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Three arrested in connection with home invasion

Officers from the Richfield Township Public Safety Department arrested three Skidway Lake area residents on May 6 after a two month investigation related to a home invasion.  More...

Munson Healthcare to purchase Mercy Hospital Grayling, Cadillac

Munson Healthcare and CHE Trinity Health announced Wednesday they have signed a non-binding letter of intent under which Munson Healthcare would purchase Mercy Hospital Cadillac and Mercy Hospital Grayling.  More...

Higgins Lake- Roscommon business expo set for May 21

The CRAF Center will be busy with activity on May 21 for the Higgins Lake- Roscommon Chamber of Commerce’s 6th annual Business Expo.  More...

Special Sections

News

M-TEC open house highlights skilled trades offerings at KCC

Kirtland Community College showed off what its M-TEC campus in Gaylord has to offer at a skilled trades open house May 8.  M-TEC, which opened in 2001, offers classes ranging from cardiac sonography and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs More...

Unbuckled motorists may experience delay

Michigan travel advisory: safety belt enforcement zones start next week.  To avoid delay: buckle up.  The first phase of the annual Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization began this week with an advertising campaign designed to remind More...

RCRC applies to FEMA for $340k following flooding

The Roscommon County Road Commission has applied for $340,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help cover the cost of damage due to flooding.  More...

Business

Wellness program geared toward healthier workplaces

For your health

Central Michigan workers are getting a chance to improve their health while they work.   More...

NEW HOUGHTON LAKE RE/MAX

Re/Max of Higgins Lake has a new location at 3225 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), Suite 3. The new real estate office opened May 2 and will hold a grand opening today (Thursday) from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

OPENING MAY 19

Dr. Brett Zubeck, D.C., will hold the grand opening of Life Chiropractic and Wellness Center at 1090 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) in Prudenville on May 19 with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. More...

Outdoors

DINNER WITH A VIEW

George Wylie of Prudenville snapped this photo of an American bald eagle finishing off his dinner -- what Wylie thought appeared to be a small squirrel -- while perched along Houghton Lake’s East Bay May 4. More...

CALLED IN BIG TOM

(Right to left) Dan Kohn of Howell was hunting with his father-in-law Jerry Davis of Prudenville on the morning of May 11 when he called in this 21-pound tom to his decoys using a mouth call. More...

Happenings

VFW hall receives Team Home Depot upgrades

The VFW Hall on the corner of Loxley and Knapp roads at Houghton Lake received a make-over May 8 when 11 Home Depot employees and a few friends converged to spiff up the place.  More...

Rosco Rotary sets record, Sutton honored at auction

The Roscommon Rotary Club set a new record at its 2014 Spring Auction and Roaring Twenties Party, according to organizers.  More...

Governor’s Council endorses Together We Can Trot 5K

The Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD), in collaboration with the Mt. Pleasant Summer Festival, is hosting the third annual Together We Can Trot on June 7.  More...

Education

Kirtland Police Academy honors 38th graduating class

The Kirtland Regional Policy Academy (KRPA) recognized the Winter 2014 graduating class at a commencement ceremony on May 2. More...

Ferris State names honors students

Ferris State University Academic Honors students were named for the December 2013 semester. More...

Kaleta retires after 38 years, but not done as an officer yet

“You’re not going to find a nicer guy,” said Denton Township Police Chief Dallas McGeary of Sgt. Bill Kaleta, 65, who retired from the department recently after 14 years of service. More...

Breaking News - 5/21/2014 7:59 PM

Community leader Robert Gandolfi dies while on vacation - Free Access

The Resorter has learned community leader Robert “Bob” Gandolfi died today, May 21, while vacationing out of the country with his wife, Diane. More...

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Huntley family - Free Access

A spaghetti dinner benefit for the family of Mark Christopher “Wheels” Huntley, who unexpectedly died May 13, 2014, is planned at the Firehouse in St. Helen May 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Markey man arrested after threats, firing shots

A Markey Township man was arrested the morning of May 12 on weapons charges after Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a neighbor’s call on May 11 that he was shooting off guns and threatening to kill people.  More...

Kick off

St. Helen Chamber, Dirt Packers mark beginning of summer

The St. Helen Chamber of Commerce and the St. Helen Dirt Packers will be kicking off the summer season this weekend with a parade and luncheon.  More...

‘UNDERSTANDING TOURISM’

At the beginning of the “Understanding Tourism for Michigan Communities” presentation on May 8 at the Roscommon Area District Library, representatives from the Michigan State University Tourism for Community Workgroup for the Greening Mic 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
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 5:  More...

82nd District

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently sentenced the following in 82nd District Court after they pleaded guilty to charges filed against them: Albert C. More...

Sports

Visiting Bobcats upend Bucks in overtime soccer contest

The Houghton Lake Bobcats soccer team avenged an earlier season Northern Michigan Soccer League home loss to the Roscommon Bucks by coming to Roscommon and beating them 3-2 in overtime Tuesday evening.  More...

Over 30 complete Hunter Safety course

More than 30 students wrapped up their Hunter Safety course last weekend at the Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club.  Certified instructors at the club taught participants the use of various equipment and the best safety practices while hunting More...

CCW class offered May 31

A CCW (carrying a concealed weapon) class will be taught by National Rifle Association instructors May 31 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  A $50 deposit is required to reserve a seat. More...

Editorial

Donald Sterling and free speech

What’s left to say about the ugly, racist views of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the vocal reactions to his comments?  More...

Letters to the Editor

Guest Opinion drew wrong conclusion

Your Guest Opinion in the May 8 issue makes the point, “Michigan taxpayers paying more money for fewer workers.” Unfortunately this is true. More...

Beattie was the ‘epitome’ of a Bobcat

I was saddened to read in the Resorter that Joyce Beattie passed away. Joyce was a 1950 graduate of Houghton Lake Community Schools. More...

It’s not personal, it’s business

Last week, Lake Township Treasurer Tom Rose placed an open letter ad in the Resorter that rambled on about school tax codes, the former treasurer, the supervisor, the school board and even some citizens, that some sort of conspiracy against him exist More...

Religion & Family

Morans celebrate 60th anniversary in Florida

Don and Evelynn Moran of Houghton Lake, formerly of Ferndale will celebrate 60 years of marriage today (Thursday). The couple was married at St. Mary’s Church in Royal Oak on May 15, 1954.  More...

Nielsen, Kotecki plan June wedding

Steve and Sue Nielsen of Houghton Lake announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Nielsen, to Ralph Kotecki Jr., son of Ralph Sr. and Judy Kotecki of Fruitport.   The bride-elect is a social worker employed at Houghton Lake. More...

‘Breakfast for dinner’ at Messiah

The public may attend a dinner at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, May 21 at 5 p.m. More...

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