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Purse snatcher caught

Sheriff’s office thanking media, community for assistance

A Houghton Lake woman was arrested in the case of the purse that was stolen from the Houghton Lake Walmart last week and the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office is thanking the citizens of Roscommon County and the Walmart Loss Prevention Team, as More...

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News

Organizational meeting planned at New Beginnings Drop-In Center

An organizational meeting for New Beginnings Drop-In Center, Prudenville, will be held on Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. More...

7 Project Monday at HLCS

The 7 Project, a character-based education program, will present assemblies for Houghton Lake Community Schools’ students Jan. More...

Temperature increase brings the return of the pothole

It’s not spring yet, but a mid- January warm-up brought with it a bumper crop of potholes across Michigan. More...

Sports

Bobcats run away from Bucks, 56-29

Houghton Lake and Roscommon returned to the basketball court Monday night to finish a game started 10 days earlier.  More...

Bucks fail to climb from early hole, blasted by Clare, 56-29

After falling to a 27-2 deficit in the first quarter of a home game against Jack Pine Conference leader Clare, the Roscommon girls varsity basketball team was never able to gain any ground, and ended up losing to the Pioneers Jan. More...

Storm go 2-1 last week

The Mid Michigan Storm high school hockey team based in Gladwin went 2-1 last week, winning home games against Gaylord (4-2) on Jan. 18 and Team Alliance Hockey (3-1) on Jan. 17 and losing to the Griffins (4-2) at Saginaw Bay Arena on Jan. 15.  More...

Editorial

Protests over the protests at clinics

Few topics in modern life have produced as much rancorous and visible public debate as abortion — and one hot point of contention today is simply how close that debate may take place to the clinics that perform them.  More...

Come to Tip-up Town

The second weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A. is ready to roll this Friday through Sunday.  Friday night will feature another tailgate party from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM HOUGHTON LAKE RESORTER AND ROSCOMMON COUNTY HERALD-NEWS BACK ISSUES 125 YEARS AGO-JANUARY 18, 1889 LOCAL ITEMS. More...

Religion & Family

Buckalew graduates from basic training

Army Pfc. Zachary R. Buckalew has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).  More...

Stockwells to visit missions in Brazil

Except for some fishing trips to Canada, Pastor Douglas Stockwell and his wife Elizabeth of the First Baptist Church of Prudenville have never traveled out of the United States, but on Feb. More...

Daughter born to Tonys

Dr. Carl and Pastor Lisa Tony of Claremont, CA, announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Sophia, born Jan. 7, 2014.  The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. More...

Breaking News - 1/27/2014 9:42 AM

7 Project postponed - Free Access

The 7 Project assemblies planned for Houghton Lake Community Schools today will not take place because of school being cancelled for the day. More...

Polar Bear Dip, Poker Run among second TUT weekend attractions

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The second weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., awaits visitors and natives alike who wish to enjoy Houghton Lake’s winter carnival. The fun starts tomorrow (Friday) with a tailgate party in the beverage tent, featuring the band, Revolver. More...

State Police investigating fatal shooting

Michigan State Police detectives from around the state and officers from the State Police Crime Lab in Grayling were called in to investigate a fatal shooting which occurred during the early morning hours of Jan. 16 at a home at Houghton Lake.  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

Court News

BODY RECOVERED FROM WOODS

State Police Trooper Harold Terry gives a wrecker driver directions on Grass Lake Road in a remote area of Roscommon Township where the body of Andrew MacDonald, 57, of Houghton Lake was located on the morning of Jan. 17. More...

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court:  Sean E. Iadipaolo, 45, Harrison, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of assault by strangulation and domestic violence. More...

Slippery roads blamed for three-vehicle accident

Missaukee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle accident Jan. More...

Business

Missaukee County delegates help plot MFB’s 2014 policy

A nine-member delegation last month traveled to Grand Rapids to represent Missaukee County at Michigan Farm Bureau’s 94th Annual Meeting, Dec. 3-5.  More...

Landmark Prudenville bar changes hands after 39 years

“It kind of breaks your heart,” said Alice Wetherell as she waited on customers during her last day as the owner of the Sand Bar in Prudenville (Jan. More...

Spread the word in the Resorter

Have you recently started a business? Has your office moved? Have you been promoted?  If you answered yes to any of these, contact the Resorter to spread the word with a news article. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Hats off’ to TUT planners, organizers, participants

I want to thank all of the people involved in Tip-up Town USA for making my first visit a wonderful experience. More...

Article sways writer toward consolidation

I have remained undecided on the issue of township consolidation until the last set of articles and the Citizens Against Consolidation have swayed my view toward consolidation by the misleading, scare tactics so often seen in political campaigns to c More...

Disappointed ‘Made in Michigan’ did not include shirts, beer

My husband and I attended the 64th annual Tip-up Town this weekend with friends. More...

Happenings

A Middle School greeting to Tip-up Town 2014

With only a half day of school on Friday and plenty of snow to get the project done, students at Houghton Lake Middle School (along with some of their parents) spent some time after school to craft a unique greeting for visitors to Tip-up Town 2014 b More...

RADL teams set for BOB

This year the Roscommon Area District Library will be sending eight teams to clash with other area readers in the Battle of the Books.  More...

Wigglers is back Jan. 29

The weather outside may be frightful, but story time at the Houghton Lake Public Library is delightful.  More...

Education

Houghton Lake grad extends CMU learning to Lansing

If going the extra mile during work or education internships shows the likelihood of success in future job and career choices, Casey Kreiner of Prudenville will have it made – about 200 times over.  More...

REMEMBERING DR. KING

Third grader Bobby Walter (standing on chair), plays Dr. Martin Luther King as he recites an excerpt from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech during his class’s reading of the play “Remembering Dr. More...

Three from area receive honors from Davenport

Teri Dougherty from Roscommon was recently named to the president’s list at Davenport University for the fall 2013 semester.  To be honored, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.8 while enrolled in at least nine credits o More...

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