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Souder switches parties to challenge Stephan again

Former Roscommon County Commissioner Lowell Souder has switched political parties to continue the rivalry between Souder and incumbent Pam Stephan for the commission seat representing Dist. 5 (most of Denton Township).   More...

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News

Robbery suspects arraigned

Two men suspected of robbing a Prudenville business and leading police in a high-speed chase April 2 have been arraigned in 83rd District Court.   Craig S. Fopma, 26, Troy, and Deante D. More...

Some residents wondering why they received no forms

An inquiry to the Resorter about how the U.S. Census Bureau counts people who have their mail delivered by post office boxes prompted us to seek further information.   More...

County Republicans to host senate candidate

The Roscommon County Republicans will meet April 27 at 7 p.m. at the Markey Township Hall.   The guest speaker will be a candidate for the 35th Michigan State Senate seat, Wexford County Sheriff Gary Finstrom. More...

Editorial

The beat goes on Bob Hamp

While the memories of Robert “Bob” Hamp Jr., dad and grandpa, will always be with us, his beloved music has fallen silent. More...

Light pollution obscures glory of creation

O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!  More...

News flashes prompt commentaries

News flash: Tiger Woods finishes an embarrassing fourth in the prestigious Masters, contrary to the hopes and dreams of his worshippers. He spits out foul words on the golf course after a bad hit, slams his club to the magnificent Augusta turf. More...

Religion & Family

Son, Trent, born to Havlik, Dennis

Tammy Havlik and Daniel Dennis, Houghton Lake, announce the birth of their son, Trent Charles.   The baby was born April 9, 2010, at Grayling Mercy Hospital.   He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and was 20 1/2 inches long.   More...

Fox, Goodwin name son Isaiah

Dawn Fox and Jeffrey Goodwin of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their son, whom they named Isaiah Walker.   The baby was born at Mercy Hospital, Grayling, April 11, 2010. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. More...

Son, Jackson James, born to Peka

Evelyn Peka of St. Helen announces the birth of her son, Jackson James.   The boy was born April 9, 2010, at Grayling Mercy Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.   More...

Education

HLMS names honor students

“A” Honor Roll   Grade 4: Kaitlyn Creswell, April Johnson, Faith Stevenson, Halie Stuhlmann, Grace Sura, Sarah Williams, Keeley Woods. More...

Boating safety class to be offered in Lake City May 15

The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office will host a boating safety class May 15 at the EMS building, 404 First St., Lake City.   Students must be at least 12 years old to attend and are asked to bring a sack lunch. More...

Northwood honors Catrell, Rumsey

Two Roscommon students have been honored for their academic work at Northwood University.   Thomas Catrell, a senior, was named to the president’s list at Northwood for the winter term at Northwood. More...

Former Resorter publisher, Robert J. Hamp Jr., dies at 93

Former Houghton Lake Resorter publisher Robert J. Hamp Jr., 93, of Houghton Lake, died April 19, 2010 at Mercy Hospital Grayling.   More...

MidMichigan, Houghton Lake Ambulance break ground

Houghton Lake Ambulance personnel will have a new base of operations by this fall following the completion of a new 6,000 square-foot ambulance building.   More...

Drogt, Herriman share HLHS academic top spot

Armed with a stellar list of accomplishments and cumulative grade point averages above 3.9, the seven Summa Cum Laude students of the Class of 2010 at Houghton Lake High School are all planning to continue their educations after graduation.   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:   Isiah J. Armstrong,19, Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on three counts of unlawful use of a financial transaction device. More...

Sports

Bobcats still seek first soccer win

Houghton Lake is still seeking its first soccer win of the season after dropping back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday.   On Monday, host Reed City topped the ’Cats, 2-0. More...

Gladwin hands Roscommon first soccer loss

Roscommon suffered its first varsity soccer loss of the season at the hands of Northern Michigan Soccer League foe Gladwin Tuesday night, 5-1.   Playing at Gladwin, the Bucks were down early, 4-1 at the half.   More...

JV softballers split with Trojans

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity softball team split a pair of contests at Lake City Monday. The Bobats won the first game, 13-7, but fell in the second, 11-7. More...

Letters to the Editor

User fees may be best way to fund library

In major cities across the country libraries are either being closed or their hours severely reduced for lack of funding. These libraries seem to have two things in common: no one wants to see them closed and they are funded with public money. More...

Outdoors

Fishermen to head for streams, lakes Saturday for spring opener

Fishing activity ratchets up a notch Saturday, as trout season opens on Type 1 and Type 2 streams and Type A and Type D inland lakes statewide, according to the the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.   More...

Riverboats, guides theme of Lovells Trout Opener

The Lovells Township Historical Society’s eighth annual Trout Opener will feature the theme “The AuSable Riverboat and the AuSable River Guides – Then and Now.” The exhibit will open April 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   More...

OPENING DAY TOMS

(Left to right) Kyle and Trevor Bates of Houghton Lake both bagged the second bird of their turkey hunting careers on the opening morning of the spring turkey season Monday. More...

Happenings

RCCF accepting grant applications for fall cycle

The Roscommon County Community Foundation and the Youth Advisory Council are accepting grant applications until April 30.   All applications must be in the RCCF office with required copies and documentation by 3 p.m. on that day.   More...

Sock Hop, dinner planned May 8

A Spring Sock-Hop dinner and dance is scheduled May 8 at the Prudenville Knights of Columbus Hall.   A swiss steak dinner followed by a night of dancing to the sounds of DJ Terry Beiser is on tap. The dinner runs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

West Branch venue for ‘Blast the Blues’

Tolfree Foundation’s second annual Blast the Blues is set for April 29 at Dean Arbour Ford in West Branch.   The 5 to 9 p.m. event is $20 per person.   The evening will include music, art, food sampling, cars and a live auction. More...

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