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HLIB approves five-year plan, assessment roll at Markey meeting

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board adopted a five-year plan to address the problem of invasive aquatic plant species in the lake after a public hear­ing at Markey Township Hall March 28. More...

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News

Driver ‘drives through’ Roscommon credit union

A Roscommon man hit a portion of a pillar in the drive-through at North Cen­tral Area Credit Union in the Village of Roscommon March 21.  More...

MSP investigating theft of heater

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating the theft of a Mas­ter Salamander kerosene/diesel heater valued at $450, which was found to be missing from the detached garage of a residence on Washington Avenue in Roscommon Township March More...

REAR ENDED

Roscommon Township Fire Department members look over a 1997 Buick that was rear-ended by a Chevy Equinox at approximately 4:15 p.m. March 23 on M-55 near Lakeland Recreation, Inc.  More...

Editorial

Introduction to a Fire Safety Forum

Welcome to a new feature in the Resorter.   Let’s begin with introductions. More...

Power on display

The power of Mother Nature is on display 12 months of the year in Northern Michigan.  More...

Accurate addresses provide faster response times

Fire Safety Forum

Hey! Where you at?  More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer urges Moolenaar to get to work on issues

President Obama had increased funds to the Great Lakes by over $300 million while Mitt Romney said absolutely nothing in support of the Great Lakes, not only in Asian Carp issues but also in environmental and pollution problems.  More...

Religion & Family

ST. HELEN COMMUNITY RAISES $7,000 FOR MISSY SPEER

Jack Quance (left) auctions one of the many items that were up for grabs at St. Helen resident and Richfield Township Deputy Treasurer Missy Speer’s benefit held at Charlton Heston Academy the evening of March 21.  More...

Veterans Benefit Fair April 7

Northern Michigan Veterans Co­alition and Roscommon County Vet­erans Affairs Committee have part­nered to bring the Veterans Benefits Fair to American Legion Post #245, Prudenville, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

Trail Run 5K Run/Walk in its sixth year

The 6th annual Houghton Lake Trail Run/Walk 5K is set for April 22. The event raises money for the high school’s cross country team.  The run/walk will take place at Houghton Lake High School. It starts at 9 a.m. More...

Education

MSUE names Hendrian interim district coordinator

William “Bill” Hendrian has been named interim District 4 coordinator for Michigan State University Extension, ef­fective April 1.  More...

HLHS CLASS CHALLENGE AWARDS

Houghton Lake High School senior Nathan Wilder (left) and freshman Kollin Gosney show off $100 checks their classes received March 23 in the school’s Class Challenge for the third marking period.  More...

Art, author visit among week’s offerings at HLPL

The Houghton Lake Public Library has a calendar full of activities next week.  Scheduled for April 3 is Family Art Night.  More...

Gypsy moth focus of event

Spraying to take place this season

Gyspy moths and land management “best practices” information were the focus of attention at an open house Tues­day held at the Richfield Township Hall.  More...

Markey accepts bids, adjusts budget

The Markey Township board accept­ed a bid for a new parking lot at Memo­rial Park, architectural services for proj­ects at the park and the township hall, and tree service during a special meeting held at 1 p.m. March 27. More...

County receives Iron Belle funding

Sixteen projects along Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail will share $350,000 in grant funding through awards announced March 16 by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.  Roscommon County and Crawford County are among this year’s gr More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rebecca R. Greger - 2017-03-30
Thelma J. Steepe - 2017-03-30
Joyce Marie Miles - 2017-03-30
Eric Joseph Stone - 2017-03-30
Robert J. Buzynski - 2017-03-30

Court News

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Marie E. Hill, 50, St. Helen, demand­ed preliminary examination within 21 days on a charge of prisoner possessing contraband. Richfield Township Police made the arrest. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presid­ed over these civil cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, March 2:  More...

Sports

Three Bucks to continue athletic careers after graduation

A trio of three-sport athletes at Roscommon High School have decid­ed to combine their academic careers with their athletic futures by taking on the additional challenge of college sports, with each proceeding in a dif­ferent direction.  More...

SPRING TRACK PRACTICE

Members of the Houghton Lake High School track team run laps on the track at Bobcat Stadium March 20 as they began their second week of practice. More...

BLOCKING ON THE BALCONY

Houghton Lake High School baseball player sophomore Jor­dan Naylor (left) bounces balls off the chest protector of catcher Matthew Gibbons during block­ing practice on the balcony of the school gym March 20. More...

Outdoors

Considerable amounts of ice pile on Houghton Lake shore

PROTECTING THE SHORELINE Ice from Houghton Lake seems to have kept its distance from statues of the Virgin Mary and a pair of angels as it came ashore along Iroquois Av­enue last week. More...

Conservation district tree sale April 21, 22

Each spring the Crawford-Roscom­mon Conservation District provides resi­dents the opportunity to purchase tree seedlings, native wildflower bulbs/roots, berry bushes and wildflower seed.  This year, the tree sale days are April 21 from noon to 4 More...

Shoreline training April 11 at Cranbrook

MSU Extension will present Michi­gan Shoreline Educator Network Train­ing April 11 at Cranbrook Institute of Science Library. More...

Happenings

‘Lighthouses,’ author visit coming to RTPL

The Richfield Township Public Library will feature two events this spring: A presentation on lighthous­es and a visit by author Peg Her­ring. Both programs will begin at 6 p.m. in the Richfield Township Hall, 1410 North St. Helen Rd., St. More...

Tractor Supply Pet adoption showcases Laney’s Voice

Shoppers at the Houghton Lake Tractor Supply March 25 had a chance to meet dogs and cats avail­able for adoption through Laney’s Voice.  Margaret and Don Damon op­erate the no-kill nonprofit out of their West Branch home. More...

Crawford Count COA now has ‘aerobic drumming’

The Crawford County Commis­sion on Aging and Senior Center, 308 Lawndale, Grayling, is open for lunches throughout the week and of­fers variety of activities, including some special events scheduled for April.  New to the center is a “Fitn More...

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