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Seven vying for Miss Houghton Lake

Months of practice will culminate in the annual Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program Saturday night for seven Houghton Lake High School senior girls. More...

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Roscommon Township Fire Department educates the public

RTFD OPEN HOUSE (Above) Roscommon Township firefighter Shawn Anderson (left) takes a picture of his son Jordan, 4, with fellow firefighter Kirk Rase in turnout gear. More...

St. Helen Trunk or Treat Saturday

Richfield Township will kick-off Halloween festivities a week early with the St. Helen Bluegill Festival Committee’s 10th Annual Truck or Treat on Oct. 25. Ghosts and goblins are asked to arrive at the Richfield Township Park at 6 p.m. More...

YOUTH BOOSTERS

Roscommon Area Youth Booster Club (RAYBC) President Gary Long samples the fare at the eighth annual RAYBC Tailgate Party Oct. 17 at Roscommon High School. More...

Editorial

Yes for Kirtland

Among the many choices voters will have to make Nov. 4 will be whether or not to support a Kirtland Community College bond measure. We suggest voters do. More...

Letters to the Editor

Would like leaf pick up again

Denton Township would be a much better place to live if we had leaf pick up. For the seniors and people with small children and no truck it is almost impossible to be able to clean up leaves. So, most take to burning at night. More...

‘Time for new ideas’ on HLCS board

After reading Dave Harned’s letter to the editor endorsing Tom Dean for re-election as a Houghton Lake school board member (“Former board president endorses Dean,” Resorter, Oct. More...

Former board member endorses Dean

Although Mr. Tom Dean and I disagreed on many issues during my tenure as a Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education member, I sincerely believe that he should be re-elected to the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education on Nov. More...

Happenings

Pumpkins to fly at Wellington

The last weekend of October will feature Punkin-Chunkin at Wellington Farm near Grayling. The Old Monster Catapult will begin operation about 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 25 and 26. The Old Monster is a gigantic replica of a Middle Ages Siege Machine. More...

Fashion show Nov. 11 at K of C

The Knights of Columbus Ladies annual Winter Fashion Show and Luncheon is planned for Nov. 11. The event will take place at noon at the K of C Hall, Prudenville. R.W. Threads will provide the fashions. More...

Kirk of the Lakes bake sale Nov. 1

The Women of Presbyterian Kirk of the Lakes (USA) will hold a bake sale on Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Recall language against Lake trustees approved

Recall petition language against Lake Township Board trustees Charlie Aldrich and Allen “Hoppy” Harper was approved at an Oct. 17 hearing of the Roscommon County Election Commission. More...

RAPS hires consultant to improve district’s business office work flow

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education heard a presentation from consultant Donald Sovey, CPA, CFO of School and Municipal Advisory Services, PC on work to be done to make the district’s business office functions work more smoothl More...

Village water safe to drink

The Village of Roscommon’s water has been deemed safe for drinking and use. Department of Public Works Director Greg MacIntosh said in an Oct. 22 telephone interview the water boil advisory was lifted on Oct. More...

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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: More...

Man arrested for assault

A Houghton Lake man has been charged in 82nd District Court on an assault charge in connection with a fire in Lake Township the afternoon of Oct. 12. Gary J. More...

Sports

Jaguars split final Saturday of games

The Houghton Lake Jaguars finished their youth football and cheerleading program with three wins and three losses Saturday at Bobcat Stadium. More...

Youth Bucks pick up win in final weekend

The Roscommon Youth Football League ended its season Saturday at home with the young Bucks picking up a win in the 5th/6th grade contest. The 5th/6th grade Bucks finished their season undefeated with a 45-7 win over Harrison. More...

Bucks even series at 34 with 22-8 victory

An autumn storm brought cold rain showers and temperatures in the forties to Roscommon County Oct. 17 for the annual Jack Pine Conference meeting of the Roscommon High School Bucks and the Houghton Lake High School Bobcats varsity football teams. More...

Religion & Family

Cyber Security Awareness Month observed this October

Recognizing the ever-increasing need for citizens, businesses and governments to prepare for attacks through the Internet, Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed October as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Michigan. More...

Rotary Club helps create awareness for World Polio

The Houghton Lake, Grayling and Roscommon Rotary Clubs continue to support the local community but they also have a global presence. More...

COA CELEBRATES NATIONAL PIZZA MONTH

Staff of the Roscommon County Commission on Aging took a few moments to pose for a picture during their “Taste of Italy” Pizza Party on Oct. 17. More...

Education

Hallauer represents Michigan at national peer resistance conference

Houghton Lake High School senior Julia Hallauer attended a national conference in Hartford, CT, last month as a representative of Student Leadership Services, based in Waterford. More...

FIELD TRIP HELP FROM RCCF

Houghton Lake Community Education (HLCE) students pose for a picture at the Point Betsie Lighthouse during a recent field trip to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. More...

HELPING OUT ACTING UP!

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently presented an $800 grant to Houghton Lake Community Schools to assist with the Acting Up! project for fourth and fifth graders. Funding was awarded from the Houghton Lake Education Fund. More...

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