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HOMECOMING ROYALTY

Moments after being named the 2007 Houghton Lake High School Queen and King, seniors Stephanie Foster and Jacob Cooley greet the crowd Friday night at Bobcat Field. More...

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Treasury posts service, income tax information on web site

The Department of Treasury has posted information on the extension of Michigan's use tax to select services and the increase in the state's individual income tax rate on its web site, www.michigan.gov/taxes. More...

DONATION HELPS

Dave Gutierrez, (left) director of the Red Cross regional office, West Branch, accepts a check for $2,400 and a certificate of gratitude from Glenn Wilson, president and CEO of M33 Access, a Rose City-based high-speed Internet service provider. More...

Upgrade to Houghton Lake sewer ponds underway

Construction of $9.8 million of improvements at the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant is underway. More...

Editorial

The Resorter's reader poll

Last week's results Do you or does someone you know hunt during achery deer season? Yes-85% No-15% This week's question Daytime temperatures in Roscommon Country dropped from a record high of 84 Monday to the 50's by midweek. More...

Guide to resources

The Roscommon County "Resources Fair" this Saturday should be an eye opener for many people, and it may provide some answers to many questions of what is available to county residents. More...

20th anniversary

A resource that serves the four counties of Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw and Roscommon is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend and hoping to raise some needed funds too. More...

Outdoors

New products, TV show part of growing outdoor business

When Fred Abbas of Houghton Lake and his son Greg Abbas of Beaverton took their passion for hunting to the marketplace by beginning A-Way Hunting Products in 1991, they only had a few diaphram-type turkey calls to offer. More...

Costumed kids, critters to meet at Hartwick

Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling will host its annual "Critters in the Forest" Halloween Walk Oct. 19 and 20, park officials have announced. The event will take place both days at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. More...

ATTRACTING CURIOSITY

Fred Abbas of Houghton Lake demonstrates Scent Web, a new product developed by his company A-Way Hunting Products. Scent Web is an environment-friendly spray string scented with deer lure and attractants. More...

Education

MEAP PEP RALLY

Third graders at Collins Elementary cheer during a Michigan Education Assessment Program pep rally Oct. 3. Principal Pam Akin announced that students earning a Level I or II (exceeds or meets standards) will be invited to a pizza party. More...

ASK THE TEACHER…

Three weeks ago the Resorter ran a short article describing a new column, "Ask the Teacher." The column is an opportunity for readers to ask a teacher questions regarding education, the educational system, standardized testing, coaching, or any mat More...

G-H students walk to school to show need for 'Safe Routes'

Schools in Roscommon and St. Helen were among 370 in Michigan which participated in Walk to School events last week. Students in more than 40 countries also joined in observing International Walk to School Day on or around Oct. 3. More...

COLORFUL CREATIONS

(Above, left to right) South Higgins Lake State Park officers Rachel Roberts (holding son Reese, 2) and Patty Preczewski take on the daunting task of judging the pumpkin painting contest during the fourth annual Higgins Harvest Saturday morning. More...

Suchowesky given probation, avoids jail

A Prudenville woman will not spend time in jail for embezzling from her former employer. Visiting Judge James E. More...

Denton closer to obtaining park

There are just a few more hoops to jump through before Denton Township can purchase the former 123 Lake Street property. Denton Township officials approved a resolution accepting the terms of the Department of Natural Resources at its Oct. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

34TH CIRCUIT COURT

Judge Michael Baumgartner

Lawsuits filed No. 6907, Max Kramer and Dorothy Kramer vs. More...

Sports

Bucks earn fourth straight soccer league championship

For the fourth consecutive year, the Roscommon High School varsity soccer team is Northern Michigan Soccer League champions. After a 14-0 conference record this season, the Bucks are undefeated in their last 52 league games. More...

Firebird hoopers get early test against Algoma

There's nothing like a scrimmage to give a coach and players a chance to check how the team is progressing. More...

FIRE UP, 'CATS!

(Above): Houghton Lake High School freshman David McCullough lights the Houghton Lake Bobcats' 2007 Homecoming bonfire Oct. 5 as his dad, Jeff McCullough, Houghton Lake Community Schols groundskeeper, supervises. More...

Letters to the Editor

Drivers need to slow down

After months of contemplating writing this letter I now feel compelled to write it. I am appalled at how fast vehicles drive around or near pedestrians and bicyclists. That, or all of a sudden 25 MPH seems way too fast to me. More...

Relay leaders seeking volunteers

I am so proud of the residents of Roscommon County and how they responded with all the volunteers for their American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Roscommon County 2007. More...

Health

Pandemic flu forum slated Oct. 19

The Roscommon County Pandemic Flu Forum will be held Oct. 19 at the Denton Township Hall in Prudenville from 12:30 - 2 p.m. All Roscommon County agencies, organizations and residents may attend. More...

Religion & Family

Church marks 5th anniversary Sunday

Church On The Lakes, Free Methodist Church, 4810 Tower Hill Rd., will celebrate its 5th anniversary, Sunday, at 9:30 am, with Conference Superintendent Carl W. Koerner dedicating the new fellowship cabinets followed by a potluck meal. More...

Happenings

Lake women to meet for lunch

The Lake Township Women's Club will host its Foster Care Luncheon at noon Oct. 17 at the Lake Township Hall. Members are being asked to arrive early to assist the hostesses. For information, call Marge at 422-2216. More...

4-H programs here involve 900 kids, 60 adult leaders

When you think of 4-H Clubs, youths cooking, sewing or raising farm animals likely come to mind. More...

Rosco Rotary to host 'Fantasy'

"Some Enchanted Evening" is the theme for the Roscommon Rotary Club's 2007 Vacation Fantasy, scheduled for Oct. 20 at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. Wine tasting and cocktails are scheduled for 6 p.m. More...

Features

Knee replacement won't stop diehard U-M alumnus from marching with band

Although he was part of the University of Michigan Marching Band for only one season nearly four decades ago, Jim Kent remains one of the most devoted and durable of the band's alumni. More...

Three-legged stool can't stand on two

Public Notices in newspapers ... Because good government depends on it.

My mom used to have a small, threelegged wooden stool. I don't remember the stool being used for any reason, just something to set a newspaper or magazine on for a minute. It was small and thus not sturdy enough to hold anything of weight. More...

Resorter earns awards, Hamp given nod for top editorials

The Houghton Lake Resorter recently learned it earned three awards in the Michigan Press Association's 2007 "Better Newspaper Contest." The Resorter competes against other weekly newspapers with a circulation of 4,001 to 10,000. More...

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