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Houghton Lake man killed in M-55 accident

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...

A.R.K. treasurer arraigned on charges of embezzlement

The former treasurer of the Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) was arraigned on a charge of embezzlement in 83rd District Court, Roscommon on Dec. 6. More...

SPECIAL HANDLING

The U.S. Postal Service is taking special care of letters sent to Santa this year, and Houghton Lake Postmaster Tom Perry said he wants to make sure children address their letters properly. More...

Special Sections

News

Police chief reports stolen car

A stolen vehicle was reported to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department Dec. 5. More...

No injuries reported in Friday accidents

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to two accidents that occurred on wet, snowy roads the afternoon of Dec. 3 in Roscommon County. Neither driver was seriously injured and required no hospitalization. More...

MID-DAY CRUNCH

Denton Township Police Chief Dallas McGeary (right) and Firefighters Jerry Wetherell (facing, left) and Jim Hoover and an unidentified firefighter assess the scene of a three-car accident Dec. More...

Editorial

Glenn Schicker

“I’m a newspaper reporter. I’m also a Christian. Some people might think those two roles aren’t very compatible.” More...

Writing the vision and making it plain

Editor’s note: Below is Glenn Schicker’s first Make It Plain column, published in the Resorter on April 8, 1976. His last Make It Plain, written before his death, will fill this space in an upcoming week. More...

Make It Plain - Current events from a Christian point of view

Glenn Schicker began writing his weekly column “Make It Plain” in April of 1976, and through the 36 years he was employed at the Resorter he authored 1,723 columns. More...

Outdoors

FIRST DEER

Houghton Lake’s Garett Stimac, 14, bagged his first deer Nov. 20 while hunting in Presque Isle County. More...

First Caribou

Chandler Meyers of Haslett shot this caribou with a 46-inch spread while hunting with his grandparents Jerry and Cheryl Harding of Merritt at Camp Kiskimaastakin in Quebec, Canada. More...

Happenings

WELCOME TO ROSCOMMON, SANTA

Santa and Mrs. Claus were welcomed to the Village of Roscommon during the 33rd annual Christmas in the Village Saturday. More...

MODEL TRAINS

These four model trains were among 30 on display at the Historic Model Train Clubhouse during Christmas in the Village Saturday. “One little boy was known to have come back three times,” said club member Cal Patterson. More...

BUCK PRIDE

(Right) A Roscommon County Road Commission plow truck rolls through Lake Street in downtown Roscommon during the 33rd annual electric light parade during Christmas in the Village. More...

What do you want for Christmas?

Scottie Barber (right) of Roscommon thinks hard about what he wants for Christmas after being asked by Santa Claus during the 33rd annual Christmas in the Village event. More...

Denton’s Trestle Park receives trust fund development grant

“We got the property. We got the plan,” Denton Township Supervisor Craig Cotterman said. Now they have the money. More...

Veteran Resorter writer Glenn Schicker dies

as a reporter for the Houghton Lake Resorter he covered nearly all of the activities in the north half of the county. More...

Council extends offer for Village manager

By Irene Borak Tim Sadowski of Whitmore Lake has been asked to make the move to Roscommon to fill the vacant village manager’s position. The Roscommon Village Council on Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Court News

83rd District Court

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

Sports

Third quarter rally not enough as Bucks fall by three to Meridian

After rallying in the 3rd quarter to take a one-point advantage the Roscommon Bucks fell short in the 4th quarter and lost 57-54 to Meridian on the Bucks home court Tuesday night. More...

Bucks open season with loss to a very talented’ Grayling squad, 80-42

The Roscommon High School boys varsity basketball squad did not start the season the way they would have liked, falling to Grayling on the road Dec. 7, 80-42. “Grayling is a very talented team,” said Bucks coach M.J. More...

JV ’Cats fall to G’s

The Houghton Lake junior varsity girls basketball squad is still searching for its first win after falling to Gladwin, 37-26. After playing to a 5-5 first quarter tie, the JV ’Cats fell behind 17-8 at the half. More...

Letters to the Editor

Some donations nearing expiration dates

As a member of this community who is passionate about issues of poverty and homelessness, I know organizations such as Project H.O.P.E., Habitat for Humanity, Roscommon County Commission on Aging, Baby Pantry and the Children’s Bereavement Net More...

Help plan Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society and our neighbors are rallying together to fight cancer by planning the 2011 Relay for Life of Roscommon County. More...

Consolidation group closing mailbox

Citizens for Township Consolidation is discontinuing its post office box, in the interest of saving dollars. This will begin in January. More...

Religion & Family

Roscommon County Christian Choir to present Christmas cantata

The Roscommon County Christian Choir will present two performances of its Christmas cantata, “Night of the Father’s Love.” The first performance is Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. at St. More...

Daughter born to Wilson, Harding

Ryan Harding and Amanda Wilson of Prudenville announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Ann Harding. The baby was born at Mercy Hospital Grayling Nov. 16, 2010. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long at birth. More...

FEET AND SEAT

Christine Schicker (left) and Sharon Serviss of Markey Community Church drop off a collection of socks, sweatpants and underwear to Collins Elementary School recently. More...

Education

Ford to present anti-bullying message at HLCS

Motivational speaker Gabriel “Gabe” Ford, author of “Still Dancing,” will visit Houghton Lake Community Schools Dec. 9-10 to present to students an anti-bullying message. More...

CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS

CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS Houghton Lake Middle School students (left to right) sixth grader Kali McDougall, seventh grader Madison Stimac, sixth grader Lauren Wolverton and seventh grader Kennedy Murph More...

FAMILY FUNCTION

Kindergartner Jace Stimac plays a game with his mother, Amy, during Family Math Night at Collins Elementary Dec. 2. More...

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