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Extended season

Pineview keeps pins in until Nov. 18, seven inches of snow comes next day

“It’s over,” said Mike Barnum, superintendent at Pineview High­lands Golf Course at Houghton Lake before closing the course on a sun­ny Friday afternoon (Nov. 18) that reached a record-tying 66 degrees. More...

Special Sections

News

Fresh troops assigned to Houghton Lake Post

Two members of the 130th Michigan State Police Recruit School, who gradu­ated Nov. 4, have been assigned to Post 72, Houghton Lake. More...

WINNERS OF THE GOLD AWARD

The Houghton Lake Ambulance Authority was presented with an American Heart Association STEMI Gold Award by Dr. Michael A. Lauer, head of cardiology at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland Oct. 25.  More...

Riley, Cook report on HLUA at Riley’s last meeting as trustee

The Lyon Township board Nov. More...

Editorial

Annual presidential turkey pardon a custom that began with Lincoln in 1863

Each year just before Thanksgiving, the president ceremoniously pardons a turkey, a light-hearted moment in his otherwise grueling schedule. More...

Thankful reminder

Each year the staff of the Resorter – and hopefully some of our readers – look forward to our Thanksgiving edition and its feature on kids and the holiday.  Some years we ask area students how to cook Thanksgiving dinner while other More...

Trump’s word, temperament resonated with Americans

In response to the letter of Nov. More...

Religion & Family

Wilkerson new pastor at First Congregational Church

“The church is still working, it’s active and participating in the com­munity,” said Pastor Lonnie Wilk­erson, who became pastor of First Congregational Church in Roscom­mon Oct. 17. More...

Bus Ministry program started in St. Helen

St. Helen Baptist Church has started its Bus Ministry program, which provides rides to church for those who need transportation.  The bus will drop people off at churches in St. Helen including St. More...

NEW PASTOR AT FIRST CONGREGATIONAL

Pastor Lonnie Wilkerson and his wife, Jan, stand in front of First Con­gregational Church in the Village of Roscommon last week. Wilkerson, who became pastor of the church Oct. More...

Education

RMS Student Council speaks out against bullying

“If you don’t think for a moment this isn’t a big issue for us, it is,” Roscom­mon Middle School teacher Doug Gou­lette told all students at a Nov. 18 anti- bullying assembly.  More...

OLLRCS STARGAZER GALA WINNER

James Hall (far right) won over $10,000 in a 50/50 raffle at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School’s Stargazer Gala, which was held Nov. 5. Pictured with Hall (from left) are OLLRCS Principal Elizabeth Kindermann, Fr. More...

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Students of the Month for October at Collins Elementary School (pic­tured with Principal Amy Peterson) are (front row, left to right) pre­schoolers Olivia King and Brooklyn McClain, kindergartners Chris­topher Dilts and Hailey Rutherford, first grade More...

Stefanko suggests harder look at county budgets

With the county currently carrying a 9% or $965,227 fund balance, Roscom­mon County Commissioner Gary Ste­fanko (District 5) suggested at a Nov. More...

Souder’s appeal denied, recall petitions okayed

Recall petitions may now be circu­lated against Mark Souder, treasurer of the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education, following a Nov. 16 ruling in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon.  More...

Community dinner preparation underway for Thanksgiving

About 50 turkeys are being prepared this week for the 14th annual Russ Gra­ham/ Matt Gro­ver Memorial Thanksgiv­ing Day Dinner.  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

Judge Charles D. Corwin pre­sided for Judge Robert W. Bennett in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Oct. 4:  Matthew W. Snow, 43, Roscom­mon, charged with two counts of do­mestic violence, third offense, was to proceed with a jury trial Nov. More...

82nd District Court

The following recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Joseph W. Baker, 24, Lake City, demanded preliminary examination within 21 days on two counts of deliv­ery/ manufacture of less than 50 grams of cocaine, heroin or another narcotic. More...

Sports

Pool Standings

Houghton Lake Senior Pool League Nov. More...

Bobcat eighth graders start season with pile of wins

The Houghton Lake eighth grade girls basketball teams have a combined six wins to begin their season.  As of Nov. More...

BALL HANDLING TIPS

Houghton Lake varsity basket­ball Coach Jeff Goodwin (front, left) demonstrates a technique for moving the ball around a defend­er during an after school practice Nov. 18. The Bobcats were getting ready for a trip to Morey Courts in Mt. More...

Outdoors

December bear forum will consider harvest recommendations

A group of individuals representing various sportsmen’s clubs, the U.S. For­est Service, the agricultural community and non-affiliated bait and hound hunt­ers throughout Michigan will meet in St. Ignace Dec. More...

OPENING DAY NINE-POINT

Lukas Roth, 11, of Roscommon, shot a nine-point buck while hunting with his dad, Paul Roth, in Ithaca, Nov. 15. (Courtesy photo)   More...

ROSCOMMON COUNTY BUCK

Rich Polzin of Houghton Lake got his buck on opening day of the fire­arm deer season last week. Polzin bagged the three-pointer in Roscom­mon County. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Happenings

Santa’s Workshop 2016

GETTING IT JUST RIGHT Noah Ritchie, 3, Prudenville, decorates a Christmas tree craft at the Houghton Lake Resorter craft table. He attended Santa’s Workshop with his mom, Kay Gebhardt. More...

27th Annual ‘UPS Ed’ Auction

SUPERCARTER Ed “UPS Ed” Piglowski and his grandson, Carter, also known as “Supercarter,” inform the crowd about the annual doll auction, initiated by Karlee Green of St. More...

‘Coping with the Holidays’ offered Dec. 7 in West Branch

“Coping with the Holidays,” a free grief and healing support event is planned Dec. 7 in West Branch. More...

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