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St. Helen’s Brown reflects on his time at Ground Zero

He doesn’t think about it often, but when he does, he remembers it vividly. The events that occurred after the Sept. More...

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Saturday is Household Hazardous Waste Day

Roscommon County residents may drop off hazardous items during the semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Day Sept. 10. The collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roscommon County Health Department building, 1015 Short Dr. More...

CHAIN REACTION

Denton Township Firemen cut and carry away a sliding door of a mini-van so its driver could be extricated after a three-car accident on M-55 west of Roberts Road in Denton Township that sent four peo More...

M-55 resurfacing project ‘completed on time’

The $4 million M-55 project which began on July 11 was completed on time on its anticipated completion date on Sept. 1. The resurfacing project took place on a 2.2 mile section of road on M-55 from County Road 300 to US-127 and County Road 300. More...

Editorial

We observe

Our Opinion

Sunday morning many Americans will have only one thought in mind and that will be the 10th observance of the day the United States came under attack by Islamic zealots whose sole purpose was and remains the total destruction of the United States, its More...

Future will never be the same for 9/11 kids

“It feels just like yesterday.” These are the words of Madison Burnett, one of the three daughters of Tom Burnett, who was aboard Flight 93, one of the three planes overtaken Sept. 11, 2011. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-SEPTEMBER 10, 1886 More...

Outdoors

DNR open house on Roscommon Forest Management Unit slated

The Department of Natural Resources will host an open house for the Roscommon Forest Management Unit on Sept. More...

Volunteers needed to brush trails

The Houghton Lake Trail Blazers and the Houghton Lake Snow Groomers are looking for volunteers to help brush the area’s snowmobile trails. The brushing will take place every Saturday beginning Sept. 10 and run through Nov. 12. More...

Gahagan Nature Preserve to host open house, wine tasting

The public may attend an open house and wine tasting event at the Gahagan Nature Preserve Sept. 18 from 2 to 5 p.m., rain or shine. More...

Religion & Family

Schall, Combs wed in August ceremony

Angela Renay Combs, daughter of Coreana and Butch Kuras, and Lloyd Matthew Schall, son of Andrea and Lloyd Schall, were united in marriage Aug. 27, 2011, at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church. More...

RCCF HELPS MDA

Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently provided two grants to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) which were used to help cover the cost for Jakob Gronski to attend Camp Cavell in More...

Daylilies to be on sale in Midland

A wide range of colors and types of daylilies will be for sale at the 15th Annual Daylily Plant Sale hosted by the Central Michigan Daylily Society on Sept. 10 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Midland Farmer’s Market. More...

Law Enforcement

Denton Police looking for vandals

Denton Township Police are asking for help from citizens in the Lake James area to identify suspects in a string of vandalism that occurred sometime between 9:30 p.m. Monday and 12:30 a.m. the next morning. More...

Education

Free breakfast, lunch offered to students at three area schools

Free breakfast and lunch will be served daily to Houghton Lake Middle School, Collins Elementary School and Roscommon Elementary School students through a new program called Community Eligibility Option. More...

NEW TO OLLS

Our Lady of the Lake School, Prudenville, has two new teachers for the 2011-12 school year Amber Mahaffy (left), who will teach grades 6th, 7th and 8th, and Mary Murphy, who will teach grades 3rd, 4t More...

Madonna named Kirtland director of public information

Sarah Madonna was recently named director of public information at Kirtland Community College. More...

Houghton Lake man to be arraigned on arson charges - Free Access

A 71-year-old Houghton Lake man is expected to be arraigned in 83rd District Court Sept. 26 on charges of intentionally setting wildland fires in Roscommon County. More...

Bronze star, medals awarded to Higgins Lake World War II vet

“As far as I’m concerned, you saved the world.” That is how Major General Nelson J. More...

Reprinted from 2001: St. Helen man demonstrates God’s love at disaster scene - Free Access

This article originally appeared in the Oct. 25, 2001 edition of the Resorter. It is being reprinted on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. “Why?” has been the question on many people’s minds since terrorists ravaged the East Coast last month. More...

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL GREETING

Roscommon Elementary School kindergartner Scotty Barber runs to his father, Scott Cinciala after getting off the bus for the first day of school on Sept. 6 as his mother, Holly Barber looks on. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Walter Drogt - 2014-10-30
George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-30
John K. Sprunger - 2014-10-30
Walter Drogt - 2014-10-23
George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-23

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon: Scott M. More...

83rd District Court Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 83rd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of July 1 through July 31: Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department Driving with a suspended/revoked license, first offense: Hamed M. More...

Sports

Bobcat JV one touchdown shy of Grayling gridders

In what Houghton Lake junior varsity football coach Scott Bates termed a “great game,” his squad fell to host Grayling 34-26 Aug. 31. More...

Bobcats hold off Bucks, 2-1

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team may not have had control of the ball as much as the visiting cross-county rival Roscommon Bucks, but they were able to keep the Bucks from finishing, and pulled out a 2-1 Northern Michigan Soccer League win Tuesd More...

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

As of Sept. 2 Season Championships 4 Car Dash Micro: Phillip Peters III, Hunter McBride, Jayna Emery, Bobby Walters Jr Sport: Tyler Barth, Kaleb Spencer Gold: Clay Kraynack, Cameron Farley, Tyler Bainbridge, Cheyanne Emery More...

Letters to the Editor

America ‘not the mother of the world’

Greedy corporate America and their company bought and paid for politicians need to stand up and take the blame for the mess this country is in. Their free trade agreement is ruining this country. More...

Sell, not burn, marijuana

Why is marijuana being destroyed? In Roscommon County the state burned $3 million worth of plants. In Cheboygan County at the same time several hundred plants were destroyed. More...

Superintendent’s salary ‘excessive’

I stopped and bought the Resorter this morning, and to my amazement there was not one letter about the pay scale for the current superintendant. More...

Health

Mercy Hospital Auxiliary makes $100,000 pledge

The Mercy Hospital Grayling Auxiliary has pledged to donate $100,000 to the hospital for improvements to the inpatient areas and rooms. More...

PINEVIEW HIGHLANDS CHAMPS

The Hearts of the North tournament team from Pineview Highlands Golf Course took low gross in the tournament Aug. More...

Osteoporosis, stroke, screenings planned at St. Helen

A screening aimed at reducing the risk of having a stroke or bone fracture is planned at St. Helen Catholic Church on Sept. 14. The church will host a Life Line Screening at 737 North St Helen Rd., Saint Helen. More...

Happenings

Breakfast on the Farm planned in Missaukee County Sept. 24

A Missaukee County family will host Breakfast on the Farm (BOTF), a family friendly event that gives consumers and farm neighbors a firsthand look at modern food production. More...

Auction Sept. 10 at Needy Not Greedy

Needy Not Greedy, 6415 West Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, will host an auction Sept. 10 beginning at 10 a.m. (preview from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.). Free coffee will be offered and snacks will be available for donations all day. More...

FARMING ACHIEVEMENT

(Above) Kristi (left) and Chad Bisballe of Merritt accept the award for Young Farmer Achievement for Missaukee County, presented by Kari Hughston, at the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held Aug. More...

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