lutheran Church

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will be celebrating the season of Advent with weekly services held on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. The public may attend Dec. 3, 10 and 17. All are welcome. More...

Education

New bridge at Historical Village an Eagle Scout project

A newly constructed bridge on the nature trail at the Houghton Lake Historical Village will make crossing Schuler’s Crooked Creek easier and help Boy Scout Cameron Dupon, 17, earn the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

SEPTEMBER WRITERS

Writers of the Month for September at Collins Elementary School are (from left to right) second graders Tyler Watson and Brianna Parks from Michelle White’s class, Kaya Bielat and Ethan Harrison of Char Fitzgerald’s class, Paige Guest and More...

VFW offering scholarship to RHS senior

The VFW Post 4159, Roscommon, is offering a $500 scholarship to a 2015 Roscommon High School graduating senior. More...

Large price tag could accompany swimmer’s itch control

Looking for a solution to the swimmer’s itch problem at Higgins Lake, the Swimmer’s Itch Task Force is considering eradication options that come with a considerable price tag. More...

RCTA program offering ‘Safe Passage’ along M-55

The Roscommon County Transportation Authority is hoping to offer “Safe Passage” to pedestrians walking along M-55 this winter. More...

TURKEY TIME

Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks members Chris Burnham (left), leading knight, and Lee Prindle, chairman of the board, unload turkeys from Family Fare Tuesday morning in preparation for the 12th annual Russ Graham/Matt Grover Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner t More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nina Russo - 2014-11-27
Allan J. Gee - 2014-11-27
Dorothy Marie Jones - 2014-11-27
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Nina Russo - 2014-11-20
Dorothy Marie Jones - 2014-11-20

Court News

Former RCTA employee files Whistleblowers’ Act lawsuit

Former Roscommon County Transportation Authority (RCTA) employee Rick Detmer has filed a lawsuit in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, against the RCTA under the Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act. More...

Michigan State Police warn of scam involving IRS posers

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post have sent out a warning of a massive scam targeting Michigan residents via telephone. More...

Better Business Bureau matches trends with smart shopping tips

This holiday season will be a boon for retailers, according to a recent study by management firm Accenture. The study found that one-quarter of U.S. consumers plan to spend more on holiday shopping this year. More...

Sports

Bowling Highlights

Monday Night MensNov. 24Goodyear Lanes 217Dean Root Drywall 204Hose Drywall 174Come and Get Us 172.5Preferred Auto Service 169Goodyear Lanes #1 131Old 27 Auto 130.5Pineview 122Individual achievements:High Game Scratch-Men: Tom McKay, 230; Mike More...

Bucks in Class C top four, lose in five to Schoolcraft

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team fulfilled a dream when they played their way to a spot among the four best Class C teams in Michigan, playing in a State Semifinal match at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Nov. 20. More...

Girls basketball tips off next week

Although the fall sports season concluded just a week ago, the winter sports season is nearly upon us. More...

Outdoors

OPENING DAY 10-POINT

Bryan Hayes of Allen Park bagged this 10-point buck while hunting at his “super secret spot” on public land in Roscommon County opening day, Nov. 15. More...

Snowmobile safety class set for Nov. 29

The Houghton Lake Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will offer a snowmobile safety class on Nov. 29. The class will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roscommon Township Hall, 8555 Knapp Rd., Houghton Lake. More...

Wellington Farm Park close to completing Toboggan House

A few months ago, Wellington Farm Park, near Grayling decided to move the Toboggan House from the old Pioneer Hills Ski Resort to the 60-acre museum for a restoration project. More...

Happenings

St. Helen Santa Claus Parade Dec. 5

The St. Helen Lighted Santa Claus Parade will be held Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. The parade will begin at the St. Helen Veterans Memorial Park and continue on St. Helen Road to the Richfield Township Hall. More...

Harmonie Meisters plan Dec. 3 performance at RADL

The Harmonie Meisters Barbershop Chorus will welcome the holidays with a performance Dec. 3 at the Roscommon Area District Library. More...

PETE THE CAT VISITS RADL

The Roscommon Area District Library hosted Pete the Cat on Nov. 22. More...

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