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RHS graduation tonight

Eighty-one Roscommon High School seniors including Valedictorian Cole Barnhart and Salutatorian James Gee Jr. More...

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News

Lyon Township breaks ground on new fire hall

Lyon Township is constructing a new fire hall on the township’s prop­erty near Park 27. A ground-break­ing ceremony was held May 11.  More...

HELPING FAMILIES WITH CANCER

(Left to right) Houghton Lake High School students Gloria Lambert and Brook Pepper and Dave Stoutenburg of Realistic Wear LLC were selling t-shirts to benefit the families of children with cancer May 18. More...

SHALLOW WATER WADING

For the second day in a row, three-year-old Annah Moldowan of St. Helen took to the shallow water at the beach of the Richfield Township Lake St. Helen Access site on May 24. More...

Editorial

Siri, how are you doing today?

I Was Thinking…

I’m still getting to know my iPhone 5c.  Having not received any instruction at the store where I purchased my phone, I stumbled across Siri, the built-in, personal assistant available to Apple users.  You ask her questions and she &n More...

‘Musings of a Homemaker’ from 1965 still true today for writer

This was first penned by me in 1965 for a column in the Houghton Lake Resorter known as “Musings of a Homemaker.” The year 1965 seems far away, but Michigan will always be close to our hearts. More...

A blank check for freedom

This Memorial Day, we once again remember and honor those who gave their lives in defense of their country, and to honor those who served their country in the military that are deceased. More...

Religion & Family

Camp offers safe, fun place to grieve

The Children’s Bereavement Net­work will hold its 15th camp for grieving children in July.  Since children are often “left out” of the grieving process because adults in their lives may try to hide their own feelings around the More...

Chervens name son Sailer

Andrea and Lance Cherven of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Sailer Drew.  The baby was born May 16, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital.   He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth.   More...

Balch, Adams name son Jayden

Robin Balch and Matthew Adams of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their son, Jayden Matthew Balch.  The baby was born at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital April 22, 2016. More...

Education

‘Perialas Street Journal’ educates students on responsible business practices

The students in Mr. Jim Peria- las’ economics class at Roscommon High Schoool recently participated in a stock simulation. Perialas has been leading the stock simulation for over 20 years.  It’s called the Perialas Street Jour- nal. More...

RMS Students Celebrate Their Teachers

FORMS. HALVERSON Fourth and fifth grade art students at Roscommon Middle School have been working to make the world a brighter place through art. More...

INDUSTRIAL TRADES STUDENTS FAIR WELL AT MITES REGIONALS

Roscommon Middle School students in industrial trades teacher James Farison’s class recently competed in the annual MITES (Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society) competition and “did very well”according to Farison. More...

Breaking News - 5/31/2016 1:01 PM

State Police investigating possible drowning - Free Access

Michigan State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are investigating a possible drowning case that occurred at the Houghton Lake Lakeside Resort and Conference Center in Lake Township on May 30. More...

New consultant hired for weed control

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board voted to hire Restorative Lake Sciences (RLS) to conduct its program to control non-native milfoil (NNM) and other invasive species of aquatic plant during a special meeting on May 24 at Roscommon Township Hall. More...

Serving a dual role of protection

As the country collectively honors those who served their country through military service this Memorial Day, there are those who dedicate their time by serving on multiple levels. More...

Memorial Day observations, parades planned

Several Memorial Day services and parades honoring those who have served the United States will be held over the course of the day on Monday, May 30, throughout Roscommon County.  Houghton Lake  A Memorial Day Parade is planned at Houghton 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

The following cases were heard in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 3:  Earl P. Lackie, 57, Pontiac, was granted a motion to terminate/mod­ify probation. Probation stemmed from a conviction on a charge of ag­gravated stalking.  More...

82nd District Court

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

Correction

A court listing in the May 19, 2016, Resorter incorrectly iden­tified the charges to which Ray­mond J. More...

Sports

Plainte, Jobin earn thirds for Bucks at JPC meet

Third place finishes by Brennan Plainte and Maria Jobin paced the Roscommon girls track team at the Jack Pine Conference Meet May 24 at Houghton Lake.  Plainte earned third place medals in both the 100m dash (13.46) and 400m dash (1:02.55) while More...

Blanchard wins JPC hurdle title, breaks school record

Houghton Lake sophomore Jackson Blanchard not only won the Jack Pine Conference 300m hurdles championship Tuesday, he also broke the school record in the event – which was held for the past 29 years by his dad.  The younger Blanchard&rsquo More...

Blanchard beats record held by his dad for 29 years

“It’s crazy just thinking of how many Houghton Lake athletes we’ve had that have been through the track program and no one has been close to it,” Tom Blanchard said after his son, Jackson, broke his school record in the 300m h More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Charm badly needed in Prudenville’

Just a suggestion. The recently published letter titled “Our Area Needs Help” (Resorter, May 5) was right on target. Local officials have developed two major lakefront parks while largely ignoring other area needs.  More...

Happenings

Garden, community growing at Markey Food Project

The Markey Food Project, a min­istry of Markey Church, is beginning its second year of growing both on its one-acre plot of land on Balcom’s Old Barn Farm and in the number of people involved in the project.  More...

RCSO’s Yeff retires after 10 years of service

“I’ve been partners with him for 10 years, I don’t know any other way to work other than with a dog by my side,” Roscommon County Sheriff Ed Stern said of the retire­ment of his canine Yeff.  More...

RMRA receives mParks Community Service Award

The Roscommon Metropolitan Rec­reation Authority was recently awarded an mParks Community Service Award. More...

Features

Pines Theatre turns 75

“We are preserving a part of Houghton Lake history,” said Pines Theatre Manager Adam Fraser as the theatre’s 75th birthday (May 22) fast ap­proached last week.  Fraser, 34, who has worked at the theatre since he was 13, said th More...

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