November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Black Friday alternative

Supposedly the term “Black Friday” originated in Philadelphia, PA close to 50 years ago and was used to denote the date retailers began turning a profit in their books, which put them in the black for the year. More...

Religious symbols trigger convoluted debates

Few church-state issues spark more argument in 21st century America than crosses, Ten Commandments and other religious symbols on public property. More...

Sharing the blessings

Our Opinion

It was only a brief paragraph, but it was enough for us to take pause to remember the true intent of Thanksgiving. Its author intended it for a limited audience of friends, people who were valued from times before and remain so today. More...

Failure by design?

With no announcement Monday that the Congressionally empowered Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or Super Committee, of six Republicans and six Democrats had reached agreement on a deficit reduction plan those sitting on the edge of their More...

Road commission prepared for winter

Guest Opinions

Well it’s that time of year again. Winter is fast approaching but we’ve gotten off to a great start. The Roscommon County Road Commission is prepared to deal with the snow and ice that we certainly can expect. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-NOV.26, 1886 WAMPUM More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results Will it be Apple, Pecan or Pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving?Apple-11%Pecan-10%Pumpkin-70%Other-9% More...

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Where did you do most of your Christmas shopping, online or in stores?