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Chaplain Gleason ‘honored’ to have ministered to inmates

“I don’t look at a person’s past, I look at their poten­tial,” Chaplain John Gleason said. He said it’s important to remember that past experiences don’t define who a person will become.  More...

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News

Kirtland Regional Police Academy recognizes 44th graduating class

The Kirtland Regional Policy Acad­emy (KRPA) recognized its 44th gradu­ating class May 5.  Seven academy cadets were joined by family, friends and staff at the Kirt­land Center for Performing Arts to honor both group and individual accomplish­me More...

CHA graduation venue now at school

The Charlton Heston Academy Class of 2017 graduation will be held at the school beginning at 1 p.m. June 3 near the school’s front parking lot.  More...

Man arrested on weapons charges

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Business

King Nursing receives ‘Award of Excellence’

King Nursing and Rehabilitation Community, Houghton Lake, recently received MPRO’s “2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Improving Care: Nursing Homes.”  More...

Editorial

Slow down on Old 27 during goose season

I Was Thinking…

In my travels for work I periodically travel Old 27 to head to the north side of Roscommon County.  Usually, I take notice of the observation plat­form at the flats and the road signs that lead to the North Shore and Higgins Lake.  One sign More...

Remembering their sacrifices

The May 25, 1967 edition of the Roscommon Herald-News carried the following piece in observance of Memorial Day. A quick search shows the piece must have been shared with news­papers throughout the country in 1967, and no author can be found.   More...

Welcome summer

The week before Memorial Day means one thing at the Resorter: Summer Seasons!  Included in this week’s Resorter – and on newsstands through­out Roscommon County – is our guide to summer in Roscommon County. More...

Religion & Family

HLHS J.A.M. Club to host June 1 ‘Blessing of the Graduates’

The J.A.M. Club at Houghton Lake High School will present a “Blessing of the Graduates” (formerly Baccalaureate) June 1 at 7 p.m. More...

Daughter born to Trudell, Scott

Lisa Trudell and Brandon Scott of Prudenville announce the birth of their daughter, Abbygail Rose.  The baby was born May 19, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital.  She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, at birth and was 21 inches long. More...

20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

As of June 1, it will be 20 years since New Hope Chapel had its first service at its current location, 525 Cove St., Prudenville. The church is celebrating by having a Revival June 1-4. Special speakers will be Mr. and Mrs. More...

Happenings

Merritt Alumni Association marks end of era with final gathering

The Merritt Alumni Association held its 69th – and final – gathering Saturday at Merritt-Butterfield United Methodist Church.  More...

Pancake breakfast at new Lyon Township fire hall Sunday

Lyon Township will host a pancake breakfast May 28 at the new fire hall.  The breakfast will take place from 8 a.m. to noon (or until all the food is gone) at the fire hall, 10555 North Har­rison Rd. (Old 27). More...

‘Heartbeat’ raises more than $12,000 for DenBoer

The Houghton Lake community gathered May 20 for a pancake break­fast, a car show, motorcycle poker run and silent auction items and raffles, all to benefit 28-year-old Jennifer DebBoer, who recently had a heart transplant.  The “Heartbeat More...

Roscommon graduation tonight

Eighty Roscommon High School seniors including Valedictorian Clay Jas­kowski and Salutatorian Destiny Herbers will receive their high school diplomas at commencement exercises this evening (Thursday).  This will mark the 122nd graduation for Ros More...

Memorial Day observations planned Monday

The public will have several oppor­tunities to remember those who have served the United States this Memorial Day as there have been parades and me­morial services scheduled for Monday, May 29, at locations across Roscommon County. More...

TOP OF CHA CLASS OF 2017

Charlton Heston Academy seniors (from left) Alexis Chapman and Morgan Simmons have earned their places in CHA history. Simmons has been named the first CHA valedictorian and Chapman has earned the title of salutatorian. 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, April 11:  James R. Morgan Jr., 59, St. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Brittnie M. Renner, 31, Pruden­ville, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on an embezzlement charge. Denton Township Police made the arrest. More...

Sports

Blanchard scores five in Buck rout of Owls

Roscommon senior midfielder Syd­ney Blanchard scored five goals in an 8-1 rout of the Owls at Oscoda May 23. The non-conference game was the last of the regular season, and puts the Bucks’ overall record at 11-7. More...

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway

May 19 Results 4 CAR DASH Micro: Xavier Rizzi, James Jordan, Ryan Lincoln JR Sport: Trace Reay, Dylan Cockrell, Joe Walter, Brayden Goddard JR Stock: Dylan Vermilyea, Brody Hose, Gavin Hartwell Pro Stock: Justin Clement, George New­man, Jason Cockrel More...

Boyle takes two titles at JPC, girls’ 1600m relay team tops

Roscommon’s Jack Boyle won Jack Pine Conference titles in both the shot put (50’9”) and discus (134’ 7”) at the JPC Meet Tuesday at Sanford-Meridian. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Our community has the potential to change the world’

To those who don’t realize the wonderful community we have here at Houghton Lake, I would like to address that. Of all the lakes in the State of Michigan, our lake is the largest. More...

Richfield officers ‘very much appreciated’

In 1962, President John F. Ken­nedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Offi­cers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. More...

Writer pens ‘Hypocrite’ Oath

Please print my “Medical Pro­fession’s New ‘Hypocrite’ Oath” because the ignorant, blind faith, blind trust general public has to be warned! We are being used for prof­it! More...

Outdoors

Angler from Shepherd lands second tagged fish

John W. More...

DOUBLETIME DRUMMING

Fishermen Mick Heilman of Egan, MN and Larry Meier of Houghton Lake hold a pair of black drum which were caught at the same time on the same line at Roberts Point Park in Port Aransas, TX March 2. More...

THREE TURKEYS IN ONE WEEK

Three generations of the Cornell family were able to shoot turkeys in one week recently. (From left) Grandfather Chris Cornell shot his turkey with a 10-inch beard in Roscommon May 1. More...

Education

SVSU Mobile STEM labs visit Collins Elementary

  TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATHThe Saginaw Valley State University Mobile STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lab re- cently visited the second grade classes at Collins Elementary to expose them to modern scientific research, hands- More...

ECOLOGY CLUB CLEANS UP THE EARTH

Houghton Lake High School Ecology Club members, spent part of April 14 doing its part to make the Earth a cleaner place by taking part in the Adopt a Highway program.  More...

HLCE Students Read 'Of Mice and Men'

As part of her English 10 class at More...

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