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Busted

Cooperative effort leads to arrests in 40-plus B&E cases

Cooperation between law en­forcement agencies in Roscommon County led to the arrest last week of two Saginaw men who are suspects in a string of 43 breaking and enter­ing cases in the Houghton Lake area.  More...

Snowmobile ride down M-55 ‘sparks’ MSP attention

A 4 a.m. snowmobile ride down M-55 resulted in the arrest of a 20-year- old Adrian man by State Police from the Houghton Lake Post Jan. 22.  More...

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News

YAC TOURS ROSCOMMON COUNTY FOOD PANTRY AT PROJECT H.O.P.E.

Members of the Roscommon County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council toured the Roscom­mon County Food Pantry at Project H.O.P.E. More...

Drunk driver could have immigration problem

The jail stay of a 42-year-old Marion man arrested by State Po­lice for drunk driving in Missaukee County Jan. 22, may also include a trip abroad, after the suspect gave the trooper a false name.  More...

Multiple departments respond to garage fire in Merritt

The Merritt Area Fire Department and two additional fire departments responded to a residential garage fire on 3261 South Nelson Rd., Butter­field Township (Missaukee County) Jan. 23 at about 11 a.m.  More...

Editorial

Happy ending

When the news came in last Thursday that a dog missing since September had been located and was about to be reunited with its owners, we knew it would be a good story.  More...

Another weekend of TUT fun

Despite Mother Nature dealing a poor hand to the first weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., attendees, volunteers and organizers made the best of it as reported in this week’s Resorter.  The Grand Parade last Saturday helped start a weekend of More...

Inaugural Day ‘open letter’ to the rest of us

Inside the First Amendment

Sending an “open letter” to President Trump has been in vogue these days.  Social activists, business moguls, media chieftains and political leaders all have penned a multitude of them since the November election. More...

Outdoors

TUT fishing contest anglers go home with prizes

Tip-up Town’s Ice Fishing Contest attracted a good crowd Sunday and brought in some large catches.  The Houghton Lake Lake Asso­ciation (HLLA) runs the contest and members announced the following winners:  Walleye Single  More...

Education

Walk 100 miles in 100 days at RHS

From Feb. 1 to May 11, the Roscommon School Based Health Center, in partnership with Roscom­mon Area Public Schools, will be promoting a community-wide physi­cal activity challenge to walk 100 miles in 100 days.  More...

99 IN DECEMBER

There were 99 Roscommon Elementary students who had perfect attendance for the month of December. They were recognized through the Pathways to Potential program. More...

Applications being accepted for Northland scholarships

The application period is open for 2017 Jerry Erickson Educational Schol­arships offered by Northland Area Fed­eral Credit Union.  This year, Northland has allocated $5,000 in funding, and qualified member applicants have the opportunity to earn More...

HOOPING IT UP AT TIP-UP TOWN

Hula hoopers are joined by some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Outdoor Games Stage as Tip-up Town, U.S.A., began its 67th run Saturday. The fun and games continue this weekend with the popular Polar Bear Dip planned for Saturday. More...

SMOKEY BEAR CAN’T FIGHT MOTHER NATURE

Warm weather made Tip-up Town look more like a spring event Sunday than one held in January. “I’m happy with how everything went, despite the weather,” Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim Akin said. More...

Man struck by vehicle remains in hospital

A Prudenville man remains in the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on M-55 the evening of Jan. 18.  According to a Denton Township Police press release, the accident oc­curred at about 6:10 p.m. 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

82nd District Court

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

Sports

Bucks dropped by Falcons

The Roscommon girls varsity bas­ketball team suffered their second loss of the week at Ogemaw Heights Jan. 24, losing to the Falcons 49-36. The Bucks had lost to Lake City the night before (see page B7). More...

Pioneers run away from ‘Cats in second half

Clare used a 46-29 second-half ad­vantage to beat Houghton lake 70-50 Monday night in a Jack Pine Conference boys varsity basketball game.  The host Bobcats trailed by just three at the half, 24-21 – thanks to a Cameron Sidelko 3-pointer a More...

Archery Tag Fridays at Artesia

Artesia Youth Park is holding Ar­chery Tag on Friday evenings.  Held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Only agenda to ‘improve’ makeup of board

I am writing this letter in response to Steve Thompson’s letter of last week (“Thompson: Recall committee a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’”).  More...

Inauguration a ‘peaceful change of power’

Regarding attendance at the inauguration, every state has the honor of being fully represented by supporters and those who, unfortunately, are disappointed.  Action needs to be taken. More...

Hockey association ‘wonderful family to belong to’

The Gladwin Area Hockey Association (GAHA) is a non-profit organization made up of hockey players and parents from several counties such as Midland, Gladwin, Clare, Ogemaw, Roscommon and Bay, with an executive board made up entirely of adult voluntee More...

Happenings

Pease named January’s ‘Most Valuable Relayer’

Relay For Life participant Kathy Pease was selected at the “Most Valu­able Relayer” for January and was hon­ored at the Roscommon County Relay For Life’s monthly meeting Jan. More...

Craft beer added to RADL wine tasting winter social

This year the Friends of the Roscom­mon Area District Library have included craft beer in the library’s annual Wine Tasting Winter Social, set for Sunday, Feb. 12.  The seventh annual wine tasting event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

RADL Coursera Club to discuss upcoming topic of study

Roscommon Area District Library will start its second round of the Cours­era Club, an online program that allows anyone to take a free online college course for no credit.  More...

Features

Tip-up Town weekend full of fun, despite weather - Free Access

The first weekend of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., 2017 Edition, was well attended, even though Mother Nature slipped in some above-freezing temperatures, rain and some fog. More...

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