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Lack of ‘true majority’ forces Village to table agenda items

Village of Roscommon Trustee Mark Larsen’s suggestion to table “new busi­ness” at the council’s Oct. 10 meeting means the board will hold a special meeting on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.  More...

Spirit Week leads up to Homecoming game, dance

Over the course of the week, Roscom­mon High School’s Student Council has been busy coordinating Spirit Week activities in preparation for the Home­coming dance and football game against Farwell.  More...

Special Sections

News

EARNED MADD AWARD

Trooper Jason Darling of the Houghton Lake State Police Post was one of the 2016 recipients of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Lifesavers Award.  More...

Markey hires fourth McGrath as firefighter, buying new copier

The Markey Township Board, minus Supervisor Joanne Donaldson (who was absent) voted unanimously to hire town­ship resident Destiny McGrath as a fire­fighter during their regular meeting Oct. 10.  More...

Stolen purse recovered from CRAF Center locker room

A Roscommon County employee’s purse was stolen while she and a co- worker were walking in the CRAF Cen­ter, Roscommon, before starting their work day Oct. 6.  More...

Business

Blarney Stone to acquire Northern Broadcast, including WKLT

Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Inc., and Northern Broadcast, Inc., have en­tered into a purchase agreement that will enable Blarney Stone to significantly increase reach and coverage throughout Northern Michigan.  Founded in 2012 by Jerry and Shery More...

Baraga to expand with WSRT acquisition

Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Inc. More...

St. Helen decorating contest on now

During the month of October, the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce is asking Richfield Township residents and busi­nesses to decorate for the fall season with a scarecrow and/or Halloween theme.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Put an end to the death tax

Let me first say that I’m not against taxation as a means for pooling funds to provide services used by the general public. More...

Vote ‘Yes’ for Denton parks, recreation

I have talked with many people who are concerned with all the closed stores and empty buildings in our community.  More...

Put ordinances on ballot for voters to decide

Do we really live in a free community? More...

Happenings

Lyman’s wins eighth ‘camel race’

There was no spitting and there was no desert, but there was a lot of laugh­ter shared and a lot of money raised for the Houghton Lake Rotary and Hough­ton Lake Kiwanis clubs Saturday at the 2016 Camel Race.  More...

Mobility Management Center dedicated to Richard Wood

Honoring the life and service of the late Richard “Dick” Wood, the Roscom­mon County Transportation Authority held a dedication service Oct. 4 at its Mobility Management Center, Roscom­mon.  More...

Moolenaar to speak to GOP Oct. 14

The Roscommon County Republican Party will host its annual autumn dinner Oct. 14.  A social hour will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner is set for 6 p.m. at The Quest Golf Club. More...

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Houghton Lake High School seniors Hunter Wood (right) and Madison Flick “dress” classmate Colin Dupon in crepe paper during a contest at the 2016 Homecoming pep assembly. More...

‘No campaigning’ zone cannot be extended

Denton learns 100 feet is maximum

Aiming to provide voters with suffi­cient parking on election day, the Denton Township Board tried to extend the zone in which candidates are prohibited from campaigning outside the polling place.  More...

Domestic assault leads to variety of charges for pair

A domestic assault Oct. 5 at a Hough­ton Lake motel led to the arrest of both the man and the woman involved on oth­er charges and warrants on Oct. 6.  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

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Londa A. Blankenship, 56, Roscom­mon, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on a charge of pos­session of cocaine. Hometown Security Team officers made the arrest. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 16:  Jon F. Messer, 32, White Lake, on a one-year delay of sentence, was allowed to continue his delay, as a motion by the prosecutor to advance the sentence was denied. More...

Sports

Bucks win chance at NMSL overall title

A Northern Michigan Soccer League championship was up for grabs Wednes­day night in Clare, with Roscommon battling Gladwin for the title.  Playing after the Resorter went to press, the Bucks earned the right with a 4-1 overtime victory over McBa More...

Bulldogs overpower Pats, 74-12

The Charlton Heston Academy Pa­triots 8-man football team continues to search for the key to stopping the big play, falling 74-12, to the Rudyard High School Bulldogs in Bridge Alliance Con­ference grid action Friday in Rudyard.  The Patriots (1 More...

Buck JV fall 36-30, at Clare

The Roscommon High School junior varsity football team put their undefeat­ed record on the line and fell victim to a fast starting Clare Pioneer JV squad in a 36-30 Jack Pine Conference loss Oct. More...

Editorial

Presidential race is like a scary movie

I Was Thinking…

I’ve been looking for the right word to describe this year’s presidential race.  To witness the disrespectful ways Trump and Clinton talk to each other is disheartening. Cream usually rises to the top. More...

Put prevention in practice

Every October during Fire Prevention Week, the Resorter highlights area firefighters. More...

Religion & Family

Soul’s Harbor to offer ‘Grand Illusion’ event for women

Soul’s Harbor Worship Center will host “The Grand Illusion – Things are not always as they appear” Oct. 22 at 9 a.m.   More...

Hope Lutheran craft fair Oct. 29

Hope Lutheran Church, located at 635 South St. Helen Rd., will host its craft fair on Oct. 29.  The craft fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature all hand­crafted items.  For information call the church at 389-7715. More...

CELEBRATING 90 YEARS

Cliff Rodgers (center) of Roscommon recently celebrated his 90th birthday with a family dinner. He was born Oct. 1, 1926. More...

Education

HLMS SEPTEMBER STUDENTS OF MONTH

Houghton Lake Middle School Students of the Month for September were recently treated to a visit from the Houghton Lake Bobcat.  More...

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Students of the Month at Collins Elementary for the month of September are (front row, left to right) kin­dergarteners Lync Ames and Ava Kuehne, first graders Parker Gerrity and Jenna Trader, (back row, left to right) second graders Eternity Flores a More...

GSRP STANDOUTS

September students of the Month at Collins Elementary for the Great Start Readiness Program are (left to right) Hadlee Lytle and Samantha Karn. The pair are pic­tured with Principal Amy Peter­son. (Courtesy photo)   More...

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