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Commissioners opt into 211

After months of discussion, the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved a motion to participate in the 211 Northeast Michigan Program. More...

HLHS graduate expanding educational opportunities at private African school

While she may be visiting her parents at Houghton Lake this summer and traveling throughout Michigan to see friends, Theresa Eno’s thoughts will soon turn to fall and the heat of Africa. More...

Special Sections

News

Houghton Lake Ambulance puts new rig on the road

The Houghton Lake Ambulance Authority put into service a new advanced life support ambulance July 24. The rig will be one of two primary ambulances Houghton Lake Ambulance personnel will use and is almost identical to the other primary unit. More...

Richfield’s campaign to ‘Ride Them Right or Pay the Price’

An extra police car will patrol the streets of Richfield Township during the ATV Jamboree from Aug. More...

Youth injured in mini-bike mishap

A Garden City boy suffered minor injuries when the mini-bike he was riding collided with a car July 25. More...

Editorial

Gone fishin’

In summer months the Resorter publishes a lot of “fish pictures” showing the good fortune of a lucky or “skilled” angler. Many of them are kids with their first, or biggest fish. More...

Nothing in Murdoch Meltdown justifies hacking into the First Amendment

For me, as an advocate for a free press, watching the ongoing phone-hacking flap in Great Britain involving News Corp. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board members’ work appreciated

School vacation is half over and we have a change in our hard working school board. I don’t have a student in our school system, but I appreciate how our tax dollars are spent. More...

What is not being done?

When we look around other areas, we see West Branch, Mt. Pleasant, Grayling and Gaylord expanding and growing in various businesses. It would be interesting to know what the difference is in those areas vs. Houghton Lake? More...

Treasurer ‘doing a service’ to community

In reading the letter from the Village of Roscommon Attorney Gerard Brabant, I see that he reiterates what the council learned years ago from the state’s attorney, from the Michigan Municipal League and from listening to Governor Granholm. More...

Religion & Family

Markey Church to host Calvarymen Sunday

The Calvarymen will be providing all of the service music at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday Worship Services at Markey Church Sunday (July 31). More...

Sign-up deadline Aug. 26 for VSU golf outing

The sign-up deadline for the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Victims Service Unit’s four-man scramble golf outing at Pineview Highlands Golf Course, Houghton Lake, is Aug. 26. More...

HLPS storytime takes to the road

Starting Aug. 3, “We’re taking storytime on the road,” Houghton Lake Public Library Youth Service Librarian Laurie Chudzinksi said. More...

Law Enforcement

Ask the Trooper

Question: There are new features on the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry web site (www.mipsor.state.mi.us). Can you explain these? More...

Village narrows search to six; Morris resigns

The Village of Roscommon is one step closer to hiring a new village manager as the council narrowed the pool of applicants Monday night from 28 to six. More...

Woman in wheelchair struck by car on Loxley

A Houghton Lake woman in a wheelchair was injured when she was struck by a car while traveling on Loxley Road on the night of July 22. More...

Cemetery vandalized, again

The old section of the Roscommon Village Cemetery suffered another round of vandalism recently when headstones were toppled for the second time in two months. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Roger Bunyak - 2014-08-21
Roger Clark Haring - 2014-08-21
Douglas R. Fey - 2014-08-21
John Albert Schomer - 2014-08-21
David Roger Bunyak - 2014-08-14

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, July 19: Jerry C. Rappuhn Jr., 20, Houghton Lake, stood mute to a charge of third degree home invasion and a pretrial was set for Aug. 30. Jamie M. More...

83rd District Court

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

83rd District Court Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 83rd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of June 1 through 30: Department of Natural Resources Violation of permit – dredging: Edwin G. Harvey, $250 More...

Sports

Seven county paddlers vying for canoe marathon crown

When the canoe paddles meet the water about 9 p.m. Saturday in the 64th annual AuSable River International Canoe Marathon seven Roscommon County residents will be among the 83 teams competing. More...

Houghton Lake KART Speedway

As of July 22 4 Car Dash Micro: Austin Williams, Jayna Emery, Bobby Walters Jr. Sport: Kaleb Spencer, Tyler Barth Pro Stock: Anthony Deming, Jason Cockrell, Cameron Farley, Devon Rosebrugh Heat-1 More...

Bobcat Camp underway

Despite not having a new head coach until last Thursday, the Houghton Lake Bobcats’ football camp hit the practice field behind the high school Monday afternoon. More...

Outdoors

PLENTY OF HORSEPOWER

(Above) Clifton Rhodes, 60, of Houghton Lake works on a new motor for his Sanger Alley Cat, a 23-foot catamaran race boat pressed into pleasure boat service, in his driveway recently. More...

CCW class planned for Aug. 6

A CCW class is planned Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lake Township Hall. More...

Run for River House planned Sept. 3

River House, Inc., and Hanson Hills are teaming up to host the Run for River House. The event is a 5K run/walk and onemile fun run, Sept. 3 at Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and top female finishers. More...

Happenings

Water safety, fun get top billing at Higgins Lake Foundation swim classes

After nearly five years of searching for instructors the Higgins Lake Foundation held its first swimming lessons at North Higgins Lake State Park this summer from July 18 to 21 and July 25 to 28. More...

RCTA team earns third place in annual Small Bus ‘Roadeo’

A three-man team from the Roscommon County Transportation Authority came in third place at the 36th Annual Michigan Small Bus Roadeo, held in Mt. Pleasant July 15. Drivers on the team were Jim Smith, Mark Griffith and Dave Putman. More...

Denton Fire Department to host ox roast Saturday

The Denton Township Fire Department will be cooking up hot beef sandwiches at is annual ox roast July 30 at the fire hall, M-18, Prudenville. Served from 11 a.m. More...

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