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McDonald’s site plan approved for property near Walmart

The Denton Township Planning Commission, following a public hearing March 5, approved the site plan for a new McDonald’s restaurant at Houghton Lake.  McDonald’s representatives answered questions from Chairman Bill Oliver and the re More...

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WILDLAND FIRE TRAINING

Department of Natural Resources Fire Officer Amy DeRuiter of the Houghton Lake Field Office provides instruction during a multi-department training session Feb. More...

COOR Support Personnel Association seeks use of ‘insurance reserve’ funds

The COOR Intermediate School District Education Support Personnel Association recently filed a lawsuit in Circuit Court against the COOR Board of Education and the COOR Intermediate School District, regarding its insurance reserve for the use of memb More...

AcKNOWLEDGED FOR SERVICE

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners recently awarded retired county employees a certificate of appreciation for their years of service. More...

Editorial

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Our Opinion

The Resorter received a copy earlier this week of a letter from a Houghton Lake resident thanking area snow groomers for “doing such a great job.”  It read:   More...

Good job, wrestlers

Houghton Lake’s Dalton Bailey wrapped up his high school wrestling career last weekend at The Palace of Auburn Hills with a third place finish in Division 3’s 189 pound class.  More...

Palindromes ‘pop’ up in the month of March

On my calendar for last Friday was a note reminding me it was a palindrome day.  A palindrome is a word, phrase or series of numbers that read the same forward and backward.  If you write March 1, 2013, using the month, date and abbreviated More...

Religion & Family

Lisieckis celebrate golden anniversary

Stan and Fran Lisiecki of Houghton Lake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 26 by taking a Caribbean Cruise with their daughters.  The Lisieckis were married at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Detroit in 1963. More...

CONFIRMED

Six youths were confirmed at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 25. More...

Kolka graduates from advanced individual training

Andrew Kolka of Roscommon has graduated from Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, VA.  Kolka, a member of the 1071st Maintenance Company, Grayling, Michigan Army National Guard, attended the course for Automated Logistical Specialist. More...

Law Enforcement

Fatal snowmobile accident under investigation

Officers from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal snowmobile accident which appears to have occurred in Beaver Creek Township on the night of Feb. 22.  More...

Warrant sought in fleeing and eluding incident

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fleeing and eluding incident that occurred in Lyon Township over the weekend.  Deputies on patrol in the township observed that an ATV traveling from Higgins Lake was carrying a passe More...

Sentenced

Robinson gets jail time for escape

Everett A. More...

Gas issue fixed, students return to Rosco Elementary

When Roscommon Elementary School Principal Kathy Rees was notified of the gas pressure problem at the elementary school building Feb. More...

FROSTED WILLOWS

Early morning frost paints a quiet winter scene on Denton Creek near Houghton Lake Monday morning. 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...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Charles Corwin, sitting in for Judge Michael J. Baumgartner, presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Jan. 7:  More...

Sports

GO GREEN, GO WHITE

  Jason Spears, Corey Bell and Charlie Cabay created an eight food Michigan State Spartan at the Anchor Inn last weekend. More...

Soccer sign up slated March 13

New player sign up for the Houghton Lake Soccer Association’s spring season will be held March 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Archers find success in Alpena tourney

Seventeen children and instructors from the Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club Junior Archery Program traveled to Alpena Feb. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lake board needed at Higgins Lake

I appreciated the Houghton Lake Resorter’s coverage of my presentation last week to the Lyon Township Board regarding the improper maintenance of the legal lake level of Higgins. I want to clarify a few things that were reported.  More...

‘A right we better fight for’

I’m writing in response to Beverly Luther’s Feb. 7 letter. Beverly before you put something in the paper you need to research and know what you are talking about. From what you have written you know nothing about guns. More...

Government could spend less, cut taxes

Wanted to let you know that despite the president’s sequestration policy (the policy he proposed) taking effect on March 1, and despite his claims of pending Armageddon (only in Washington, D.C. More...

Happenings

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF SCOUTING IN ROSCOMMON

Members of Boy Scout Troop 944, Roscommon gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall to celebrate 100 years of scouting in Roscommon County Feb. 26. More...

62 in 70 years

Boy Scout Troop 944, Roscommon, Eagle Scouts

William Simpson....................... 1952 Richard Glidden........................ 1953 Robert Hanna............................ 1953 Donald Richmond..................... 1953 Donald McBeth Jr..................... More...

Mid-Michigan BB/BS art auction March 13

The Clare County Arts Council is again teaming up with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BBBS) for the annual Art Auction, set for March 13 at the Doherty Hotel in Clare at 7 p.m.  Several artists will be demonstrating and showing their art in the lobby More...

Education

RHS career day features distinguished alumni

Roscommon High School alumni Eben Yager, class of 1995 gave some advice to the RHS student body during his Feb. 27 career day speech.  “Find your passion and let it guide you,” Yager said.  More...

Kindergarten Round-up set for March 20 at Collins

Collins Elementary School’s Kindergarten Round-up will be held March 20.  Children with last names beginning with A through L will be asked to register for school at 6 p.m. More...

RMS MARCH STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Roscommon Middle School March students of the month were announced on Feb. 27. More...

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