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Plea entered in Prudenville assault case

A Prudenville woman has pleaded no contest in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, in connection with a Sept. 2, 2010, incident involving three young girls who were home alone at a Prudenville residence. More...

Stearns appointed fire chief in Markey

Markey Township has a new fire chief. At a special meeting March 31 the township board unanimously approved the appointment of Michael Stearns to the post. More...

Ask the Trooper

Question: Is the use of a radar detector in a private vehicle legal in the State of Michigan? Answer: Radar detectors are legal for use in passenger vehicles in the state of Michigan. They would be illegal to use in a commercial motor vehicle. More...

Business

CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER

Michelle Caruso was the winner of the Team Curves chocolate party basket filled with Dove products March 24. More...

Houghton Lake Business Expo April 27

The first Houghton Lake Business Expo is set for April 27 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. It is hoped that the expo will become an annual event. More...

Assumed Names

The following people recently filed certificates of doing business under assumed names with the Roscommon County Clerk (includes renewals): Oct. 1, 2010, through Feb. 28, 2011 Megan McKee, South Branch: J & M Drywall, South Branch. Theresa K. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Job creation starts here’

The March 31st Resorter editorial “Shrinking Population” said, in part, “Michigan’s economic decline will not stop until jobs return to Michigan’s citizens, including Roscommon County.” The question is, are we, the More...

Asks board to make ‘correct decision’

As a community we sit back in anticipation, thirsty for information regarding the [Houghton Lake Community Schools] Board of Education/ Superintendant situation. The rumor mill, however, is alive and well in our community and that community is torn. More...

Asks board to ‘put students first’

I am very concerned with the current situation that is taking place in our school district. I am not sure of the exact allegations that are being made about [Superintendent] Mr. More...

Happenings

CERT gearing up in Denton, seeking members to join

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Denton Township is reorganizing and preparing to start back up this spring. More...

MOOSE HONORS VIETNAM VETS

Vietnam Veterans (left to right) Tim Swieczkowski, 64 (US Army Infantry) and Ed Kolakowski, 62, (US Navy Seabees) enjoy the hospitality of the Moose Lodge 1616, Houghton Lake on March 30 as part of n More...

Kiwanis, Rotary preparing for third annual Camel Races

The Houghton Lake Kiwanis and Houghton Lake Rotary clubs will again team up to present the third annual Houghton Lake Camel Races May 21. All proceeds will benefit Kiwanis and Rotary for kids’ community projects. More...

Interim HLCS chief topic of meeting

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting April 11 at 6:30 p.m. More...

911 dispatcher helps with freeway birth

A Roscommon County dispatcher aided a young mother with the birth of her child March 26. On the freeway. Two months early. Ashleigh Aubrey, a dispatcher since July, 2005, was on duty that Saturday when a 911 call came in at 9:45 p.m. More...

Compassion message of ‘Gabe and Izzy’

Having empathy and compassion for fellow students was the message Fenton resident Gabrielle “Gabe” Ford as well as her mother, Rhonda Hillman, wanted to send in presentations last week to students at Houghton Lake Community Schools. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Allan J. Gee - 2014-11-20
Bobby Earl Alexander - 2014-11-20
M. Juanita Thrift - 2014-11-20
Marie Jean Booth - 2014-11-20
Albert August Fraelich - 2014-11-20
Carol Jeanne Savaglio - 2014-11-20
Amber M. Keyes - 2014-11-20
Marie Jean Booth - 2014-11-13

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, March 22: Joseph G. Dippre, 21, Roscommon, failed to appear for sentencing on a charge if breaking and entering with intent and a bench warrant was issued. More...

83rd District Court

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

Sports

DEDICATED BOBCAT FANS

Mike “Gimme a B” Draper (second from left) and fellow Bobcat fans, Eunice and Gary Malcho (right) were recognized by the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education at the board&rs More...

Boosters plan basketball fundraiser

The Houghton Lake Booster Club will be hosting a basketball fundraiser April 16. The staff of Houghton Lake Community Schools will take on the 9&10 News team at 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer two boating safety classes

The Roscommon County United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering two classes to promote safety on the water. Boating Skills and Seamanship More...

Editorial

We will remain vigilant

Our Opinion

Events of a week ago resulting in the suspension of the superintendent of schools at Houghton Lake have consumed much of the casual conversation in the Houghton Lake Community Schools’ circle. More...

Takes steps to ‘be prepared’ for emergencies

Natural disasters, flaming nuclear power plants, oil spills, Wall Street corruption – what’s the world coming to? More...

Keeping public notices public

What if the public doesn’t notice public notices? More...

Religion & Family

TUT VOLUNTERS APPRECIATED

Angie Rockett of Hungry Howie’s (left) serves Tipup Town volunteers at the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce volunteer appreciation dinner April 2 at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. More...

Christian Choir to present Easter cantata

The Roscommon County Christian Choir will present its 15th consecutive Easter cantata on two dates in April. This year the choir will perform the cantata, “Who Do You Say That I Am?,” with words and music by Lloyd Larson. More...

Gariepy, Goodman to wed in June

Gretchen Shay Gariepy, daughter of Bob and Allie Gariepy of Prudenville, and Kurt George Goodman, son of Gene and Letha Goodman of Portland, announce their engagement to be married. More...

Education

RES students show off talents

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With the anticipation of spring break in the air, Roscommon Elementary students took a break from the classroom to enjoy entertainment by their fellow classmates. More...

RHS graduate honored with MSU leadership award

The life of a college senior is stressful enough, but imagine composing a speech to give at graduation, packing to move to another state, studying for finals and to top it all off, planning a wedding. More...

Almost 100 certificates presented to HLMS Accelerated Readers

Almost 100 Accelerated Readers at Houghton Lake Middle School were recognized March 31 for the third marking period. Ninety-four fourth graders were named who received at least one type of certificate. More...

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