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Arizona shooting victims have relatives at Houghton Lake

Two victims in the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson have ties to the Houghton Lake area.  More...

Special Sections

News

Gerrish Township to seek full assessing review

Gerrish Township will seek a full 14-point review by the State Tax Commission. More...

Ice fisherman found unresponsive on Houghton Lake

A 65-year-old Lake Township man was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital in Grayling after he was found unresponsive and not breathing while fishing on Houghton Lake January 5.  More...

Traffic stop results in marijuana bust

Two Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies were patrolling Jan. 7 when they executed a traffic stop on northbound I-75 that resulted in the confiscation of more than 50 grams of marijuana.  More...

Editorial

Help wanted

Our Opinion

With less than 10 days before the start of the 61st Tip-up Town, U. S. A. organizers have put out the help wanted call to enlist volunteers for some of the easier and less time consuming tasks. More...

Lived his faith

The news for the past four days has had many stories of tragedy, and of triumph. From the tragic news in Tucson last Saturday we learned that one of the dead heroes, Dorwan Stoddard, has family, through marriage, at Houghton Lake. More...

Shared idea

A “Congressional Reform Act of 2010” was the subject of a letter to the editor of a California newspaper and it was shared to the Resorter recently by a reader. More...

Outdoors

Outdoors Injured eagle rescued in Markey

Like she does every day, Janice Balcom of Markey Township was walking her dogs Jan. More...

BACK ON THE TRAILS

Cross country skiers Joy and Gary Goyette of Higgins Lake pass through a light snow as they make their way along the Trapper’s Cabin Trail at Higgins Lake Friday afternoon. More...

National Forest Service to change firewood permits

The Forest Service is changing the way it issues firewood permits on the Huron-Manistee National Forests.  More...

Education

TWO MONTHS WORTH

Students of the Month at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School in Prudenville for the months of November and December were announced recently. More...

Kirtland expands bookstore floor space, selections

Anyone who has ever stood in line in the previously cramped aisles of the Kirtland Community College Bookstore will appreciate the vastly expanded space the store now occupies.  More...

JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Roscommon Middle School students of the month for January were recently announced. More...

Snowmobilers saved after falling through Higgins ice

Two snowmobilers were rescued after the snowmobiles they were riding broke through the ice on Higgins Lake near the West Shore Department of Natural Resources boat launch Saturday evening.  More...

State Police make arrest in $18,000 plus embezzlement

State Police arrested a 26-year-old Houghton Lake woman and 34-yearold St. Helen man for embezzlement last week, in cases involving over $18,000 and $1,000 respectively.  More...

SLOWING IT DOWN

Ski racer and Ski School Manager Fran Upton (foreground, left) demonstrates snow plowing, a maneuver used to slow a skier’s downhill progress, during a lesson in the practice area at Cross Coun 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, Dec. 14, 2010:  Sara Fitzgerald, 29, St. Helen, pleaded guilty to probation violation and was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for eight days. More...

Sports

JV Bobcat boys return to victory after two losses

After losing in overtime to the Clare Pioneers 47-42 the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball team returned to the hardwood and trounced Harrison 59-13, Tuesday night. The Bobcat victory followed two straight defeats by the Bobcats, Jan. More...

Fourth quarter offense helps ’Cats sting Hornets, 65-45

A 26-point fourth quarter put Harrison away and gave the Houghton Lake Bobcats a 65-45 Jack Pine Conference varsity boys basketball victory at home Tuesday night.  After a slow start by both squads offensively, Houghton Lake held a 6-2 first qua More...

KCC, Alpena CC team up to fight cancer on basketball court

The Kirtland Community College womens basketball team will be hosting home-and-away fund-raisers with Alpena Community College for the fight against breast cancer. The first game was played last night ( Wednesday, Jan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Vigilance on the road saves lives

My wife and I travel the M-76 corridor to Roscommon quite frequently from a.m. to p. m and notice a lot of road kill that lays on the shoulder of the highway, some for days. More...

Advocate for students

After attending the community forum “superintendent search” Roscommon Area Public School District held at the high school, I came home realizing there needs to be some changes made.  More...

Political agenda?

Agenda in politics? Nothing new you say? More...

Happenings

Tip-up Town Tomfoolery

  DO YOU SWEAR? Frank “T-Bear” Thibert (left) swears in 2011 Marshal Jan. 8 in the Houghton Lake High School auditorium. More...

Wertz Warriors to pull into Houghton Lake Jan. 31

The 2011 Wertz Warriors snowmobile ride to benefit Special Olympics Michigan will come to Houghton Lake Jan. 31, with a community reception to be held at the Limberlost that evening. More...

HELPING TEAM FAITH

Grace Lochinski (center) holds a check for $1,500 awarded to “Team Faith” by Weyerhaeuser for the team’s efforts to clean up the South Branch of the Au Sable River last fall. More...

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