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Accident claims life of St. Helen woman Dec. 30

A two vehicle crash in Arenac County claimed the life of Christine Ann Romps, 21, of St. Helen, on Dec. 30.  More...

Fugitive tops 2012 headlines

Year in Review

No other story caught the attention of so many Roscommon County residents – as well as many members of the law enforcement community – in 2012 as the escape of Everett A. Robinson.  More...

Special Sections

News

33rd Slide Ready to Ride

It’s winter, we’ve got ice and snow, and for the 33rd year in a row, Parker Seiler, 86, has put together an ice slide and skating rink for kids of all ages to enjoy.  Located at his home at 103 Reflection Court on Lake James, there i More...

Akin resigns as Denton zoning administrator

The Denton Township Board, at a special meeting Dec. More...

CLERK SWORN IN

Michelle Stevenson was sworn in as Roscommon County Clerk at the Roscommon County Building Dec. 28. More...

Editorial

A Year in Review

Our Opinion

Much about a community can be gleaned from the pages of its newspaper and 2012 is no exception in Roscommon County.  Compiling the annual Year in Review, the breadth of news in our area this past year is quite amazing. More...

Let’s focus on the good of 2012

Negative things will always occur, be they hurricanes, fires, car accidents... or worse. The tragedy in Connecticut that took the lives of so many tiny, innocent children comes immediately to mind.  More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-DECEMBER 30, 1887  EDITORIAL  Christmas Trees.   More...

Religion & Family

RED HAT CHRISTMAS

Members of the Red Scarletts of Houghton Lake joined for their Christmas party at the Riviera Resort Restaurant and Lounge Dec. 13. It was an afternoon of exchanging gifts and playing games. More...

Clare’s ‘Pioneer Mother’ statue being restored

The Pioneer Mother statue located outside the Clare City Middle School (formerly the high school), sitting in the wind, the rain and snow since 1938 is finally getting a facelift. The sculptor, Samuel Cashwan would be pleased. More...

Hight reports to duty

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua C. More...

Breaking News - 1/7/2013 12:16 PM

Standoff ends peacefully - Free Access

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic dispute the afternoon of Jan. 6 in Nester Township in which a male subject was possibly holding a woman against her will. More...

Old 27 closed due to damage from gas leak - Free Access

According to Roscommon County Commissioner Ken Melvin, Old 27 will be closed due to a "heave" in the pavement, located just south of the Michigan State Police Post. More...

Tip-up Town Kick-off on Saturday

Tip-up Town, U.S.A., 2013 is still a couple of weeks away, but the Kick-off is planned for this Saturday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. More...

BRINGING HER TALENTS TO BEAR

Houghton Lake Community Schools Choir Director Julie Laur plays the piano accompaniment to a piece for an upcoming concert during a rehearsal with the Houghton Lake High School Chamber Choir in the |align=left|width=250|height=168|link=node]Houghto More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

Court News

82nd District Court

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

Sports

State finals, alumni football game headline Resorter sports pages in ’12

State final appearances and an inaugural alumni football game lined the pages of the Resorter’s sports pages during 2012.  WINTER 2012  Houghton Lake Wrestling  More...

Bobcat basketball games vs. Oscoda rescheduled

The Houghton Lake High School boys varsity and JV basketball games that were scheduled for Dec. 20 against Oscoda have been rescheduled to Jan. 21.  The JV game will tip-off at 6 p.m. More...

Shuffleboard

Goodyear Wednesday Night In-House Shuffleboard League Standings Dec. 26 Goodyear 4 9/0 Goodyear 2 6/3 Goodyear 5 5/4 Goodyear 3 4/5 Goodyear 1 3/6 Goodyear 6 0/9   More...

Letters to the Editor

Wants to be sure writer gets credit

Recently you printed an article in Letters to the Editor which many folks in the area thought that I penned. However, the author of the article was Thomas D. Sawyer. I am Thomas P. Sawyer. I want to make sure Mr. Sawyer gets credit for this article. More...

Letters found ‘amusing’

For over 30 years I’ve enjoyed reading your weekly newspaper. I particularly enjoy the write-in articles of the editorial page. People throughout the area get to throw in their two cents. More...

Outdoors

Taking turns on the trails

Part of the fun for family members visiting grandparents Darrell and Janet Dengler at Houghton Lake for the holidays was getting the chance to ride the groomed snowmobile trail system.  More...

SECOND CHANCE AT FIRST ICE

Ice fisherman D.J. Bendig, 23, of Roscommon (left) jigs for panfish off the South Shore on Houghton Lake Dec. 27. More...

Conservation Districts encourage farmers, landowners to apply for conservation assistance

The Michigan Association of Conservation Districts reminds farmers and non-industrial forest landowners who are interested in conservation financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to submit their applications by Jan. More...

Education

Teaching Them Music

For Julie Laur, everything is connected. The connection -- music. More...

RES first graders learn about Christmases around the world

CHRISTMAS IN GERMANY Before Christmas break the students in Liz Walters’ first grade class spent time learning about Christmas around the world. More...

RHS Choir performs for Roscommon Rotary

SINGING FOR THE ROTARY CLUB Under the direction of choir instructor Emerick Dee, the Roscommon High School Choir performed for the Roscommon Rotary Club. The Dec. More...

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