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RECORD SETTER

Houghton Lake High School junior Nicole Pruitt smashed the school record for girl's shot put during the Bobcats' home meet against Roscommon May 6. Pruitt's 39'11" throw bested the previous record of 39'1.25" set in 1985 by Sally Johnson. More...

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News

Stabbing victims file lawsuit against bar owner

Three victims in a stabbing incident that occurred in June, 2008, have filed a lawsuit in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, against the Sand Bar, where the crime was committed. James Costanza, Shelby Township, and Jessica Costanza and D.J. More...

St. Helen woman charged with assaulting policeman

A 32-year-old St. Helen woman was arrested after she allegedly assaulted a Roscommon County Sheriff's deputy at a St. Helen gas station early May 10. More...

Four Prudenville men arraigned on home invasion charges

Four Prudenville area men have been arraigned in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, on home invasion charges, following an investigation by Denton Township Police. Demanding preliminary hearings within 14 days were: Douglas P.P. More...

Business

Lake City firm earns CertainTeed award

Castles and Cabins, Inc., Lake City, recently won the CertainTeed Corporation Award of Excellence for a new home residential project that utilized CertainTeed vinyl siding and polymer shakes. More...

NEW STEAMER OWNER

David Russo (left) recently purchased "Houghton Lake Steamway" carpet cleaning. The business was purchased from Robert Maynard who owned and operated the business for more than 35 years in the Houghton Lake area. More...

Group collecting data for 'business incubator'

Sixty stakeholders representing the counties of Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Osceola, Roscommon, and Wexford gathered on the Harrison campus of Mid Michigan Community College in February for a "town hall" meeting to assess More...

Letters to the Editor

Lower corporate tax rates to attract businesses back

Granted, I'm just a tea party attending nobody clinging to my guns and religion but every day seems to appall me more than the last. More...

Committee for consolidation seeks support

Members of our Committee For Township Consolidation have noticed in letters to the editor this year the frustrations residents and business owners have with township government. More...

Health

Week focuses on women's health

During Women's Health Week, May 10 - 16, TIPDON, Northern Michigan's Diabetes Outreach Network, and area diabetes educators are encouraging women of all Week focuses ages to learn more about diabetes, its risk factors and the prevention of type More...

Association offers tips on preventing Lyme disease

Lyme disease and other diseases can be transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. More...

Religion & Family

Baccalaureate scheduled May 19 at Rosco High

A baccalaureate service for graduates of Roscommon High School is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 19 in the RHS auditorium. The service is sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Jesus and Me Clubs. More...

Colmus Family' to appear at HLUMC

The Houghton Lake United Methodist Church will host "The Colmus Family" in both morning services of worship, at 9 and 11 a.m. on May 17. The community is invited to attend. More...

Agency on Aging to host hearings

The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency - Region 9 Area Agency on Aging will conduct a public hearing on its proposed multi-year plan for fiscal years 2010-2012 May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Community Center, 2625 Townline Road. More...

Education

Sherwood wins spelling bee

Houghton Lake Middle School hosted its annual Fourth Grade Spelling Bee May 6. Winning the competition was Justin Sherwood from Mrs. Mary Harrison's classroom. More...

NJHS INDUCTEES

Sixteen Houghton Lake Middle School sixth graders were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society April 22, which emphasizes leadership, scholarship, character, service and citizenship. More...

TEACHER APPRECIATION

(Right) Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Pete Injasoulian presents an apple, candy bar and letter of appreciation to Tonja Hinkston, second grade teacher at Collins Elementary May 7. More...

OPEN

Commission OK clears path for ORVs

Off-road vehicle riders can operate their machines on the far right shoulder of any county road in Roscommon County. More...

Undersheriff, dog escape from burning patrol vehicle

Roscommon County Undersheriff Ed Stern and his police dog, "Yeff," escaped without serious injury when Sterns' patrol vehicle caught fire on I-75 in Backus Township May 8. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

Court Proceedings

34th Circuit Court Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 5: Paul J. Pope, 37, Houghton Lake, was sentenced to 13 to 24 months in prison, $200 in fines and costs and $128 in other court assessments. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner heard these cases in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 4: No. 08-72-7355, Chemical Bank vs. Shree Jai Ambi, Inc. More...

Sports

Bobcats post season's best on links, fall to Farwell

Houghton Lake golfers were in a contest with two sets of Eagles at White Deer Country Club May 7, and posted their best score of the season, but ended up losing to Jack Pine Conference opponent Farwell by four strokes, 169-165. More...

Coach Vick seeking support for youth basketball camp

Basketball Coach Mark Vick is again returning to Houghton Lake this July to offer his summer basketball camp -- this time at zero-cost to participants. More...

Despite four straight losses Bobcat softball 'improving'

Despite losing four straight games by wide margins the Houghton Lake Bobcat varsity softball team is showing Coach Rob Kunik "improvement" and "determination" after two double headers. More...

Editorial

How true

How true knows his audience well, and that knowledge led him to do a cartoon May 3rd that proves he knows his audience very well. Pastis has his cartoon, Pearls Before Swine, published in the Sunday comics and carried by the Detroit Free Press. More...

Recognizing officers

This week the Resorter has three pages of photos of law enforcement personnel who work in Roscommon County in one capacity or another and just a cursory head count of those earning a paycheck in law enforcment we totaled more than 115. More...

Festive learning

This weekend the Kirtland Community College campus will be the host to the 16th Annual Kirtland's Warbler Festival, which although centered around the little yellow warbler, includes a variety of nature's wonders too. More...

Outdoors

Warbler Festival helps visitors explore nature

The 16th annual Kirtland's Warbler Festival is scheduled for this weekend at Kirtland Community College. More...

Festival to host 'Blue Water Ramblers'

For a second consecutive year, the Kirtland's Warbler Festival will be offering festival-goers a special concert. More...

Warbler festival buttons carry value

A good thing keeps on getting better with the recent announcement that festival buttons for the upcoming 16th annual Kirtland's Warbler Festival are on sale at a $2 discount at area chamber of commerce offices, as well as various hotels and restaur More...

Happenings

Shepherd students help at ARK

The ARK, Association to Rescue Kritters, received some much needed help May 8 when 40 students from Shepherd High School showed up to prepare the wildlife rescue for the annual arrival of animal babies. More...

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Roscommon Rotary President Kelly Barton presents Glenn Wilson, president and founder of M33 Access, with the club's 2009 Citizen of the Year Award at the 22nd annual Spring Auction Mardi Gras in May fund-raiser on May 9. More...

Brochure explains mission, goals of St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul of Prudenville has just published a brochure that handsomely outlines and depicts the organization's story, mission and goals. The brochure is available at the store, or to obtain one by mail, call 366-7613. More...

Features

Police Salute

CHECKING IN Denton Township Police Chief Dallas McGeary welcomes township resident Mark Armbrastmacher home from wintering in Arizona during a property check Tuesday morning. More...

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