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Privatized snow removal put on hold

Roscommon County Road Commission Manager Tim O’Rourke rescinded his recommendation for privatized snowplow removal for the 2012 winter season during the Oct. 27 regular meeting.  More...

Seventeen to compete in ‘red carpet’ program

Houghton Lake High School is rolling out the “red carpet” for 17 senior girls participating in this year’s Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program. The program is scheduled Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. More...

Chevy’s 100th to be busy day for ‘Mr. Chevrolet’

Pinky Randall, 84, of Houghton Lake has been a collector of Chevrolet cars and memorabilia for over 65 years, and today’s (Thursday’s) 100th anniversary of the car maker will be a very busy one for him.  More...

Special Sections

News

Regional policing plan adds troops to Post

At midnight on Oct. 30, the new regional policing plan adopted by the Michigan State Police was in full effect, including changes at the Houghton Lake Post. More...

Songalewski sentenced to 3 to 15

Westland resident Alexander Songalewski, 49, was sentenced in 34th Circuit Court Oct. 25 to up to 15 years in prison for causing the death of a Houghton Lake snowmobiler. More...

Schloop bound over on animal charge

A Roscommon man has been bound over to Circuit Court on an Oct. 17 charge of killing/torturing animals. Alexander M. Schloop, 28, waived preliminary examination in 83rd District Court and is set to be arraigned in Circuit Court, Roscommon, Nov. More...

Editorial

Make effort to vote

Our Opinion

We hope that the voters in the COOR Intermediate School District, which includes both school districts in Roscommon County, will make the effort next Tuesday to get to the polls and vote in favor of a .5852 millage increase to fund Special Education More...

Chevy’s 100th

Today (Thursday) marks the 100th anniversary of the Chevrolet brand automobile, an icon in American automobile lore. More...

Second Haiti mission finds need still great

Guest Opinion

I was last in Haiti during February and March of last year, just weeks after the earthquake, with a three man team, and we delivered 14 bags of desperately needed medical and school supplies to churches, hospitals and orphanages at Port-au-Prince, Le More...

Outdoors

Duck hunting with all the comforts

The crappier the weather, the better the duck hunting. This maxim has been the mantra for duck hunters since before the shotgun. More...

Happenings

FOOTBALL MONEY

Ray Fletcher, president of the Houghton Lake Eagles 3201, presents $109 to Houghton Lake Public Library Youth Services Librarian Laurie Chudzinski (left) and HLPL Director Donna Alward Monday. More...

NWS weather spotter class set for Nov. 10

The National Weather Service will host a free Winter Weather Spotter Class Nov. 10 at the Markey Township Hall.  More...

COLLINS WRITERS OF THE WEEK

First graders at Collins Elementary were recognized for their writing skills and were named writers of the week for the week of Oct. 24. More...

Education

Fourth grade camp returns at Houghton Lake Middle School

Last week, fourth graders at Houghton Lake Middle School got a taste of what fourth grade camp used to be like just a few years ago.  Students learned about habitats, the web of life, tree growth and pine forests for three days in the classroom, More...

RMS school health center to offer WeCan! program

Roscommon Middle School’s School- Based Health Center is taking action to fight childhood obesity.  The SBHC will be offering the We- Can! More...

COOR Millage Downed - Free Access

In unofficial results Tuesday evening, it appears the COOR Special Election millage has been defeated by voters. The Resorter will have full results in this week's edition. More...

“Haunted Happenings”

FRIGHTENING FAMILY During the Richfield Township Trunk or Treat at Richfield Township Park on Oct. More...

COOR special education proposal on ballot Nov. 8

Voters in the COOR Intermediate School District – Crawford AuSable, Fairview, Houghton Lake, Mio AuSable, Roscommon and West Branch-Rose City – will be asked to vote on a special education millage request Nov. 8.  More...

Student Count Day shows decrease at HLCS, RAPS

A preliminary count shows there are about 39 fewer students attending Houghton Lake Community Schools and 54 fewer students at Roscommon Area Public Schools as of Student Count Day, Oct. 5.  More...

PREPARING FOR 100TH

Longtime Chevrolet collector and aficionado Pinky “Mr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Oct. 25:  Ross E. Munger III, 19, Warren, charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct, is ready for trial, which was set for Dec. 8.  John D. More...

83rd District Court

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

Sports

Roscommon in District Final against Vikes tonight

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team will play for the District Championship tonight (Thursday) against Grayling after defeating Cheboygan in first round District play at Houghton Lake Tuesday night. More...

Bobcats bow out in District

The Houghton Lake varsity volleyball team played its last three games of the season at home against Grayling, losing 25-19, 25-17 and 25-17 Tuesday evening.  “My girls worked super hard for our last game,” said Houghton Lake Coach An More...

Peanut Butter Jams Nov. 12 theme ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’

Peanut Butter Jams, a free music and movement class for kids under the age of five and their families, will get everyone grooving and moving to the theme of “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

State must act quickly to create health marketplace

The Affordable Care Act created health insurance marketplaces – or exchanges – through which individuals and small businesses can purchase health insurance coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2014. More...

Protect current ORV sticker price

It’s getting to be that time of year again when I used to get excited about snowmobiling. I say “used to” because I haven’t had the sleds off the trailer in two years and recently decided to put them up for sale. More...

Religion & Family

Scotts celebrate 60th anniversary on Nov. 3

W.H. (Scotty) and Betty Scott of Roscommon will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Nov. 3.  On their wedding date 60 years ago, it was the first snow of the season as they gathered to celebrate at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hamtramck. More...

SHINING YOUTH

The St. More...

Tyer, Hoerauf plan June wedding

Craig and Susan Tyer of Houghton Lake announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Tyer, to Randy Hoerauf, son of Steve and Cathy Hoerauf of Higgins Lake.   More...

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