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Voters to face full 2012 ballot

Roscommon County voters will have many choices to make on the 2012 general election ballot next Tuesday.  More...

Six to vie for Miss Houghton Lake Nov. 3

This Saturday six senior girls from Houghton Lake High School will compete for the title of Miss Houghton Lake. The theme of the 2012 Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program is “Salute to Our Military.” More...

Special Sections

News

Lost person in woods guided to vehicle by 911 center

After 20 minute call to Central Dispatch a man lost in the woods was guided back to his vehicle. More...

ANNUAL MEETING

During the annual Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce meeting at Fred’s of Roscommon on Oct. More...

‘12th Street Lake’ gone after RCRC project

After years of project proposal changes, quick fixes and frequent pumping, “the 12th Street Lake” will be gone forever, Roscommon County Road Commission engineering technician Roger Saxton told the Resorter.  More...

Editorial

‘Yes’ for Vets

Our Opinion

The county’s 1/8 mill request to expand funding of the Veteran’s Affairs office will be on the ballot Tuesday for Roscommon County voters’ consideration. More...

Merit in two proposals

The importance of this election is not just limited to the national issue of who will be president, but also to Michigan voters who have six constitutional proposals on which to pass judgment. More...

Stevenson our choice

Four years ago Randy Stevenson faced a challenge for the job of Roscommon County Sheriff by a candidate that had no qualifications to serve as the county sheriff, and whose motive was in part determined by retribution. More...

Religion & Family

Messiah Lutheran to host breakfast Nov. 3

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will host a community breakfast Nov. More...

Forreider, Kasik to wed in August

Kristina Forreider, daughter of Len and Mary Forreider of Higgins Lake, and Ryan Kasik, son of John and Janice Kasik of Higgins Lake, announce their engagement to be married.  The couple is planning an August, 2013, wedding in Petoskey.  More...

Wingo, Robinson plan July wedding

John and Babe Wingo and Jeff and Kim Barnes all of Prudenville announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Wingo, to Bob Robinson, the son of Bill and Pam Robinson of Coleman.  The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Houghton Lake High Sc More...

Law Enforcement

Robinson’s trial postponed

A jury trial that was set for Nov. 8 for Everett A. Robinson, 29, the man who last May fled from police after escaping from an Arenac County Sheriff’s deputy, has been postponed until Dec. 6 in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon.  More...

‘Arrest’ app now available for Smart phone users

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that a new information sharing program has been obtained intended to improve communications and provide timely public safety information to citizens.  More...

MSP looks into theft of tree stand

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating the theft of a tree stand from the woods near the intersection of County Road 104 and North Townline Road in Lyon Township.   More...

Election

Supervisor, treasurer, trustee seats up for grabs in Richfield

Richfield Township voters will decide which two candidates will fill the supervisor’s position, which two candidates will fill the treasurer’s position and which three candidates will fill two trustee positions. More...

Voters have six proposals in front of them

Besides the lengthy partisan ballot voters will see in the Nov. 6th Presidential election there are six constitutional proposals that Michigan voters are asked to make a determination of either yes or no. More...

Voters encouraged to view sample ballots before Tuesday

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging Michigan voters to go online to view their sample ballot prior to the Nov. 6 general election in order to help shorten lines on Election Day.  More...

Breaking News - 11/6/2012 9:46 AM

MORNING VOTERS - Free Access

Denton Township election worker Jim Newcomb (left) chats with voters Tuesday morning while they stand in line to vote. Theresa Wagner, deputy clerk, said 337 voters (including absentee voters) had been counted by 8:20 a.m. More...

BRINGING OUT THE BIG GUNS

The race for the 103rd District seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, pitting single-term incumbent Republican Bruce Rendon against first-time Democratic candidate Lon Johnson, has been hotly contested, with both parties pulling out the sto 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:  More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 18:  John D. More...

Sports

Bucks, Falcons to meet for District title - Free Access

After defeating rival Houghton Lake in three sets, the Roscommon High School varsity volleyball squad punched its ticket to the District championship game Oct. 31 at RMS. More...

Pioneers blast Bucks in 33-0 playoff loss

The Roscommon High School varsity football squad’s 2012 campaign came to a close after a 33-0 loss to Clare Oct. More...

Burmester headed to State for second time

Roscommon High School sophomore Katie Burmester has qualified for the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 State cross country meet for the second straight year after finishing fourth at the Regional competition held Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Camp truly memorable experience

The parents of Houghton Lake fourth graders are truly fortunate to have such dedicated teachers for their children. Mrs. Laur, Mrs. Williams, Miss Cowhy and especially Mrs. More...

‘Very, very proud’ of young Bucks

On behalf of the people and Buck fans of the Roscommon school district, I believe congratulations are due, to the Roscommon 3rd and 4th grade youth football team, who is now undefeated for the year 2012. More...

Great Halloween party in Lyon

The Lyon Township Firefighters [held a] great Halloween party for kids.  I have lived here for over 30 years and because my kids were all older did not have a reason to attend. More...

Happenings

Scavenger Hunt Nov. 4

Two Relay for Life teams, Sandy’s Fight for Life and Deer Run Scooter Brigade, will host a Scavenger Hunt fundraiser Nov. 4. beginning at 1 p.m. at G’s Pizzeria, Prudenville.  More...

Fish fry Friday at St. Helen American Legion

Squadron 416 of the American Legion Post 416 is holding a fish fry on Friday.  The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Price is $6.50 for adults with children 12 and under $5. More...

Winter weather driving class at senior center

The Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center will present a safe winter weather driving class on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the senior center, 308 Lawndale St., Grayling.  More...

Education

Farrington starts ‘Jeans for Teens’ project

After Roscommon High School senior Amanda Farrington received her senior project assignment from English instructor Annette Murray she wasn’t sure what she wanted to focus on.  “I had no idea what I wanted to do,” Farrington sa More...

Fall Treat

Students from all grades at Charlton Heston Academy in St. Helen got a taste of fall when they were treated to a hayride and farm visit by Barry and Debbie Brown Friday.  More...

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Poll

Do you think pressure from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on legislators will have an effect on gun control?