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UP AND OVER

Tractor operator Mike Jacobs maneuvers a 100-plusyear old former ice house up and over a gate at the Historical Village as it was added to the Houghton Lake Area Historical Society’s collection Sept. More...

Firemen’s Memorial Fest begins with Family Night

The Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival will kick off today (Thursday) at 4 p.m. with the annual Family Night and continues over the course of the next three days.  More...

Special Sections

News

RENDON, STERN HONOR HEROES

Roscommon County Sheriff Edward Stern was the guest of State Rep. Bruce Rendon last week during the Michigan House of Representatives 9/11 Memorial Service. More...

NEW CURBS ALONG M-55

A crew from Bella Concrete works on the construction of new curbs on M-55 during the afternoon of Sept. 11. More...

Expert says county ‘king’ of oak wilt - Free Access

A presentation on the devastation of oak wilt by ReLeaf Michigan, Ann Arbor, attracted about 60 people to the Denton Township Hall Sept. 10. More...

Editorial

Mea culpa

The Resorter made a mistake last week by publishing the wrong start time of the annual 2015 Heritage Home Tour, hosted by the Roscommon Area Historical Society (RAHS).  More...

It feels good to see the flag 14 years later

I Was Thinking…

As of this writing it’s Sept. 11. The 14th anniversary of that tragic day when the world changed as we knew it.  Much like today, it was a beautiful fall day, with a blue sky. More...

The Iran Deal: Bad for America, dangerous for world

President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is dangerous for the American people and our allies around the world.  Across Michigan’s Fourth District, I have heard from thousands of constituents and they are overwhelmingly opposed to thi More...

Religion & Family

HLUMC taking orders for Fall Pasty Sale

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church is taking orders for its Fall Pasty Sale Oct. 13-14.  Preorders are due by Oct. 8, for pickup Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. or Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. More...

Phillips, Morrison name son Landon

Jennifer Phillips and Shawn Morrison of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Landon Willard.  The baby was born Aug. 29, 2015, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital.   He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. More...

Meth topic of next ACT NOW meeting

The next ACT NOW community meeting is set for Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Gerrish Township Hall.  More...

Happenings

Heritage Home Tour

Roscommon area homes put on display

Every five years the Roscommon Area Historical Society features homes in the Roscommon area as part of its Heritage Home Tour. This year’s tour, which featured six homes took place on Sept. 13.  More...

Local employers are hiring

Managers and human resource professionals will get a chance to have faceto face interactions with candidates who are interested in their organizations at two upcoming Regional Hiring Events.  More...

FAMILY FARE DONATES TO MFMF FAMILY NIGHT

This year’s Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Family Night will take place on Sept. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds. More...

Breaking News - 9/18/2015 2:22 PM

Prudenville man arrested for child porn, computer crimes - Free Access

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post arrested a Prudenville man Sept. 17 for multiple counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, and committing a crime with a computer. More...

County affirms ownership of Outlot A

After nearly three years of discussion, the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a “resolution affirming ownership of portions of Outlot A-Idlewild Resort.”  More...

Soon to be retired Alward led changes at HL library

Houghton Lake Public Library Director Donna Alward has overseen many changes at the library.  She took over in 1997, a year after the library had transitioned to a district library (it had been affiliated with Houghton Lake Community Schools).&n More...

Village names interim DPW director, shift comes after demotion

The Village of Roscommon council approved an interim Department of Public Works director’s contract with Dave Hodges during a Sept. 14 meeting, as a result of the demotion and eventual resignation of former DPW director Greg MacIntosh.  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

The following were recently arraigned in 82nd District Court:  Benjamin F. More...

Sports

Young Bobcats take one game from Mt. Pleasant

The Houghton Lake Bobcats Youth Football teams began their seasons Saturday on Bobcat Field against Mt. Pleasant.  The Bobcats were able to take one contest against the foes from Isabella County. More...

Bowling Highlights

Tea Time League Sept. More...

Bobcats score first soccer win

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team scored their first win of the season during the Ogemaw Heights Soccer Tournament Sept. 12. The win put the Bobcats’ record at 1-7, 0-3 in Northern Michigan Soccer League play.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Freedom does not include withholding rights

In his column “Clerks, conscience and the case for common ground,” (Resorter, Sept. 10) Charles C. Haynes did a commendable job of discussing a hot-button issue in a conciliatory manner. More...

Iran deal ‘scares’ writer

The current deal with Iran regarding its nuclear weapons program is not just a joke, it is a very dangerous joke.  While our current administration and other governments pat themselves on the back on what they tell us is the “only” w More...

Outdoors

Batko takes first in deadlift at Muskegon

Houghton Lake powerlifter Robert Batko, 69, took first place in the deadlift during a push-pull event at the Folkert Community Hub in Muskegon Sept. 14. Batko, who weighed in at 181.75 pounds, deadlifted 496 pounds.   More...

A VERY BIG SMALLMOUTH

Trent McCune of Fowler brought in this 24.25-inch, eight-pound smallmouth he caught in Houghton Lake to Lyman’s on the Lake on Sept. 5. More...

MILFOIL EXPEDITION

A group including members of the Houghton Lake Improvement Board, Houghton Lake Lake Association and representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Environmental Quality head out from the West Shore access site on Houghton More...

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