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MOVE OVER

Roscommon defender Brad Biggs (6) pushes past Gladwin midfielder Austin Reynolds (14) during the Bucks’ home opener Tuesday. More...

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Village waits for background checks on candidates

The process of selecting a manager for the Village of Roscommon has slowed as the hiring committee has yet to receive background check information from Pinkerton Government Services on the candidates.  Village President Jesse Carlson said once t More...

Lake Board to hold hearings on 5-year milfoil control plan

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board will hold public hearings to work out a new five-year plan to continue its Eurasian watermilfoil control program in the lake.   More...

American Legion plans barbecue, breakfast events

Two events are planned at the St. Helen American Legion Post.  On Friday, the post is holding its Sons of American Legion Barbeque dinner from 3 p.m. until it is sold out. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for those 10 and under.  More...

Business

Assumed Names

The following people recently filed certificates of doing business under assumed names with the Roscommon County Clerk (includes renewals): Feb. 28 through July 8, 2011:   Timothy E. McClure, Roscommon: Odder Pottery, Roscommon  David R. More...

Editorial

Protecting the lake

Our Opinion

We’ve been told that once Eurasian watermilfoil invades a lake it is impossible to eradicate, the best to be expected is continual control. More...

New challenges

Long ago we realized that complaints often fall on deaf ears because there is no real responsibility involved by those with the ears, they just don’t have to care. If you will - they don’t have a dog in that fight, so why care.  More...

Mom not happy Loxley light is gone

It’s been three months since the light came down at the intersection of  M-55 and Loxley Road.  Who knows how many near misses have occurred there, but one accident did occur recently to a young Houghton Lake driver.  More...

Outdoors

FIRST FISH

Jarrett Weigold, 8, of Hemlock, caught his first fish on a recent fishing trip on Houghton Lake. More...

WALLY... OR FRIEND?

Bob Riedel of Houghton Lake Heights holds a tagged walleye he caught in Houghton Lake Sunday. Part of the Wally the Walleye contest, the fish was 16” long and weighed in at 13 ounces. More...

HOOKED ON FISH

Korbinski’s Lakeview Motel and Resort, Prudenville, was the site of the most recent Hooked for Life outing, a fishing derby, held on Aug. 20. More...

Happenings

Michigan Volunteer Defense Force train as second responders for times of need

It is not uncommon for the National Guard to be called to duty in the event of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane or flood. More...

Michigan Volunteer Defense Force 101

Information about the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force is available at www.mivdf.org. Here are some common questions and answers provided on the site:  Q: What is the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force?  More...

FISHING FOR PRIZES

(Above) Father and daughter fishing team, Fred Gettle of Houghton Lake and Amy Fussman of Lansing try to reel in some prizes at the Oldsmobile Outdoor Club booth at the sixth annual Conservation Expo More...

Features

Prudenville veteran recalls sailing South Pacific as WWII sailor

These days he moves a bit slowly and when asked about his time during World War II on USS LST-471 in the wartime South Pacific, Edwin (Ed) Lumley of Prudenville measures his words carefully, making sure he doesn’t exaggerate or inflate his part More...

Attempted murder suspect in custody after suicide attempt

A 54-year-old Higgins Lake man is under 24-hour guard by Michigan State Police at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City after he allegedly shot a 60-year-old Houghton Lake man and then shot himself on Aug. 20.  More...

No motion made-

Still no pay for former interim superintendent

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education is still up in the air about how much to pay former interim superintendent Pete Injasoulian. The board was expected to vote on the issue at its regular board meeting Monday.  More...

Lake Township centennial celebration planned Saturday

It only happens once a century – Lake Township’s Centennial Celebration.  Lake Township officials will host the township’s 100-year anniversary this Saturday, Aug. 27.  The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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, Aug. 16:  Jessica Foster, 31, Houghton Lake, stood mute to two counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct. A pretrial was scheduled.  Robert E. More...

Sports

Bucks lose to G’s in double overtime

The Roscommon High School varsity soccer team played to a 0-0 tie through 107 minutes against visiting Northern Michigan Soccer League opponent Gladwin Tuesday, but ended up falling 2-0 during the last three minutes of the game’s second overtim More...

Bobcats fall to NMSL champs

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team ran into a well oiled machine on a trip to Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy Tuesday, and fell to last year’s Northern Michigan Soccer League champions 8-0.  More...

Bobcats take to the field with playoff aspirations

Fall Sports Preview

The Houghton Lake High School varsity football team was just one win away from a playoff birth last season and according to new head coach John Fuller they hope to build on last season and make a playoff appearance this year.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer says ‘think about COOR millage’

Once again we the taxpayers are being asked to vote ourselves a tax increase for the schools. It seems like just yesterday that the Houghton Lake schools played pity and had a school millage passed to pay for upkeep and construction projects. More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results Will the Lions turn the corner this season and make the playoffs? Yes!-49% No!-51% This week’s question  More...

Religion & Family

Kovaches to mark 60th anniversary

Joseph and Dorothy Kovach of Houghton Lake will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1.  The couple was married in Morann, PA on Sept. 1, 1951. More...

Windfuhrs celebrate 65 years of marriage

Heinz and Hedy Windfuhr, Prudenville, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.  Married on August 23, 1946, in Lüdenscheid Germany, the Windfuhrs have two daughters, Margaret Russell, Grand Ledge, and Erika Hebert, St. More...

Dielenheins celebrate 60th

Fran and Gerry Dielenhein celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2011.  A celebration in honor of the occasion was held July 3, 2011 with a Mass at St. Helen Catholic Church. More...

Law Enforcement

LENDING A HAND

Denton Township Officer Kelly Pratt (right) helps wrecker driver Rick Abel of Phil’s Towing move a motorcycle which toppled on M-55 near South Roscommon Road Monday afternoon. More...

Groulx bound over in DWI case

Shaina L. Groulx, 23, Bloomfield Hills, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on Aug. 22 on a charge of driving while intoxicated causing serious injury in 83rd District Court, Roscommon. Bond was set at $100,000.  More...

Crawford enters plea for Clark vandalism case

The Saginaw man accused of malicious destruction of property at the Houghton Lake Clark gas station Aug. 7 entered a guilty plea in 83rd District Court Monday.  Garrett J. More...

Education

Getting back into the ‘swing of things’

As the end of summer nears, children are either counting down the days until the bus comes or dreading the start of another year of school. More...

RAPS registration set for Aug. 24, 25 Kindergarten open house Sept. 1

Roscommon Area Public Schools will hold its fall student registration on Aug. 24 and 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More...

Carey earns degree from Kalamazoo, heads to MSU

Higgins Lake’s Dane Carey graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kalamazoo College on June 11.  More...

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