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RHS thespians debut ‘Cinderella’ this weekend

With a cast of 70 students, Roscommon High School musical director Annette Murray said what could have been a simple play has turned into a huge production. More...

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News

NO ONE INJURED

Houghton Lake Ambulance personnel board a Roscommon County Transportation Authority bus to check the condition of its passengers after it was involved in a collision on M-55 at Loxley Road on the morning of Nov. 4.  More...

Saxton appointed Roscommon Township trustee

The Roscommon Township Board Monday appointed Roger Saxton as the new trustee to replace Tammy Muckenthaler, who resigned to become Clerk Barb Stevenson’s deputy clerk.  More...

Dinner to benefit Terri MacKenzie

A spaghetti dinner is planned to benefit Terri MacKenzie of Houghton Lake, owner of Bunkers Restaurant, Nov. More...

Business

Gaylord unemployment insurance office relocates

The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) recently relocated its Gaylord office from 400 West Main St. to 931 Otsego Ave.  The new Problem Resolution Office (PRO) opened for business in the new location on Nov. 6.  More...

Riverview Outdoor Furnaces joins Central Boiler team of dealers

Central Boiler, an industry leader in the design, innovation and distribution of outdoor wood and wood pellet furnaces, recently announced that Riverview Outdoor Furnaces of Grayling is the latest to join its dealer network.  More...

BAABAAZUZU NEW AT STUDIO NORTH

Along with the collection of fine art tiles and hand-made Mission style frames by owner Mike Majeske, Studio North at 8546 North Higgins Lake Drive now offers “up-cycled” garments and accessories by Baabaazuzu.  More...

Editorial

Let’s serve veterans as well as they have served us

During the recent government shutdown many numbers were thrown around. But there is one number that stands out and it has nothing to do with the debate over the federal budget.  More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 100 YEARS AGO-NOVEMBER 6, 1913  KILLS BIG BEAR   More...

Outdoors

In Marion: Osprey like football, too!

Michigan residents aren’t the only ones enjoying football this fall. It turns out that osprey in northern Michigan like football, too – football lights, that is.  More...

Proposed final forest plans available for public review

The Department of Natural Resources last month announced that its proposed final Regional State Forest Management Plans (RSFMPs) – designed to help the DNR sustainably manage Michigan’s nearly 4 million acres of state forest land – More...

Enhanced campsite, harbor reservation system launches

The Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) new and improved central reservation system (CRS), which manages state park and harbor reservations, opened last week.  More...

Religion & Family

Birth Announcements

Nortons name daughter Anna   Jessie and Kurtis Norton of Roscommon announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Rene.   The baby was born Oct. 27, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. More...

Jerry, Kathy Timmins celebrated 42 years of marriage Oct. 23

Jerry and Kathy Timmins of Houghton Lake celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary Oct. More...

Fargher to present organ concert Nov. 16 at HLUMC

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church will feature assistant organist Judy Fargher with a Celebration of Life of God’s Mercy Nov. More...

Education

RCRC TELLS RES TO ‘PLAY IT SAFE’ THIS WINTER

(Above) Students from Scott Mayes second grade class at Roscommon Elementary School see how many kids can sit underneath a Roscommon County Road Commission plow truck during a Nov. 5 “Play it Safe” snow safety presentation.  More...

GO BLUE? GO GREEN?

(Above) Houghton Lake Middle School students and teachers sport their Spartan pride Friday in anticipation of the Michigan-Michigan State game Nov. 2. More...

Pure Michigan photo contest invites fans to share moments

Pure Michigan wants to hear from fans about where they go to make memories in Michigan. More...

‘Promise Zone’ could expand grant opportunities

Expanded grant opportunities from the federal government could be within reach for area municipalities and organizations if the six-county region of Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Iosco, Ogemaw and Roscommon Counties receives designation as a Promise Zone.& More...

Veterans Day programs planned throughout Roscommon County - Free Access

Students and veterans groups throughout Roscommon County will honor area veterans on Monday, Nov. 11. The programs are free and open to the public. Roscommon VFW Post 4149 and American Legion Post 96 More...

Policy would mean setback for signs

On Nov. 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...

Correction

The storage units mentioned in the story “State Police investigating storage unit break-in” on page A2 of last week’s Resorter are located in Markey Township, not Gerrish Township as reported.   More...

Roscommon man arrested for SOR violation

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post arrested a 60-year-old Roscommon man for failure to comply with the Sex Offenders Registration Act on Nov. 4 after he failed to report volunteer work. More...

Sports

Houghton Lake wrestling looking for a strong start under new coach

The wrestling team at Houghton Lake High School is looking for more athletes to take part in the 2013-14 season as new Coach Bill Tyrrell gets ready for the first day of practice Nov. 18. More...

KIRTLAND PERFORMS WELL AT INVITATIONAL

The Kirtland Community College cross-country team hosted its fourth annual Firebird Invitational Sept. 20.  More...

DOUBLE EDGED CHAMPION

Houghton Lake powerlifter Bob Batko, 67, holds two swords he was presented after winning State Championships in two events during a USA Powerlifting sanctioned meet at the Flint Barbell Club Nov. 2.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Consolidation means ‘saving in the long run’

This letter is in response to Al Walker’s letter in the Oct. More...

What does Lake Township gain in consolidation?

We built our home in Lake Township 25 years ago not only for the location, but also Lake Township had the lowest of the four townships for taxes, which is still true today.  Lake Township is the smallest of the four townships. More...

‘Give peace a chance’

I’m not naming names and would rather not be leaving mine, but I will. It’s not a personal letter to the writer in St. More...

Health

Houghton Lake woman glad she didn’t wait to call 911

One sunny day last March, Janet Griffith of Houghton Lake was clearing a little snow from her porch when she began having a heart attack. More...

Mercy Hospice: Celebrate by volunteering

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about important care issues for people coping with life-limiting illness.  More...

HOSPICE OF HELPING HANDS QUILTS

The 29th annual West Branch Quilt Walk Oct. 3-5 attracted more than 300 attendees who walked the parade of quilts that were scattered among 12 downtown businesses. More...

Happenings

Lions Halloween Party

LIONS AT THE LIONS PARTY Lions fans, Quentin and Allison Thompson and their kids, Mariah, 7, and Brodie, 20 months, showed off their support for the Detroit Lions at the Houghton Lake Lions Halloween More...

Gerrish Township ACT NOW Trunk or Treat

Gerrish Township’s ACT NOW (Advisory Community Team-Neighbors On Watch) held its fifth annual Trunk or Treat at the Gerrish Township Hall on Oct. More...

Third OLLRCSStargazer Gala exceeds last year’s event

The third annual Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School Stargazer Gala, an elegant evening that included a formal dinner, auctions and entertainment, raised more than the $27,000 it generated last year.  More...

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