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TRAIL RESCUE

(Above) Emergency workers from Higgins Township Fire Department and EMS rescue an 18-year-old Roscommon man who was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident on Wisner Road, one-half mile south of M- More...

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SLIPPERY CONDITIONS

Emergency workers from the Roscommon Township Fire Department and Houghton Lake Ambulance work to extricate Amber Egbers, 25, of Wixom from a wreck on M-55 Tuesday morning. More...

Traffic stop nets stolen car, drugs

State Police at Houghton Lake arrested a 20-year-old Redford woman Feb. 6 after they found the vehicle she was driving was stolen and that she was in possession of cocaine and marijuana. More...

Deputies investigate scuffle at bar

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fight which broke out in the parking lot of a Roscommon Township bar Feb. 4 and reportedly involved 20 people at one point. More...

Sports

WINTER GUESTS

The opening to the Muskegon River provides a swimming area to this group of swans and ducks in a picture taken by West Shore resident Elizabeth Loiacano on Jan. 30. More...

Frosh ’Cats split cage contests

The Houghton Lake freshman boys basketball team split in four games during the final two weeks of January. The ’Cats lost to Ogemaw, 39-38, on Jan. 20 with Kurt Smith leading the way with 13 points. More...

FIRST PLACE MEDALIST

Houghton Lake Youth Wrestler Greyson Tyrrell (pictured against a Gladwin opponent) earned a first place medal at Tawas Feb. 6. More...

Outdoors

McPherson to speak at 16th wild game dinner

Roscommon Baptist Church’s 16th annual Wild Game Dinner will not only offer an exotic menu including such dishes as barbeque wild boar, antelope lasagna, red stag meatloaf and mule deer steak, but will also feature Randy McPherson of Matthews More...

All kids invited to HL fishing derby

The UAW/GM Lansing Area Employees Oldsmobile Outdoor Club is inviting all children ages 0 to 12 years to participate in their annual Kids Fishing Derby on Houghton Lake Feb. 13. More...

Fishing free this weekend

Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Feb 13-14. On that weekend, Michigan residents and non-residents alike can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations apply. More...

Happenings

Jazz singer to perform at KCPA Saturday

Kathy Kosins will bring her awardwinning talent to the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts at Kirtland Community College near Roscommon at 7 p.m. on Saturday. More...

Grayling Senior Center offers tax help

The Crawford County Commission on Aging, in conjunction with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, will sponsor free personal income tax assistance for low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. More...

DRESSING FOR DOGS AND CATS

Betty Guldner, manager of the Houghton Lake branch of North Central Area Credit Union, presents $1,180 to Roscommon County Animal Control Director Terry MacKillop. More...

Roseville man dies in Feb. 6 snowmobile accident

A 37-year-old Roseville man died of injuries he sustained when the snowmobile he was driving westbound on Dayton Street in Lyon Township failed to stop at the junction of Hillcrest Road, left the roadway and struck some trees. More...

Commission on Aging considers reducing number of centers to one

Faced with cutbacks in state funds, the Roscommon County Commission on Aging is considering reducing the number of senior citizen centers it runs from three to one. “A single building operation is something we’re looking into. More...

Board OK’s defined contribution retirement

Employees hired by Roscommon County beginning next month will have a defined contribution benefit through the Municipal Employees Retirement System, instead of a defined benefit plan county commissioners decided Wednesday. More...

School board seats to be contested

There will be competition in the May 4 election for seats on both the Houghton Lake Community Schools and Roscommon Area Public Schools Boards of Education. Deadline for candidates to file was Tuesday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-16
Edwin Oscar Doty - 2014-10-16
Michael Floyd Bentley - 2014-10-16
Arlene Marie Hadley - 2014-10-16
Kim Truman Glover - 2014-10-16

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court Roscommon, Feb. 8: More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon: Ricky L. Ballard II, 28, St. More...

District Court Magistrate

Sherry Palm, 83rd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of Jan. 1 through 31: Department of Natural Resources Possession of deer without a kill permit: Robert S. Stroshein, $165. More...

Editorial

Let’s Move

Obesity is an epidemic. There is no question that in Michigan and across the United States, many of us need to drop some extra pounds. More...

Idaho Baptists fell prey to old mistake

The 10 Americans who recently were accused of kidnapping children in Haiti probably were genuinely trying to follow Jesus’ instructions to “heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons.” But they More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer should not assume others abusing the system

In regards to Mr. Oatman’s letter in the Feb. 4 Resorter. More...

Senior centers should stay open

Help! We do not want our community centers closed. More...

Understand what you are supporting

I read Mr. Pavlinak’s letter (Feb. 4 Resorter) right after reading an article written about the forming of the so called Tea Party movement. I found Mr. More...

Religion & Family

Carrick, Brown plan to marry

Jennifer Carrick, daughter of David and Carol Carrick, Houghton Lake, and David Brown, son of Steve and Lynn Brown, Huntington Beach, CA, announce their engagement. No wedding date has been set. More...

KIWANIAN DONATION

Matt Rowland, the director of Salvation Army Service Extension in Flint, which services the northern Michigan area (center), attended the Houghton Lake Kiwanis Club meeting at Coyles restaurant Feb. More...

UNITED FOR RIVER HOUSE

River House, Inc., Staff Coordinator Marey Jurkovich (right) receives an allocation check from Roscommon County United Way Executive Coordinator Rosalie Myers. More...

Education

FAMILY ART

Students and parents, including Lena Aldridge and her kindergarten son Dylan (pictured), came together at Collins Elementary Jan. 14 for Family Art Night. More...

Michigan State bestows honors

Several area students have been named to the dean’s list at Michigan State University for the fall 2009 semester. More...

Four named to NMU dean’s list

Four area students were recently named to the dean’s list at Northern Michigan University for the fall 2009 semester. More...

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