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Warm Hearts = Warm Homes fund-raiser set for March 3

Understanding Roscommon County has one of the highest unemployment rates in Michigan, more than a dozen area restaurants are cooperating in a county-wide fund-raiser March 3 to help those in need.   More...

REGIONAL CHAMPS AND STATE BOUND

Members of the Roscommon Bucks varsity wrestling team pose with their sixth Regional Championship trophy after beating visitors Gladstone (44-28) and Ishpeming-Westwood (52-24) at Team Regionals Feb. 17. More...

Special Sections

News

Future EMTs put training to the test

Twenty-five EMT basic students trained with firefighters from Denton Township and Markey Township Feb. 20 in an outdoor hand-ons training session.   More...

Crawford deputy injured in airboat accident

An off-duty Crawford County Sheriff’s deputy sustained a broken leg Saturday when he was struck by the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department airboat on Higgins Lake.   More...

Severance named to Alma list

Alma College has named nearly 400 students to the dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during the 2009 fall term. More...

Editorial

Permanent record

The Resorter receives numerous and ongoing requests from readers to look through its back issues - from visitors who are searching for a piece of history to parents looking for a picture from when their child was in kindergarten to someone seeking a More...

Warming up dinner

A spaghetti dinner next week can heat a home.   That’s the idea behind the “Warm Hearts = Warm Homes County Wide Spaghetti Dinner” scheduled throughout Roscommon County March 3. More...

Gleaning, not shoplifting would best help needy

A front-runner has emerged in the competition for the 2010 Jim Jones Clergyman of the Year Award. The bronzed Kool-Aid pitcher each year goes to the pastor whose behavior has done the most harm to the public image of the church.   More...

Outdoors

Record fish highlight 2009 Master Angler Program

Master Michigan anglers enjoyed a recordbreaking year in 2009. More...

DNRE, union agree on trail grooming

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has reached an understanding with the Michigan State Employees Association that will allow it to work with communities to get cross-country ski trails groomed for the remainder of the ski season. More...

Hunters harvested more bears in area

Michigan hunters took 2,026 bears in 2009, a harvest that was about 1.5% lower than projections by the Department of Natural Resources and Environment. In 2008, hunters harvested 2,346 bears. More...

Happenings

Cubs to mark ‘Century of Scouting’

Houghton Lake Cub Scout Pack 3981 of Houghton Lake will present “100 Years of Scouting: Your Past, Our Future” to honor the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America Program.   The show is scheduled for 3 p.m. Feb. More...

DAISIES ON STAGE

Daisy Troop 923 of Houghton Lake visited the Midland Center for the Arts Feb. 13 to participate in a backstage theater prop-making activity. More...

Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, area students to perform at KCC

The Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts on Kirtland Community College’s main campus near Roscommon, will welcome the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble’s presentation of “Motown in Motion” to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of More...

Features

WinterFest participants win variety of prizes

Clear blue skies and mild temperatures brought out a multitude of spectators for the Higgins Lake- Roscommon WinterFest Feb. 20. A new event, the snowmobile radar run, attracted 47 entrants.   CARDBOARD CLASSIC   More...

Roscommon outlasts Houghton Lake in girls basketball Districts - Free Access

Roscommon advanced in District girls basketball play, beating Houghton Lake 40-38 Monday night in Roscommon. More...

Bucks' season ends at Kellogg Arena Friday - Free Access

The Roscommon Bucks' wrestling season ended Friday at the Division 3 Quarterfinals at Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek. Roscommon fell to second seeded Richmond, 69-12, in the team competition. More...

New library proposes property tax

Voters in the newly created Roscommon Area Public Library District will vote in the May 4 election on a proposal for a property tax to support the library.   More...

Fourth grader helps save friend in choking incident

Quick thinking turned a potentially life-threatening situation into something to be celebrated at Houghton Lake Middle School Monday. More...

RES wiring project begins in evenings

With $2.52 million worth of renovations scheduled at Roscommon Elementary School this year, workmen are getting a headstart by working on wiring during evenings.   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

83rd District Court

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

Sports

Bucks wrestlers to make sixth trip to State team tournament

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Roscommon varsity wrestling team will make their sixth trip to the State Team Wrestling Tournament after beating visitors Gladstone (44-28) and Ishpeming-Westwood (52-24) at Team Regionals Feb. 17. More...

Bobcat cheerleaders advance to Regionals

The Houghton Lake varsity cheerleaders are moving on to Regional cheer competition Saturday at Otsego High School. More...

Meridian overpowers varsity Bobcats in JPC boys cage clash

Meridian’s defense “swarmed” Houghton Lake Friday night as the Mustangs galloped past the Bobcat boys varsity basketball team, 59-32. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Carping’ on the Asian invaders

I don’t mean to keep carping on this (sorry), but the Asian carp story is reaching that pinch-point that most environment issues reach: Money and commerce versus the environment.   More...

Impressed congratulations

“Congratulations” to the Houghton Lake varsity cheerleaders for their “first class” and first place performance on Feb. 13. They were awesome!   More...

Buy union made and people work

What’s wrong with our unions? They make the people join the union but don’t make them buy union made things. I heard that one of the biggest stores had the union come in and they closed the store. More...

Religion & Family

Coutures to celebrate 50 years

Paul and Jessie Couture of Saint Helen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary March 19. More...

Regier finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Amanda E. Regier graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. More...

Faith Community begins new junior church program

Faith Community Church of Houghton Lake is looking for children, ages 3 through 12, to join its new junior church program, “Glory Land Farm.” Parents are also being encouraged to join the rest of the congregation for the worship service. More...

Education

Enriching Experiences

Students at Houghton Lake Middle School got away from the daily grind Feb. 18 and 19 and had the chance to expand their horizons and just plain have fun during the school’s Enrichment Days program. More...

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