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ATV Jamboree starts Friday

All-terrain vehicle riders of all ages will participate in a three-day weekend of fun on the trails during the St. Helen ATV Jamboree, which begins tomorrow (Friday).   More...

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News

Health costs cited as reason for altering prescription

A 68-year-old Prudenville woman told Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies the high cost of health care prompted her to alter a prescription she tried to fill at the Kmart pharmacy at Houghton Lake.   More...

Youth, 15, damages patrol car

A 15-year-old Houghton Lake boy was turned over to Roscommon County Probate Court personnel after he allegedly damaged a Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department patrol car Aug. 7.   More...

St. Helen restaurant fire investigated

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire at Lure’s Restaurant, St. Helen, that was reported about 11 p.m. Friday. More...

Business

County trash to help produce electric power

County trash to help produce electric power Two decades after Roscommon County Commissioners agreed to participate in an ill-fated trash-to-energy proposal, garbage from the county will soon help produce electricity at a landfill in Harrison, accordi More...

CERTIFIED

Denton Township Treasurer Carolyn Pietchak is a Michigan Certified Professional Treasurer, having completed a three-year program through the Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association, the only treasur More...

Cnudde buys Coldwell Banker Cornell

Coldwell Banker Cornell Realty, Grayling, was recently acquired by Michael Cnudde.   Coldwell Banker Cornell Realty was founded in 1999 and has participated in more than 750 home sales over the past five years. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mainprize’s contributions to be missed

We will miss the informative and challenging letters my good friend Don Mainprize, often wrote to the Resorter. Were there more men and women in Washington of Don’s integrity, Congress would have a much higher approval rating. More...

Sentencing of juveniles needs reform

Did you know that if a juvenile is found guilty as an adult in Michigan the current mandatory sentence is life in prison without parole? The passage of House Bill No. More...

Religion & Family

Long-time friends wed in lakeside ceremony

Long-time friends Sadie Boadway, daughter of Diana Drewyor and Mike Boadway of Ortonville, and Adam Floyed, son of Dennis and MaryAnn Floyed of Ortonville, were united in marriage July 3, 2010, on the shore of Houghton Lake.   More...

Timmins, Hamp announce engagement to be married

Cynthia Ann Timmins, daughter of Gerald and Kathryn Timmins of Houghton Lake, and Bryan Andrew Hamp, son of Thomas and the late Patricia Hamp of Prudenville, announce their engagement to be married.   More...

COOL END TO VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Tammy Bennett gives Markey Community Baptist Vacation Bible School student Austin Lytle, 9, of Roscommon a little extra spray as he enjoys a water slide on the last day of the program Aug. 6. More...

Middle schools come up short on AYP, despite MEAP scores

Despite students’ overall progress on the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP), Roscommon County area middle schools did not make Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2009-10 school year, in accordance with federal No Child Left Behind s More...

CEREMONIAL SALUTE

Forgotten Eagles members from Chapter 3 salute during a POW/MIA ceremony at the VFW Post 4034 Aug. 6. 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:   Christopher J. Christman, 39, Taylor, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of possession of less than 25 grams of hydrocodone. More...

Sports

Sailors find great weather for venerable Higgins Lake Regatta

Good wind conditions on both Saturday and Sunday propelled racers during the annual Higgins Lake Boat Club Lightning Invitational, a one design racing event that has been run from the club grounds on Treasure Island for decades. More...

Back to the Gridiron

Houghton Lake Bobcats

Talking to his squad More...

Back to the Gridiron

Roscommon Bucks

ON THE LINE More...

Editorial

Forewarned

The annual financial report by the Social Security Board of Trustees was released last week and according to the report the financial health of the Social Security Trust Funds and the long-range outlook remain the same as last year. More...

Lack of sensitivity

Former White House reporter Helen Thomas, 90, a Detroit native, is again at the center of controversy arising from remarks she made last June to a rabbi on camera that Israelis should “get the hell out of Palestine.” She also said they s More...

Plan to burn Qur’an violates Bible, Constitution

Make It Plain

It’s Sept. 11, 2010, the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. More...

Happenings

Forgotten Eagles stop at VFW Post 4034

Members of VFW Post 4034 welcomed the Forgotten Eagles of Michigan Aug. 6 as they stopped at Houghton Lake for the end of their state ride. More...

RCCF plans ‘Taste of Roscommon County’

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) will host its 11th annual Donor Appreciation Celebration and seventh annual Taste of Roscommon County Aug. 15. More...

Cemetery walk planned in Rosco

Some of the past pillars of the Roscommon community will come back to life as reenactors portray them during a cemetery walk Aug. 22.   More...

Education

Park program explores nature

Campers, visitors and residents can explore nature through the South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer Program. The following are the events for Aug. 12-18.   More...

NEW MUSIC MAN

Tim Greiner, the Houghton Lake Community Schools’ new choir teacher, looks over materials in the choir room at Houghton Lake High School. More...

Shots, tests required for students

Doctor visits, immunization appointments and hearing/vision tests are all a part of starting school or going back to school each fall.   More...

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