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Prudenville man critical after being hit on M-55

A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on M-55 near Toepher Drive at around noon on July 5, remained in critical condition at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on the morning of July 10.  More...

BUNCH OF BOATS

Boaters flock to a popular mooring area off shore from the South Higgins Lake State Park on a perfect summer afternoon July 6. More...

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News

A GIFT FROM THE COUNTY OF ROSCOMMON, IRELAND

Roscommon County Sheriff Randy Stevenson (far right) presented the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners a plaque from the County of Roscommon, Ireland on July 10 during the commissioners’ wo More...

New measures to safeguard vulnerable adults announced

The Department of Human Services recently announced the Michigan Model Vulnerable Adult Protocol, or MI-MVP. More...

Gerrish board hires new police officer

The Gerrish Township Board hired Lloyd “Matt” Schall as a new fulltime police officer during their regular monthly meeting July 9. More...

Business

KELLY’S RESTAURANT OPEN

Kelly’s Restaurant, 406 North Fifth Street, Roscommon, owned by Trista (right) and Paul Kelly, opened July 5. More...

Frontier upgrades equal faster Internet speeds in Roscommon

Frontier Communications has made advanced broadband technology and faster Internet speeds available to several hundred additional residences and businesses in Roscommon.  More...

Jensen named Michigan Retailers representative

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has named business professional Katie Jensen as its key contact for businesses in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.  Jensen, of Harbor Springs, began her new position as MRA Business Development Repr More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer disagrees with proposed HLPOA bylaw revision

As a Higgins Lake Property Owners Association (HLPOA) member, I am proud of this group’s accomplishments during its 75- plus years of existence. More...

Wonderful community for vets

I would like to comment on the Roscommon Township Cemetery, the one located at the top of Towerhill. So many of my classmates and teachers have passed over and now reside in the ground. More...

Bullying, caring teachers need addressing

As I am sure others have noticed, there has been a mass exodus lately out of our schools. People think it is because of the lack of jobs here for parents, and in some cases it may be. As I can tell you from my family, it is not. More...

Health

Tai Chi, yoga classes offered at Mercy Hospital Grayling

Back by popular demand, Mercy Hospital Grayling is again offering Tai Chi and yoga classes this summer.  The classes are scheduled for every Thursday in August and will be held in the Healing Garden behind Mercy Manor. More...

Mercy Rehab offering massage therapy

Mercy Rehabilitation Services in Prudenville is now offering massage therapy to patients and the community. More...

Religion & Family

Redeeming Grace Quartet to perform at Abundant Grace

The Redeeming Grace Quartet will be in concert July 14 at Abundant Grace Assembly of God, Prudenville.  “Come on out and enjoy some good ol’ gospel music and some ‘sweet’ fellowship as we enjoy some treats after the conce More...

Holder completes basic training

Dalton Mathew Holder, a 2011 grad- uate of Roscommon High School, completed U.S. Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Ft. More...

Olivia Rose born to Nowaczyks

TJ and Kelly (Kren) Nowaczyk of Lapeer announce the birth of Olivia Rose, who was born June 24, 2013 at Hurley Hospital, Flint.  She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches at birth.  Olivia was born on the 35th wedding anniversary of More...

Features

A Hand for the Game

The combination of two lifelong hobbies has added up to three one-of-a-kind chess sets and a sack full of metaphors for Larry “Hoagy” Hogaboom of Houghton Lake.  More...

PATRIOTIC DISPLAY

During the midpoint of the St. More...

Business booms over July 4th

“It was awesome, just awesome,” said Kim Johnston, a waitress at Little Boots Restaurant at 6633 West Houghton Lake Dr. of business during the July 4th holiday weekend. More...

Roscommon Arts Festival marks 44 years Saturday

Roscommon will be host to the 44th Annual Roscommon Art Festival on July 13 from 9 a.m. More...

64th Bluegill Fest begins today

The 64th Annual Bluegill Festival will begin today (Thursday), July 11 and continue over the course of the weekend until July 14. This year’s festival will feature a wide range of activities and events aimed at people of all ages.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Paul Clulo presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, for Judge Michael J. Baumgartner:  Kevin D. Carpenter, 56, Mt. More...

82nd District Court

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

Sports

New Mexico friends learn they have more in common than sports

Sally (Bresnahan) McLean and Gail (Klemetti) Aycock have a lot in common.  They both live in New Mexico and are physically active, participating in Senior Olympics events in Santa Fe and other locations. More...

Limberlost leads men’s league heading into league tourney

Heading into the 2013 Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League tournament this weekend, Limberlost Lounge remained atop the standings at 10-0 blasting Old Town Tavern, 29-8, in July 8 action.  More...

Men’s league tournament this weekend

The 2013 Houghton Lake Men’s Slopitch Softball League tournament will be played this weekend at Roscommon Township’s Knapp Road Fields.  Opening round games will be played on July 13 with the championship round on July 14. More...

Editorial

Journalism’s new world – literally

Guest Opinion

Glenn Greenwald is a writer for the British newspaper The Guardian. He lives most of the time in Brazil. And he is a central figure in the sensational disclosures of covert surveillance programs conducted by the U.S. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

LOCAL ITEMS

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-JULY 13, 1888   More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results  Editor’s note: Last week’s poll question was not posted to the Resorter website so there are no results this week.  This week’s question   More...

Outdoors

KEPT DAD BUSY

(Left to right) Thomas, 6, and Jacob, 4, Niekamp of Comstock Park show off one of their many bluegills they caught while fishing off their dock on Houghton Lake’s West Shore last week. More...

Meetings on antler point restrictions planned for July

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is advising the public that an organization known as the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative (LPDMI) will hold informational meetings regarding deer antler point restriction (APR) proposals at a num More...

SUSPECTED BEAR DAMAGE

Anita Bavier stands next to damaged siding at the home of she and her husband, Chuck, at 509 Wyckoff St. in the Village of Roscommon July 3. More...

Happenings

TRAVELING WALL CONTRIBUTION

Roscommon Township Clerk Barb Stevenson accepts a check for $300 from Steve Nielsen and his wife, Sue (not pictured), of Super Car Wash, Houghton Lake, for the American Veterans Traveling Tribute, a More...

Gahagan Nature Camp slated for July 16-18

The 2013 Gahagan Nature Camp will be held July 16-18 at the Gahagan Nature Preserve, Roscommon.  The camp is all about interacting with the outdoors and participants will explore the far reaches of the preserve, investigate the various ecosystem More...

DANCING AND DRUMMING AT RADL

Lauren Brick presented her African Drum and Dance Theatre program to 47 people at the Roscommon Area District Library on July 5. More...

Education

Scholarships available for preschool, child care

COOR-ISD and the COOR-Iosco Great Start Collaborative is offering scholarships for families who are interested in having their child attend an early learning program.  More...

Penney graduates from Northern

‘Roscommon resident Kathleen Penney graduated in May from Northern Michigan University.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in History from NMU.   More...

RAPS board office schedules week off for move to RMS

Due to the closure of its downtown offices, the Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education Office will have the following hours during the month of July.  During the week of July 8, the office will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 a. More...

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