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Bluegill Fest underway, medallion discovered

Today (Thursday) marks the beginning of the 63rd Annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival which will run from July 12-15.  More...

CHA announces several staff positions as filled

Nine new staff members were announced during the Charlton Heston Academy Board of Directors meeting on July 10.  Superintendent Dave Patterson said the new director of physical operations and safety is Mike Brown and Marty Hatley was announced a More...

Roscommon Arts Festival this weekend

The Higgins Lake/Roscommon Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 43rd Annual Roscommon Arts Festival on July 14.  The festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CRAF Center lawn and along Lake St. in Roscommon.  More...

Special Sections

News

ONE INJURED

Emergency workers from Denton Township tend to an accident on M-55 about 150 feet west of Homestead Road Saturday morning. More...

Delp tapped as new HLHS assistant principal

Houghton Lake High School will have a new assistant principal at the start of the 2012-13 school year.  The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education at a special meeting Monday hired Steven C. More...

HLCS welcomes Dunsmore as superintendent

In a statement provided to the Resorter Monday night following the school board’s special meeting on the topic of hiring a new high school assistant principal, President Tom Dean welcomed Scott Dunsmore to the district.  More...

Business

The Home Depot hosting 10-year anniversary ‘thank you’ event

The Home Depot, Houghton Lake, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a Home Show July 14.  A full day of events is planned for customers of all ages, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

REFLEXOLOGY

(Right) Kathi Schrock, internationally certified reflexologist, is available for appointments at The Hairloft Salon & Day Spa, Houghton Lake. More...

Pediatrician joins the Grayling Mercy Physician Network

Dr. Valda Byrd has joined Dr. Kristie Koehler as part of the Mercy Physician Network Pediatrics team.  The addition of Dr. Byrd will provide increased pediatric service availability to the community. Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters: Ballot available online

The August Primary ballot can be viewed for your township at webapps. More...

Deadline July 19 for consolidation committee ballot

Time is running short to submit a non-partisan nominating petition to run for a resident member position on the coordinating committee of the [proposed] new consolidated township. More...

Election letters policy

In fairness to candidates and issues on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot, letters related to the election will not be accepted for the Resorter’s Aug. 2 edition. More...

Religion & Family

Yanna, Tilmant to wed at Hartwick Pines

Betty Yanna, daughter of Dave and Sue Garber of Michigan Center, and Christian Tilmant, son of Michael and Victoria Hebda of Houghton Lake and Romulus, announce their wedding engagement.  They plan to wed Aug. 18, 2012, at Hartwick Pines. More...

Harrises celebrate 65 years

Ralph and Barbara (Donnelly) Harris celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2012. The couple was married in 1947 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Detroit.  More...

Woerle, McMartin plan September nuptials

Jodi Rebecca Woerle, daughter of Dr. Norman and Susan Woerle of Mt. Pleasant, and Trevor Jon McMartin, son of Peter and Jan McMartin of Houghton Lake, announce their engagement to be married Sept. More...

Law Enforcement

Sheriff’s office handling fireworks noise complaints

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office has recently been handling noise complaints related to fireworks.  Lt. Mark Chapman said there have been no major issues with safety. More...

Trooper Stimac leaves Houghton Lake Post for new assignment

After 13 years assigned to the Houghton Lake State Police Post, Trooper Bradley Stimac has moved on to a new assignment with the Seventh District Hometown Security Team.  More...

Acting commander in charge of Houghton Lake MSP

Michigan State Police Post Lt. Kip Belcher has been assigned as acting post commander at Post 72, Houghton Lake.  The assignment comes after the reassignment of First Lt. David Street as post commander of the Post 71, Cadillac. More...

VIEW FROM THE TOP

(Left to right) Meghan Rodak, daughter, Kelly, 5, son, Hunter, 3, and husband Brent, of Allen Park enjoy the July 4 Fireworks display at the Roscommon Fire Training Grounds from the roof of their veh More...

Beach testing nixed due to lack of state funding

Roscommon Township, along with other townships in Roscommon County, was recently notified by the Central Michigan District Health Department that the department will no longer be testing beaches for E.coli contamination.  More...

No charges sought after stabbing near Falmouth

No charges will be sought in a stabbing incident that occurred at a party near Falmouth July 4, after the 19-yearold male victim refused to cooperate with police.  More...

COLORFUL DISPLAY

These fireworks were part of the finale of Houghton Lake’s Independence Day fireworks display. The fireworks were shot from the Houghton Lake State Airport July 3 on a full moon night. (CHP) 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

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  Lindsay A. Essex, 27, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of accessory after the fact/felony. More...

Sports

SENDING THE HEAT

(Above) Roscommon-St. More...

Limberlost trips Trestain’s to remain in first place

After defeating Trestain’s 33-3 on July 9, Limberlost Lounge maintained their lead of the Upper Division in the Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League.  More...

Limberlost ladies survive scare, remain perfect in softball league

Limberlost Lounge survived a scare against Clive & Dot’s July 5 scoring 13 runs in the sixth inning to win 21-14 and remain undefeated in the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League.  More...

Editorial

Our friend John

Our Opinion

Routines are a part of life. From the school bus passing the house at 7:20 a.m. each day to the truck with the loud exhaust who drives by the office window each afternoon. We come to expect them.  More...

Good riddance to some, miss ya to others

AARP Magazine recently published a story under the headline: “Vanishing.” The piece essentially advised humans to say bye-bye to things many have come to love and cherish.  More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 40 YEARS AGO-JUNE 8, 1972 Over 10 million Resorter’s later More...

Outdoors

Archery shoot this weekend at Roscommon’s Bambi Lake

An archery tournament will be held at Bambi Lake Baptist Conference Center in Roscommon this weekend.  The tournament will begin Friday (July 13) with registration from noon until 2 p.m. From 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. More...

SUBSTANTIAL CATCH

Bill Oster, 62, of Houghton Lake brought back his heaviest catch (estimated to weigh 80 to 90 pounds) in 59 years of fishing on Houghton Lake from a fishing trip with his son Jason of Sterling Height More...

THREE GENERATIONS SUCCESS

Three generations of one family had a successful fishing trip on Houghton Lake July 8. More...

Happenings

Fun on the Fourth

ALL DECKED OUT (Left) Sisters, Harlie and Amanda Eggleston (from left) wore red, white and blue skirts made by their mother, Mary Bowdish to the Roscommon Fourth of July Parade on July 4. More...

STRAWBERRY SOCIAL

Erv and Betty Borsum of Lake City look forward to eating their strawberry desserts at the annual Merritt Country Music Festival and Strawberry Social July 8 at the pavilion in Merritt. More...

Kirtland Garden Club tour, July 16

The public is invited to the Kirtland Garden Club tour on July 16.  Tour goers will be able to visit the Higgins Lake gardens at their leisure from 10 a.m. More...

Education

Sensen earns doctorate in government from Harvard

Kathryn (Shea) Sensen received a Ph. D. degree in government from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA on May 24.  She was one of approximately 400 candidates who received this degree at the university’s 361st commencement exercise. More...

Willson among graduates of career, technical institute

Robert Willson of Houghton Lake was among those graduating from the Michigan Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) in Barry County July 7.  More...

Several earn honors at GVSU

Several area students have been honored for their academic work at Grand Valley State University.  More...

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