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Politics make 2016 memorable

There is little doubt 2016 will be remembered for its political sto­ries nationally. More...

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News

Pills reported stolen from Markey Township home

A Markey Township man reported to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office that some prescription pills had been stolen from his home.  According to a sheriff’s report, the man told deputies that he had counted the pills Dec. More...

Daniel House to perform at Crawford COA

Daniel House will be in concert Jan. 12 at the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center. More...

MCGINNIS AND AKIN RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE ON RCRC BOARD

Roscommon County Road Commissioners Tom McGinnis and Kim Akin ended their terms of service Dec. 20 by being honored with plaques commemorating their time on the RCRC board. More...

Editorial

What does it mean to be grateful?

I Was Thinking…

The 2016 year is winding down now and we will be turning a corner to an uncharted new year.  Will there be unrest and chaos in the world? No doubt.  Will there be political upheaval and poverty and crime? More...

What happened to the county’s flag from 1941?

Each week, the Resorter’s Publisher/  Editor Eric Hamp takes a look into the past by reviewing the archives of the  Houghton Lake Resorter and Roscommon keresorter. More...

Happenings

New Year’s Eve party planned at Houghton Lake Center

A New Year’s Eve party is planned at the Houghton Lake Center Dec. 31.  The Roscommon County Commis­sion on Aging is hosting the party, which will begin at 8 p.m. More...

HELPING OUT

Lance LeTourneau (left) and Thomas James Walkup were among those that helped build a ramp for cancer patient Cynthia Walkup of Hough­ton Lake Tuesday. More...

Trivia Night Jan. 14 in St. Helen

A trivia night fundraiser will take place Jan. 14 at the St. Helen Civic As­sociation beginning at 7 p.m.  The event will benefit St. Helen Helping Hands, St. Helen Optimist Club and St. Helen Civic Association.  More...

High winds to blame in Monday power outages

More than 3,000 Roscommon County residents were with­out power Monday afternoon.  According to Consumers Energy Spokesperson Brian Wheeler, 3,769 customers lost power at around 4 p.m., due generally to windy weather and downed trees on lines. More...

Joiner recognized for 31 years of volunteer service to Red Cross

Over the past 31 years, Arlene Joiner has been to approximately 186 Ameri­can Red Cross Blood Drives as a volun­teer. On Dec. 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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Nov. 22:  More...

Business

Stream Side hosting ‘Staycation Fun’

A business after hours, which will include a chance to win a “Staycation Package” will take place at Stream Side Restaurant Jan. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.  More...

NORTH STARTERS NOW TAKING APPOINTMENTS

With 19 years of experience and factory training, Adam Goldman, who recently opened North Starters in October, is ready to set up appoint­ments for remote start installation in vehicles, stereo systems in boats and stereo systems and lights on ATVs a More...

MICHIGAN WORKS! HONOREES

Honored by Michigan Works! Region 7B Consortium at a dinner held Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer questions letter’s intent

I am writing in reference to last week’s article “Board releases attorney letter saying ‘no vote’ occurred in closed session.”  More...

Religion & Family

BBBS MAKE GINGERBREAD HOUSES

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakes Bigs and Littles gathered Dec. 19 at St. John Lutheran Church to celebrate the holidays. The matches en­joyed getting into the holiday spirit by making gingerbread houses. More...

Syckles celebrating 75th anniversary

Fran and Leon Syckle, formerly of Lake James, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Dec. 31 at Riv­erside Senior Living (second floor), Midland.  More...

Daughter born to Frantz, Turner

Brittany Frantz and Andrew Turner of Houghton Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Cambrie Ann Turner.  The baby was born Dec. 20, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. More...

Education

KCC fall President’s, Dean’s List

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 fall semester which earned them placement on the college’s dean’s and president’s lists.  More...

Otsego approves transfer of UC operations to KCC

At a Dec. 14 meeting attended by Otsego County administration, Otsego County commissioners and Kirtland Community College administrators, an agreement was signed to transfer the op­eration of the University Center Gaylord (UC) to Kirtland.  More...

Denlinger honored for academics at Belmont Univeristy

Samantha Denlinger of Roscom­mon was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Belmont University, Nashville.  In order to receive the honor, a student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA. More...

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