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Art Festival and Train Festival on tap in the Village Saturday

The Village of Roscommon will have triple the fun on Saturday with three events planned for that day. More...

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News

MHSAA accepting registrations for 2016-17 game officials

The Michigan High School Ath­letic Association is accepting regis­trations by mail and online for game officials for the 2016-17 school year.  More...

Candidate forms due Friday

The Resorter has asked all candi­dates in the August primary and No­vember general election to complete questionnaires in a recently mailed letter. More...

Accident claims life of pedestrian in Missaukee County

The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Of­fice reported June 30 that a tractor trailer accident claimed the life of an 84-year- old man.  According to a press release is­sued by the sheriff’s office, Missaukee County 911 received a call at 4 More...

Business

Gaylor recognized as ‘five star’ agency

Gaylor Insurance Agency of Pruden­ville, has been named as one of the Fre­mont Insurance Company’s Five Star Agency award winners.  More...

FIRST IN INNOVATION

Northland Area Federal Credit Union was recently presented with a First Place 2016 Innovation Award from the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL). More...

JOE’S HYDRO NOW OPEN

Specializing in indoor gardening and greehouse supplies, Manager Gary King said that the recently opened Joe’s Hydro strives to pro­vide customers with a wide selection of products at “affordable prices.” Some of the products the st More...

Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘Yes’ for COA

Vote “Yes” on Aug. 2 on Commission on Aging Senior Services!  More...

Satisfying to see campground improve

I very much enjoyed the article on Wooded Acres Campground that has been owned and operated by the Dietzel family for over 20 years (”Dietzels cel­ebrate 20 years at Wooded Acres Family Campground,” Resorter, June 30).  More...

Writer takes exception to mailing

Gerrish Townships incumbents, Frank Homola, Jim Lippert and Mary Link, are featured on a postcard mailing from the Concerned Citizens for Local Government. More...

Religion & Family

Messiah Lutheran dinner July 13

Messiah Lutheran Church, 1470 West Maplehurst, Roscommon, will host a community dinner on July 13 at 5 p.m.  The menu includes meatballs, angel hair pasta with marinara sauce, fresh salad, French bread, homemade desserts, coffee, iced tea and le More...

Happenings

2nd Annual Houghton Lake Fire Truck Pull July 16

The second annual Houghton Lake Fire Truck Pull will be held July 16 to support the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Michigan. More...

Genealogical Society rummage sale July 15 and 16

The Roscommon County Genealogi­cal Society will host its annual rummage sale and Chinese auction on July 15 and 16.   The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

NEW ROTARIAN

Mike Chires (center), owner of Black Diamond Broadcast Holding, which includes radio stations 98.5 WUPS and 92.1 The Twister, was re­cently inducted as a member of the Rotary Club of Houghton Lake.  More...

Recall hearing set for Friday

Recall petition language will be reviewed for clarity this week on three members of the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education.  A special meeting of the Roscom­mon County Election Commission will be held July 8 at 10 a.m. More...

Kumar faces health care fraud in Ogemaw

Vijay Kumar of West Branch, a Republican candidate for state representative in Michigan’s 103rd District, was arraigned June 30 in 82nd District Court, West Branch, on three counts of health care fraud, one count of Medicaid fraud and four coun More...

MINOR INJURIES

Trooper Kevin Flick (right) in­terviews pilot Jim Parker, 66, of Grayling (left) and Houghton Lake State Airport Manager Chris Ambrose (center) after Parker’s airplane crashed during a land­ing at the airport on the morning of July 2. 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

The following cases were heard in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 17:  Heather R. More...

Two arrested after reportedly making u-turn on I-75

Officers from the Richfield Town­ship Department of Public Safety arrested two men July 3 after a wit­ness reported seeing the vehicle they were in do a u-turn on I-75.  More...

82nd District Court

The followingwere recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Elizabeth A. Strieter, 29, Calu­met, illegal transport of medical marijuana: $345 in fines, costs or restitution.  More...

Sports

Top three hold spots in Houghton Lake Men’s League

The Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League’s top three teams held their positions on Independence Day, each scoring a win. Limberlost remained on top, pushing their record to 9-0 with a 29-9 win over Dealz on Wheelz.  More...

Bobcat Boosters golf outing Sunday at White Deer CC

The 13th annual Houghton Lake Bobcat Boosters golf outing will take place Sunday, July 10, at White Deer Country Club, Prudenville.  The 4-person scramble will begin at 10 a.m. and costs $50 a person or $200 per team. More...

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

4 CAR DASH  Micro: Trace Reay, Brea Lincoln, Xavier Rizzi, James Jordan  JR Sport: Cole Schmidt, Austin Fox, Brayden Goddard, Joe Walter  JR Stock: Gavin Hartwell, Brandon Foster, Kaitlyn Vermilyea, Kyle Vermi­lyea  Pro Stock: Ca More...

Editorial

Join in the fireworks: The ones you watch or the ones around freedom

Inside the First Amendment

This year’s State of the First Amendment national survey (SOFA), conducted in partnership with USA TODAY, does more than just sample our attitudes about those five core freedoms – it also may show just how those freedoms can work.  More...

Considering the salt we consume

The Food and Drug Adminis­tration has unveiled new guide­lines to reduce salt in restaurant and packaged food by one-third of what is in our prepared food. The reasoning behind this is to reduce heart attacks and strokes.  More...

Outdoors

Getting ready to reforest

After a wildfire, the Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Resources Division will often reforest the area that burned, and part of that process is known as roller chopping.  More...

Veteran shares sweet success of beekeeping business with fellow vets

Dan McClain, 69, started teaching himself the art of beekeeping in the early 1970s, after three years of service with the U.S. Marines in Okinawa during the Vietnam War. More...

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