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Houghton Lake Public Library to serve as anchor as fiber optic covers state

The Houghton Lake Public Library will soon have much greater access to the Internet as it becomes an anchor point in a system of fiber optic cable being installed during the first phase of a project to bring broadband access to much of Northern Lowe More...

Property values continue to tumble

For the second year in a row, property values in almost all townships in Roscommon County declined, according to 2009 figures computed by the Roscommon County Equalization Department.   More...

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News

Snowmobiler severely injured in crash with auto on M-55

A snowmobiler was severely injured when he pulled into the path of an oncoming vehicle while trying to cross M-55 Feb. 13. More...

RICHFIELD EMT TRAINEES

The second class of EMT’s receiving training from Richfield Township Public Safety EMT Instructor Cindy Finkbeiner has completed EMT Basic course study. More...

Youth to be charged in iPod theft

A 14-year-old Houghton Lake High School student is being petitioned to Roscommon County Probate Court for allegedly stealing another student’s iPod.   More...

Business

UPS PICK-UP AT PENNEY’S

Penney’s Lumber at 566 East Houghton Lake Dr. in Prudenville is now offering United Parcel Service (UPS) shipping. Final pick-up is at 5 p.m. More...

CRYDERMAN JOINS KIWANIS

Houghton Lake High School Principal Brent Cryderman (center) joined the Houghton Lake Kiwanis Club Feb. 3. Cryderman is the new principal at the Houghton Lake High School. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tea Party shaking up politicians

There is a misconception among some who think the Tea Party movement is a political party. Sound familiar?   This is a response to Mr. Stahl’s letter in last week’s Resorter.   More...

No job title for czars?

Who are the czars? What is their role in governing America? What do they add to the 2.41 million government employees? That’s the largest government in our history-- and a darn big voting block. More...

Time to pay dues to help seniors

Last year the Roscommon County Commission on Aging sought and received a tax increase from the voters, based on the expiration of 1/4 mill due to occur in 2010. More...

Happenings

Annual fish fries resume Friday

The Knights of Columbus of Prudenville will begin their 12th year of Friday fish fries this week.   More...

2010 BOARD OFFICERS

The Roscommon County Commission on Aging elected officers for 2010 at its January meeting. More...

VALENTINE’S FLOWERS

Libby Knoll of Home Helpers (standing), with the help of Cottage Bay Flowers, visited King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community residents and presented them with Valentine’s Day flowers. More...

Features

WinterFest 2010 includes new events

From the slopes of Pioneer Hill to the ice of Higgins Lake, WinterFest 2010 will offer a variety of family fun events this weekend.   FRIDAY   More...

Bobcat Pride

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Headed for State

Roscommon’s Marcus Kelley scored an 11-4 win in the Team Regional Final at Roscommon Wednesday night, helping the Bucks to a 52-24 win and propelling them to the State Team Final. More...

Volunteer meets U.S. Olympians

Although he didn’t get to see them enter the Olympic Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, or compete in person, Rick Radulski, 61, of Houghton Lake had a chance to meet most of the U.S. More...

VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE

Tyanna James and Jagger Peters, kindergartners from Ms. Szagesh’s class, take a spin on the St. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Feb. 8 and 9:   Thomas B. More...

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon:   More...

Sports

Little league leaders seek volunteers to continue program’s momentum

The Houghton Lake Little League is looking for some “new blood” to continue to grow the successful program. More...

TOP SKIER

Northern Michigan University skier Jessica Frankowski, a 2006 graduate of Roscommon High School, qualified for Collegiate Ski Nationals when her team came in second at regionals, held Feb. More...

Host Kirtland overwhelmed by Henry Ford Hawks, 107-68

The Kirtland Community College mens basketball team was overwhelmed by the visiting Henry Ford Community College Hawks, 107-68, on Feb. More...

Editorial

Creative thinking

Veterans of the Great Depression in the 1930s and World War II with its rationing of household staples, tires and gasoline among other products understand what doing without is all about when it becomes a necessity. More...

President Obama seeks divine guidance

“I have a confession to make,” President Obama said in a speech last month at Vermont Avenue Baptist church in Washington, D.C. “There are times when I am not so calm. There are times when progress seems too slow. More...

Teachers should strive to be like Kunik

Up until a few months ago, I have written this column for the Houghton Lake Resorter off and on since 1981. My very first column added up the hours spent in school by normal students; it was an eye-opener. More...

Outdoors

DNRE finds no chronic wasting disease in ’09

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment found no traces of chronic wasting disease in deer tested in 2009.   More...

BOAT WASH BOOST

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) provided two grant awards Feb. More...

See a wolf? Call DNRE

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment is conducting a survey in the northern Lower Peninsula Feb. 16-March 12 to detect the presence of gray wolves in this area of the state.   More...

Education

SUPPORTING ‘CHANGE FOR CHANGE’

Roscommon High School students Megan McKee and Matt Compo raised $588 for River House, Inc., as part of their senior project. More...

Earlier deadline set for Warbler festival calendar entries

April 19 is the new, earlier deadline for entries in the 2010-2011 Young Artist Calendar Contest sponsored by the Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival.   More...

SO FASHIONABLE

(Above) The Houghton Lake High School marketing class poses for a pre-show photo Feb. 10 at the annual Prom Fashion Show. The 2010 Prom will be held May 1 at 9 p.m. More...

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