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Coast Guard Auxiliary assists with Bridge Walk patrol

During the Bridge Walk on Labor Day, the area under the bridge is off limits to recreational boaters while the bridge is crowded with Labor Day walkers.  More...

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News

New cut scores reveal more accurate achievement in four subjects tested

High schools across Michigan this summer received results from the MME (Michigan Merit Exam), a standardized test high school juniors across the state take every spring. This year students took it March 6-8.  More...

Things parents need to know about Michigan’s new cut scores

The Michigan Department of Education has provided answers to frequently asked questions about standardized testing and the state’s new cut scores.  More...

CCCA to travel to Thunder Bay Resort

The Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center will be traveling to Thunder Bay Resort, Hillman, on Sept. 27.  Those who attend the trip will view bull elk bugle during their fall rut on a horse drawn carriage ride and tour. More...

Sports

Grayling scores five goals in second half to top ’Cats

Despite a 1-0 lead in the second half, Houghton Lake lost 5-1 to Grayling at Bobcat Stadium Tuesday in a non-conference contest.  More...

DALMAC RESTS AT HLHS

Participants in the Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw Bicycle Tour made an overnight stop at Houghton Lake High School on Aug. 31 during their 300 mile trip. More...

BAGGAGE CLAIM

Brian Williams of Williamston looks through a long line of baggage upon his arrival at the Houghton Lake High School parking lot on Aug. 31. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pedestrians should enjoy same safety

On Sunday, Sept. 2, we spent the day fishing on the Muskegon  More...

Mother hopes rumors stop

Again, this is the Mom who lost her wonderful son on July 4, 2012.  First of all I want to thank all of the wonderful people up there who have been so good to us, your cards and donations have touched our hearts. More...

Fears economic impact of dam removal will not be considered

Mr. Michael Guy’s letter in the Aug. 30 edition of the Resorter, in which he references my letter the week before, must be answered. More...

Religion & Family

‘40 Days in the Word’ to begin at Good Shepherd

Small groups are forming at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in anticipation of the beginning of a sixweek study, “40 Days in the Word.”  Beginning Sept. More...

THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

Doug Demuth of Higgins Lake had 12 inches of hair cut by Zakk Wells, a Houghton Lake Cosmetology student, Aug. 24. More...

Roscommon County Christian Choir to begin cantata rehearsals

The Roscommon County Christian Choir will begin rehearsing for its annual Christmas cantata with a choir picnic Sept. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Happenings

Volunteer Defense Force memberstrain at Camp Grayling

Volunteer members of the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force gathered at Camp Grayling Aug. More...

Household hazardous waste collection, Sept. 8

For the second time this year, Roscommon County residents will be able to bring unwanted home items to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sept. More...

CCCA to take trip to Petoskey

The Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center is planning a trip to Petoskey on Sept. More...

Breaking News - 9/11/2012 11:13 AM

Roscommon teachers vote to leave MEA - Free Access

The Resorter has learned that teachers at Roscommon Area Public Schools have voted to decertify from the Michigan Education Association. More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2012 1:23 PM

Recount changes November ballot for Gerrish Twp. trustee; supervisor result remains unchanged - Free Access

As a result of a recount of Gerrish Township ballots cast in the August primary, the name of James Lippert, candidate for trustee, will be on the November ballot. More...

Gorbachow sentenced for August, 2011, shooting

A Twining man, formerly of Higgins Lake, was sentenced in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, July 24 in connection with the Aug. 20, 2011, shooting of another man in Lake Township.  Thomas H. Gorbachow, 55, was sentenced by Judge Michael J. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday

For those who missed the first Household Hazardous Waste Collection in the beginning of the summer there is a second chance on Sept. 8. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roscommon County Health Department parking lot.  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:  Paul F. Vogel Sr., 64, Lansing, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, July 24:  Joanna Fults, 50, Mt. More...

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  Stephen A. Schulz, 29, Burton, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense. More...

Business

SPICER’S ADDS MORE STORAGE

Spicer’s Boat City Service Manager Jessie Minto (left) and President Phillip Spicer stand in front of future site of what Spicer called a “new state-of-the-art boat storage facility&rdquo More...

Mercy Manor recognized for resident satisfaction

Mercy Manor, Grayling, received My InnerView Excellence in Action awards from National Research Corporation on Aug. 28.  More...

Merchants to meet Sept. 6

The Houghton Lake Merchants Association will hold its monthly meeting today (Thursday, Sept. More...

Editorial

Safe disposal

Our Opinion

Saturday will give residents of Roscommon County a chance to rid themselves of “Household Hazardous Waste.”  More...

Inside the First Amendment: Technology takes freedoms forward, law catches up

Inside the First Amendment

As it made the quantum leap from parchment to paper through the electronic era to digital formats, First Amendment law on freedom of expression has lagged behind technology. More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results  Did Ann Romney’s speech at the RNC change your opinion about her husband, Mitt Romney?   More...

Outdoors

New dam to help keep Wraco Lake at proper level, DNR biologist says

A new “maintenance free” dam was installed by the Department of Natural Resources on Wolf Creek at the outlet of Wraco Lake last week, in hopes of bringing the lake “back to its natural level,” according to DNR Wildlife Biolog More...

Houghton Lake’s Burnside 23rd in Marquette’s ‘Ore to Shore’

Last month Mike Burnside of Houghton Lake tackled Michigan’s largest mass start point-to-point race.  Held Aug. 11, the Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic takes place in Marquette. More...

Soccer competition to be held

All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the 2012 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge Sept. 18 at the Roscommon North Youth Soccer Association Fields.  More...

Law Enforcement

PREPARING FOR INVESTIGATION

Denton Township Police Chief Dallas McGeary (front, left) uses spray paint to mark the spot where sevenyear old Teslyn Hall of Prudenville was found after being struck by a vehicle on M-18 south of C More...

State Police stop car thief for speeding

State Police arrested a 17-year-old Pinconning man for stealing a car after he was stopped for speeding on I-75 Aug. More...

Education

New team in place as Our Lady of the Lake starts school year

A new team of educators is in place at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School in Prudenville, which began its school year Sept. 5.  More...

STUFF THE BUS

Walmart Manager Jim VanSice and St. Vincent de Paul Store Manager Amy Holtman stand with some of the items collected during the “Stuff the Bus” event held at Walmart Aug. 30 and 31. More...

Fall enrollment continues at Baker of Cadillac

Baker College of Cadillac is continuing its’ fall 2012 quarter enrollment which begins Sept. 24.  More...

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