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Stolen sleds recovered, three suspects arrested

Michigan State Police Troopers and the Denton Township Police Department have arrested three people in connection with the larceny of four snowmobiles during the first weekend of Tip-up Town.  During the weekend of Jan. More...

Better weather brings big crowd to Tip-up Town

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Great snow and ice conditions, coupled with more moderate winter temperatures, brought visitors from everywhere to the second weekend of Tip-up Town 2011, and just about everyone seemed to have a good time. More...

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SMASHED

Doug Reed of Houghton Lake takes a picture of his neighbor, Todd Reno’s ice shanty on Houghton Lake that was severely damaged Jan. 26 when a snowmobile crashed into it at about 8 p.m. More...

Woman may not have died in fire

Denton Township firefighters the morning of Jan. 31 responded to a fire at one of the Hi-Court apartments, Prudenville, where a woman was found dead.  Denton Township Assistant Fire Chief Earl Jones said the fire did not look suspicious. More...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

A Detroit man demanded preliminary examination in 83rd District Court on drug charges after being arrested in the Village of Roscommon Jan. 23.  More...

Editorial

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Our Opinion

“Dollars and Sense: How State and Local Governments in Michigan Spend Your Money” was released this week by Governor Rick Snyder in an effort to educate taxpayers about Michigan’s budget and its budgetary challenges. More...

‘Frequent Flyer’ points at church ATMs

Editor’s note: This “Make It Plain” originally appeared in the Resorter on Aug. 23, 2007. The Resorter plans to rerun some of Glenn Schicker’s columns in future editions. More...

In Giles County, uphold religious freedom by taking Commandments down

Inside the First Amendment

It’s not every day that a school board votes unanimously to ignore legal advice, defy Supreme Court precedent and invite litigation.  But that’s exactly what happened earlier this month in Giles County, Va., when members of the board More...

Education

HLMS ‘fueling up’ to play

Fourth through seventh grade students at Houghton Lake Middle School are being encouraged by their peers to take part in a nationwide program called Fuel Up to Play 60.  More...

‘Childhood Memories’ theme of RHS Winter Carnival

Roscommon High School will hold its annual Winter Carnival Week during the week of Feb. 7. This year’s carnival theme is “Childhood Memories.”  More...

SPECIAL VISITORS

Smokey the Bear gets a big bear hug from Collins Elementary kindergartner Kiera Bonacci as Department of Natural Resources Fire Officer Amy DeRuiter looks on. More...

Features

Paramedics in training at Denton

EMT Salute

Seven EMTs recently began a 15-month paramedic course with Denton Township Instructor Coordinator Joe Rubino at Denton Township EMS.  More...

Denton Township

Ed Perkola has been a basic EMT for Denton Township EMS for one and a half years. A resident of the township since 2005, he works at Mercy Primary Care, Prudenville, as a clinical assistant for Dr. Victor Dominguez.   More...

Higgins Township

EMT Greg Gulick has served with Higgins Township Fire and EMS for two years. He is a firefighter for the township and is Rapid Intervention Training-certified. He was a lifelong resident of Roscommon County who now lives in Crawford County.   More...

Village residents ask to keep water running - Free Access

Village of Roscommon residents and businesses are being asked to let their water run. More...

Winterfest, Snow Run this weekend in St. Helen

The fourth annual St. Helen Winterfest and ninth annual St. Helen Snowpackers Snow Run will provide plenty of outdoor activities for all ages this weekend.  WINTERFEST  Winterfest will officially kick off with opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. More...

RAPS sets interviews for six candidates

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education will conduct interviews with six candidates for superintendent Feb. 3 and 4 at the board office in Roscommon. The short list was gleaned from 19 applicants for the position.  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...

Sports

‘Near flawless’ first half equals win for ’Cats

The Houghton Lake boys’ varsity basketball squad played a “near flawless” first half of basketball according to head coach Dave Bunn en route to a 62-47 victory over Kalkaska at home Feb. 1.  More...

BUCKS ON BOARD

Roscommon’s Chris Romps (32) takes the ball up strong to score the Bucks’ first two points against the visiting Grayling Vikings Tuesday night. More...

Free throws cost Bobcats at Pinconning in two-point loss

The Houghton Lake girls’ varsity basketball squad shot a mere 11-of-21 (52%) from the free throw line and that proved costly in a 45-43 loss to hosts Pinconning Jan. More...

Letters to the Editor

TUT 2011 best ever

I thank God for the ice, snow, weather and hundreds of volunteers that made Tip-up Town the best ever! I’ve never seen more families and friends having more healthy fun than I witnessed on the 29th. More...

Seeks support for bill

A “house of horrors” made headlines recently with arrest of Dr. Kermit Gosnell in Philadelphia. More...

Happenings

Board told Post to remain open

Dispelling a rumor that the Michigan State Police Houghton Lake Post #75 was going to close, 1st Lt. David Street told the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners during their Jan. 26 work session that the post will remain open.  More...

‘CASUAL’ DONATION

Casual Fridays equaled a donation of nearly $1,300 to help keep area families warm this winter. More...

Pancake breakfast Sunday for Gulick family

A pancake breakfast will be held Feb. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Roscommon VFW Post 4159.  The breakfast is a fundraiser for Bob and Shawn Gulick, who had their home destroyed by fire on Jan. 22. More...

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