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Relay for Life this weekend

Every day more people are joining the movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. More...

Arts fest on tap in Roscommon

Featuring more than 70 artists and crafters from all over the state, the 41st annual Roscommon Arts Festival is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the lawn of the CRAF Center and along Lake Street in Roscommon.   More...

Special Sections

News

New cell site improves service at Kirtland, Verizon says

A new cell site in Roscommon will improve voice and data coverage at Kirtland Community College and the area east of Roscommon, according to a press release from Verizon Wireless.   More...

LOOKIN’ GOOD

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board Office entrance recently received a make-over thanks to a grant from the Roscommon Downtown Development Association. More...

Village offers information by text, e-mail, Internet

The Village of Roscommon Tuesday began using a new communications service which allows officials to send important information directly to residents using the latest technology.   More...

Sports

Bobcat football camp starts July 12

The Houghton Lake Bobcat Football Summer Camp will be held July 12-15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Practice Field located behind HLHS. More...

FIRST CONTEST VICTORY

  After beating the AIO (Arenac, Iosco, Oscoda) team July 2, 11-0, the Houghton Lake Little League Minors All Stars were knocked out of tournament play at West Branch with losses to West Branch and Manistee. More...

Fox Run hosts fourth annual ladies’ invite

On June 28, Fox Run Country Club hosted the fourth annual Ladies’ Invitational. Sixty players from Fox Run and surrounding courses competed in a fourperson scramble, flighted by handicap.   More...

Editorial

Immediate action

A bipartisan bill that would require an immediate study to prevent Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan through the Chicago ship and sanitary canal has been introduced by two Michigan legislators. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Rep. More...

More candles

Relay for Life of Roscommon County will again transform the parking lot of Houghton Lake High School into a caring community during the annual event this weekend.   More...

God understands our pain and doubt

I, Elijah the prophet, have walked with God for many years. It has not been easy. The first notable act of my career was to pronounce that God would send a drought to punish King Ahab and the Israeli people for worshipping the false god Baal. More...

Outdoors

Vintage Celebration

Hartwick Pines State Park celebrated Independence Day Sunday with a taste of the celebrations of the past in the form of time-honored traditions and a vintage base ball game featuring the Hartwick Pines Swampers base ball team.   More...

FIRST AND BIGGEST

On the same day his grandson, Garret Andrejack, 8, Durand, caught his first legal-sized northern pike, George Andrejack of Long Point Drive, Houghton Lake, caught his biggest northern pike. More...

CANADIAN BEAR

Michelle Zupko of Roscommon bagged this 200-pound female black bear with a bow on June 13 while on a hunt in Quebec with Ron Henry’s Guide Service. More...

Education

Wiltse graduates from Grand Valley

After attending Grand Valley State University for three years, Rachel L. More...

Frankowski graduates from NMU

Jessica Frankowski, Roscommon, was among the graduates from Northern Michigan University this spring.   Frankowski earned her degree in sociology and graduated with magna cum laude honors.   More...

RHS CLASS OF 1990 PLANS REUNION

The Roscommon High School Class of 1990 will hold its 20-year reunion Aug. 21 at The Timbers restaurant at Higgins Lake. Dinner, drinks, and a live band are planned for the event. More...

RAPS dips into fund to balance budget

Roscommon Area Public Schools will use part of the district’s 30% fund equity to balance the 2010-11 budget. The RAPS Board of Education at a special meeting June 30 approved a budget with an almost $1 million deficit. More...

Bluegill Festival begins tonight

The 61st annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival begins tonight (Thursday) with the Kids’ Parade at 5:30 p.m.   More...

Celebrating the fourth

 (Above) The St. Helen fireworks display wowed the crowd with a variety of pyrotechnics. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-23
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-23
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-23
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-23
Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-23
Janet Lee Terry - 2017-11-23
Keith Allen Dusenbery - 2017-11-23
Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-16
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-16
Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-16
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-16
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-16

Court News

STING arrests two suspects in methamphetamine investigation

Two men were arrested last week on charges related to the manufacture of methamphetamine in Roscommon Township, one who was out on bond on a previous meth charge.   More...

GREEN LIGHT, YELLOW LIGHT

A firefighter from the Roscommon Township Fire Department helps steer a car driven by Scott V. Denison, 46, Dearborn Heights, onto a wrecker July 3. More...

83rd District Court

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

Business

ZUMBA

Grayling resident Ashley Schreiner, certified Zumba and Zumbatomic (for kids) instructor, holds one-hour sessions in the Houghton Lake area three days a week. More...

NEW CREW AT WHITE BIRCH

Members of the McLeod family are the new owners of White Birch Canoe and Campground on the Muskegon River at 5569 Paradise Bend, just west of the south end of Jeffs Road. More...

INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE

John V. Schloop, LLC, recently began doing business in the Roscommon County area, selling life and health insurance and annuities. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board members dispute recall charges

Within the next few weeks you may be asked to sign recall petitions to remove all five members of the Markey Township board from office. More...

Apathy, ignorance must be replaced

Who is George Soros? And who cares?   He is a Hungarian Jew who escaped the Holocaust by posing as a Christian. He says, “I never quite became an American” (“The Shadow Party”), but he did become a U.S. More...

Letters Policy

The Resorter welcomes concise letters to the editor. We require that letters be signed and contain addresses and telephone numbers for verification. E-mailed letters must contain telephone numbers. More...

Religion & Family

Rosco Methodists have new pastor

The Rev. Eric Kieb preached his first sermon as pastor of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North, Roscommon, Sunday.   Kieb comes to Roscommon from Negaunee, where he was pastor of Mitchell United Methodist Church for seven years. More...

‘Amazing Amazon’ theme for VBS

The Houghton Lake United Methodist Church is preparing to embark on a journey through the “Amazing Amazon.”   Children who are entering kindergarten through fifth grade may participate in a fictional cruise down the Amazon River t More...

PASTORS’ LUNCH

The Houghton Lake Kiwanis Club hosted the annual Pastor’s Luncheon June 23. Clergy from the Houghton Lake and Roscommon areas were invited to attend the lunch meeting. More...

Happenings

County Celebrates Independence Day

Fireworks main attraction at Fourth of July events

By Cheryl Holladay   While the Houghton Lake fireworks display was well attended the evening of July 3, great weather may have kept large crowds from gathering for the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce activities in the Kmart parking lot earl More...

FAMOUS FLYERS

Left to right) Juanita and Pat Curley of Ann Arbor get help moving their plane from EAA Chapter 1259 member Fred Chidester during the EAA Fly-in at the Houghton Lake State Airport July 3. More...

Children’s film festival this weekend in West Branch

The West Branch Children’s Film Festival will give the cinematic arts a boost this weekend during its second annual festival.   More...

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