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33rd Christmas in the Village festivities start Friday

The 33rd annual Christmas In the Village will begin tomorrow (Friday) with a concert in the Roscommon High School Auditorium.   The concert will feature area groups and will begin at 7 p.m.   More...

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CRACKED AT THE CRACK

CRACKED AT THE CRACK A utility pole near the parking lot of Marv & Di’s Pressure Crack Pub in Prudenville hangs from its wires Wednesday morning after being sheared by a pickup truck the previou More...

State Police investigate frauds

State Police at Houghton Lake are investigating two cases of fraud that were reported last week.   More...

Victim Services Unit gearing up to provide assistance

January training slated

Accident victims and survivors of a tragedy or anyone facing the abrupt loss of a loved one will soon have a shoulder to lean on. More...

Business

Barber installed as past president of state home builders association

Tom Barber, owner of Barber Construction, Inc., Roscommon, has been installed as immediate past president of the Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB).  More...

THE FLOORING CENTER

The Flooring Center by Kabinetree Koncepts recently opened at 2760 West Houghton Lake Drive (M-55) in the Kimshire Plaza. More...

Editorial

Five days to go

Our Opinion

Our lame duck state legislature has not been working itself very hard, and why should they? More...

Stuff the bus

Houghton Lake High School students are planning to “stuff a bus” over three days next week but before jumping to any conclusions it is not a nefarious plan or a stunt like stuffing phone booths (what are those?) or VW beetles with teenag More...

Take it from Dr. Seuss: God loves us

This column originally appeared in the Feb. 24, 2005 edition of the Resorter.   Next Wednesday, children in schools across the country will celebrate the 101st birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. More...

Religion & Family

Kearns, Krawczynski wed in Clare

Adrian Diane Kearns and Andrew James Krawczynski were united in marriage June 19, 2010.   The bride is the daughter of Blake and Darla Kearns and Karl and Debra Gibeson, all of Houghton Lake. More...

Does Acting Now

  The Houghton-Higgins Lake DOES recently donated $200 to ACTNOW for the Shop with a Cop program in Roscommon County. The DOES also contributed to Area 4 Special Winter Olympics and to Elks Major Project for handicapped children. More...

Carlson, Nutt to wed June 18

Kathleen “Katie” A. Carlson and Dwain G. Nutt, both of Roscommon, announce their engagement to be married.   Carlson is the daughter of Paul and Donna Carlson of Grayling and Judy Dixson of Prudenville. More...

Education

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Students of the Month for October at Collins Elementary School were nominated by their teachers for their good citizenship and excellent school work. More...

4-H cross country skiing begins Jan. 4

A 4-H Cross County Ski Program will begin Jan. 4 at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon.   Participants will receive instruction on classical skiing techniques. For those who do not own equipment it will be provided. More...

YOU MATTER

In keeping with its “It Matters Because You Matter” initiative, the Houghton Lake Board of Education recognized community members Nov. 22 for their involvement in the schools. More...

Houghton Lake man killed in M-55 accident in Missaukee County - Free Access

A two-vehicle accident on M-55 in Missaukee County resulted in the death of a 20-year-old Houghton Lake man and left two others seriously injured. More...

Resorter reporter Glenn E. Schicker dies - Free Access

The Houghton Lake Resorter's longtime reporter Glenn E. Schicker died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 following an eight-month battle with mesothelioma. More...

KCC board hikes pay of president

In an effort to adjust President Tom Quinn’s compensation so it is more in line with other community colleges, the Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees recently extended his contract, approved a 5% raise and provided other perks. More...

Volunteers step up for annual Thanksgiving memorial dinner

By Cheryl Holladay   “Everybody had a great time.”   That is Matt Grover’s assessment of the eighth annual Russ Graham Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner held at the Houghton-Higgins Elks Lodge. 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 J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court Roscommon, Oct. 19:   Katie J. More...

Sports

Winter sports season underway

Winter sports kicked off in Roscommon County Tuesday night as the Houghton Lake girls basketball squad opened its season against Kalkaska.   More...

’Cats fall to red hot Blazers in 86-33 in season opener

The Houghton Lake Bobcat varsity girls basketball squad didn’t start their season off very well for coach Cheri Euler’s varsity coaching debut Tuesday night as they fell to Kalkaska 86-33 on the Bobcat’s court in a non-conference g More...

RHS girl goes racing

Forget shopping,

While most teenagers were eating Thanksgiving Dinner or shopping on “Black Friday,” Roscommon High School senior Samantha Tarnowski was out racing snowmobiles. More...

Letters to the Editor

Participation makes Tip-up Town fun, join in the fun

As many of you are thinking about the holidays coming up, Tip-up Town 2011 is just around the corner. More...

‘Stop...and turn right’

Thomas Stahl’s misguided letter (“Republicans out of touch,” Resorter, Nov. More...

Keep lights up for Tip-up Town

As year-round residents of the Houghton Lake area for the past three years, we have heard rumblings from neighbors and businesses we frequent of how nice it would be if everyone left their holiday decorations - especially lights - on throughout the More...

Outdoors

BROTHERS OF THE EIGHT POINT

Joe Miller, 28, (left) and his brother Chip Miller, 38, both of Houghton Lake, bagged these two eight-point bucks in a marsh off Doyle Trail in Markey Township during the firearms deer season. More...

Rifle, archery programs starting up at Sportsmen’s Club

The Houghton Lake Sportsmens Club, in conjunction with 4-H, will sponsor rifle and archery programs this winter.   Youths who participate in either the rifle or archery programs can be a part of the NRA Jr. More...

HIS BIGGEST BUCK

Tom Klonowski of Prudenville poses with a 10-point buck which dressed out at 180 pounds he shot in the Deadstream Swamp on Nov. 27. More...

Happenings

Balcom light display viewable nightly until New Year’s

The home of Ed Balcom, 9910 East Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, has a Christmas light display operating every night through New Year’s Day. More...

Historical society open house part of Christmas in the Village

As an integral part of Christmas in the Village, the Roscommon Area Historical Society’s annual Christmas Open House will be held Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event will feature refreshments, a door prize and displays.   More...

RIDING RUDOLPH

Prudenville’s Parker Seiler was able to get some smiles from a creation made by his daughter, balloon artist Corinne Seiler Smith, aka “Sparkles” of Dryden. More...

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