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Roscommon Area Public Schools to operate all three buildings in 2012-13 - Free Access

    Roscommon Area Public Schools will keep its three schools More...

Commissioners approve animal shelter millage ballot language

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners passed a motion at the May 10 meeting to place a millage proposal on the Aug. 2012 primary ballot for the Roscommon County Animal Shelter.  More...

‘Kick-off’ summer on Saturday in St. Helen

With the arrival of the warm weather, the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce will host its Second Annual Summer Kick-off this Saturday.  The day’s events will begin with the ORV parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. More...

HONORABLE RHS SENIORS

A total of 29 Roscommon High School seniors were named as high honor or honor students for the 2011-2012 academic year. More...

Special Sections

News

Rep. Camp plans constituent hours in county May 24

United States Rep. More...

Alano Club facing financial challenges

The Houghton Lake Area Alano Club, 2410 North Markey Rd., Houghton Lake, has been in operation since 1991.  More...

Jones responds to termination

A long-time Denton Township firefighter and EMT specialist who was terminated earlier this month spoke to the Resorter this week about being let go from both the fire and ambulance departments.  More...

Business

Houghton Lake billboard to promote fishing contest

The Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau has recently contracted for the placement of a billboard promoting the seventh annual “Catch Us If You Can” fishing contest. More...

A-TECH’S NEW LOCATION

A-Tech Heating and Cooling moved recently to a new location at 211 West Branch Road (M-55) next to the Prudenville St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. More...

Marketing, retail consultant at Roscommon Twp. hall May 31

Marketing and Retail Consultant Denise Hansen of the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center will visit Roscommon County May 31.  She will be at the Roscommon Township Hall, 8555 Knapp Rd., Houghton Lake, from 7 to 9 p.m.&nbs More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Good, honest people’ see money is returned

A couple of weeks ago I dropped in the outside box at the Prudenville Post Office a money envelope that contained $280 cash in it along with about 20 other envelopes being mailed for work.  More...

Still questioning gas prices here

Houghton Lake gas customers are still asking questions!  Last week I went to West Branch two different days. Their gas was $3.65 for regular. More...

Time to consider consolidation of school districts

The May 10 edition of the Resorter contained a variety of articles, which on the surface appear to be unrelated, but ultimately are tied to the social and economic condition of our county, our schools, and our constituent communities. More...

Religion & Family

Robertses celebrate 50 years of marriage

Gary and Katherine “Sue” Roberts of Houghton Lake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 21.  More...

SPAGHETTI FOR RELAY

Team Curves raised $420 at a spaghetti dinner April 25 at the Houghton Lake Big Boy. The team raised the funds for the 2012 Relay for Life Roscommon County. More...

Mikenauk Chorale to perform Saturday at Good Shepherd

The Mikenauk Chorale will present its spring concert on May 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Houghton Lake Middle School “students of the month” were named for the month of April. More...

COLLINS STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Collins Elementary students were named Students of the Month for April. More...

RMS MAY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Roscommon Middle School May students of the month were announced May 3. More...

Features

Conservation officers mark 125th anniversary with memorial service

The conservation officers of the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division are the oldest statewide law enforcement agency in Michigan, and on May 15, they honored the 12 conservation officers who have died in the line of duty during t More...

Roscommon County Central Dispatch

Staff members of Roscommon County Central Dispatch, led by Director Patty Wiley (left) are (left to right) Dispatcher Michael Beaty (holding Jeta), Senior Dispatcher Jeri Jagielo, Deputy Director Car More...

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department

Members of the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department are (first row, from left) Cpl. More...

Breaking News - 5/22/2012 8:24 AM

HLSC Board recall petition language approved - Free Access

The recall language for three Houghton Lake Community School Board of Education members was deemed up to state statutory requirements on May 21 by the Roscommon County Election Commission. More...

Agencies maintain perimeter in the search for Robinson; tip line established - Free Access

Detective John Wybraniec of the Roscommon County Sheriff's Office's this morning gave the Resorter an update on the search of Everett A. Robinson. More...

Search continues Tuesday for escapee - Free Access

Tuesday morning update Law enforcement agencies continue to search this morning for Everett A. Robinson, 29, who escaped from police custody yesterday morning in Roscommon County. More...

REMEMBERING THE FALLEN

An honor guard of Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers including (left to right) Brad Brewer of Hillsdale County, Damon Owens of Jackson County, Cpl. More...

Superintendent search in high gear with profile approval

Superintendent candidates for Houghton Lake Community Schools will know what the board of education is looking for now that the profile process has been completed.  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 Charles D. Corwin presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, April 17 for Judge Michael J. Baumgartner:  Jeffrey A.J. Kage, 21, Houghton Lake, was discharged from probation as he paid in full his court assessments. More...

82nd District Court

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

Sports

FIRST PLACE WINNERS

The team of Blaine Hose, Brian Burt, Josh Burt and Corey Burtis (pictured, not in order) shot a 57 to finish first at the Roscommon County Lifesavers Relay for Life golf outing May 12. More...

Bucks top Eagles in shoot-out

The Roscommon varsity soccer team scored a 3-1 Northern Michigan Soccer League win at Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Tuesday, but they did it the hard way, taking the Eagles all the way to a shoot-out.  More...

Bucks third, Bobcats sixth at Falcon invite

The Roscommon girls varsity track squad finished in third place and Houghton Lake finished in sixth place at the Falcon Invite held May 11 at Ogemaw Heights High School.  The Bucks accumulated 99 team points while Houghton Lake scored 31. More...

Editorial

We all lost a friend

One of Houghton Lake’s most ardent supporters for nearly 50 years, James E. Preuett, 91, died May 2 in Traverse City.  More...

NNA President: Truth about postal reform

Now that U.S. Senate has passed a bill, S 1789, to reform the ailing U.S. Postal Service, critics are trying to disable the bill on its way to the House of Representatives. More...

Tricky call: deciding when news should be held

Inside the First Amendment

Journalists are in the business of telling the news, not hiding it.  But there are times – very few times, despite conspiracy-and-bias claims fueled by a media-criticism cottage industry – when news organizations do decide to hold th More...

Outdoors

Project Appleseed Tour coming to Houghton Lake

Families and individuals who would like to learn traditional rifle marksmanship skills, safety and history in a fun and safe setting may wish to register for the Project Appleseed Clinic June 2 and 3 of June (not June 4 and 5 as previously announced) More...

Neighbors have clear path to lake after chipping in for dredging

The process was a little complicated, but neighbors in the LaMona Beach Lagoon subdivision and those located along the canal next to Harvey Marine at Houghton Lake will have clear sailing after the completion of a dredging project this spring.  More...

BRAND NEW BABY ROOM

Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) volunteers pose for a picture with Houghton Lake Home Depot Store Manager Jeromy Werra after he and some of his employees came to the wild animal rehabilitatio More...

Happenings

More mentors needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Based Program

Although 15 matches were made this past school year for the Roscommon County Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch Buddies Program, more children are needed to be matched with adult volunteers for a community based program.  Currently there are five ad More...

Spaghetti dinner as Relay fundraiser

Team Chemical Bank will be holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at G’s Pizzeria on May 23 from 4-8 p.m.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will go toward Roscommon County Relay for Life.   More...

Democrats ‘Spring Fling’ planned May 20

The Roscommon County Democratic Party will hold its Spring Fling on May 20.  The event will run from noon until 4 p.m. and be held at the Deer Run Clubhouse, located next to Burger King in Prudenville. More...

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