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Roscommon boy pinned under car after night of joyriding

A nine-year-old Roscommon boy was airlifted to Hurley Medical Center in Flint March 1, after he was pinned under a car in the Village of Roscommon.  According to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a village reside More...

Congrats on surviving coldest February

If you’ve lived at Houghton Lake for more than 98 years, then you may have seen a colder February, but if not, then you haven’t.  According to the National Weather Service in Gaylord, this February was the coldest recorded at Houghto More...

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News

Child care budget dips into county’s fund balance

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners approved a $605,000 amendment to the childcare budget at the Feb. 25 meeting for institutional care expenses. More...

Lakeview Park, Tower Hill district swell Roscommon budget

The Roscommon Township board Tuesday approved a $2.6 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16, which consists of a general fund budget that is almost $500,000 larger than last year due to Lakeview Park and a special assessment district (SAD) for Tower More...

Become a Project FISH instructor at MSU’s ANR Week

Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week, March 7-14 at Michigan State University (MSU), will offer a workshop to train those interested in becoming Project FISH (Friends Involved in Sportfishing Heritage) instructors. More...

Editorial

A champion for ‘her kids’

Houghton Lake lost one of its biggest boosters last week with the death of Lou Ann Pacheco.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Adhere to the court-ordered lake levels

I enjoyed Mr. Randall’s letter, “Lakes, riverbeds can only handle certain volumes” (Resorter, Feb. 26), and agree with the example of the kitchen sink overflowing except for a few questions that were left unanswered. More...

Writer sees columnist’s suggestion as ‘ridiculous’

In the Feb. 26 edition of the Resorter, Charles C. Haynes, Inside the First Amendment, offered an opinion regarding the First Amendment to U.S. Constitution vis-a-vis the teaching of religion in public schools. More...

Writer: Meeting minutes should include what was said

During the January monthly meeting for Lake Township, a citizen had asked questions around how the Lake Township Fire Department funded their Christmas Party. More...

Education

Linskey to spend spring break volunteering in North Carolina

Prudenville’s Evan Linskey is spending spring break this week fighting invasive species in North Carolina as part of Saginaw Valley State University’s Alternative Breaks program.   More...

HLMS joins Read Across America Day

READING IN COMFORT Fourth graders in Mrs. More...

Roscommon Middle School Honor Roll

The following students were named to the honor roll at Roscommon Middle School for the second marking period of the 2014-15 school year. An asterisk (*) denotes all As.   8th Grade  More...

Snowmobile accident claims life of Flint man

A Flint man died in a snowmobile crash on Houghton Lake March 7. More...

DNR: Opening flow of Reedsburg not solution to high water at HL

The outflow at Reedsburg Dam will not be adjusted this spring to help alleviate flooding at Houghton Lake.  That is what Roscommon County Commissioner David Russo (District 1) was told after meeting with Department of Natural Resources officials More...

Pacheco remembered for taking care of ‘her kids’

Longtime Houghton Lake Bobcat Booster president Lou Ann Pacheco, Houghton Lake, who died Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

82nd District Court

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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Feb. 26:  Maxwell T. More...

Sports

Bucks bomb Blazers on Senior Night

“Senior Night could not have gone any better for our kids,” said Roscommon varsity boys basketball Coach M.J. Ewald of his team’s 55-47 win over visiting Kalkaska March 3. More...

Pool Standings

Houghton Lake Women’s Pool League March 2 Goodyear 196 Zone 18 175 Old Town 168 Sand Bar 162 Eddies 138 Anchor #2 135 Anchor #1 134 Houghton Lake Men’s Pool League March 3  More...

Regional Champs!

Bobcat cheerleaders advance to State Finals

The Houghton Lake Bobcats won the Regional competitive cheerleading competition Feb. More...

Happenings

Gardening tricks topic of Kirtland Garden Club gathering

The next meeting of the Kirtland Garden Club will be held March 16 at the Roscommon Area District Library (RADL), 106 Lake St., Roscommon.  The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. More...

A.R.K. plans volunteer training events

The A.R.K. (Association to Rescue Kritters) is planning new volunteer training classes.  More...

Corned beef on menu at St. Michael

St. Michael Catholic Church in Roscommon will hold a free community dinner on March 10 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  The menu will include corned beef and cabbage, bread, beverage and dessert. More...

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