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Roscommon High School students will choose from this field of contenders for the titles of Homecoming Queen and King. More...

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PLUMPER PUMPKINS

Kevin Humble of Maple Valley, who had great success growing Dill's Atlantic Giant pumpkins last year, grew even bigger pumpkins this year using seeds he saved from his 2007 crop. More...

BIRD DOGS AT REST

Some of the hundreds of bird dogs and their owners and handlers pose for a portrait at the East Bay Lodge in Prudenville after the first day of the Lakes States Field Trial Championships Tuesday evening. The event, which runs from Oct. More...

Richfield to build satellite fire hall

Response times for fire and ambulance calls in the south half of Richfield Township are expected to improve when a new satellite fire station goes into service at the Maple Valley Cemetery. More...

Business

'Free Lunch Seminar Monitor' program launched

With fraud and scams on the rise, older Americans remain a primary target for unscrupulous individuals. More...

NEW OFFICERS

The Kiwanis Club of Houghton Lake held its installation luncheon of new officers Oct. 8. The new officers were inducted by District 20 Lt. Governor Dave Crawford of Gladwin. The guest speaker was Denny Kiroff, Governor of Michigan Kiwanis. More...

After hours to feature talk on bringing film industry here

Sangomore's Restaurant at Forest Dunes Golf Club near Roscommon will host the annual regional Business After Hours for Ogemaw, Oscoda, Roscommon and Crawford Counties Oct. 29 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Township consolidation proposal needs careful consideration

As the rest of the nation feels the impact of a sluggish economy, it comes as no surprise that citizens are pausing to ask: "How can government save money?" Local government officials are working hard to ensure that wise spending takes place in th More...

Writer shares opinions of township candidates

I have been a resident of Markey Township for more than 30 years. During that time I have attended a great many township board meetings and budget workshops. Before you go to the polls for the general election on Nov. More...

Arrest record leads to question of 'trust'

The Michigan State Police ICHAT Internet records available to everyone show Michael Craig Cooley, DOB 8/4/1958, age 50, whom I understand is the Roscommon County Sheriff Democratic candidate, has a criminal and drunk driving record. More...

Religion & Family

Millers celebrate 50 years

Murlan and Helen Miller of Defiance, OH, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house hosted by John and Beverly Fitch for neighbors and friends at Houghton Lake. Married Oct. 12, 1958, at St. More...

Terrian begins marine training

Alan Terrian, who enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps' Delayed Entry Program in September, recently departed for recruit training at Marine Corps Recuit Depot, San Diego. More...

New pastor, revival enliven Lake St. Helen Baptist

The revival was to start Sept. 28 and end Oct. 1. However, it started before the scheduled date and is still underway. Seven weeks ago when Pastor Roger Green first came to Lake St. Helen Baptist Church, he gave a sermon before seven people. More...

Education

HLHS seniors to host 15th annual Veteran's Day program

Houghton Lake High School will host its 15th annual Veteran's Day Assembly Nov. 11. A reception will be hosted by the senior class for area veterans beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. A breakfast buffet will be offered by Mrs. More...

Kreiner earns AP recognition

Andrew Kreiner, 2008 graduate of Houghton Lake High School, has earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of his exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program exams. More...

Studies show diabetes linked to gum disease, tooth decay

If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, it's important to pay extra attention to your oral health. More...

HLCS starts 'super' search

Injasoulian to re-retire

He said he'd give them three years. And now he's in his third year. When Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Pete Injasoulian came out of retirement in 2006 to work for the district, he agreed to work for three years. More...

Commission, judge plan hearings on lower Higgins Lake winter level

Roscommon County Commissioners and 34th Circuit Judge Michael J. Baumgartner will both conduct public hearings next month on a proposal to lower the winter level of Higgins Lake an additional six inches for one year. More...

'Time Warp' is theme for RHS Homecoming

Homecoming Week is underway at Roscommon High School. The theme for this year's celebration is "Time Warp." Dress-up days began Monday with Comfy cozy, Cartoon Character, Cavemen/Women Day. More...

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Court News

State Police investigating thefts

State Police at the Houghton Lake Post took several reports on cases involving thefts of property last week. A 56-year-old Houghton Lake man called police on Oct. More...

83RD DISTRICT COURT

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: Andrew L. Boughner, 29, Roscommon, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on a charge of filing a false report of a felony. More...

Deputies investigating altercation at restaurant

Employees at the China Buffet King, Houghton Lake, separated two women who tangled with each other in the restaurant Oct. 18. More...

Sports

'Cats still searching for JPC volleyball wins

Heading into the homestretch of the season, the Houghton Lake varsity volleyball squad is looking to add another Jack Pine Conference win. The Bobcats dropped three straight JPC matches and a non-conference contest in recent action. More...

Bucks add two, stay atop JPC

Roscommon improved to 12-1 in Jack Pine Conference varsity volleyball play Oct. 15 with wins over Meridian and Farwell. The Bucks beat Meridian 25- 22 and 25-13 and topped Farwell 25-9 and 25-12. More...

POOL LEAGUE

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Editorial

In Our Opinion

Sweater drive

The mercury Wednesday morning left no doubt what season it is and what is looming around the corner of the October calendar - Old Man Winter! More...

MAKE IT PLAIN

A Nebraska state senator's attempt to hold God legally accountable for the world's woes has hit a roadblock. According to the Associated Press, State Sen. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM RESORTER BACK ISSUES 30 YEARS AGO-OCT. 26, 1978

ROOC, Inc., dedicated "The ROOC Workshop at Pioneer Hill, Gerrish Township, was dedicated Sunday." 60 YEARS AGO-OCT. 22, 1948 "The Merritt Methodist Church was dedicated in an impressive ceremony last Sunday..." 50 YEARS AGO-OCT. More...

Outdoors

Trail system offers four seasons of fun

Trails have figured importantly throughout Michigan's history. More...

Meeting on CWD scheduled in Grayling next week

The Michigan departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) will hold a series of town hall meetings across the state, including Grayling, prior to the firearm deer hunting season for the public to l More...

Happenings

Denton receives grant funds for Trestle Park

It's been about three years since Denton Township first applied for a Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund grant to buy Trestle Park (formerly the 123 Lake Street property) in Prudenville. More...

Third annual Trunk-or-Treat planned in St. Helen Saturday

Northern Michigan families are being invited to decorate their car trunks and bring along their treaters to St. Helen's third annual Trunk-or- Treat Saturday at the Richfield Township Park. The event is sponsored by The Friends In Saint Helen, Inc. More...

Comfort Suites to host 'Benefit and Safety Awareness Day'

The Comfort Suites Lakeside of Houghton Lake, in conjunction with Central Michigan University, will host "Benefit and Safety Awareness Day" Oct. 26. More...

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