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OLD TIME FUN

Kylee and Ben Ormsbee and their grandfather, Gordon Joseph played with the model trains at the Roscommon Historical Model Train Club during Christmas in the Village Dec. 1. More...

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News

Personnel changes made in Roscommon Township following election

Following the general election in November, Roscommon Township officials Tuesday approved several appointments, some of which were due to personnel being elected to other offices.  The board accepted the resignations of Michelle Stevenson and Tr More...

CRASH INJURES DRIVER

A wrecked vehicle belonging to Betty Ketchum, 82, of Roscommon sits in the middle of M-55 just west of Maplebluff Avenue Friday afternoon. More...

High-speed accident results in injuries

An Ontario man driving on M-55 at an estimated speed of 80 to 90 miles per hour was injured Dec. 1 when his vehicle left the roadway and he struck a utility pole at Nester Auto Group, Houghton Lake.  More...

Business

Spicer’s ‘Top 100’ according to Boating Industry magazine

Spicer’s Boat City, Houghton Lake, recently learned it has been included in Boating Industry magazine’s eighth-annual Top 100 Dealers program for 2012.  Spicer’s was one dealer featured on the elite list, which recognizes the b More...

TABLET DONATION

The Walmart Supercenter of Houghton Lake donated an iPad and Nook tablet reader to the District 6290 Rotary Foundation Gala Oct. 26 at Thousand Oaks Country Club in Grand Rapids. More...

VEE GEEZ FEED & SUPPLIES

Gabriel and Veckie Lemanski and their sons Kegan, 5 and Wyatt, 3, are the owners of Vee Geez Feed & Supplies at 5729 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55). More...

Letters to the Editor

Confusion exists with AFC homes

It has come to our attention that people are confusing Mapleview AFC Home with the home that is located at 216 South Harrison Rd. Mapleview is a licensed AFC home located at 500 South Harrison Rd. We have been the owners/operators for 29 years. More...

‘Socialism doesn’t work’

I read with some amusement the letters in the Nov. 29th issue of the Resorter. More...

Reflections on the 2012 rifle season

I was just reflecting on the past 2012 whitetail rifle deer season. Although I was not fortunate enough to get my buck I had for the most part an enjoyable season. More...

Health

Houghton Lake’s Williams named ‘Diabetes Educator of the Year’

Houghton Lake’s Robin Ann Williams, MA, RD, CDE, was recently named the Diabetes Educator of the Year 2012.  Williams received the award Oct. More...

Napier new Hospice of Helping Hands director

Hospice of Helping Hands recently announced Donnelle Napier as its new director.  After three months as interim director, Napier accepted the full-time director position Oct. 29.  More...

Happenings

WINNING CONTEST ENTRY

Madison Rankin, 5, the daughter of Shannon and Joe Rankin and sister of Cole, 3, was a contest winner in the Resorter’s Santa’s Workshop Coloring Contest. More...

WINNER IN HER AGE BRACKET

Eight-year-old Isabel Valdez, daughter of Andrea and Jose Valdez, won the Resorter’s Coloring Contest in the eight-to-nine-year-old age bracket. She said she colored her picture at home. More...

RESORTER COLORING CONTEST WINNER

Alyssa Taylor, 10, Houghton Lake, was the winner of the 10-to-12-yearold group in the Resorter’s Coloring Contest held in conjunction with Santa’s Workshop. More...

Determining validity of petitions subject of board vote

During the Roscommon County Commissioners Nov. More...

12/12/12

Birthdays share date’s repetition

This coming Wednesday will be the last time the date 12/12/12 will show up on the calendar until the year 2112.  More...

Tri-Lakes Home Builders helping Markey woman repair fire damaged home

When a fire damaged the uninsured home of Karen Polzin on May 20 of this year, the 51-year-old Markey Township resident had no choice but to continue living there. 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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Oct. 23:  Jason J. More...

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  Gerald L. Howard, 40, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on seven counts of writing a no-account check. More...

Sports

HOOP SHOOTERS

Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks No. 1982, Houghton Lake, hosted its annual Hoop Shoot Dec. 1 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School. More...

Goodwin to lead Bobcat cagers

For the third time in three seasons, the Houghton Lake High School boys varsity basketball team will see a new face on the bench.  Coach Jeff Goodwin, a 2005 HLHS graduate, will be taking the helm of the program after obtaining the varsity coach More...

Buck grapplers gunning for fifth straight trip to Team State Finals

Winter Sports Preview

The Roscommon High School varsity wrestling team is working their way toward their fifth straight trip to the Team State Finals, but will have significant challenges along the way according to Assistant Coach Mark Jernigan.  More...

Editorial

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results  Did you buy a Powerball ticket? Absentee-46% In person-56%  This week’s question   More...

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Our Opinion

It’s beginning to look a lot like…flu season.  While Christmas is on the minds of many, another season is beginning a little sooner this year. More...

I Was Thinking…

With technology increasingly making itself necessary in our lives, there is a trend among educators to eliminate the teaching of cursive handwriting.  More...

Outdoors

HEFTY EIGHT-POINT

Ed Noyce of Houghton Lake bagged this big eight-point on Nov. 17 while hunting near Lake City. The big buck dressed out at 220 pounds. (Courtesy photo) More...

Volunteers needed for state campground host program

The Department of Natural Resources Monday announced it wants to hear from residents interested in spending their summer enjoying Michigan’s great outdoors while providing a valuable service, serving as hosts at Michigan state parks and state f More...

‘A GREAT DAY’

TJ Clark of Roscommon “had a great day hunting” on Nov. 25 when he bagged this 9-point buck off M-18 between Roscommon and M-72. Clark shot the buck when he was in full run after a doe. More...

Religion & Family

One million ‘Movies for Troops’ goal of Family Video, 1,200 here

Family Video of Houghton Lake is collecting “Movies for Troops” until Dec. 14.  The company-wide goal is to send one million movies to troops overseas. More...

AmVets need soldiers’ addresses to send Christmas care packages

AmVets Post 13 of Higgins Lake is asking the public for addresses of veterans or soldiers who are overseas.  The post plans to send Christmas care packages to any veteran or soldier whose address is supplied to the post.  Addresses can be g More...

Messiah Lutheran breakfast Dec. 8

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

Education

VETERANS HONORED

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church recently honored its veterans after a worship service. More...

HLHS bands to present Holiday Concert Dec. 6

The bands of Houghton Lake Community Schools will present their Holiday Concert Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

HLCS musical, choir concert set for Dec. 13, 18

Houghton Lake Community Schools general music teacher Julie Laur encourages friends and family to attend the 4th and 5th Grade Winter Musical: “Once On a Housetop” Dec. 13 at 1:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. 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?