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Shooting suspect remains hospitalized

The 54-year-old Higgins Lake man who allegedly shot a 60-year-old Houghton Lake man and then himself on Aug. More...

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STATE REPS VISIT HOUGHTON LAKE

Six Republican members of the Michigan House of Representatives from districts in Northern Michigan made a stop at the Riviera Resort on Houghton Lake Aug. More...

Gerrish Township Assessor Gillman resigns ‘under attack’

Gerrish Township Assessor Cheryl Gillman tendered her resignation Aug. 29 following a one month leave of absence.  More...

Independent film series to debut at HLPL

An entire season of free screenings of independent films will be held for the first time this year at the Houghton Lake Public Library.  CMU Public Television announced the films this week that will be included in the 2011-2012 Community Cinema More...

Business

NEW BED AND BREAKFAST

Wendy Bell is the proprietor of Top of the Hill Bed and Breakfast at 139 Leafy Lane, Higgins Lake. More...

Gold Rush Jewelers’ staff meet Byrd at convention

Jewelers Don and Michelle Ressa, Darrel Porter and Bryan Jeske from Gold Rush Jewelers in Prudenville, recently had the pleasure of meeting the legendary Dennis Byrd, former defensive end and defensive tackle for the New York Jets, who suffered a nec More...

NORTHERN MICHIGAN REAL ESTATE BROKERS LLC

Laurie Jamison and Carlos Jean-Francois are the broker/owners of Northern Michigan Real Estate Brokers LLC at 9013 North Cut Rd., Higgins Lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note ‘missed the point’

In response to the editor’s note in last week’s issue regarding Mr. Janowski’s opinion (“Writer says ‘think about COOR millage’”) of the proposed additional COOR special education millage.  More...

Hold school board accountable

On April 11, it was voted on and approved that Pete Injasoulian would act as interim leader [of Houghton Lake Community Schools] for $145 a day until the issues leading up to this supposedly necessary action/investigation was concluded.  More...

Letters Policy

The Resorter welcomes concise letters to the editor. We require that letters be signed and contain addresses and telephone numbers for verification. E-mailed letters must contain telephone numbers. More...

Religion & Family

CELEBRATING SARA’S BEARS

(Above) EMS personnel and guests launch balloons Aug. More...

Unity World Day of Prayer events planned Sept. 8

Thousands of people will join Silent Unity—an international, transdenominational 24/7 prayer ministry—and Unity churches around the world on Sept. 8 for the 18th annual Unity World Day of Prayer. More...

Daughter born to Baden, Smith

Alicia Baden and Kyle Smith of Roscommon announce the birth of their daughter Lindsey Marie.  The baby was born Aug. 18, 2011, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. Delivery took place at Mercy Hospital Grayling.   More...

Law Enforcement

Teens arrested for sign vandalism

Three Roscommon teenagers were arrested for malicious destruction of public property Aug. 28 after a Gerrish Township resident alerted officers to some suspicious activity.  More...

Stevenson confirms medical marijuana dispensaries closed

The Michigan Court of Appeals have found all medical marijuana dispensaries that provide patient-to-patient care illegal in a court ruling on Aug. 24. More...

Education

STEPPING IT OUT

Flute players of the Houghton Lake Marching Band (right to left) Beth Jordan, Elizabeth Klein, Arianna Eggleston, Brianna McGregor and Micalyn Wilcox, practice moving to their positions on the field More...

Lavendar named associate dean at Kirtland

Julie Lavender, MS, RNC-MNN, was recently named associate dean for health sciences at Kirtland Community College.   More...

BIENVENIDO

Ryan King, Lake Odessa, was hired Aug. 25 by the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education to teach Spanish and welcomed to the district. More...

School to start Tuesday; RAPS leaders readying

With school set to begin Tuesday and with three administrative members in new positions at Roscommon Area Public Schools, a common word floating around the district is “transition.”  More...

Back to school Wednesday means higher standards for HLHS students

While many of the bond projects are winding down at Houghton Lake Community Schools, the academic rigor is going up.  High school students will see a change to the grading scale in their handbooks this year, one that does not allow room for D&rs More...

Board settles on pay for Injasoulian

The issue of how much to pay its former interim superintendent was settled by the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education Aug. 25.  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:  Jessica A. Dugan,19, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of delivery/ manufacture of a controlled substance. More...

Sports

Bucks down Comets with great goalkeeping

“He made 10 spectacular saves which got the home crowd involved,” said Roscommon varsity soccer Coach Roy Gurk of the efforts of senior goalkeeper Eric Rowland during Tuesday’s home game against McBain Northern Michigan Christian Hi More...

Limberlost claims championship

Limberlost Lounge claimed its third straight Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League championship Monday night after defeating Lyman’s 15-1 giving them a final regular season record of 17-1. More...

IMPORTANT PROTECTION

(Left to right) Dr. More...

Editorial

Our 50th year

Our Opinion

If memory serves us correct it was life-long resident Bill Webb, of Houghton Lake Village, who said you can’t call yourself a native of Houghton Lake until you have lived here 50 years. More...

Paying Pete

The controversy surrounding salary for interim Superintendent Pete Injasoulian has been resolved through the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education’s action. More...

Feds don’t help in foreclosure crisis

Operating from the comfort of its insane asylum, the federal government had a “brain toot” and decided to take control of the infamous Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008. More...

Outdoors

Groundskeeper ‘just one of the guys’

Before White Deer Country Club groundskeeper Kim Kolasa began riding lawn mowers, she rode something less mechanical. More...

Bear Hunting 101 to be offered at Mitchell State Park

Bear Hunting 101, which will offer first-time and veteran hunters practical bear hunting methods, will be offered on Sept. 11 at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center at Mitchell State Park in Cadillac.  More...

BETTY BASS?

Mike Webber of Holly holds a tagged 16-inch largemouth bass he caught in Houghton Lake while using a rubber worm near the Department of Natural Resources South Shore boat launch Friday. More...

Happenings

Celebrating 100 years at Lake

Yvonne Yarnell looks over old photographs of landmarks in Lake Township. She said her wedding reception in 1954 was at the Nellsville Dance Hall. More...

FAMILY FUN NIGHT DINNER DONATION

Glen’s Market of Roscommon Manager Bill Luck (left) and Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Family Fun Night Coordinator Emil Meissner stand in front of a large donation of water Glen&rs More...

Christian Choir to begin rehearsing

As the Labor Day weekend and the ringing of the school bells indicate the end of summer and the start of new adventures, so too is the time for the Roscommon County Christian Choir to start preparing for its annual Christmas cantata.  The first More...

Features

History’s Witness

Goodwin recalls days as Congressional Page, 1954 shooting

It was 57 years ago that Merritt resident William “Bill” Goodwin, 74, was a witness to history. Yet, he remembers it as if it were yesterday. More...

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