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SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Houghton Lake High School seniors achieving Summa Cum Laude status gathered at the Riviera Resort Monday for a luncheon. More...

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News

Two car accident at Emery and Towerhill

Deputies from the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two car accident that happened on April 13 at the intersection of Emery and Towerhill Roads.  More...

Village clean up to be held April 28

The Rotary Club of Roscommon and Boy Scout Troop 944 is inviting the community to join them on April 28 from 9 a.m. More...

SAW GRANT

Nester Township Fire and Rescue recently received a grant for $1,385 for a new K-12 Rescue Saw, used for extrication, from the Michigan Township Participating Plan. More...

Business

SEEKING CAMP’S SUPPORT

Congressman Dave Camp (left) of Michigan’s 4th District and chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee met with Ken Carlson, who was representing the National Association of Realtors as t More...

Rendon hosting meeting on obsolete laws Friday

Government officials, business owners and residents will have an opportunity during an April 20 public meeting hosted by state Rep. More...

HAMMER RESTORATION

Hammer Restoration Inc. opened its third location at 7463 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) at Houghton Lake in January, offering complete restoration services to all of Northern Lower Michigan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sometimes it feels great to be wrong!

Last week, I wrote a Letter to the Editor, “Community bonded over unstoppable event.” In my letter I discussed finding out that the sign in front of the recently demolished Terney House could not be given to the Roscommon Area Historical More...

Writer thankful for kindness, caring, concern shown after accident

Friday the 13th may have brought bad luck to some, but to me it brought kindness, caring and concern from family, friends and people I don’t even know. I was hit broadside and rolled over in my vehicle multiple times.  More...

Keep track of children, victim writes

This letter is directed to the kids who broke the window in my apartment Easter night and their parents. I’m not a business -- this is my home where you’re supposed to feel safe and secure. You took that away from me.  More...

Happenings

MMCC offers social dance class

It’s time to dust off your dancing shoes, Mid Michigan Community College will be offering social dance classes this spring.  More...

RADL PERSON OF THE YEAR

The Roscommon Area Public Library board recently named David Miller, Roscommon (center), as its “Person of the Year.” He was recognized for “his contributions and hard work in creat More...

Food Giveaway Saturday at Roscommon Middle School

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC), a committee of the Roscommon County Community Foundation, is sponsoring a Food Giveaway on April 21 at Roscommon Middle School.  The event will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone in need of food can come. More...

Education

I wish...

Poetry can help students explore their feelings, and make personal connections to the text. More...

Houghton Lake Community Education

HLCE VISITS MARL LAKE (Left) Despite some chilly weather, Houghton Lake Community Education students enjoyed a five mile nature walk at Marl Lake. More...

HLMS STUDENTS SPORT THEIR DRAWING SKILLS

Fourth and fifth grade students at Houghton Lake Middle School have been creating artwork with sports as their theme. Team logos as well as equipment from various sports, and people playing different sports/ activities have been drawn. More...

RAPS rejects offer on SHE building

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education voted to reject an offer from a charter school group to purchase the former St. Helen Elementary School building, but will meet with the group to discuss pricing this week. More...

Evaluation scores questioned

At his last Individualized Development Plan (IDP) meeting, Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Kevin Murphy elaborated on his mid-year evaluation, providing details about individual board members’ scores. More...

CTC petition verified by clerk’s office

The Citizens for Township Consolidation’s petition to consolidate Denton, Lake, Markey and Roscommon Townships was verified this week by the Roscommon County Clerk’s office.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Laura Frawley presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, for Judge Michael J. Baumgartner March 20:  More...

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  More...

82nd District Court Magistrate

Sherry Blaisus, 82nd District Court Magistrate, assessed fines to the following during the period of March 1 through 31: Department of Natural Resources  Attempted camping on state land with no registration/no permit: Jakob Storms-Thompson, $105 More...

Sports

Bucks beat Vikings, Bobcats in girls track tri-meet

The Roscommon girls track team came out on top of Grayling and Houghton Lake at a tri-meet held at Grayling April 11.   Roscommon finished with 75 points while Grayling had 65 and Houghton Lake had 28.  More...

Roscommon 4x800 team wins event, paces squad at relays

A first place finish in the 4x800 Relay helped the Roscommon girls track team to a fifth place finish at the Sunrise Side Relays held April 13 at Standish-Sterling High School.  The team of Kalen Church, Katie Burmester, Reagan Moffit and Amanda More...

Bobcat baseball team posts 4-2 record to start season

The Houghton Lake varsity baseball team started its season with a 4-2 record with wins against Oscoda, Evart and McBain.  Oscoda 7, HL 0  Playing on a cold, windy day in Oscoda, the Owls topped the Bobcats in the season opener, 7-0.  More...

Editorial

Time and talent

Our Opinion

It is fitting that this issue of the Resorter, during National Volunteer Week, contains feature photos of a Kids Against Hunger packaging event.  More...

Effort to combat bullying would punish speech

Inside the First Amendment

The First Amendment’s protection for free speech seems fairly unlimited – an unambiguous provision included in just 45 simple words that begin with “Congress shall make no law …”  More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-APRIL 22, 1887  Local Items  A bill to organize the township of Lake, in this county, has passed and become a law. More...

Religion & Family

Faust, Barnes to wed in June

Jeff and Anita Faust of Houghton Lake announce the engagement of their son, Steven B. Faust, to Kristie L. Barnes, daughter of Greg and Rebecca Barnes of Grand Blanc.  More...

Schuett, Kaye wed in Waterford

Renee Kaye and Brian Schuett were united in marriage Feb. 18, 2012, in Waterford at the Victoria Wedding Chapel.  The Rev. William Frye officiated the double ring ceremony.  More...

BUNNY VISIT

The Easter bunny stops by to visit with Walt Horn and Delores Hose at the Houghton Lake Senior Center April 5. More...

Law Enforcement

Ask the Trooper

Question: I heard that the helmet law in Michigan has been repealed, is this true?  Answer: Public Act 98 of 2012 repeals the state’s mandatory motorcycle helmet requirement for certain motorcycle operators and passengers. More...

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Poll

Do you think pressure from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on legislators will have an effect on gun control?