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Camp Grayling 'controlled burn’ now under control

Maj. Dawn Dancer of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reported Wednesday that a second fire wildfire that started Tuesday at Camp Grayling is 75% contained. More...

Update: RAPS Schools Open Thursday - Free Access

RAPS Schools Open Thursday: According to Superintendent Millie Mellgren, Roscommon Area Public Schools will reopen Thursday. More...

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News

Community members defend former executive assistant before school board

Advocating for a 15-year non-union school employee who was reassigned, several citizens, including former Houghton Lake Community Schools board members, expressed their concerns with the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday.   More...

STING makes meth arrest in Rosco Township

A 38-year-old man was arrested May 16 at a Roscommon Township residence for manufacturing and possessing methamphetamine.   More...

Thefts investigated

Goods worth $1,550 were reported stolen from a storage building in Markey Township May 12.   The owner told Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies a mechanical keymaker, an antique pop machine, tools and dishes were missing.   More...

Business

STYLZONE RESALE SHOP

Lisa Wolfe is the owner of Styl- Zone Resale Shop at 2645 West Houghton Lake Drive (M-55) in Fay’s Plaza next to Tammy’s Bookworm. More...

NORTHERN LAKES PROPERTIES REALTY

Northern Lakes Properties Realty has a new location at 2919 West Houghton Lake Drive (M-55) at Houghton Lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Township seeks clarification

As you are aware this office represents Markey Township which appreciates the Resorter’s coverage of issues around the county.  More...

Thanks for backing departments

I would like to thank the citizens of Markey Township and the surrounding townships for backing our men and women of Markey Fire and EMS. Hopefully everything can be back to normal and be settled.   Thank you one and all. More...

Vote for common sense

I agree whole heartedly with Mr. Kiffner (“‘Non-voters’ can rejuvenate country,” May 13th Resorter). It is time the American voter woke up. I would take it just a little farther, however. More...

Religion & Family

Mikolaicziks celebrate 60th

Leo and Phyllis (Fedder) Mikolaiczik of St. Helen, formerly of Saginaw, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary May 20.   United in marriage at St. More...

Cabbage rolls on Messiah menu

Cabbage rolls will be the entree for the next dinner at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst Dr., Roscommon. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. May 26.   Also on the menu will be corn, dinner rolls, coffee, milk and desserts. More...

Grayling Baptist to host ‘Fifth Sunday Sing’

Grayling Baptist Church will present patriotic and gospel music at a Memorial Day “Fifth Sunday Sing” May 30, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Education

Bobcat Pride

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RHS Quiz Bowl places third

The Roscommon Quiz Bowl team had a great day, according to Coach Jim Perialas, as they earned third place honors May 7 at the Jack Pine Conference Quiz Bowl Championships held on the campus of Central Michigan University.   More...

TALENTED

Our Lady of the Lake School held its annual talent show May 12. Some of the acts featured piano, singing, dancing, joke telling and clarinet. More...

Meridian Boundary Fire: Friday morning evacuation update - Free Access

At 8:30 a.m. More...

Over 7,500 acres scorched

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Firefighters continued to battle a forest fire in southeastern Crawford County Wednesday morning that has already consumed 7,520 acres of mostly jack pine forest along M-18 from Willows Road east and north. More...

St. Helen Elementary houses displaced residents

As a result of Tuesday’s Meridian Boundary Fire, St. Helen Elementary School has been transformed into one of two official American Red Cross Evacuation centers. 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

Sports

FIELD’S FIRST GAME

The first game to be played on the newly renovated Houghton Lake Little League Field at the Graham/McDonald Sports Complex Tuesday was played under perfect conditions and between two rivals, Houghton More...

Rosco Youth Football League to host registration

The Roscommon Youth Football League will hold a registration session on May 22 from 9 a.m to noon at the Roscommon Middle School cafeteria. More...

Ye Olde Country Club Monday Night Ladies results

Week One Results   Monday Nite Ladies’ Golf League play began at the Ye Olde Country Club in Roscommon on May 3.   More...

Editorial

Maybe a positive

Roscommon County Equalization Director John Clark has confirmed what most reasonably thinking residents had assumed recently, and that is that property values in Roscommon County have plummeted. More...

Clouds inspire, comfort, pass quickly

When I was a kid, I used to lie on my back in the grass on fine summer days and look up at the Mediterraneanblue sky as fluffy white clouds scudded by. In their shapes, I sometimes imagined human faces or the shapes of animals.  More...

Yoopers and the immigration issue

Let’s assume Mexico and Canada trade places, and now Michigan faces the problem of illegal aliens crossing its border in untold numbers -- the situation Arizona is plagued with. More...

Outdoors

Festival a 'celebration of nature'

By Erika Nichols Guided birding trips, nature presentations, children’s activities and nature-themed art were the features of the 17th Annual Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival May 15 at Kirtland Community College. More...

DESERT RIDE AT WARBLER FEST

(Above) Two-year-old Kaitelyn Kanary of Grayling holds on tight during her camel ride on the front lawn of Kirtland Community College during the 17th Annual Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival More...

MARKING 20TH

(Left) During a press conference at the Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival, Vice President Linda Watters of John Hancock Financial spoke of the company’s part in helping American Forests More...

Happenings

Nine teams ready to compete in book ‘Battle’

Nine teams from three libraries will take part in the fifth Battle of the Books reading tournament Saturday. More...

Comedy night to benefit career center

A night of comedy will be on tap during a fundraiser for the Roscommon Regional Career Center May 29 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. More...

Teams for Relay for Life sought

The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Roscommon County will take place on July 10 through 11 at Houghton Lake High School.   Teams are forming for the event, and according to Mary C. More...

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