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Township consolidation petitions rejected by county commission

Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday rejected petitions calling for a ballot proposal to combine Lake, Markey, Denton and Roscommon Townships into one. More...

Towers to aid in ground weather monitoring

Weather conditions affecting the surfaces of roads around Northern Michigan will now be monitored by Michigan Department of Transportation weather monitoring systems.   Houghton Lake received one of the monitors July 22. More...

Special Sections

News

MACP VP

Gerrish Township Police Chief Brian A. More...

Deputies investigate thefts

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies investigated several theft reports in the past week. More...

Ask the Trooper

Question: With the recent power outages, I was wondering what the rules of the road would be at intersections that have signal lights that are out?   More...

Business

HOUGHTON LAKE CHRISTIAN STORE

Mark Slack is the owner of the Houghton Lake Christian Store, which recently opened for business at 5187 West Houghton Lake Drive (M-55). Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. More...

Springs Window celebrates ‘safest year’

Springs Window Fashions of Grayling recently celebrated its safest year since the Wisconsin-based company acquired the Grayling operation in 2003. More...

NEW LOCATION

Celebrating the opening of the new Edward Jones location, 888 West Houghton Lake Drive, at a ribboncutting ceremony were (left to right) Michelle and Don Ressa, co-landlords; Carmen Cook, representing More...

Letters to the Editor

Many ‘don’t agree’ with board

In reply to “name withheld’s” letter in last week’s Resorter, I must respond. I guess you didn’t sign your name because you don’t quite know what you’re talking about.   More...

Show support for Israel

Are you tired of Israel, God’s chosen people, being demonized and kicked around like a soccer ball? The United Nations authorized the Founding of Israel in 1948. More...

Outdoors

Houghton Lake KART Speedway

As of July 23, 2010 4 Car Dash Micro: Cameron Farley Jr. Sport: Anthony Deming, Luke Fry Jr. Sport II: Tyler Bainbridge Jr. Stock Anthony Peters Pro Stock: Tyler Hacker, Bobby Liuzzo, Tom McDonald, Sarah Herriman. Heat 1 Micro: Cameron Farley Jr. More...

FISH PRINTS

Roscommon County Literacy Council Member Ellen Louis assists (left to right) Isaac, Sarah and Noah as they paint frozen perch caught from Higgins Lake during a visit to the Roscommon Area District Lib More...

KING-SIZED CRAPPIE

Lynn Krajnovic, who recently moved to Houghton Lake from Sterling Heights, holds a one-pound crappie she caught on a crawler in Houghton Lake’s North Bay July 24. More...

Happenings

‘JOY IN MOVEMENT’

Instructor Ronda Cook leads a group in a yoga-like “joy in movement” exercise on the lawn of the CRAF Center in Roscommon July 22. More...

Reception, activities slated during Lincoln exhibit’s visit

The opening reception for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” will be held Aug. 21 at the Houghton Lake Public Library.   More...

Final gazebo concert to feature Amanda Kari

Amanda Kari of Beaverton will perform the final concert of the season at the gazebo on the lawn of the CRAF Center, Roscommon Aug. 4.   More...

Election

Markey, Lake residents vie for Dist. 1 GOP nomination

With incumbent Dist. 1 Roscommon County Commissioner Ed Nellist leaving office at the end of this year, two candidates are vying in next Tuesday’s primary election for the Republican nomination to succeed him. Norman J. More...

Lake Township asks voters to approve funds for roads

Lake Township does not currently have a road millage and township officials are seeking approval of one in the Aug. 3 election.   Voters in Lake Township will be asked to approve $1 per $1,000 taxable value. More...

Denton Township seeks to renew taxes for police, ambulance service

Denton Township officials are seeking approval for restoration of the township’s ambulance millage and police taxes.   More...

Unofficial Election Results - Free Access

With 100% of Roscommon County precincts reporting (contested races): Governor Republican-Rick Snyder got the nod by voters over Mike Cox, 1,717-932. Democrat-Virg Bernero topped Andy Dillon, 776-594. State Senator..... More...

Term limits, connections may pique interest in primary

By Glenn Schicker   Off-year elections are usually dull and fail to attract large numbers of voters. More...

Signed recall petitions filed for four Markey officials

Less than a month after receiving approval to circulate petitions seeking to recall all five members of the Markey Township Board, former township Trustee Kelly Van-Y turned in signed petitions for four of the officials June 22.   More...

LONG TIME COMING

Past and present Gerrish Township officials cut the ribbon during dedication ceremonies at the Gerrish Township Community Park Marina Sunday afternoon. 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:   More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, July 20:   Amanda J. Blank, 27, Clare, did not appear for sentencing on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense, and is to appear Aug. More...

Correction

In the 34th Circuit Court news in the July 15 issue of the Resorter, plea information for Gene A. Wolfbauer was incorrect.   More...

Sports

TOUCHING UP SCOTTY

Pineview Highlands Golf Course employee Julie Yaklin (top) and member Ann Schulze touch up “Scotty”, the chainsaw-carved Scotsman who has been watching over the first tee at the course sin More...

Youth football camp next week in Roscommon

The Roscommon Youth Football League will be holding its youth football camp Aug. 3-5.   The camp will run each evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. behind the bleachers on the Roscommon High School practice football field. More...

Hospice golf outing renamed to honor Don Koyl

Three Roscommon men were recently honored by Mercy Hospice, Grayling, for their work in a benefit golf outing, which was recently renamed to honor a long-time supporter. More...

Editorial

A Responsibility

Our Opinion

National political pundits are spewing predictions for this November’s off-year elections as if they were carnival barkers hawking a freak show. More...

Christians find silver lining in Gulf crisis

We all know the old adage that every cloud has a silver lining. More...

Film subsidy requested for anti-subsidy film

Guest Opinion

The “Traverse City Record- Eagle” yesterday reported that filmmaker Michael Moore expects to receive between $650,000 and $1 million in state film subsidies for producing part of “Capitalism: A Love Story” in Michigan.   More...

Religion & Family

VISIT FROM THE BISHOP

Bishop Bernard Hebda (center, standing), the Bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord, was the honored guest of the day at the St. James The Greater Parish Picnic July 25. St. More...

MacKenzie, Feldpausch to wed Aug. 7

Neil and Rosemary Feldpausch of Fowler are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosemary Feldpausch, to John MacKenzie II, son of Marilou and the late John MacKenzie of Houghton Lake. An Aug. 7, 2010, wedding is planned.   More...

HYGIENE KITS

Upon returning from their annual Young Neighbors in Action service trip to Detroit last year, St. More...

Education

STRIVE SUCCESS

Four Houghton Lake Rotary Strive scholarships were recently awarded to Houghton Lake High School Senior students who significantly improved their grade point average during the 2009-10 school year. More...

Carpenter continues as COOR leader

Robert Carpenter of Mio will continue in his long-time post as president of the COOR Intermediate School District Board of Education.   More...

GVSU names dean’s list students

Grand Valley State University has announced the names of those students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the winter, 2009, semester ending May 1. More...

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Do you think pressure from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on legislators will have an effect on gun control?