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RHS HIGH HONORS STUDENTS

Academic leaders of the Class of 2013 at Roscommon High School include (front row, from left) Garrett Gabalis, Alexander Dodge, Salutatorian Michael Faulkner, Valedictorian Breanna Schaeffer, Misty A More...

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News

State Police partners with DEA for prescription drug take-back

The Michigan State Police (MSP) will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription More...

REAR END COLLISION

Denton Township emergency personnel assist at the scene of a two-car accident April 23 at about 3 p.m. on M-55 near Ottawa Lane. Deborah J. More...

Break-in reported in Village

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a breaking and entering complaint April 19 in the Village of Roscommon.  More...

Business

AUSABLE BAKING CO. & CREAMERY OPENING MAY 1

Sue and Carl Jock will be opening the doors of their newly remodeled Roscommon-based restaurant on May 1. The AuSable Baking Co. More...

Spartan Stores recognized by Forbes

Spartan Stores, Inc., a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, was recently recognized by Forbes Magazine in their annual “America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies” list.   More...

GRAND OPENING

Peebles Manager Jean Vickers (center, left) cuts the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the Houghton Lake store April 18, with the help of associate Alannah Yaeger. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kindness, caring for dog appreciated

A very special thank you to the folks on West Branch Road that saved my dog “Cody” from being hit by a car and bringing him back to me a few weeks ago. Thank you very much. Cody is very special to us.  More...

‘Protect vulnerable against everyone’

I just read with utter astonishment the position of Sheriff Stevenson with regards to mental health (“Stevenson addresses issues with NLCMH chief,” Resorter, April 18).  More...

‘Promise largely unfulfilled’

Michigan’s unemployment rate of 8.8% continues to outpace the national rate of 7.7%, (figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last month).  More...

Happenings

Quilt trail gets start with two pieces

Roscommon County’s first quilt square was recently installed on the front of the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. More...

Volunteers come together to fight hunger

Nearly 20,000 meals to help feed the hungry were packaged Saturday at the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church when volunteers from throughout the Northern Michigan area came together for a Kids Against Hunger event.   More...

ART FOR GOOD CAUSES

Rose Cooper of Prudenville looks over some of the art work at the Art in the Park fund raiser at Artesia Youth Park Friday evening. More...

Spring Flooding Photo Gallery - Free Access

Click here for more photos from recent flooding in Roscommon County. More...

Village fights flooding with help from surrounding communities

Village of Roscommon resident Lisa Niederer’s yard was overtaken by the recent flooding of the South Branch of the AuSable River.  Since taking up residence in her Lake Street home about 21 years ago she said she can’t recall the flo 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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, March 19: Elin E. Nihart, 51, Prudenville, stood mute to two counts of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. A pretrial was set for April 23. More...

82nd District Court

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

Sports

BASKETBALL BUCKS

Roscommon High School sophomores Logan Hutek (left) and Reagan Moffit were recognized for their achievements in basketball this year. More...

Buck golfers take third at Panther Invitational

Despite not having one of their varsity starters, the Roscommon High School varsity golf team took third place at the Alma High School Panther Invitational April 22 at Pine River Country Club, Alma.  Coach Mike Glover reported the Bucks were wit More...

Second annual 5k planned at Houghton Lake Saturday

The second annual Houghton Lake Trail 5k run/walk will be held Saturday at 9 a.m.  The event will take place at Houghton Lake High School. The cost is $25.  The race will consist of a single loop run located in the woods behind HLHS. More...

Editorial

Making a difference

Our Opinion

If you stick around Roscommon County long enough, there is no doubt the name UPS Ed will become a familiar one.  And, his name will become synonymous with helping others.  More...

Discrimination or religious freedom?

Imagine Robert Ingersoll’s hurt and humiliation last month when his local florist refused to do the flower arrangements for his wedding to Curt Freed, his partner of nine years.  As longtime customers of Arlene’s Flowers and Gifts in More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES  125 YEARS AGO-APRIL 27, 1888  LOCAL ITEMS   More...

Outdoors

DNR: Pre-planning can prevent wildfires

Wildfire Prevention Week is April 21-27

Wildfire Prevention Week in Michigan is April 21-27, and the Department of Natural Resources is stressing the importance of preventing wildfires when consistent springlike weather finally arrives.  Wildfire Prevention Week is observed annually d More...

Religion & Family

HAPPY 90TH

Audrey Arlene Neilson Alton, born and raised at Houghton Lake, celebrated her 90th birthday Feb. 26 at home with family members. She was treated to cake and cookies. (Courtesy photo) More...

AND BABY MAKES FIVE GENERATIONS

Paislee Noelle Bronkema, born Jan. 1, 2013, is a fifth-generation Alton family member. More...

Parrs name daughter Peyton Raine

A daughter was born to Brittanie and Cameron Parr of Houghton Lake on April 6, 2013.  Peyton Raine Parr was born at Mid Michigan Regional Medical Center, Midland weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces. She was 18 inches long. More...

Education

CHA brings child abuse awareness to St. Helen

The student body of the Charlton Heston Academy gathered on April 18 in support of the end of child abuse as they assembled to form a human pinwheel garden.  More...

Roscommon Middle School Honor Roll

Roscommon Middle School recently released its honor roll from the third marking period of the 2012-13 school year. An asterisk (*) denotes all As.  8th Grade  More...

Historic wax museum at OLL May 1

Students at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School in Prudenville are studying history through the eyes of historic figures, and on May 1, at 6 p.m., the school gymnasium will be transformed into a museum.  More...

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Poll

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