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Home invasion suspect arrested after assault

The Richfield Township Department of Public Safety responded to a March 30 call to West Pleasant Road in St. Helen for an assault with attempted robbery.  More...

Construction of RADL building delayed about a month

Construction of the new Roscommon Area District Library building has been delayed by about a month, due to a wrinkle in the plans for a geothermal heating and cooling system.  More...

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News

NEW TROOPERS

The Houghton Lake Michigan State Police Post 75 is home to two new troopers as Trooper Matt Strauss (left) of Howell and Trooper Jason Northrope (right) of Fort Gratiot were recently assigned here. More...

State Police investigating recent thefts

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating a number of thefts which occurred near Higgins and Houghton Lakes last week.  More...

Severe Weather Awareness Week highlights importance of preparedness

Gov. Rick Snyder has declared the week of April 7 as Severe Weather Awareness Week encouraging citizens to take steps to prepare and protect themselves before severe weather strikes. More...

Business

POWER WASHING

Serving Roscommon County and surrounding counties, American Power Washing Company of St. Helen uses only biodegradeable products and services. More...

Golf course to change name, add clubhouse

Burning Oak to become Redwood Golf Club

The scene and theme will remain the same, but the name will change as a new owner takes over at the former Burning Oak Country Club in Markey Township this spring.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Survey makes writer fear America

This is in reply to the “Survey or invasion of privacy” letter in the March 21 edition of the Resorter.  This [survey, “The American Community Survey”] happened to me, also. I cannot afford the Internet cost.  More...

Solutions found in Bible

I miss [the late] Glenn Schicker’s column in the Resorter [Make It Plain], and the letters from [the late] Don Mainprize. I have just read Dr. More...

Outdoors

LAST BLAST ON HOUGHTON LAKE ICE

  (Above) Ice boaters (left to right) Randy Rogoski (4192) of Muskegon, George Reis (5053) of Dundee and Bruce Williams (3283) of Augusta race around a pylon set about a half mile west of Long Point on Houghton Lake April 2. More...

DNR seeks public input on draft land management plan

A series of informational open houses is planned to give Michiganders an opportunity to provide input on a draft land management plan developed by the Department of Natural Resources with the assistance of an advisory group.  More...

April 1 means new fishing licenses required

A new fishing license season began last week (April 1) with all 2012 fishing licenses now expired.  Anglers have a choice of a variety of licenses and prices are unchanged from 2012. More...

Happenings

Author Ken Rogers holding PTSD presentation at RADL on April 18

The Roscommon Area District Library will be hosting Michigan author Ken Rogers on April 18 at 4:30 p.m.  Rogers is a life-long Michigan resident and is the author of the book “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-A Police Officer’s Report. More...

Quilt show highlights National Library Week at Richfield

As part of its celebration of National Library Week, the Richfield Township Public Library will host a quilt show on April 17 from 3 to 6 p.m.  More...

RADL celebrates National Library Week, April 14-20

The Roscommon Area District Library will be celebrating National Library Week from April 14-20 with several special activities.  More...

‘Eight years’ of trash rankles Denton Township resident

A Prudenville resident – fed up with plastic and paper trash blowing into his yard which he claims comes from Walmart and fumes from semi trucks parked in the store’s parking area – addressed the Denton Township Board April 3 after More...

AD, media specialist among HLCS cuts for 2013-14

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education Monday approved more than $750,000 in cuts to the 2013-14 budget, including teacher layoffs and cutting the athletic director and media specialist positions.  Board members, advised by its f More...

HIGH KNEES!

Members of the Houghton Lake High School varsity track and field team follow Jason Graham (front, right) during a high knees drill during practice April 9 inside of HLHS. 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, March 4:  More...

Sports

HOUGHTON LAKE HURRICANES

HOUGHTON LAKE HURRICANES 2013 LACROSSE SCHEDULE   More...

Second annual 5k planned at Houghton Lake April 27

The early registration deadline is April 15 for the second annual Houghton Lake Trail 5k run/walk planned for April 27 at 9 a.m.  The event will take place at Houghton Lake High School and each participant will receive a T-shirt and each finishe More...

ALL CONFERENCE BOBCATS

Houghton Lake High School had three players named to the All-Jack Pine Conference girls basketball team for the 2012-13 season. More...

Editorial

Exciting run

Our Opinion

March Madness swept through the country the past three weeks and while the University of Michigan basketball squad fell six points short of a National Title, they provided plenty of excitement.  More...

Why fifth graders have rights too

When people ask if kids in public schools have First Amendment rights, I’m tempted to answer “only if you think they’re human.”  After all, the U.S. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-APRIL 6, 1888  SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT.   More...

Religion & Family

Bishop Ousley recognizes, commissions new ministers

The Rev. Charles Curtis was installed as Priest-in-Charge and the Rev. Mary Shortt as Priest Associate, April 7 at a special Celebration of New Ministry at Saint Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Higgins Lake. The Rt. Rev. More...

Bells & Birds among Employer Support Freedom Award nominees

Bells & Birds, Inc., (Taco Bell and KFC of Clare) is among 2,899 companies nominated nationwide for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. More...

AWAITING FIFTH GENERATION

Mariah Allan (front row, left) is expecting a son, Landon Sean this April. The baby will be the first member of the fifth generation in the family. More...

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