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MISS HOUGHTON LAKE 2015

Houghton Lake High School senior Julia Hallauer greets the crowd as Miss Houghton Lake 2015 at the Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program Oct. 25 at the high school. Hallauer also received the scholastic award and interview award. More...

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News

Avoid a haunting Halloween with MSP safety tips

As children get ready to hit streets for trick-or-treating, the Michigan State Police reminds the public to take extra precautions this Halloween. More...

EMT, paramedic training offered at Kirtland

It is possible to have a career that is rewarding, reliable and financially sweet and now is the perfect time to do something about it at Kirtland Community College. More...

Costume contest winners at Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts

Three creative “creatures” were audience favorites at the Costume Contest and Family Fun Event at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts Saturday Oct. 18. More...

Editorial

Snyder still our choice

Four years ago the Resorter’s choice to lead Michigan was Rick Snyder. That choice remains today. Governor Snyder has helped lead Michigan in a positive direction since he was elected Governor in 2010. More...

Moolenaar, Rendon, Booher deserve vote

With the retirement of Dave Camp from the United States House of Representatives, Roscommon County will lose a friend and ally in Washington, D.C. More...

Ben Bradlee, For it all, ‘Thank You’

Inside the First Amendment

Did the First Amendment ever have a more stylish defender — and one who made more effective use of it — than Ben Bradlee? More...

Religion & Family

Milburn back from third Haitian mission trip

Marc Milburn of Houghton Lake returned from a seven-day mission trip to Haiti, which he said “was my third humanitarian mission to Haiti since the earthquake destroyed much of the country and killed 250,000 on Jan. 12, 2010.” More...

PUTTING HOUGHTON LAKE ON THE MAP

Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce Office Manager Cindy Miller is available to help customers find Houghton Lake area businesses online using a Google search, via the chamber’s new “Let’s Put Houghton Lake on the Map” marketing More...

Mercy Home Care and Mercy Hospice offering holiday grief seminars

Mercy Home Care and Mercy Hospice is offering community seminars on “Coping with Grief Through the Holidays,” sponsored by Mercy Home Care and Mercy Hospice, Grayling, in partnership with Sorensen-Lockwood Funeral Home, Christler Funeral More...

Education

Children’s Assessment Center open to assist families in cases of sexual abuse and neglect

Children in Roscommon County and surrounding counties now have a safe, child-friendly place to turn to in the event they have been a victim of a crime. More...

‘Art of Recovery: The Human Journey’ opens Nov. 5

A community celebration and public opening reception for the 8th Annual “Art of Recovery: The Human Journey” show is planned for Nov. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Inside Out Gallery, 229 Garland, Traverse City Warehouse District. More...

ACADEMY GRAD

All Stylin’ Hair Studio’s Rachel Fullmer, pictured with Richy Kandasamy, U.S. creative director for TIGI, recently attended the TIGI Colour Academy in New York City. More...

Election has state, county, township races

Registered voters in Roscommon County will face a lengthy ballot Nov. 4 in the general election. They will be asked to vote on two statewide proposals, a bond proposal for Kirtland Community College and various county- and township-level offices. More...

Lake level drawdown reverts to 1982 order

The drawdown for Higgins Lake, Houghton Lake and Lake St. Helen will begin later this week as opposed to Sept. 15 as it had been for the recent past. More...

Halloween fun throughout weekend

Spooky times await kids and adults alike this week, as several Halloween events are planned throughout Roscommon County starting today and running through Saturday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Walter Drogt - 2014-10-30
George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-30
John K. Sprunger - 2014-10-30
Walter Drogt - 2014-10-23

Court News

82nd District Court

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

Sports

Third at Regional puts Rosco girls in State Finals

The Roscommon girls cross country team earned a berth in the State Final Cross Country Meet at Michigan International Speedway Nov. 1 by scoring a third place finish at the Regional Meet at Delta College Oct. 25. More...

Hornets’ offense steamrolls Bobcats in season finale

The Harrison offense rolled over Houghton Lake Friday night in Harrison as the Hornets put away the Bobcats 49-6 in varsity football action. The Bobcats finished their season 1-8 overall and 1-6 in Jack Pine Conference play. More...

Pioneers pounce on Bucks, 35-0

The Clare High School Pioneers’ varsity football team finished their undefeated 2014 Jack Pine Conference season with a 35-0 shutout of the Roscommon Bucks Oct. 24 in Roscommon. More...

Letters to the Editor

Fan praises coach for knowing ‘the secret’

There has been a lot of attention given to the Houghton Lake Bobcats and Roscommon Bucks JV and varsity football teams this season, and that is good. We need that. More...

Writer questions expenditures

If anyone has been reading the Resorter Letters to the Editor and articles by Resorter reporter Thomas Reznich, you can get an idea of the mismanagement that has taken place and the reasons for recalling elected officials of Lake Township. More...

Happenings

Quilt blocks highlight points of interest in Richfield Township

Six of the 19 quilt blocks that make up the Roscommon County Quilt Trail are located in Richfield Township and St. Helen. St. More...

Hallauer named Miss Houghton Lake 2015

Following an evening of “Surf’s Up” fun, Houghton Lake High School senior Julia Hallauer was crowned Miss Houghton Lake 2015 Saturday at the annual scholarship program. More...

Strike Out Cancer Bowling Fundraiser Nov. 8

The Good Shepherd United Methodist Church Relay For Life Team will be hosting its 6th Annual Strike Out Cancer Bowling Fundraiser on Nov. 8. The event will take place at Goodyear Lanes, located at 8989 W. Houghton Lake Dr. More...

Election

Kirtland seeking bond for expansion, improvements

Kirtland Community College is seeking approval of a $5.2 million bond proposal to build a new Health Sciences Education Center and make improvements to its Roscommon campus. More...

Land, Peters face off in Senate race; Moolenaar, Holmes face each other

Voters in Roscommon County will be asked to vote in state-wide and Congressional races in the general election. U.S. Senate race In the U.S. Senate race, Republican Terri Lynn Land will face Democrat Gary Peters in the race for the Senate seat. More...

Two state proposals on ballot

Michigan voters will be asked to approve two proposals relating to wolf hunting. Proposal 14-1 is a referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012, establishing a hunting season for wolves and authorizing annual wolf hunting seasons. More...

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