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ICE CONCERNS

A pressure crack at the sand bar off of Iroquois Avenue on Houghton Lake's South Shore presents a danger to snowmobile and ORV traffic on the lake. More...

IRS: Resolve to get organized

With tax season set to begin soon, the Internal Revenue Service is encouraging Michiganders to make a New Year's resolution to get organized and get their money quicker. More...

State check stolen from senior

State Police at Houghton Lake are investigating the theft of a state check for $270.90 which was taken from a 70-year-old resident at Houghton Lake in December. More...

Business

Radon is second-leading cause of lung cancer

For Your Health Central Michigan District Health Department January is Radon Awareness month, and the Central Michigan District Health Department invites you and your family to join others in taking the "test" for radon in your home. More...

Mercy Hospice plans volunteer training

If you have seen ads for Mercy Hospice before and thought "I would like to be a Mercy Hospice volunteer," but never got around to calling, now is the time to call. More...

Log home featured

Sharon Bohland of Barna Log Homes of Central Michigan had her own log home featured in the January, 2009, edition of "Log Home Design." Bohland's 1,439-square-foot Sequoia floorplan is on pages 20-27 of the national magazine. More...

Letters to the Editor

Consolidation group seeking information, help

The Citizens for Township Consolidation organizational group is still working to obtain information from each of the 11 townships of Roscommon County. As of Jan. More...

Catching 'Good Guy' appreciated

We would like to compliment the Resorter for catching a "good guy" doing the usual "kind thing" for his neighbor. The picture in the 12/11/08 edition of Ed Rons clearing 16" of snow from our driveway caught us totally by surprise. More...

'Don't give up'

If you applied for windshield damage reimbursement and were denied, do not give up. Joel Sheltrown's office has been very helpful trying to resolve this for me. You can call or e-mail his office at (517)373-3817 or dist103@house. mi.gov. More...

Religion & Family

Schmidts celebrating 65 years

Shirley E. and Mildred Schmidt of Prudenville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 15. More...

County receives funds for emergency food, shelter

The Roscommon County Emergency Food and Shelter Board has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. More...

FOUR GENERATIONS

Four generations of the family of Houghton Lake resident Ellen Peters gathered at the home of her grandson, Stephen Bailey, in Mt. Morris last June. More...

Education

Kirtland lists honor students

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for academic achievements during the fall semester that earned them placement on the college's dean's and president's lists. More...

Zubecks complete requirements for practice as chiropractors

Brett and Heidi Zubeck completed their college educations Dec. 19, graduating from Life University of Chiropractics in Marietta, GA. Both of the Zubecks graduated with high honors, summa cum laude, and are members of Pi Tav Delta Honor Society. More...

Baker students named to dean's list

Baker College of West Branch recently announced the dean's list for the fall quarter. Full-time dean's list students earn a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average during a quarter in which 12 credit hours or more were completed: St. Helen - Tracy Gage. More...

ORV routes added

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday added roads in Lake, Roscommon, Markey and Lyon Townships to the list of routes open to off-road vehicle traffic under an ordinance they adopted last October. More...

Three presidents in four years

Area man copiloted chopper for Nixon, Ford, Carter

Next week's transfer of the U.S. presidency from George W. Bush to Barack Obama will be the fifth such event in the last three decades. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

Court proceedings

34th Circuit Court Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 5: No. 07-72-6972, Unifund CCR Partners vs. Darlene Lubaski St. Helen, default judgment submitted and signed; No. More...

Sports

Learning culture, having fun

"It was an absolute blast." That was Houghton Lake High School varsity wrestling Coach Lon Cook's assessment of his team's recent three-day cultural exchange with an elite group of high school wrestlers from Japan. More...

Bobcats hold off Beavers for three-point JPC win

for three- Houghton Lake High School coach and alumni David Bunn recorded a first Tuesday night as his varsity Bobcat squad beat Beaverton, 59-56. More...

Bucks stomp Eagles

The Jack Pine Conference's top and bottom met Tuesday night with undefeated Roscommon whipping winless Farwell, 66-25. Host Roscommon built a 23-4 lead after going on a 19-0 run to finish the first quarter. More...

Editorial

Festival support

Our Opinion

This weekend Houghton Lake will host the 59th annual Tipup Town, U. S. A., Michigan's premiere winter festival. More...

Party's over

This week on one of the morning malarkey shows the show's host was interviewing Sen. Chris Dodd, (D-CN) Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, regarding the first installment of the great bailout of the banking industry. More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week's results Should the U.S. Senate confirm the appintment of Roland Burris to Barack Obama's former seat? Yes-61% No-39% This week's question Do you plan to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama on television next Tuesday? More...

Outdoors

NRC to consider changes to crossbow regulations

The Natural Resources Commission will consider changes proposed by a special subcommittee exploring expanding the opportunities for hunting with crossbows. More...

DNR asks deer hunters to complete on-line survey

Now that deer season has ended, the Department of Natural Resources is reminding deer hunters they can report the results of their hunts on-line. All deer hunters are being invited to complete the on-line survey before April 1. More...

Health

For Your Health

Women in their lifespan have a 1 in 142 chance of developing cervical cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 11,150 new cases of cervical cancer in 2007, and an estimated 33% will die from it. More...

Happenings

HARRIS FELLOW

The Roscommon Rotary Club recently recognized Todd Jansen's (left) contribution to the club as this year's recipient of a Paul Harris Fellowship. More...

Irish Tour headed for Houghton Lake during Tip-up Town second weekend

The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh trio that will perform Jan. 23-24 at the Atrium Plaza Hotel at Houghton Lake on the second weekend of Tip-Up Town. More...

WINNING DESIGNS

St. Helen Elementary School fourth graders Kaylee Brace and Cody Elliott won first and second place, respectively, in the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce's Winterfest badge design contest. Miss Brace won badge No. 009 and will be Winterfest Princess. More...

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