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Make Free Fishing Weekend a ‘stay-cation’ here in county

The Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau is giving residents an added incentive to take advantage of this year’s Summer Free Fishing Weekend this Saturday and Sunday.  The event allows Michigan citizens and out-of-state visitors to fish for f More...

HLCS cuts to go before full board

The Finance Committee of the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education will recommend cuts to the 2012-13 budget of about $258,000 to the full board at its June 11 meeting.  More...

Stellar HLHS eighth grader spokesperson for MDA

Houghton Lake High School eighth grader Jakob Gronski knows what it means to make the most of every day.  At the age of six, he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  “It slowly got worse,” Jakob said in a phone interv More...

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News

TOASTING ROSCOMMON COUNTY REPUBLICANS

Congressman Dave Camp (left) and Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley perform a mock toast in front of Roscommon County Republican Chairman Gerald Wall during the annual Republican Spring Dinner More...

Interview process, questions approved for HLCS superintendent search

The Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday approved the final superintendent screening and interview process and a set of second-round questions that will be asked of all candidates for the new leader of the district. More...

Consolidation group to host informational meeting June 12

The Citizens for Township Consolidation will host a public meeting June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Senior Center.  More...

Business

Gaylord firm merges with Wilcox

Wilcox Professional Services has announced that Bradley J. Butcher & Associates, PC, an architecture and planning firm in Gaylord, since 1996, has merged with Wilcox. More...

STONE TURTLE YOGA

  (Left) Stone Turtle Yoga instructor Mariah Frye (pictured) said she is “passionate about yoga” and wanted to open a new yoga studio at Higgins Lake to help others enjoy the practice. More...

Dems to meet Friday in Denton

The regular meeting of the Roscommon County Democrats will be held June 8. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Old Stone Hall, Denton Township. More...

Letters to the Editor

What was cost of apprehension?

The recent capture of escape of Everett Robinson after a week of freedom raises a question. How many law enforcement officers and support staff were required to bring about his apprehension? More...

‘Take back our government’

We’ve got to take back our government. More...

‘Bigger government’ never ‘better government’

This letter is in response to Mr. Emmons from the Citizens for Township Consolidation. Your letter in last week’s Resorter seems to be a direct attack on the Lake Township Board. I was at that meeting on May 8. Were you? More...

Religion & Family

TURNING 89

A family reunion and 89th birthday party were celebrated by Audrey Arlene Neilson Alton on May 26, 2012 at the Deer Run Estates Clubhouse in Prudenville. She was born Feb. More...

Tices celebrate 50th anniversary

Paul and Janet (Orland) Tice celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 2.   Wed on June 2, 1962 in Owosso, the couple has lived in Prudenville since 2002. More...

Hill, Curlis plan September nuptials

Brian and Julie Hill of Higgins Lake announce the engagement of their son, Shane Hill, to Lia Curlis.   They were engaged last August and will be married Sept. More...

Law Enforcement

Sex offender turns himself in after rule violation

A registered sex offender turned himself in after being accused of violating the rules governing his movement by showing up at the Collins Elementary School Field Day Tuesday.  More...

Education

Park Explorer has plenty on agenda

The South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer has programs planned June 12-15 at the park.  The free events will be led by Explorer Brittany Sigafoose and will help participants discover nature around them.  Programs planned include:  More...

Terrific Kids

Pictured are “Terrific Kids” representatives from all nine of the Houghton Lake Middle School classes and four Collins Elementary classes who participated in Houghton Lake Kiwanis’ More...

Family Fun Day planned Saturday at Hartwick Pines

Hartwick Pines State Park will be hosting Family Fun Day as part of the DNR’s Free Fishing Weekend on June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Events are as follows:  Kids’ Fishing Derby at Bright and Glory Lakes from 10 a.m. More...

Breaking News - 6/12/2012 1:22 PM

Interviews for HLCS Superintendent to begin tonight - Free Access

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education has announced the interview schedule for the search for a new superintendent. More...

Breaking News - 6/7/2012 1:58 PM

Snyder rescinds burn ban due to reduced fire threat - Free Access

Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday (Thursday) issued a proclamation ending an outdoor burning ban in 49 counties, including Roscommon County, and a fireworks ban in Luce and Schoolcraft counties. More...

Manhunt costs still being tallied

The full cost of the manhunt for escaped Roscommon County Jail prisoner Everett Robinson is still being tallied by law enforcement agencies all over the state, but during a phone call with the Resorter on Tuesday, Roscommon County Sheriff Randall Ste More...

HLHS Class of 2012 leaves ‘legacy’

One hundred seven Houghton Lake High School seniors graduated Sunday in commencement exercises June 3 in the high school gymnasium.  Principal Brent Cryderman welcomed parents, family members and friends to the ceremony and advised the Class of More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pamela Ann Mansfield - 2017-11-16
Theresa LeCluyse - 2017-11-16
Jean Ellen Howey - 2017-11-16
Dale Benjamin LeGarie - 2017-11-16
Darline Irene Happ - 2017-11-16
Janet Lee Terry - 2017-11-16
Melvin C. Ward Jr. - 2017-11-16
Thomas Gene McCormack - 2017-11-16
Burton Edward Reed - 2017-11-16
Nancy A. Putnam - 2017-11-16
Daniel Ward Boynton - 2017-11-16
Albert W. Huff - 2017-11-16
Arteen Dick Stout - 2017-11-16
Harold Mosanko - 2017-11-16

Court News

82nd District Court

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

Sports

ALL CONFERENCE

Seven Roscommon High School varsity baseball players earned Jack Pine Conference recognition at the end of the 2011-12 season. More...

Archers complete ‘successful program

Thirty-eight archers competed May 31 at the Roscommon Elementary School for medals and a chance to win a new Genesis bow at the conclusion of the Roscommon Baptist Church’s eight week Centershot Archery Program.  More...

Third Sunrise Run on June 16

Runners and walkers from all over the Great Lakes region are gearing up for the third annual Higgins Lake Sunrise Run, which is coming up on June 16.  More...

Editorial

Time to shine

Our Opinion

Over 200 Roscommon County students received their high school diplomas in the last two weeks and are now headed out to make their mark in the world.  The three mottos chosen by area schools reflect the emotions and hope graduates have when they More...

He will play

The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced May 31 that its member schools approved an amendment to allow for a waiver of the association’s age limit under certain circumstances. More...

Some people recognize when to move on

In a season wrap-up meeting Tuesday in which all-conference players and other stand-outs were recognized, Roscommon High School Baseball Coach Rodney Patterson thanked his senior players for their contributions. More...

Outdoors

SUCCESS OFF THE DOCK

Gavin Bitner, 7, of Washington Township (above, left) pictured with Payton McKernan, 5, of Fraser, shows off a northern pike he caught in Lake James May 26. More...

17 swans

For three mornings, Pat Marra who lives at 10672 West Shore Drive was able to have his morning coffee while viewing 17 swans. More...

Wild turkey management reform signed into law

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Darwin Booher to ensure turkey hunting license fees will be used by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for turkey population management has been signed by the governor.   More...

Happenings

Happy Landings at 65th Dawn Patrol

Despite iffy flying weather in many areas of the state Sunday, the 65th Dawn Patrol Fly-in and Breakfast at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport was well attended according to Roscommon Area Pilots Association President Kevin Lewis.  More...

Taming the Hazard

Residents from all over Roscommon County made the decision to dispose of their hazardous household waste responsibly Saturday during the first of two household hazardous waste collection days at the Central Michigan District Health Department.  More...

Cheeseburger benefit Sunday for Rogers at Springbrook

A cheeseburger benefit will be held for Shelly Rowley Rogers on June 10 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Springbrook Inn.  On Jan. 19, 2012 Shelly was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer that has spread to her brain. More...

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