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News

HLCS schools share highlights with MDE state librarian

State Librarian Randy Riley of the Michigan Department of Education vis­ited with some Houghton Lake Commu­nity Schools administrators last week. More...

Houghton Lake businesses to ‘Focus on the Women’

A Focus on the Women event will be held tomorrow (Friday, March 10) in the Houghton Lake area. From 3 to 7 p.m. the open house event will highlight fitness, style, health, beauty, information and shopping. More...

Markey man out $200 in scam

A Markey Township man reported to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office that he may have been the victim of a phone scam.  According to a sheriff’s report, the 46-year-old man reported March 2 that he received a call from a woman who More...

Editorial

Congressional confab

Congressman John Moolenaar visited with members of the Resorter editorial staff Monday and spoke on topics ranging from President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration to the Affordable Care Act to his thoughts on the national media. More...

Letters to the Editor

Boat wash a prevention tool

I am writing in response to Mr. Jack McCauley’s letter (“Represen­tative asks for boat wash feedback,” March 2).  More...

Nonresidents should have no say in deer management

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is still pushing its Mandatory Antler Point Restric­tions (MAPR).  More...

Sanctions were in place

The United States published a list of individuals and companies hit by travel bans and asset freezes when Putin annexed Crimea and invaded Eastern Ukraine by pro Russian forces.  More...

Happenings

Alano Club to host St. Patrick’s Day dinner

The Houghton Lake Area Alano Club will welcome members and their friends and family for a St. Pat­rick’s Day dinner March 18.  Doors open at 5 p.m. More...

Relay For Life of Roscommon County cook-off kick-off March 20

Relay For Life of Roscommon County teams will gather March 20 for a Chili Cook-off/Kick-off and a night of celebration, recognition, mission and empowerment.   Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and will be provided by the teams. More...

Senior Singles to meet March 15

The Roscommon Seniors will hold its monthly dinner March 15 at The Limberlost, Houghton Lake.   The gathering will begin at 5 p.m. For information, call Angie at 366- 9865.   More...

PACING THE SIDELINES

Roscommon wrestler Brenden “Bubby” Spencer paces the sidelines as he tried to stay loose during the State Individual Wrestling Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills Friday morning. More...

High winds cause power outages, dangerous situations

High winds that hit Roscommon County March 7 and 8 caused many emergency situations as tree limbs, trees and power lines were knocked to the ground, and some roadways were partially blocked.  More...

Ice cream science

Houghton Lake High School Science Club members shared their scientific knowledge with Collins Elemen­tary first graders to help them make a tasty treat the morning of March 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

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Feb. 21:  Rosalee T. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Jeffrey D. Richards, 35, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on a charge of false report of a felony. More...

Sports

Pool Standings

Houghton Lake Senior Pool League March 6 Week Total YTD Old Town 6 258 Spikehorn 2 10 256 Shenanigan’s 7 247 Kilkare2 1240 North Shore 14 240 Spikehorn10226 M55 Pour House 9 219 Zone 18 8 206&nb More...

Bowling Highlights

Tea Time League - Feb. 28Sunshiners 108.5Brotebeck Builders 104Just 4 Fun 101Hot Flash Honeys 95.5Zone 18 95Sassy Strikers 79Young at Heart 78Nutty Four 35 More...

Houghton Lake teams won four straight District titles in 1930s

Houghton Lake’s Tanya (Best) Heint­zelman recently shared a program from a “1936 High School Basket Ball Tourna­ment” with the Resorter.  The program, which was for both a Class C and Class D boys basketball Dis­trict, was from More...

Religion & Family

Harpers celebrate 50th anniversary

Edwin and Shirley Harper of Houghton Lake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 25, 2017. More...

Veterans Benefit Fair April 7

Northern Michigan Veterans Coali­tion and Roscommon County Veter­ans Affairs Committee have partnered to bring the Veterans Benefits Fair to American Legion Post #245, Pruden­ville, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

St. Michael to host free dinner

St. Michael Catholic Church, located at 104 Sixth St., Roscommon, will host a free community dinner March 14 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  On the menu will be corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, dessert and beverages.   More...

Education

Visit to CTC opens HLHS students’ eyes to career opportunities

More hands-on learning opportuni­ties will be available to Houghton Lake High School students beginning next fall and the entire sophomore class and most of the junior class recently got a glimpse of some of the programs that are not of­fered at HLHS More...

WOLF SONGS

(Above) Gahagan Nature Preserve Education Director Jalen Williams teaches a class about “wolf songs” to Christina Blunden’s class and Alex Goricki’s class at Collins Elementary March 3.  More...

CTC STUDENTS VISIT DETROIT AUTORAMA

Students from the COOR Career Tech Center’s (CTC) Automotive Technology program recently attended the 65th annual Detroit Autora­ma at Cobo Hall Feb. 24. More...

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