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Finding significance in life by visiting Ethiopia

The list of countries to visit included the United Kingdom and other Western nations. The continent of Africa, however, was never discussed. More...

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News

Needy Not Greedy accepting food, personal items during drive

Needy Not Greedy, 6415 West Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, will be accepting donations of canned goods, packaged food and goodies for people in need during the winter.  Needy Not Greedy will offer the food for those in need free of charge and More...

TWO VICTIM SERVICE VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE AWARD

Roscommon County’s Victim Service Unit members, assistance for the families involved. More...

State Police investigating propane theft

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating the theft of a 100-pound propane tank, taken from a residence at 3881 N. Dorr Rd. in Merritt Oct. 18. The 72-year-old homeowner told police the tank was approximately 3/4 full. More...

Business

Bischoff Farm recognized for commitment to environment

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing Prudenville’s Bischoff Farm as a verified farm in the Livestock and Cropping Systems for im More...

WELCOMING NEW ROTARIAN

New Roscommon Rotary member Brett Bigorowski (right) was welcomed into the club Oct. 18 by Rotary President Gary Long (left) and Rotary District 6290 Governor Lody Zwarensteyn (center). More...

Construction begins on Lake AuSable Lodge at Forest Dunes

Framing work on Lake AuSable Lodge, an 11,000-square foot, 16-room hotel being built at Forest Dunes Golf Club, began Oct. 16 according to Forest Dunes General Manager Todd Campbell. More...

Outdoors

A LITTLE FALL FUN

Roscommon High School varsity volleyball player Kalen Church (left) paints a ghost on the cheek of Tommy Sherrill of Roscommon during the annual pumpkin giveaway sponsored by ReMax of Higgins Lake in More...

Natural shoreline workshop Nov. 8 at RAM Center

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership is offering professional training for people interested in becoming a part of the MNSP Shoreline Educator Network.  Workshops on the benefits of natural shoreline landscaping, bioengineering and erosio More...

ZEROING IN ON THE PROBLEM

Mark Heilman, senior aquatic researcher at SePRO Corp., bags samples of Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) collected on a recent trip to Houghton Lake with Paul Hausler, senior water resources specialist wi More...

Happenings

RHS seniors making their mark on this year’s Trunk or Treat

By Cheryl Holladay  and Krista Tacey-Cater More...

Halloween ‘haunts’ planned in county

 Several communities in Roscommon County are hosting Halloween events for children and their families this Halloween season.  Gerrish Township  More...

HAUNTED HELP

HAUNTED HELP More...

Election

Breaking News - 10/25/2012 3:03 PM

ELECTION GUIDE 2012 - Free Access

While many voters will go to the polls on Nov. 6, many others will cast their votes ahead of time via absentee ballots. The Resorter will publish its entire election guide on Nov. 1. However, we are also publishing some if it online ahead of time. More...

Denton Township voters to decide on treasurer, trustees, two millages - Free Access

Voters in Denton Township will choose which candidates they want as trustees and as treasurer. Supervisor Craig Cotterman and Clerk Carol Asher are shoo-ins as they won election in the August primary. More...

Lake Township voters to decide on treasurer, clerk, trustee races - Free Access

In Lake Township, the only candidate running unopposed is Supervisor Stanley Christler, Republican, who faced no opposition in the primary and was a shoo-in for re-election More...

Richfield tax in question

The Richfield Township board may have to rescind a Sept. 25 motion that approved a special assessment that would collect a little over $15,000 for the township’s public safety department.  More...

Halloween ‘haunts’ planned in county

Several communities in Roscommon County are hosting Halloween events for children and their families this Halloween season. Gerrish Township The fourth annual Trunk or Treat and Haunted Trail will take place on Halloween night, Oct. More...

HIGGINS LAKE LOSES A FRIEND

When Laurel “Laurie” Smith Tudor died on Oct. lake’s North Bay during the summer of 2010. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

82nd District Court

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

Sports

Bucks blast Standish in District soccer opener

The Roscommon Bucks scored a 6-3 win over Standish-Sterling in a first round District Tournament game at Clare Oct. 16.  More...

Jaguars final games Saturday, 7th graders to play at Ferris

The Houghton Lake Jaguars will conclude their regular season of play Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.  More...

Bucks end youth football season Saturday on road

Roscommon Youth Football League squads will end their regular season Saturday on the road.  The Bucks 3rd/4th grade team will play at Harrison against Harrison 2 at 1 p.m. The Roscommon 5th/6th Team 1 will play at Houghton Lake at 4 p.m. More...

Editorial

Our Opinion

‘Annoyance’ afforded by freedom

Voters who took advantage of the televised presidential debates and were undecided had an opportunity to learn about both men and their ideas. The debates helped clarify positions, helped viewers understand positions and policy development. More...

Take the time to sloooowww down

“If I could save time in a bottle.”  The old Jim Crocé song lovingly speaks of spending more time with his love.  If I had more time, I’d spend it with my family and friends. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hopes community will come to performance

Kirtland Community Theatre is currently performing “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Lonestar,” two one-act comedies written by James McClure in 1978. When the show was recently performed in St. More...

Social Security system needs change to care for future generations

I read with great interest the recent letter on Social Security benefits. More...

‘So much at stake’

Billy Graham has gone political.  Billy Graham is running full-page advertisements in a number of newspapers across the country, urging voters to vote for candidates that support biblical values of life and religious liberty.  More...

Religion & Family

Morford, Lake plan December wedding

Jamie (Leonard) Morford and Ryan Morford of Holland announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne, to Jarrid Alan Lake, son of Greg and Sonia Lake of Roscommon.   More...

FIFTH GENERATION

The Sherwood Family recently celebrated the addition mom Autumn Sherwood of Manton and grandpa of a fifth generation. Pictured are (left to right) Steve Sherwood Jr. of Merritt. More...

Mercy Hospice offering holiday grief workshops planned in November

Mercy Hospice is offering community seminars on coping with holiday grief.  More...

Education

Fourth Grade Camp

  ALL ABOUT TEAMWORK A group of students from Amy Koupal’s fourth grade volunteer Bill Dennison, Shane Swales, Greg Pelton, class conquers “The Beam” through the use of teamwork Joslyn Hubbard, volunteer Dick Pedersen, Kaden du More...

RCCF Ambassadors Club to sponsor 2012 Scholarship Expos

The Roscommon County Community Foundation, in cooperation with both the Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools, announces the Third Annual Scholarship Expos. More...

WALMART REWARDS HLMS TEACHERS

Houghton Lake Walmart Manger Jim Vansice (far are (front row, left to right) Bennett, Principal Susan right) and Tammy Bennett of the Walmart Vision Tyer, Emily Cowhy, Cindy Laur, Sarah Partenio, Ren More...

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