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Loose dog leads police to marijuana grow operation

Gerrish Township Police officers are investigating a marijuana grow operation that stemmed from a dogat large complaint. According to a press release from the Gerrish Township Police Department, while on patrol Oct. 12 at about 1:30 a.m. More...

RCRC resolves impasse on night patrol contract

The Roscommon County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation have resolved what was an impasse on the issue of this winter’s night patrol contract. Each side had different expectations on the issue.  More...

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News

St. Helen reinstates Christmas events

The newly formed Bluegill Optimist Club, with the support of the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce and the Richfield Township Public Library, will host the annual Santa parade, tree lights and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  More...

RHS’s Schepke wins science award

What was assumed to be a pep assembly to boost school spirit in preparation for the Roscommon High School’s football team’s game against Houghton Lake High School was actually a ploy to acknowledge RHS science teacher Chuck Schepke for a More...

RADL board thankful for sponsors

The Roscommon Area District Library board is thanking the committee who organized the first “Tour the Lakes – Ride for RADL” fundraiser.  More...

Business

NCACU’s MASH volunteers ready to help

International Credit Union Day is today (Thursday), Oct. 17, a day celebrated world-wide by credit unions for their members, focusing on the “people helping people” philosophy. More...

‘FOR THE BIG DOGS’

Renee Beaulieu, owner of For the Big Dogs Grooming opened her large dog grooming business on Oct. 1. Beaulieu’s shop is located at 110 Columbus St., Houghton Lake. More...

TOP NOTCH ELECTRIC

Master Electrician Dustin Johnson is the owner of Top Notch Electric of Prudenville. More...

Happenings

Messiah Lutheran dinner, Oct. 23

The public may attend a community dinner Oct. 23 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, at 5 p.m. More...

Punkin’ Chunkin, hayrides to take place at Wellington

Wellington Farm, Grayling, will host its fall Punkin’ Chunkin event Oct. More...

Author Mary Backlund to visit RTPL

Author, artist, teacher, motivational speaker and businesswoman Mary Backlund will visit the Richfield Township Public Library on Oct. More...

HLCS gets verbal confirmation on $2 million ‘safe, healthy’ grant

Houghton Lake Community Schools is expected to receive a federal Safe Schools/Healthy Student grant intended to focus on mental health and violence and substance abuse prevention in schools and communities.  More...

SOAKED BUT STOKED

Members of the Junior/Sophomore team (foreground) huddle as the Senior/ Freshman defense gets organized during the 2013 Houghton Lake High School Powderpuff Football game at Bobcat Stadium during a monsoon on Tuesday night. More...

Trooper from Houghton Lake Post shot in Saginaw

A Michigan State Police Trooper assigned to Post 72, Houghton Lake, was shot when he was called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in the area of Davenport Avenue near Stark Street in Saginaw on the evening of Oct. 10.  More...

Bobcats celebrating Spirit Week

Houghton Lake High School is celebrating Spirit Week in preparation for the Homecoming game tomorrow (Friday) against Harrison.  The Powder Puff game between the freshmen/senior team and the sophomore/ junior team was held Tuesday. 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

Sports

Little Brown Jug remains with Bucks

Roscommon tops Houghton Lake, 33-24

On a picture-perfect autumn evening fit for a decades-old high school rivalry football game, the hosting Houghton Lake Bobcats and the visiting Roscommon Bucks did not disappoint Friday night (Oct. 11) on Bobcat Field.  More...

Bobcats take first District game after NMSL championship loss

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team scored a convincing 7-1 win in first-round District Tournament action at Standish-Sterling Oct. More...

Bucks win Mt. Morris tourney

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team scored a tournament win at Mt. Morris Saturday after winning a Jack Pine Conference match at Houghton Lake Oct. 9.  More...

Editorial

A free press has rights, responsibilities

The First Amendment is very clear in its 45 words that it protects a “free press” along with our rights to religious freedom, free speech and the rights to assemble and petition.  More...

Plenty of Pride

Last month the Resorter resumed its “Pride” pages for three area schools.  The pages were suggested by former Houghton Lake Community Schools Curriculum Director Arlene Jury and the first “Bobcat Pride” page was published More...

Halloween vandals: Shame on you

On Oct. 12, sometime during the night, someone destroyed our whole yard of Halloween inflatable decorations. Someone cut holes in them all until they all laid flat on the ground. When I saw this Sunday morning I was very upset. More...

Religion & Family

Bischoffs celebrated golden anniversary with art

Over the past 24 years, Donna and Jim Bischoff of Prudenville have recognized their family’s major life events and holidays through larger than life hay bale sculptures that stand tall in their yard. More...

Daughter born to Rhodes family

Alton and Heather Rhodes of Grand Rapids announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Lynae Rhodes.  The baby was born Oct. 10, 2013, at Metro Health Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long.  More...

Laur, Schemm name daughter Abigail

Kristin Laur and William Schemm of Roscommon announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Elizabeth.  The baby was born Oct. 11, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. She weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 16 3/4 inches long.   More...

Education

RAPS ‘Walks to School’

Roscommon Area Public Schools was one of more than 140 Michigan schools to participate in the annual Walk to School Day which was held the morning of Oct. More...

FRAMING FAMILY FUN

Heather Marra of Eternal Images takes a photo of Kate Rumsey with her children, fourth grader Rian and kindergartener Bryce, during the first Family Fun Night of the year held Oct. 10 at Collins Elementary. More...

FUEL UP TO PLAY 60

(Above) Houghton Lake Middle School students (left to right) Lexi Blanchard, Sarah Barnes, Ally Sajdak, Joey Peterson, Nolan Akin and David Johnson present information to the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education on their recent trip to More...

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