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Denton, DNR to meet on potential land acquisition near cemetery

Denton Township officials will meet with representatives of the Department of Natural Resources later this month to discuss the potential land acquisition of five acres of property adjacent to the township cemetery.  The township wants to reloca More...

FUELED WITH NITROUS

Brad Adams of Dundee completed the 300 foot St. Helen ORV Jamboree sand run track in 4.19 seconds on Aug. 8. Adams was driving a threecylinder Arctic Cat Snowmobile with 1,000 cubic centimeters using nitrous oxide. More...

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News

TWO-CAR CRUNCH IN DENTON TOWNSHIP

The Denton Township Police Department responded to a two-car accident on the corner of M-55 and Ottawa Lane on Aug. 7 at 12:05 p.m. More...

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

Results of Aug. 7  4 CAR DASH  Micro: Owen Dessinger, Brayden Goddard, Joe Walter, Xavier Rizzi  Jr. Sport: Austin Fox, Clay Wenzick, Gavin Hartwell, Dylan Vermilyea  Jr. More...

Citizens urged to report elder financial abuse

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed on June 15, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Corporations, Securities, and Commercial Licensing Bureau (CSCL) urges citizens to value and protect Michigan’s sen More...

Business

Renewal by Andersen ranks highest in customer satisfaction

Renewal by Andersen, a division of Andersen Corporation, was ranked highest in customer satisfaction with windows and patio doors for the first time, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study released in June.  More...

KELLY’S ROSCOMMON BREWING

The former Kelly’s Restaurant reopened June 26 as Kelly’s Roscommon Brewing Company. Owner Craig Kelly noted that the restaurant’s food menu is nearly the same, however, the new restaurant features homemade beers on tap. More...

HART FORD LINCOLN HOSTS GRAND REOPENING

Hart Ford Lincoln, Roscommon, hosted a grand reopening event at its newly remodeled showroom the afternoon of Aug. 6. More...

Letters to the Editor

Get ‘true facts’ on marina

Being a longtime resident of St. Helen, I have done much research on questions about this marina and found it to be feasible, environmentally friendly and also accessible to those with disabilities. More...

‘Protect our community’s future’

As a concerned resident of Houghton Lake, with property in Houghton Lake Heights and Denton Township, I share my concerns having been a part of our lake community for over 58 years. More...

Writer against higher water levels

After reading the July 30 article in the Resorter, “Russo, Harvey to seek information on variance for Houghton Lake level,” I once again feel compelled to voice my objection to any such plans.  More...

Religion & Family

CROP Hunger Walk to mark 21st anniversary here Sept. 20

The Roscommon County CROP (Christian Rural Overseas Program) Hunger Walk is celebrating 21 years of raising awareness to the issue of hunger and raising money to help alleviate hunger here and around the world.  More...

HELP FOR SCHOOLS IN HAITI

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church Pastor Tom Anderson (left) and church member Marc Milburn (right) accepted a donation of hammers, goggles, dust masks, gloves, paintbrushes, power tools and other supplies from Houghton Lake Home Depot Manager Je More...

Messiah Lutheran Church VBS planned Aug. 19-21

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will be holding a three-day Vacation Bible School on Aug. 19-21.  The VBS will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Features

Hypnotist uses skills for both therapy, show business

“I was impressed with what you are able to do with your mind,” said Hypnotherapist Dan Goyette when he was asked by the Resorter what got him interested in the practice of hypnotism in the first place.  More...

Haiti bond strengthened by visit

Separated by almost 1,900 miles but united in the spirit of Christ, the family of Pastor Jeanlesly Dorcely of Petit-Goâve, Haiti, and a few members of Houghton Lake United Methodist Church (HLUMC) gathered on a sunny afternoon last week as the Dorcel More...

Lake board takes fire chief to task, agrees on probationary period

The Lake Township Board used much of their regular meeting on Aug. 11 to question fire chief David Russo on a number of matters of concern they had regarding his management of the township’s fire department.  More...

Consumers Energy plans tree upkeep in Gerrish

Gerrish Township residents will soon see blue paint marking trees intended for removal or pruning through Consumers Energy’s line maintenance program.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon County, July 7:  Leah E. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently arraigned in 82nd District Court:  James P. Powell II, 22, St. Helen, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of accosting children. Richfield Township Police made the arrest. More...

Gronski sentenced to probation on gross indecency charge

A former paraprofessional contracted through COOR Intermediate School District, who worked at Houghton Lake High School, was sentenced in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, to probation on a criminal sexual conduct-related charge.  More...

Sports

With two weeks to go, Limberlost takes two game lead in standings

Limberlost assured itself of at least a shot at its seventh straight Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League regular season title with a win over Team Señor Monday night.  Limberlost leads the Upper Division with a 13-1 record, two g More...

Women’s softball: Division 1 wins, Division 2 losses

Division 1 teams in the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League each added a victory this week while Division 2 teams each added a loss.  More...

MOVING TARGET

A Bobcat football player catches up with a dummy pulled by varsity Assistant Coach Tom Blanchard (left) during an angle tackling drill Monday. More...

Editorial

Hearing a joyful noise on Clear Creek

From the Pastor’s Canoe

When my son was eight years old we hiked two miles into the backcountry in Yellowstone Park to fish at a place called Clear Creek on the west side of Yellowstone Lake. More...

Saving lives for 30 years

It’s amazing how something once so foreign becomes ingrained in our everyday life. Wearing, and checking, a watch used to be second nature to many. Nowadays, how many of us wear watches?  More...

Outdoors

Summer months successful for catching tagged fish

Fifth fish caught in ‘Catch Us’ contest

A total of five tagged fish have been caught in the 2015-16 Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s Catch Us If You Can fishing contest – four in July and one Aug. 5.  More...

HITTING THE LIMIT

Wes Morris, owner of Morris’s Northernaire Resort of Houghton Lake, caught his limit of walleye and bass the morningThe Houghtonof Aug.  More...

Fall turkey application results now available

The Department of Natural Resources Monday announced that the 2015 fall turkey license drawing results have been posted. Hunters can check their drawing results and see available leftover licenses at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.  More...

Happenings

St. Helen ORV Jamboree declared a ‘success’

St. Helen ORV Jamboree Co-Chair Lori derPilibosian called this year’s event, which was held over Aug. 7-9 “another success” as both participation numbers as well as overall attendance were up.  More...

Houghton Lake Public Library to welcome ‘lights’ speaker

August in Michigan often means humid, hazy heat and brown lawns, but the Houghton Lake Public Library will bring new meaning to the Dog Days of Summer by offering cool ways to enjoy Michigan and the library in August.  More...

Marvelous Night for a Movie

LASER THROW (Top) Zekiah Thailkill of Bay City throws a foam javelin in the “Wasabi’s Laser Throw” ring game at Roscommon Township’s Movie in the Park Aug. 8. More...

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