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Michigan’s Other Great Lakes Family Fishing Fest’ Saturday

In conjunction with the Depart­ment of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend, Roscommon County will host the third annual “Michigan’s Other Great Lakes Family Fishing Fest” Saturday.  More...

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News

Houghton Lake Post to celebrate MSP’s 100th with June 8 open house

Michigan State Police Post 72, Houghton Lake, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Michigan State Police with an open house today (Thursday, June 8) from noon to 3 p.m.  More...

Man arrested for assaulting son

A Houghton Lake man was arrested for assaulting his 18-year-old son June 5, following an altercation at a residence in Markey Township.  The wife and mother of the two men called the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office to report the assault. More...

Missaukee fire departments take part in annual water supply training

Six fire departments that provide fire protection in Missaukee County conducted a joint water supply training event June 5 at the Clam Union Town­ship Hall and the Missaukee Youth Show facility in Falmouth.  More...

Editorial

MSP Troopers cornerstone of traditions

Ask the Trooper Column

The Michigan State Police (MSP) family is currently celebrating its 100th year of service. Many people have asked me how the agency has maintained its traditions over the course of a century. There is no single or simple answer to that question. More...

Congratulations Jackson and Jack

It is not often that a District Championship or berth in a State Finals fails to make the front page of the Resorter Sports section.  These are big accomplishments that take hundreds of hours of work to accomplish.  But that happened this More...

Best of luck Class of 2017

Congratulations are also in order for the graduates of our area schools.  We count over 240 graduates from schools in Roscommon County: Charlton Heston Academy, Houghton Lake High School, Houghton Lake Community and Adult Education, Immanuel Chr More...

Outdoors

Ohio angler lands third tagged fish in ‘Catch Us’ contest

Luke Rundle of Medina, OH, was re­cently fishing on Houghton Lake when he landed a tagged perch in the 2017-18 Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s “Catch Us if You Can” fishing contest.  More...

FISH TALES

Mark Martin of Twin Lake, the 1990 Professional Walleye Trail World Champion and Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famer, talks with folks at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center June 3 during a “Fishing Fiesta” More...

Happenings

Kirtland’s Warbler Festival

ON THE LOOK OUT Birders center their attention on a small group of Jack Pines where a male Kirtland’s warbler has been spot­ted during Kirtland’s Warbler Festival June 3. More...

Open house planned Saturday at sportsmen’s club

Residents at Houghton Lake, Pruden­ville and Roscommon, as well as other surrounding communities, are invited to attend an open house at the Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club June 10 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.  More...

‘Mini-Houghton Open’ seeking teams, sponsors

The Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce is planning a Mini-Houghton Open for June 14.  It will be the second year for the family-friendly mini golf outing. More...

Third Thursday concert June 15 - Free Access

In this week’s edition of the Resorter, the announcement about the Friends of Trestle Park’s Third Thursday concert should have said Logan and Seth will perform June 15. More...

CHA graduation result of a ‘dream come true’

“This school is a dream come true for many,” Charl­ton Heston Academy Chief Academic Officer Jason Sarsfield told those who gathered at CHA’s first gradu­ation ceremony during his welcoming remarks June 3.  More...

EYES ON THE PRIZE

Members of the Houghton Lake varsity soccer team gather round the District Championship trophy, held aloft by Coach Darren Barnes after winning the District Final at McBain NMC June 2. 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, May 9:  Brenda L. Carlton, 43, Harrison, failed to appear at a final pretrial hear­ing and a bench warrant was issued. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Darron Z. Bauknecht, 36, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on charges of second degree home invasion and receiving and concealing stolen property. More...

Sports

State Champion! State Champion!

Houghton Lake High School junior Jackson Blanchard made history June 3 when he won two State Championships in hurdles.  More...

Boyle’s school-record throw equals second place at State

For the second season in a row, Roscommon’s Jack Boyle saved his best for last. More...

Bobcats’ season ends in 2-1 Regional loss to Elk Rapids

Houghton Lake’s postseason soccer run came to an end against Elk Rapids in the opening contest of Division 4 Re­gional play Tuesday.  The Bobcats fell to the Elks, 2-1, at Big Rapids Crossroads Academy. More...

Letters to the Editor

Public accountability should follow public money

President Trump’s continuing campaign theme is “Make America Great Again.”  America was great and is great. Its greatness is due in large part to public education. Public education means secular education according to the U.S. More...

Roads in St. Helen ‘just terrible’

The roads here in St. Helen are just terrible. At the end of West Carter, Violet, Diamond and Emerald streets there is nothing but potholes. They need fixing right! More...

Religion & Family

Daughter born to Cherryhomes family

Jeff and Kim Cherryhomes of West Branch announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Elizabeth Cherryhomes.  The baby was born May 10, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center, Saginaw. More...

Thurstons name fourth child Ian

Alicia and Guy Thurston Jr. of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Ian.  The baby was born at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital June 2, 2017. More...

Hendersons name daughter Esther

Emily and Joshua Henderson of Mer­ritt announce the birth of their daughter, Esther Lohr.  The baby was born May 16, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. More...

Education

HLMS Paw Pride Day

STAYING ON TRACK (Above, from left) Colton Diamond, Logan Dowland and AJ Green race around the go-cart track at Lakeland Recreation June 1 as part of Houghton Lake Middle School’s Paw Pride Day More...

FIRST BONNIE SCHMITT SCHOLAR

Charlton Heston Academy Vale­dictorian Morgan Simmons was recently presented with the in­augural Bonnie Schmitt Memo­rial Scholarship by Amy Schmitt (right). A lifelong St. More...

TERRIFIC KIDS!

Students from Ashley Frydrych’s third grade class at Collins Elementary were rewarded June 1 through the Terrific Kids! program sponsored by the Houghton Lake Kiwanis Club. More...

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