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First TUT weekend ‘safe’ - Free Access

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Roscommon County Sheriff Randy Stevenson called the first weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A. “very safe” as there was not a single incident of an ice recovery call for fishermen or snowmobilers on Houghton Lake. More...

CAUTIONING THE PUBLIC

A crew from the Michigan Department of Transportation places a solar powered sign near the former Clark gas station in Prudenville on M-55 on Jan. More...

Special Sections

News

Ohio man injured on Houghton Lake

A 68-year-old Ohio man was injured while riding a snowmobile on the ice of Houghton Lake Jan. 21. Roger Bowers of Perrysburg, OH was riding on Houghton Lake along the shoreline near 737 Old Trail Dr. More...

KONETCHY ADDRESSES GROUP AT SOUL’S HARBOR

Michigan Republican candidate for the United States Senate Peter Konetchy addressed a group of approximately ten people at Soul’s Harbor Worship Center in Roscommon during a town hall style mee More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters looking for more mentors

Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director Carol Gage is looking for more adults to become mentors for children as January is mentoring month. More...

Editorial

It’s fitting

Our Opinion

It’s fitting that this issue of the Resorter, #52 of Volume 71, is the last issue for which this space will be devoted to the opinion of the Resorter’s fifth publisher and editor, Thomas W. Hamp. As of Jan. More...

‘If it Fitz’

Long time readers of the Resorter will recall the columns written by Jim Fitzgerald, back in the 70s and 80s under the column head of “If it Fitz” on the editorial page. More...

Farewell, Tom, and thanks for the red marks

The time is here to say farewell to the man who hired me here at the newspaper. Tom Hamp has been at the helm of the Resorter since 1982. More...

Outdoors

PUT UP A FIGHT

Roscommon High School student Austin Schiattone, 16, holds a 20-pound northern pike he caught on a tip-up on Higgins Lake Jan. 21. More...

HIGGINS LAKE MONSTER

Tip-up Town Queen’s Court Member Lindy Peterson shared this picture of a 43 1/2 inch northern pike caught in Higgins Lake Saturday after she met the angler who landed the fish Saturday night. More...

Klondike Derby!

Cub Scouts from Webelos Pack 3944, Roscommon, joined members of Boy Scout Troop 944 as the Roscommon area scouts participated in the annual Klondike Derby Jan. 16. More...

Happenings

CHANGE FOR H.O.P.E.

The staff from North Central Area Credit Union Jan. More...

Richfield Township Public Library plans open house

The Richfield Township Public Library will host an open house on Jan. 30. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. More...

RCCF FUNDS HELP ANIMAL SHELTER

Roscommon County Community Foundation Chairman Tom Moreau (left) and RCCF President/CEO Mary Fry (right) present Roscommon Animal Shelter Director Terry MacKillop earlier this month with grants total More...

Ice Fishing Contest is a ‘go’

More TUT fun slated this weekend

Tip-up Town, U.S.A. continues this weekend with more snowy family fun, games and prizes. More...

PEEK-A-BOO

Tip-up Town Queen Alyson Kaptor (left) and Runner up Lindsay Kelly peek out of the TUT ice sculpture, which was created by Steve Stuck and Richard Kristof. More...

County’s kids victims of state’s economic woes, report says

Michigan children in general and Roscommon County children in particular are continuing to see the negative impact of the state’s struggling economy according to statistics recently released in the annual Kids Count in Michigan Data Book. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Linda Suann 'Sue' Hoyt - 2014-04-24
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 Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 83rd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of Dec. 1 through 31, 2011: Department of Natural Resources Operating an ORV or motor vehicle where prohibited: Jeffery S. Walters, $100; Anthimos T. More...

83rd District Court

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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 9 and 10: Mark T. More...

Sports

Second quarter run helps Bucks down Owls

The Roscommon boys varsity basketball team rode a second quarter run to a 62-56 victory over the visiting Oscoda Owls Tuesday night. More...

JV team to shoot 5,000 free throws in fundraiser

A Shoot-A-Thon Fundraiser is planned for Feb. 11 by members of the Roscommon High School junior varsity basketball team. More...

Houghton Lake cheerleaders first at Meridian Tuesday

The Houghton Lake varsity cheerleaders placed first Jan. 24 at Meridian High School. The Bobcats earned 657.5646 points, more than 45 points ahead of the second place Harrison Hornets. More...

Letters to the Editor

Caring neighbors mean more time Up North

I am quoting from page D1 of the Dec. 22, 2011 issue of “The Houghton Lake Resorter.” “The Christmas holiday season brings a lot of good news to Roscommon County. More...

Here’s to the editor

I have worked with Tom Hamp for the past 21 years, and in that time his honesty and his drive to make this newspaper the best it could be for his family, his employees and the community has never wavered. More...

Bullying won’t be tolerated

What about bullying at Houghton Lake? It is happening and I won’t tolerate it. Who is at fault and who is responsible? I blame the parents and the upbringing. Responsibility when it happens at school is both the parents and the school. More...

Religion & Family

Tacey, Cater wed at The Whiting Forest

Krista Lynn Tacey, daughter of Ricky and Michelle Tacey of Twining, and Jason Micheal Cater, son of Gary and Deborah Cater of Farwell, were united in marriage Jan. 7, 2012, at The Whiting Forest in Midland. More...

REMINISCING

(Above) Julius Vidovic, 91, Higgins Lake, reminisces about his service in the U.S. More...

Metevias name son Braedyn

Kristina and Matthew Metevia of Prudenville announce the birth of their son, Braedyn Levi. The baby was born Jan. 21, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. More...

Law Enforcement

Snowmobiler charged with leaving the scene following head-on collision

An Algonac couple and their children riding their snowmobiles were hit headon by another snowmobiler on the ice of Houghton Lake the evening of Jan. 21. More...

STATEWIDE SYSTEM

(Left to right) Dan Schneider, information systems analyst for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, installs a mobile data computer system in a patrol vehicle at Michigan Sta More...

Features

First TUT weekend successful, despite some cancellations

Despite the cancellation of a few events, the first weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., 2012 was considered a success. “I think everything went pretty good,” Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Tuck said Monday. More...

Snow, ice sculpture contest open to residences, businesses

Tip-up Town Snow Sculpting/Ice Carving Contest organizer Lindy Peterson is reminding people that the contest is for the second weekend of TUT -- and still on despite the recent warm weather. More...

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