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Former Tiger, Wertz Warrior remembered for work here

Former Detroit Tiger and Wertz Warrior Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, 54, was killed Monday in an accident on his Massachusetts farm according to news reports. Fidrych's body was found by a friend trapped beneath a dump truck according to one report. More...

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News

Houghton Lake woman warns of 'Mystery Shopper' scam

A Houghton Lake woman who thought she was going to earn some money nearly lost a bundle to a mail scam. More...

TO SPEAK IN ST. HELEN

Michigan author Richard Baldwin will speak about his many books April 20 at 6 p.m. in the Richfield Township Hall, St. Helen. All of his books, which he describes as "easy reads for mystery lovers of all ages" are set in Michigan locations. More...

Fire destroys Maple Valley garage

Richfield Township firefighters responded to a garage fire Monday evening at 8900 East West Branch Road in Maple Valley. More...

Editorial

Simple ways to follow Earth's owner's manual

From cover to cover, the Bible poignantly speaks about the role of God's people in enjoying and preserving the rest of creation. More...

Board's choice

Monday night the Houghton Lake Board of Education approved a motion to enter into negotiations with a Grand Rapids area educator to serve the district as its next superintendent. The board approved offering the position to Kevin P. More...

'The Bird'

Most Michiganders over the age of 40 would recognize the nickname "The Bird" because of Mark Fidrych's exploits in the summer of 1976 on the pitcher's mound for the Detroit Tigers. More...

Outdoors

Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact observes 25th anniversary

Michigan's spring wildfire season has returned, and firefighters from the Department of Natural Resources and other local fire departments already have been busy over the past few weeks responding to several flare-ups in the state's annual battle w More...

A.R.K. to train volunteers

A.R.K. (Association to Rescue Kritters) is once again preparing for wildlife babies and could use your help. In the next few weeks, baby bunnies, squirrels, raccoons, fawns and birds will arrive at A.R.K. by people that find them in need of help. More...

Watershed monitors to meet April 20

AuSable River Watershed monitors are being encouraged to attend a social get-together and planning meeting April 20 at 6 p.m. at the AuSable River Center, Roscommon. More...

Happenings

Attracting Birds' to start nature preserve schedule

The Gahagan Nature Preserve will be bustling with activity this summer. The preserve is offering a full schedule of programs from April to October. More...

Easter antics

Houghton Lake, St. Helen host egg hunts

HISTORICAL EGG HUNT Paige Horigan of Roscommon and Caleb Wyckoff, 16 months, of Houghton Lake, were two of the many egg gatherers who took advantage of sunny skies at the Houghton Lake Area Historical Society's Easter Egg Hunt April 9. More...

Houghton Lake Public Library hosting 'overdue' contest

This week is National Library Week (through April 18), and the Houghton Lake Public Library is celebrating. More...

MOPPING UP AFTER CARELESS CAMPFIRE

Richifield Township Firefighter Tim Steinhauer sprays water on a fire in a woodland area east of M-97 and north of Emery Road Friday evening. More...

Murphy chosen to succeed Injasoulian

The Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday selected Kevin P. Murphy, principal of Rogers Lane Elementary in Wyoming, MI, as the district's new superintendent. More...

Battleship explosion nudged Rosco man to youth ministry

The news from the U.S. Navy was good this Easter Sunday, as personnel from a navy vessel staged a daring rescue of the captain of an American cargo ship from Somali pirates. But it was a different story 20 years ago next Sunday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon: Bryan J. Stanley, 47, St. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, April 6: No. 08-72-7566, JP Mogan Chase Bank vs. More...

Sports

Bobcats start season with four victories

The Houghton Lake varsity baseball team started its season on the winning path with back-to-back doubleheader sweeps. More...

HLHS Spring Sports Previews Houghton Lake linksmen in mix for top of Jack Pine

A group of new golfers and returning starters has Houghton Lake golf Coach Tom Blanchard excited about his Bobcats' chances for success this season, including a spot among the top teams in the Jack Pine Conference. More...

HLHS thinclads to concentrate on individual goals

With a track team made up of 10 boys and eight girls, Houghton Lake High School will have a tough time competing on the team level, but as individuals, many are setting high goals for this season. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hospice volunteers bring hope, love, dignity to families

National Volunteer Week is April 19 through 25, and Mercy Hospice would like to honor its hospice and palliative care volunteers who bring hope, dignity, and love to those facing a life-limiting illness. More...

Letters Policy

Letters Policy The Resorter welcomes concise letters to the editor. We require that letters be signed and contain addresses and telephone numbers for verification. E-mailed letters must contain telephone numbers. More...

Health

Teleconference to focus on end-of-life care

Each year, the Hospice Foundation of America presents a distance learning program, live via satellite and webcast, to more than 125,000 people in 2,000 communities. More...

Clean up Earth to protect human health

Earth Day is an annual event that has been celebrated around the world for the past four decades. The purpose of Earth Day is to honor, appreciate, protect and respect the environment. More...

FUNDS ASSIST AREA AGENCIES

(Above): The Youth Advisory Council recently awarded a $1,000 grant to Project Help Our People Eat toward the cost of purchasing food to "Stock the Shelves." Project H.O.P.E. serves nearly 1,000 people in Roscommon County each month. More...

Education

2008 Michigan Educational Assessment Program G-H students making the grade on MEAP Percentage of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards Gerrish-Higgins Elementary Schools

2008 Michigan Percentage of Gerrish-Math G-H COOR* State G ra de 5 86 77 77 Math R ES SH E C OOR* State Grade 3 93 84 94.3 91 Grade 4 83 81 87 88 * COOR scores reflect the average of school Gerrish-Higgins Schools students scored above the state More...

Katalenich earns graduate fellowship

Jeff Katalenich, son of Greg and Ellen Katalenich of Roscommon, has been named a recipient of a highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, covering full tuition and fees for up to three years of graduate study. More...

Rosco, Ithaca vie for Quiz Bowl title

This week on "Quiz Central," the Roscommon Bucks and the Ithaca Yellowjackets were scheduled to compete in the White Division Championship Game at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on CMU Public Television. More...

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