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Improvement board sets assessment

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board set the rate for the special assessment to pay for its Eurasian watermilfoil control program in 2012 during their regular meeting at the Lake Township Hall Sept. 27. More...

WARM-UP

Choir teacher Jennifer Oakes gets her third and fourth graders at Roscommon Elementary School warmed up Tuesday before they start singing at their first practice for kids’ choir. More...

RAPS agrees to list St. Helen Elementary building for sale

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education voted to authorize the listing of the former St. Helen Elementary School building with a real estate firm during their regular meeting on Sept. 21. More...

Special Sections

News

Site plan approved for assisted living facility in Lake Twp.

A new housing option may be available to seniors now that the Lake Township Planning Commission has approved a site plan for an assisted living facility. The commission Sept. More...

Personalized Trestle Park bricks offered

Denton Township will soon be selling personalized bricks for the developing Trestle Park in Prudenville. Board members agreed Sept. More...

Numbers down at Houghton Lake Blood drive

The Red Cross blood drive held at St. John Lutheran Church at Houghton Lake Sept. 26 collected 48 units, down from the average of 60 units according to Red Cross spokesperson Violet Gonzales. More...

Editorial

Two leaders lost

Our Opinion

Houghton Lake lost two longtime businessmen this past week, both who had a profound impact on their communities, one a nonagenarian and one a centenarian. More...

Marketing the Bobcats

Marketing will become as much of a part of Houghton Lake Bobcat sports as the teams in the future with a plan to offer sponsorships to private businesses and individuals. More...

Support policies that promote home ownership, strengthen economy, create jobs

Guest Opinion

I recently wrote our U.S. Congressman and Senator to urge them to support policies at the federal level that protect the American dream of home ownership, kick-start the economy and create good jobs. More...

Letters to the Editor

America similar to Titanic voyage

Shariah laws allow fathers to kill their children for leaving Islam, and husbands have authority to beat their wives. A woman in Pakistan was beaten and will be hanged because she said “Jesus Christ died for all mankind. More...

Days for Life makes deep impression

I can’t wait to see what God will do in the next 40 days? It will be exciting to see. September 28 began the eighth coordinated 40 Days for Life campaign since 2007. More...

Correction

An editor’s note on a letter to the editor, “Writer says ‘think about COOR millage’” in the Aug. 25 edition of the Resorter mistakenly said the letter writer, R. More...

Health

Tanger customers can save, help find cure with PinkSTYLE

Each year millions of shoppers look to the Tanger Outlet Center to receive value on all of their favorite brand name and designer fashions and accessories. More...

BLIND WINNER

Doug Brown of Frederic (right) won the Roscommon Higgins Lake Lions “Blind For Sight” raffle prize – a deer blind – Sept. 17. More...

Surgeon/oncologist joins Mercy Physician Network

As part of an on-going initiative to expand services throughout the Mercy Hospital Grayling healthcare system, Orthopedic Surgeon and Orthopedic Oncologist Dr. More...

Happenings

‘COURAGE & FAITH’ OF A FIREMaN

President of the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Doug Hodges accepted a statue entitled “Courage & Faith” from retired White Cloud Area Fire Rescue Fireman Sheree Lincoln o More...

IN MEMORY OF CAROL

Michigan Firefighter’s Memorial Festival Committee President Doug Hodges presents a $500 check to Houghton Lake High School Band Director Sandi Ahlers (right) and Drum Major Rachel Baumgardner More...

ZONTA RECEIVES $500 IN MEMORY OF JOANN TYLER-Milnes

Zonta Secretary Cherie Johnson accepted a check from Michigan Firemen’s Festival Committee President Doug Hodges in the amount of $500 on Sept. 16. More...

Breaking News - 9/30/2011 2:47 PM

Arrest made in August shooting - Free Access

A Higgins Lake man has been arrrested in connection with the shooting of a 60-year-old Houghton Lake man that took place in Lake Township Aug. 20. More...

Schools respond to death

Houghton Lake High School Principal Brent Cryderman told the Resorter he addressed the students and staff Monday morning about the car accident that claimed the life of Jared Lee Miller. More...

Carlson out as Village council head

Village of Roscommon President Jesse Carlson attended his final meeting as president on Sept. 26 as the council approved his letter of resignation. More...

Bobcats prepare for Homecoming with Spirit Week

Houghton Lake High School’s student body will rally this Spirit Week in hopes of a Homecoming victory over the Harrison Hornets on Friday evening. More...

RCRC approves road projects in Denton, Roscommon

Road project agreements for both Roscommon and Denton Townships were approved by the Roscommon County Road Commission at its Sept. 22 meeting. RCRC Manager Tim O’Rourke read the terms of the agreements: More...

Obituaries - Free Access

George Nelson Fields - 2014-10-16
Edwin Oscar Doty - 2014-10-16
Michael Floyd Bentley - 2014-10-16
Arlene Marie Hadley - 2014-10-16
Kim Truman Glover - 2014-10-16

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 15: Christopher A. Sperry, 27, Grayling, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and will be sentenced Nov. 22. More...

83rd District Court

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

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court: Rick A. Zuverink, 52, Zeeland, impaired driving: $835 in fines, costs or restitution and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State. More...

Sports

Bobcats, Bucks ‘great game to witness’

Jack Pine Central

All the games from the Jack Pine Conference this week were pretty straight forward wins...with the exception of the Meridian and Gladwin game. More...

Lyon Township, RCRC collaborate for Lakeview Drive improvements

The Roscommon County Road Commission will begin construction on Oct. 3 on Lakeview Drive in Hillcrest Subdivision 1 in Lyon Township. More...

POWDERPUFF POW-WOW

Taylar Akin (23), quarterback of the Sophomore/ Junior (Green) Powderpuff football team goes over a play with teammates in the huddle during the annual Powderpuff Football Game at Bobcat Stadium Tues More...

Outdoors

Successful Youth Hunters

HARVESTED AT GRANDPARENT’S FARM More...

Netting survey to assess fish population in Higgins Lake

The Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division spent the last two weeks conducting a netting survey to assess the fish population in Higgins Lake, and early indications seem to show that the fishing is good. More...

Religion & Family

Poeppe, Molenda wed in St. John’s Chapel at the Inn

Sarah Anne Poeppe, daughter of Dean and Christine Poeppe of Houghton Lake, and Brian Thomas Molenda, son of the late Michael and Stella Molenda of Romulus, were united in marriage Aug. 13, 2011, at St. John’s Chapel at the Inn at St. More...

Grief Support Group to begin meeting

A Hospice of Helping Hands Grief Support Group will begin Oct. 4 in West Branch. The group will meet in the Hospice of Helping Hands office, located at 335 East Houghton Ave., West Branch. Meeting dates are Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Nov. 1. More...

DRESSES FOR HAITI

The Council of Catholic Women at St. James the Greater Catholic Church, located on Houghton Lake’s North Shore, are participating in a “Little Dresses for Haiti” project. More...

Law Enforcement

Roscommon prosecutor appeals sex offender’s parole

The Roscommon County Prosecutor’s Office submitted an appeal in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon Sept. 22 to vacate the parole of convicted sex offender James H. More...

Prosecutor reviewing possible arrests in ‘bottle bomb’ case

Three female youths from Houghton Lake may face arrest after setting off two “bottle bombs” in the Houghton Lake Forest Estates subdivision Sept. 26. More...

Leroy arraigned on seven counts of arson

A former assistant fire chief has been arraigned in 83rd District Court on arson charges. Howard J. “Curly” Leroy, 71, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on seven charges of willfully setting forest fires. More...

Education

COMMUNITY FUN

(Left) Breanna King, 7 1/2, gets a dose of Bobcat Pride on her cheek from face painter Dawn Nelsey of Hale during a community celebration sponsored by the School Based Health Centers (SBHC) Friday night in celebration of National Community Health Cen More...

MacKenzie earns Davenport honors

Davenport University has an-nounced that Denise MacKenzie of Houghton Lake has been named to the dean’s list for the spring/summer 2011 semester. More...

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