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Conservation Expo Saturday in Roscommon

The Crawford-Roscommon Conservation District’s annual Conservation Expo will take place on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AuSable River Center in Roscommon and will feature something for the entire family.  More...

Special Sections

News

Animal control director asks for complaints to be filed

“There’s a lot of misinformation out there,” said Roscommon County Animal Control Director Terry MacKillop in regard to recent complaints about enforcement of laws regarding dogs at large.   More...

HELPING RIVERHOUSE

Nancy LeGrand of Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf of Prudenville (left) presents River House, Inc., Director of Development Marey Jurkovich a check for $154.18, representing proceeds from its annual can collection taken at the golf course. More...

Prescription Drug Take-Back Saturday at Houghton Lake Post

The Michigan State Police (MSP) will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and u More...

Editorial

Social media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’

Inside the First Amendment

Time to take social media out of the freedom of expression “toy box.”  Serious issues and serious work now abound in this relatively young method by which we not only exchange information, but also to rally to causes and hold public More...

Outdoors

2014 Liberty Hunt

FIRST BUCK, FIRST DAY Jamison Portz, 8, Montrose, shot his first buck on opening morning of Michigan’s Liberty Hunt, Sept. 20. More...

Religion & Family

‘A place where you can belong’ GSUMC celebrates 25 years

Over the past 25 years, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North has seen changes, but one thing remains constant…the congregation’s desire to be open to all people.  Pastor Eric Kieb said that as the church celebrates its More...

Happenings

Pumpkin Run rolls on, weather or no

Although the weather predictions were dire, and a little bit of rain did fall, the 17th annual Pumpkin Run Car Show and Cruise brought a multitude of classic and custom vehicles to Houghton Lake this weekend.  More...

North Higgins Lake State Park Fall Festival this weekend

The North Higgins Lake State Park will host its Fall Festival from Sept. 26- 27.  This family-friendly weekend will highlight the recreation, fitness and nature opportunities the park has to offer.  On Sept. More...

Moolenaar to speak Sept. 29 at county Republican dinner

The Roscommon County Republican Autumn Dinner is planned for Sept. 29 at the Houghton Lake Playhouse, located on M-55 in Prudenville.  More...

No decision made on senior center expansion, survey set

The Roscommon County Commission on Aging has yet to make a final decision on the approval of the building addition at the Houghton Lake Community Senior Center.  More...

Richfield commits to Carter’s Cove purchase

The Richfield Township board accepted a letter of commitment from Mercantile Bank for the purchase of Carter’s Cove at a Sept. 23 special meeting.  More...

Resignation was ‘error’ in procedure, Johnson says - Free Access

Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education President Dave Johnson issued a response to concerns over the September, 2013, resignation of former president Jim Sutika which the Resorter reported on last week. More...

TALKING SHOW AND GO

(Left to right) Tyler Toms of Houghton Lake talks hot rods with Rich Mooradian and Fred Rosowski of Prudenville during the 17th annual Pumpkin Run Car Show and Cruise in the Houghton Lake Walmart parking lot Saturday afternoon. 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, Aug. 19:  Justin Heavner, 25, Houghton Lake, pleaded guilty to a probation violation and was scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 23.  Paul W. More...

82nd District Court

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

Sports

Rejuvenated Bobcat soccer squad scores win over Clare

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team bounced back from their recent loss to Ogemaw Heights with a 3-1 win over visiting Northern Michigan Soccer League opponent Clare Sept. 23.  More...

Roscommon evens season with home win over Burt Lake

The Roscommon varsity soccer team evened their Northern Michigan Soccer League record at 4-4 and their overall season record at 6-6 with a 6-3 win over visiting Burt Lake NMC Sept. 23.  More...

Jaguars earn three home wins in youth football

The Houghton Lake Jaguars Youth Football and Cheerleading posted three wins in its home opener last Saturday.  After the 3rd/4th grade Jaguars lost to Gladwin, the 5th/6th Team 1 beat the G’s 26-6. More...

Letters to the Editor

Much we can do to prevent suicide

September marks the National Suicide Awareness Month and I want to remind everyone that there is much we can do to encourage each other to prevent this type of event from happening in our families and community. More...

Situation ‘reeks like dead fish’

After reading the Houghton Lake Resorter’s editorial and news coverage of the issues regarding Houghton Lake’s school board functioning with a board president that had resigned his trustee position and then was elected president by the bo More...

Thankful for accepting, supportive, caring community

To the great friends and the thoughtful community members of Houghton Lake. I have been overwhelmed by the gratitude and outpouring of support we have received. More...

Education

HLMS learns bus safety

SAFETY FIRST (Above) Houghton Lake Community Schools bus driver Terra Trtan reminds Houghton Lake Middle School fifth graders of the 10-foot zone around the bus where they should never stand. More...

DRIVE 4 UR SCHOOL

Roscommon Area Public Schools teachers Ric Rothney and Kathy Durbin test drove vehicles at Hart Ford Lincoln, Roscommon, during a Drive 4 Ur School campaign Tuesday sponsored by Ford Motor Company and the dealership. More...

SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED

The W.H. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF). The fund was established by Mark Scott to provide a lasting legacy of his father’s work ethic.  More...

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