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Kelly Julin named Miss Houghton Lake 2012

Houghton Lake High School senior Kelly Julin was named Miss Houghton Lake 2012 Saturday at the annual scholarship program. More...

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News

‘Operation Christmas Child’ gifts accepted at two churches

Two churches in the Roscommon County area will be drop-off locations Nov. 14-21 for Operation Christmas Child – the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. More...

KCPA receives Arts Midwest grant for Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre

Selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest’s Performing Arts Fund, the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate Native American History Month with a performance by Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre. More...

Rising Phoenix debuts tonight

The newly formed Rising Phoenix Student Theatre Company at Kirtland Community College will present its inaugural production, “God of Carnage,” by Yasmina Reza tonight (Thursday) and Friday at 7 p.m. More...

Business

New laundromat to open in St. Helen

Scott Vanderbroek said it would have been simple to open another gas station in St. More...

OUTSTANDING FRANCHISE OF 2011

BC Pizza of Roscommon was named the “Outstanding Franchise of 2011” for BC Pizza Franchises. More...

Clemens completes Coldwell Banker orientation

Ruth A. Clemens, associate broker/ sales manager and commercial specialist, of Coldwell Banker Schmidt recently attended Coldwell Banker Connect, a program developed as an orientation for new affiliates of the Coldwell Banker system. More...

Letters to the Editor

Trail fee needed for ‘safe, smooth, wide trails’

I am writing in response to Mr. Kuehnle’s letter in last week’s Resorter. I agree with Mr. Kuehnle that $45 is steep for a trail permit. I also agree with him that taking a snowmobile trip is not cheap. More...

Snowmobile Trail Permits are a great value

Michigan has more than 6,400 miles of designated snowmobile trails. These scenic trails provide a network allowing for town to town excursions over some of the best maintained trails in the country. More...

Health

GIVING BACK

King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community had the opportunity to have Northland Area Federal Credit Union employees visit residents throughout the month of October. More...

Mercy plans seminars on diabetes

Mercy Hospital Grayling’s Diabetes Education Department is sponsoring OREGON 72LGX,several 73LGX,programs andduring75LGXDiabetes(3/ cuttersAwareness All thatmonth. saw programshaveareanfreeadvancedof charge. grindCall More...

Religion & Family

BOWMANS WELCOME FIFTH GENERATION

The Bowman family of Merritt wasted no time documenting its 5thgeneration status after the Oct. 30 arrival of Makena Jaelee Bowman. More...

Army Achievement Medal awarded to Prudenville’s Smith

Michigan Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Byron Smith of Prudenville has been awarded the Army Achievement Medal. More...

Lorenz, Iannuzzi wed in September

Matt Lorenz and Michelle Iannuzzi were united in marriage Sept. 23, 2011. The bride is the daughter of Greg and Catherine Iannuzzi of Chesterfield. The groom is the son of James and Monica Lorenz of Houghton Lake. More...

Education

RMS NOVEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Roscommon Middle School students of the month for November were announced on Nov. 1. More...

KCC corrections officers graduate

Officers and jail personnel from several local area law enforcement agencies were recognized recently in a graduation ceremony commemorating the successful completion of a 10-week Professional Development for Corrections Officers program. More...

RAPS HOSTS ‘CHEF DAVE MAC’ FOR HEALTHY FOOD TRAINING

As part of the Roscommon Area Public Schools continued emphasis on healthy eating and living, Chef Dave McNamara of the Michigan Department of Education held a cooking demonstration on Oct. More...

COOR millage proposal fails

For the second time in six months voters in the COOR Intermediate School District turned down an increase in special education millage. More...

Veterans Day ceremonies planned Friday

Veterans in the Roscommon County area may attend several student-led Veteran’s Day ceremonies Nov. 11. More...

Maj. Gen. Kasulke to speak at HLHS

Houghton Lake High School will welcome Maj. Gen. Robert J. Kasulke, commander of the AR-MEDCOM (Army Reserve Medical Command) to its Veterans Day program Friday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joseph Anthony Pardo - 2014-04-24
Florence Mae Pearce - 2014-04-24
Clarence E. Guilfoil - 2014-04-24
Donna Jean Abel - 2014-04-24
Donna Jean Abel - 2014-04-17
Florence Mae Pearce - 2014-04-17
Clarence E. Guilfoil - 2014-04-17
Joseph Anthony Pardo - 2014-04-17

Court News

83rd District Court

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

Sports

Vikes blast Bucks in District Final

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team reached the end of the line for the 2011 season with a threegame sweep by the Grayling Vikings at Houghton Lake High School Thursday night. The Bucks fell 25-23, 25-21 and 25-23. More...

Thomas, Burmester notch personal bests at State XC meet

Both Evan Thomas and Katie Burmester recorded personal bests at the Michigan High School Athletic Association State Division 3 Cross Country Meet Saturday at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn. More...

ALL JPC BOBCATS

Twelve members of the Houghton Lake High School varsity football team were honored recently by the coaches of the Jack Pine Conference with inclusion on the All Conference Team. More...

Editorial

Andy Rooney

Our Opinion

We note the death last week of CBS commentator Andy Rooney, at age 92, who undoubtably brought more smiles, sneers and snickers with his comments than any of his other compatriots on CBS’ 60 Minutes each week. More...

Andy’s crankiness will be missed

Why is it that so many people die upon retiring? That’s one question cranky veteran commentator Andy Rooney may have asked last week. More...

Remember real National Debt on Veterans Day

Guest Opinion

Google the term “National Debt” and you will quickly receive the search results for millions of web sites. More...

Outdoors

Snowmobile trail permits increase for 2011 season

The 2011 snowmobile season marks the next stage of a new fee structure for snowmobile permit fees, according to a press release from the Department of Natural Resources. More...

BIGGEST BOW BUCK

Art Breier, 68, of Prudenville, holds an eight-point buck he bagged with his bow on Nov. 7 in Denton Township, south of M-55. More...

TOP TURKEY SHOT

Twenty-eight competitors from around the area faced a cold, rainy morning on Oct. 29 for the Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club’s Annual Black Powder Turkey Shoot. More...

Happenings

‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ next HLPL Page-Turners book

Page-Turners, a book discussion club for adult readers, will celebrate its 12th anniversary of reading and discussing great books together at the Houghton Lake Public Library Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. More...

CURIOUS GEORGE SIGHTING IN ROSCOMMON

With the help of Curious George, Friends of the Roscommon Area District Library member Joyce Ballard reads “Curious George Goes Camping” Saturday at the library before a packed audience. More...

RCCF GRANTS $1,237 TO KCC

Kirtland Community College Resource Development Specialist Lynne Ruden and President Tom Quinn accept a $1,237 check from Roscommon County Community Foundation board member Gary Long and RCCF Preside More...

Law Enforcement

State Police arrest couple with drugs, concealed weapon

State police arrested a Dearborn man, 36 and a Redford woman, 32 when they were found to be in possession of drugs and a concealed handgun during a Nov. 5 traffic stop on northbound I-75 near the 229 mile marker. More...

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