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State Police and ambulance personnel tend to victims of an accident involving two vehicles on Emery Road at the intersection of Tower Hill Road on the afternoon of Oct. 5. More...

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HOSING DOWN THE SMOKES

Department of Natural Resources Fire Officer Randy Hartman hoses down smokes during an 83-acre controlled burn adjacent to M-76 and the DNR State Airport near Roscommon Oct. 6. More...

Markey board raises fire/ambulance millage, garbage collection fee

“It’s going to be a little bit more expensive, but if you lose your ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating, your home insurance rate goes up,” said Supervisor Joanne Kortge during the Markey Township Board’s regular meeting at More...

Victim grateful for officers’ help

Two Roscommon County Sheriff’s officers were praised by a larceny victim for their extra effort in retrieving his property.  The victim, who called the Resorter but did not give his name, said Sgt. Bill Tatrai and Dep. More...

Editorial

Scholarship expos

Our Opinion

Even though the academic year for high school students is but a few weeks old the deadlines for some college scholarships are rapidly approaching so it is imperative that parents, teachers, family and friends encourage this year’s seniors and u More...

Taking a walk to school

For the 800 Roscommon students who walked to school a week ago in the annual Roscommon Area Public Schools Walk to School Day it couldn’t have been a more perfect day for the jaunt. More...

Protesters feeling economically ‘oppressed’

One might ask where the middle class has gone considering the gap between rich and poor continues to widen.  More...

Happenings

Happy Horses

Mike Walker, owner of Roscommon Insurance in the Village of Roscommon, and his partner Beth Barber, are also partners in Walker Valley Farms on Steele Road.  More...

Michael Allman to perform Sunday at A.R.K. fundraiser

Michael Allman, son of Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band, will make his way to Prudenville Oct. More...

FIRST WALK FOR ALZHEIMER’S

Walkers in the first “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” event in Prudenville gather Saturday before heading out for Walmart and back. More...

Features

Fall’s Flourish

Readers share beautiful examples of fall foliage

Have you captured a shot of beautiful fall foliage, send it to the Resorter at news@houghtonlakeresorter.com   More...

Adams selected as village president

Former Village of Roscommon Trustee Erine Adams was selected from the current council members as the new village president during the Oct. 10 meeting. More...

Public hearing on Higgins Lake levels planned

During the Roscommon County Commission work session on Oct. More...

Preliminary inquiry made into Lake James sewer assessment

Residents of Lake James may soon get the chance to voice their opinion on whether or not to pursue a special assessment for a sewer system in the neighborhood.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

Court News

83rd District Court

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

Sports

‘Excellent’ JV football game goes Bobcats’ way by one

The Houghton Lake High School junior varsity football squad grounded the Farwell Eagles 28-27 Oct. More...

SEASON CHAMPIONS

The 2011 Season Champions at the Houghton Lake Kart Speedway are (left to right) Cameron Farley, of West Branch, winner of the junior stock class and his father James Farley, winner of the unlimited More...

FIRST TO THE CORNER

Houghton Lake senior midfielder Dan Pinch sends a header toward the goal during a game against visiting Gladwin Oct. 10. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘We all have a stake’ in millage proposal

I am writing in concern to the upcoming Special Education Millage Proposal, being voted on this election day. It would be a mistake, as a taxpayer, to believe you have no stake in this year’s ballot. We all have a stake in this one.  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

Wishing to welcome

Nicolette White, Welcome Committee Initiative Coordinator said she created a “welcome” packet after moving to Roscommon County from Fife Lake and was inspired by all the help she received More...

Trunk or treat at Markey Baptist Church

Markey Baptist Church will be hosting a trunk or treat from 5-7 p.m. Oct. More...

Organ transplant group meeting today

The next meeting of the Organ Transplant Support Group of Northern Michigan is scheduled for today (Thursday) at Otsego Memorial Hospital, 829 North Center Ave./US 27 North Gaylord.  The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. More...

Education

RAPS walks to school

A total of 17 volunteer workers from the Gerrish Township Police Department, Gerrish Township Fire/EMS Department, Gerrish Township Community Emergency Response Team, the Roscommon County Sheriff Dep More...

HLHS scholarship expo to be held Oct. 18

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) is planning its 2011 Scholarship Expo for Houghton Lake High School students on Oct. More...

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Students of the Month at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School for September are (left to right) Bobby Walter, first and second grades, Leah Grover, kindergarten, Janessa Fuller, third and fourth grad More...

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