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United Way Around the Lakes motorcycle ride Sept. 13, Trail Run/Walk Oct. 4

The United Way Around the Lakes motorcycle ride will be held Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.  Registration for the event will take place at 10 a.m. More...

BBBS takes in a summer baseball game

BBBS ATTEND LOONS GAME AND MEET LOU E. LOON AT LOONS GAME (Left) Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakes matches attended a Great Lakes Loons game on Aug. 29 at Dow Diamond in Midland. More...

LOWE’S LAST DAY AT HIS DESK

Allen Lowe spent his last day as the Village of Roscommon’s manager on Aug. 29. Lowe retired after three years with the village. More...

Editorial

Blasphemy, free speech and the ‘Black Mass’

Inside the First Amendment

Nothing does more to erode public support for the First Amendment than public stunts deliberately designed to offend people of faith.  Think Fred Phelps and his minions waving hateful signs outside churches during military funerals. More...

Drive carefully. School’s in session.

School is back in session throughout Roscommon County.  Students ranging in age from preschoolers to seniors are back in classrooms and all must travel from home to school and back again each day.  More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Enough is enough’

I spent 30 years in the public school arena and one of the most important things I learned is that the superintendent is the CEO who is responsible for so many things but most importantly is responsible for being the cheerleader, coach, and “go More...

‘Forget about enforcement’

The right lane [on M-55] is too dangerous to drive on as the catch basins are two inches lower than they should be and are not placed so you can straddle them all. More...

Do something about dogs running loose

I am writing in regard to the letter in the Aug. 14 edition of the Resorter about the dog being attacked   (“Concerned for those walking dogs”).  More...

Religion & Family

Lt. Col. Evans retires from U.S. Air Force

Air Force Lt. Col. Tyler M. Evans has retired from the U.S. More...

‘Early Days of Radio in Michigan’ program to be held at RADL Sept. 9

Sounds of “The Early Days of Radio in Michigan,” will fill the Roscommon Area District Library when Al and Dave Eicher return on Sept. More...

Christensens name daughter Brynn

Marie and Todd Christensen of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Brynn Avery. The baby was born Aug. 26, 2014.   The baby was born at Mercy Hospital Grayling, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. More...

Education

HLCS students, parents get acquainted at open house

The staff and administration of Houghton Lake Community Schools welcomed parents and students back to class Tuesday at the second annual Open House at Bobcat Stadium.  More...

Students return this week to classes at Houghton Lake, Roscommon and St. Helen

GREETINGS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT Charlton Heston Academy Superintendent Dave Patterson greeted students off the bus the morning of Sept. 2 with hand shakes and high fives. More...

COA buys senior centers

Purchase of three buildings OK’d by county board

The Roscommon County Commission on Aging now owns the Houghton Lake, St. Helen and Roscommon Community Senior Centers after the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners sold the three centers on Aug. 27.  More...

Household Hazardous Waste Day this Saturday

Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roscommon County Road Commission, 820 East West Branch Rd., Prudenville.  More...

Attempt to give away hats turns into landmark

After moving into their fourth home in 15 years of living in Lyon Township, Jeff Bradley, 54, said he and his wife Jean were tired of carting around his collection of ball caps. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

Woman charged in Home Depot embezzlement case

On Aug. 28, deputies from the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of embezzlement from The Home Depot, Houghton Lake.  More...

REAREND COLLISION

Minor injuries were reported in a two-car accident that occurred at 11:50 a.m.. in front of Arnie’s Arts and Crafts on M-55 on Aug. 29. More...

82nd District Court

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

Sports

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway  Results of Aug. 29  4 CAR DASH  Micro: Sawyer Ulman, Gavin Hartwell, Joe Walters, Ritchie Montgomery  JR Sport: Dylan Vermilyea, Austin Birkenbach  More...

White Deer Ladies celebrate season with tourneys, dinner

The White Deer Ladies have completed another successful golf season, followed by tournaments and a dinner Aug. 25 and 27.  Monday Night League  More...

Chainsaw safety training Sept. 17

The Otsego Conservation District will be teaming up with Chuck Oslund of M-Tech to provide landowners and forestry professionals with a free chainsaw safety training class.   The training will take place on Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Outdoors

Grouse Enhanced Management Systems a ‘gem’ for hunters

It isn’t every day that you would find Governor Rick Snyder and Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh working shoulder-to-shoulder in the vast state forest lands of the Upper Peninsula, shovels in hand, planting nannyberry shrub More...

MIDDLE GROUNDS MONSTER

Joyce Wager of Millington caught her biggest northern pike ever Sept. 2, while fishing near the Middle Grounds weed bed in Houghton Lake with her husband Bob. She said she caught the 36.5-inch fish while drift casting a white spinner bait. More...

BIGGEST SMALLMOUTH

Jon Stoyak landed this smallmouth bass while fishing on Houghton Lake Aug. 24. Stoyak said he was using a crawler harness on Houghton Lake’s West Shore when he landed the 21-inch, five pound monster. More...

Happenings

‘Stuff the Bus’ this Friday, Saturday

The Houghton Lake Walmart and the Houghton Lake Rotary Club will sponsor a “Stuff the Bus” event Friday and Saturday in front of the store.  More...

Star Spangled Banner celebration Sept. 14

The American Legion Post 96, Roscommon, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangled Banner Sept. More...

Community run Sept. 10 to benefit Special Olympics

A community run scheduled for Sept. 10 in Roscommon is part of an effort to raise funds for Special Olympics through the international 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run. The 5K run will begin at Roscommon High School at 4 p.m. More...

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