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WBRMC, MidMichigan Health to affiliate

MidMichigan Health has entered into an affiliation process with West Branch Regional Medical Center (WBRMC).  The announcement came after the WBRMC Board of Trustees voted on the selection of MidMichigan Health as the preferred health sys­tem to More...

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News

Man reports wallet found in woods

A Prudenville man turned in a wallet he found in the woods in Denton Town­ship.  The man reported to Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies he had been in the woods near Headquarters Road and Reserve Road Oct. More...

Parsons, Ratza appointed to Roscommon Township boards

The Roscommon Township Board Monday made appointments to the Zon­ing Board of Appeals and Board of Re­view.  Appointed to the ZBA was Dave Par­sons, a photographer and a substitute bus driver for Houghton Lake Community Schools, for a term endi More...

HEATING AND COOLING UPDATE

Workers from A-Tech Heating and Cooling, Action Electric and Sunset Crane, all of Houghton Lake, work on the installation of new heating and cooling equipment at the Houghton Lake Public Library Oct. 2. More...

Business

‘Boost Your Business’ seminar Oct. 12 at HLPL

A “Boost Your Business” broad­band based seminar for Roscommon County businesses, non-profit orga­nizations and entrepreneurs will be held Oct. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Houghton Lake Public Library.  More...

RISE CENTER FOR AUTISM

Dr. Margaret Ficaj is the proprietor of Rise Center for Autism at 1840 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) in Prudenville. A board-certified be­havioral analyst, Ficaj said she has been an Applied Behavior Analy­sis (ABA) service provider since 2013. More...

Homebuyer class offered in Traverse City

There will be a special Home­buyer Education Class at Northwest Michigan Community Action Agen­cy Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Decisions made by those we elect

Upon reading the letter to the editor by Jeremy Hickmott (“Township slammed door on future,” Resorter, Sept. 28), I have to agree with many of his thoughts. But, I believe, this letter is more than a referendum on medical marijuana. More...

‘Set a good example’

What about military men and women who gave their lives, paralyzed vets, P.O.W. and vets who gave for the U.S.A. More...

Some suggestions for up north

I have a brain thought about us folks, those blessed to live here up north.  More...

Religion & Family

Wreaths Across America Day of Remembrance orders being taken

Roscommon American Legion Post #96 recently announced that four area cemeteries have been added to the na­tional nonprofit Wreaths Across America Day of Remembrance, which will take place Dec. 16.  More...

‘Paint & Take’ event to benefit Relay For Life

A Relay For Life Paint & Take event is planned Nov. 11 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North, Roscommon.  “Anyone can do this!” is the billing organizers are giving the event. More...

Heartland Hospice hosting support group workshops

Heartland Hospice, serving northern Michigan, is offering bereavement ser­vices in workshops to be held this month.  The “Hope for the Holidays” work­shop is for families who are grieving the loss of a loved one and may have a diffic More...

Education

Rotary makes significant donation to scholarship fund

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake recently made a significant donation to its scholarship endowment fund with the Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF).  More...

RHS hosts a haunted Halloween Homecoming

The spookiest time of the year will come to Roscommon High School early this fall, as Homecoming Spirit Week has a Halloween theme.  More...

HLHS steps into ‘time warp’ for Homecoming Week

Houghton Lake High School students are entering a “Time Warp” this week as they celebrate Spirit Week in preparation for the Homecoming game against Har­rison.  The Homecoming Parade is Fri­day, Oct. More...

Grant gives Village over $2 million for infrastructure improvements

The Village of Roscommon’s sewer and sewer system infrastructure will see a major improvement thanks to an over $2 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).  The $2,030,000 MEDC Community Development Block Gr More...

RCRC moves forward with bond refinancing

The Roscommon County Road Com­mission will move forward in its at­tempt to save an estimated $126,339, as the board adopted a resolution to allow Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. More...

Man nabbed after fleeing crash on foot

A crash in Missaukee County led to a man being arrested after be­ing tracked through the woods near the Muskegon River the evening of Sept. 28. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Daniel P. Marcoux, 39, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examina­tion within 21 days on a charge of pos­session of marijuana/synthetic equiva­lent. More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 5:  Shantel L. Canniff, 34, St. More...

Sports

Buck scoring bowls over Chiefs in second half flurry, 5-0

The Roscommon varsity soccer team pushed their Northern Michigan Soccer League record to 6-2 with a 5-0 home win over Cheboygan Oct. 3.  More...

OPENING RUN

Junior/Sophomore team member Lainey Meigs (33) brings the ball out to midfield before being stopped by Senior/Freshman team members Tabitha Tasker (50) and Kendra Cross (behind Meigs) on the return of the opening kickoff during the 39th annual Powder More...

EYES SKYWARD

All eyes are skyward during the coin toss at midfield before the 2017 Powder Puff Football Game at Bobcat Stadium Oct. 2. More...

Editorial

Give ‘em a boost

National Child Passenger Safety Week came and went the week of Sept. 17-23, likely with little notice.  More...

Goodbye to two original free spirit, speech icons

Inside the First Amendment

The twin icons of “hip” and “hippies” are no more. More...

The Family Tree

The Tree Climber

Hello: Have you ever wondered about your family history: Researching that history can be a rewarding and somewhat “addictive” hobby. More...

Outdoors

SUCCESSFUL OPENER

Neika King had her first successful opening day when she bagged this four-point buck on the opening day of bow season Oct. 1. More...

Happenings

VFW hosting breakfast Sunday

A country breakfast will be held Oct. 8 at Roscommon VFW Post #4159 from 8 a.m. More...

MISS HOUGHTON LAKE SUPPORTERS

(Right) Becky Powell, a previous committee member of the Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Pro­gram (and a 2003 contestant), sorts through her materials while working on a Halloween page. More...

CREATIVE CHOICE

Darlene Roberts questions her choice of background paper as she and Tonja Hinkston (not pictured) cre­ate scrapbook pages at a crop to benefit the 2017 Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program.  More...

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