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Weather, healthy herd should make for good deer opener

Predictions calling for snow on the ground in Roscommon County on opening day of the firearms deer season and a herd that weathered last year’s stiff winter well should help the success of gun hunters this year, according to Department of Natur More...

Lake Township board adopts court-ordered resolution

The Lake Township Board adopted a court-ordered resolution governing the procedure involved in making payments with township funds during their regular meet on Nov. 11.  More...

TRYING IT ON FOR SIZE

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School fourth grader Alex Grover tries on Tom Shepard’s American Legion cap in the reception line following the program. More...

Village OKs official snowmobile/ ATV route

The Village of Roscommon will officially be put on Roscommon County’s ATV/snowmobile map following a decision at the council’s Nov. More...

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News

Fresh troops arrive at MSP Post

Michigan State Police Post 72, Houghton Lake, has three more troopers with the addition of three graduates of the MSP’s 127th Recruit School, which had its commencement ceremony on Oct. 31. More...

CHA to hold IEP meeting for expelled student

The family of a student who had been expelled from the Charlton Heston Academy has filed a special education complaint against the academy with the Michigan Department of Education.  More...

Airport improvement OK’d

Improvements will be made to the Houghton Lake State Airport, following approval Nov. More...

Business

Broadband Hero awards given to three for project

Rosalie Myers, Brenda Bachelder and Adele Woskobojnik were the recipients of Broadband Hero awards by Connect Michigan recently. More...

FROM PEEBLES TO PROJECT H.O.P.E.

Project Help Our People Eat (H.O.P.E.) Coordinator Pam Stephan (left) accepts a check for $456.60 on behalf of Project H.O.P.E., from Houghton Lake Peebles Manager Liz Foley Nov. 10. More...

WIND CHIME REMEMBRANCE

A wind chime, made from handmade ceramic leaves that the Hospice staff made at Kirtland Community College’s Art Department, was recently presented to Mercy Manor. More...

Religion & Family

‘Christmas Around the World’ on Nov. 23

The Mikenauk Chorale under the direction of Marti Christie McConnell, will return to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North on Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. for its “Christmas Around the World” concert.  More...

Authentic Mexican dinner tonight at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and its Connect Student Ministries will hold an Authentic Mexican Dinner Fundraiser tonight (Thursday).  The dinner will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. More...

RAISING AWARENESS OF HOMELESSNESS

With temperatures in the 20s, St. Michael’s Youth Group assembled cardboard homes for a cold, wet evening to help raise awareness about the realities and the causes of homelessness on Oct. 31.  More...

Education

Power pole project enhances science experience at HLMS

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently presented a $1,250 grant to Houghton Lake Community Schools (HLCS) to assist with the Science Classroom Electrical Power Pole Project.   More...

OCTOBER DISCIPLES OF THE MONTH

The October Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School Disciples of the Month were treated to a luncheon at Buccilli’s on Nov. 11. More...

SHARING SNOWPLOW SAFETY

Snowplows will soon be on area roads and students at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School learned snowplow safety Nov. 7 during a presentation by the Roscommon County Road Commission.  More...

HEADED FOR QUARTERFINALS - Free Access

HEADED FOR QUARTERFINALSThe Roscommon varsity volleyball team poses with their trophy after winning the Regional Championship match against Traverse City St. Francis at Johannesburg-Lewiston High School Nov. 13. More...

Ward was ‘not your average person’

“A lot of people admired her,” Roscommon Elementary School Principal Kathy Rees said of RES preschool teacher Mary Ward. “She was just the example you hoped to set for yourself.”  Mary Ward, 51 of West Branch, died Nov. More...

20TH ANNUAL SALUTE TO VETERANS

Staff, student body and over 100 visiting veterans stand for the National Anthem played by the Houghton Lake High School band during the school’s 20th annual Veterans Day Program Tuesday morning. More...

A MOMENT OF SILENCE

(Right)Roscommon High School Student Council member Kerrigan Fitzpatrick holds a candle during the moment of silence held for the fallen during the Nov. 11 Veterans Day assembly as Roscommon American Legion member Richard Reed looks on. 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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon Oct. 7: Jenny M, Schudel, 32, Roscommon stood mute to a charge of possession of less than 25 grams of a controlled substance. More...

Sports

RHS takes on St. Francis for regional crown

The Roscommon varsity volleyball team will play for a Regional championship against Traverse City St. Francis tonight (Thursday) after defeating Lincoln Alcona at Johannesburg Lewiston High School in semifinal play Nov. 11. More...

Roscommon takes first District title since 2010

“It has been our goal all year to win the District championship,” said Roscommon Coach Heather Compton after the Bucks defeated Beaverton at the District final match at Farwell Nov. 6. More...

DNR to hold Michigan Bear Symposium at RAM Center

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host a Michigan Bear Symposium on Dec. 6 in Roscommon. This one-day, inaugural event will be held at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center, 104 Conservation Drive, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Editorial

Seeing news from every angle is necessary

Inside the First Amendment

Things are not “looking up” when it comes to our ability to “look down” or just around to keep an eye on what our police and other authorities are doing.  More...

Saluting our veterans

Typically, at least one obituary each week in the Resorter has a flag in the top left corner of the copy. The flag signifies that the deceased was a member of the military. More...

Letters to the Editor

Veteran: Live life to be worthy of honor

As I was in the gas station this morning battling with my inner demon that was begging for me to purchase a candy bar, an old man walked through the door. He caught my attention and for some reason he had a death grip on it. More...

‘Mr. Melvin deserves better’

I read with interest the letter in your Nov. 6 edition from Eric Ostergren (“Dam management should be handled by others”). Mr. Ostergren seems to believe he has a premium on knowledge of Higgins Lake. More...

‘Slowly losing our freedoms’

Why are “liberated” groups, such as N.O.W., not speaking out boldly against Shariah law in the U.S.A.? Is it because of intimidation, fear or just political correctness? More...

Happenings

Hunter's Supper set for Nov. 15

A Hunter's Supper will be held Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Norwich Township Hall in Moorestown. On the menu will be turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, baked beans, squash, cole slaw, cranberries, rolls, pies and desserts. More...

Shenanigan’s owners to celebrate self-published book, ‘Mr. Doggy’

Shenanigan’s Pub & Grub owners Jerry DeVisscher and Meg Rourke have completed a new venture and will celebrate a children’s book they wrote and DeVisscher illustrated.  A book party is planned for Nov. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Historian to speak about area history at Kirtland Garden Club

The Kirtland Garden Club will feature Northern Michigan historian Ken Pott as guest speaker at its Nov. 17 meeting.  More...

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