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RHS to debut Broadway edition of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Friday

The Roscommon High School drama department will provide audiences three opportunities to catch this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast.” Opening night for this year’s production will take place Friday night at 7 p.m. More...

Three to see

“Bye Bye Birdie” Houghton Lake High School Thursday through Saturday 7 p.m.  “Beauty and the Beast” Roscommon High School Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.   More...

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News

Bullying cited by Houghton Lake parent as a reason for removal of children

A Houghton Lake Community Schools parent said she is removing her children from the district because one of her daughters has been bullied. More...

‘TERRIFIC KIDS’

(Above) Miss Heather Lamoureux’s third grade class at Collins Elemen­tary School along with the other third grade classes were honored by the Houghton Lake Kiwanis’ Terrific Kids Program on Nov. 10. More...

‘Known runaway’ spotted in Houghton Lake Forest Estates

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Angie Ackley responded to a call from Denton Township Police Officer Kelly Pratt informing her that a “known runaway” may be in the location she was patrolling around 12:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Presenting medals for our heroes

This Veterans Day, we celebrate with the men and women who have defended our country over the decades. With their service they have made the world a better place and they continue to make a positive difference in our communities today.  More...

Presidential primary debates: Free speech as discussion or distraction?

The great debate over the 2016 presidential primary debates is distracting and disappointing at the least, in free speech terms. More...

Thank you, Veterans

Over the last year, the Resorter has met and had the opportunity of telling the stories of several area veterans.  One highlight was a trip by Resorter reporter Krista Tacey-Cater to Washington, D.C., to cover veteran Larry Parr’s trip wit More...

Religion & Family

Prayer vigil for homeless Nov. 19 at CRAF Center

A prayer vigil for the homeless in Roscommon County and beyond is planned Nov. More...

Bake sale Saturday at Kirk of the Lakes

The Women’s Group at Presbyterian Kirk of the Lakes (USA) will host a Fall Bake Sale on Saturday.  The bake sale will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. More...

SPONSORING CHRISTMAS AT RIVER HOUSE

VanDrie Home Furnishings at Houghton Lake is sponsoring a drive for food, personal hygiene products and household items to be presented to River House, Inc., a domestic abuse shelter in Grayling, this Christmas. More...

Education

learning about A fire department

(Bottom) The four-year olds from the Roscommon Cooperative Preschool recently visited the Gerrish Township Fire Department with their teachers Debbie Mosier and Michelle Schepke. More...

RHS UNDERCLASSMEN PLOW

Roscommon High School students (from left) Rachael Frazho, Chase Jobson and Kristina Bell show off the RHS plow representing the underclassmen. The plow’s design was created by Thomas Pastell. More...

HLHS BOBCAT PLOW

Houghton Lake High School students including (from left) sophomores Ariel Bachman and Gloria Lambert, seniors Aubrey McCullom and Damien Emmons and junior Timmy Sandera designed and painted the Bobcat plow as part of their two dimensional design clas More...

Village hall moves to Lake Street

The Village of Roscommon officially has a new home as the office was moved over the course of three days from the former location on Main Street to its new site on Lake Street.  More...

Welcome Hunters

Less prolific acorn crop to help hunters target bucks

“Last year acorns were everywhere,” said Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist Mark Boersen, adding that this year’s spotty acorn crop may be a blessing in disguise. More...

Bye Bye Birdie to hit HLHS stage tonight

The Houghton Lake drama and band programs will offer their production of the musical “Bye Bye Birdie” in three evening performances Nov. 12-14. Each performance will start at 7 p.m. 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

District Court

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

Sports

Bucks District Champs

Roscommon beats Coleman after pitched battle with Bobcats

The Roscommon Bucks won their second straight District Championship in a three-game match (25-14, 25-21 and 25-22) against the Coleman Comets Nov. 5 at Roscommon Middle School. More...

Pool standings

Houghton Lake Senior Pool League More...

Bowling Highlights

Sunday Night Mixers More...

Letters to the Editor

Direct swimmer’s itch ‘rhetoric’ to state level

First of all this is my opinion and my opinion only.  More...

‘Simple, practical plan’ needed

We believe the swimmer’s itch program Gerrish Township has in place with Northpoint Fisheries Management has been very successful this year. There was a significant decrease in the merganser duck at the south end of Higgins Lake. More...

Outdoors

Platte River State Fish Hatchery a big part of coho success

Some years back, when Michigan’s Chinook salmon program was in its greatest glory, some anglers suggested the Department of Natural Resources abandon raising the smaller, less spectacular coho salmon and put more emphasis on the kings. More...

FeederWatch seeks help observing backyard birds

Watching birds is a joy unto itself –but you can easily make it mean so much more just by reporting the birds you see to Project FeederWatch.  More...

Sight-in Days planned at HLSC Friday, Saturday

The Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club will hold its annual Deer Hunter’s Sight-In Days Nov. More...

Happenings

Mikenauk Chorale to perform Nov. 22 at Good Shepherd

The Mikenauk Chorale will sing many of its “favorites” Nov. 22 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church during a program under the direction of Marti Christie McConnell.  More...

Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies take KCPA stage on Friday

Lousiana’s hottest Cajun party pranksters – Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies – will serve up Mardi Gras music on a red hot platter Friday at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts.  Audiences will beat their feet to this Zydec More...

Second annual Trestle Park tree lighting Nov. 29

The Friends of Trestle Park will host the second annual Trestle Park Express and Tree Lighting event Sunday, Nov. 29.  According to organizers, this is a fun community event for young and old alike.  More...

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