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Veterans to be honored Friday at school ceremonies

Veterans in the Roscommon County area will be honored at several Veterans Day events. With Veterans Day falling on Saturday, area schools will mark the event with ceremonies on Friday.  Houghton Lake High School  More...

Fifty years later, Vietnam veteran recalls ‘lonesome’ return home - Free Access

Jerry Markle’s return from Vietnam in 1968 was like many in his generation – “lonesome.” Unlike the welcome home today’s veterans often receive, Markle’s reception was marked by the disapproval of the war by many A More...

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News

Roscommon County sheriff warns of different types of scams

Roscommon County Sheriff Ed­ward Stern is warning county resi­dents about an influx of telephone scams in the area.  Roscommon County has had a recent surge in four rather well- known scams. More...

RICHFIELD TOWSHIP HALL AND CHA GYMNASIUM NOW OUTFITTED WITH AED

The Committee for Richfield Township Public Safety was able to donate two Phillips AEDs (automated external defibrillator) to two St. Helen buildings. More...

Individuals targeted by scammers

A Houghton Lake area woman told the Resorter she has received multiple unsolicited calls, one of which was from someone claiming to be from Medicare.  “He kept asking me questions,” she said. More...

Business

Barb’s Family Restaurant set to open this week

An open house is planned for the new Barb’s Family Restaurant, Houghton Lake, today (Thursday) from 4 to 8 p.m.  Located at 9261 West Lake City Rd., it was formerly Mikey’s Restaurant (and for years a Big Boy).  More...

TIA offers assistance to veterans

Military veterans are highly skilled and trained, possessing many valuable skills such as teamwork, leadership and technical skills.  More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Get back to Godly standards’

We, the elderly, remember the days when families were families, father, mother and children. It worked because this was our Creator’s plan for a healthy marriage.  More...

Religion & Family

Operation Christmas Child now collecting items

This month, several loca­tions throughout northeast Michigan will serve as drop-off sites for the Samari­tan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child – joining nearly 5,000 U.S. More...

Myers surprised with party for 50th anniversary

Joann and Dave Myer of Roscom­mon recently celebrated their 50th wed­ding anniversary.  Married Oct. 21, 1967, at Walled Lake, they were surprised by a small group of close friends at Fred’s of Roscommon with a party and dinner.  More...

HLUMC food giveaway Nov. 16

Houghton Lake United Methodist Church will host a food giveaway Nov. 16, held in conjunction with sponsor Save-A-Lot.   Recipients may drive up to the church, 7059 West Houghton Lake Dr., beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Education

STAY AWAY FROM THE ROADS

(Right) Roscommon County Road Commission driver Danny Price told kindergartners from the classrooms of Libby Scherzer and Darlene Roberts that plow truck drivers cannot always see what is going on around them while they are plowing because the trucks More...

GROUP PHOTO WITH THE SNOWPLOW DRIVERS

After learning about the different snowplowing blades on the truck, Collins Elementary kindergartners from Libby Scherzer’s class got a class photo taken with Roscommon County Road Commission drivers (from left) Danny Price, Eric Bigford and Bi More...

COLLINS OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Collins Elementary October Students of the Month were recognized for their efforts with a pizza luncheon with Principal Amy Peterson Nov. 2.  More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2017 2:03 PM

State Police searching for missing Prudenville residents - Free Access

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post are currently searching for two subjects who were last seen leaving a residence in Prudenville at 2 p.m. on Nov. More...

Hancock pleads guilty in death of infant son

A 22-year-old Roscommon man has entered a plea in connection with the March, 2016, death of his one-month- old son.  More...

Mild winters add up to more, healthier deer for opener

Hunters during this year’s fire­arm deer season will probably see more and better deer than during the past few seasons.  That’s the prediction of Depart­ment of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist Mark Boersen, who said a couple of More...

Annual ‘Girls Night Out’ Tuesday in Roscommon

The annual Girls Night Out in the Village of Roscommon – hosted by the Higgins Lake-Roscommon Chamber of Commerce – is planned for Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.  More...

Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club holding Sight-In Days

The Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club invites all area hunters to its annual “Sight-In Days” Nov. 13-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presid­ed in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon, Oct. 24:  Lisacia L. More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Chase S. Shank, 17, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary exami­nation within 21 days on a charge of larceny in a building. More...

Sports

Pool Standings

Houghton Lake Men’s Pool League - Nov. More...

Bobcat netters beat TC St. Francis, to play for Regional crown tonight

“It was a huge win for us last night against a very established program,” said Houghton Lake varsity volleyball Coach Larry Kelley of his team’s four-set win over visiting Traverse City St. More...

Bowling Highlights

Tea Time League - Oct. 31 Sunshiners 42 Just 4 Fun 40 Young At Heart 36 Brotebeck Builders 33 Sassy Strikers 32 Zone 18 30 Hot Flash Honeys 29  More...

Editorial

Home from the hunt – Safe, sound and successful we hope

Markey Township Firefighter

Well, the unofficial holiday that is known to all as “opening day” is right around the corner. As the excitement builds we would like to share a few safety tips so you make it out of the great north woods without incident.  More...

Something to cheer about

Houghton Lake’s football team was unable to realize its goal of winning the school’s first District title last Friday in Millington.  More...

Moolenaar: Working for our veterans

I believe our current and former service members deserve the utmost respect for their service and sacrifice for this great country of ours. More...

Happenings

Trestle Park Express and Tree Lighting Dec. 3

Friends of Trestle Park will host the fourth annual Trestle Park Ex­press and Tree Lighting Dec. 3.  The free event is open to the pub­lic and will start at 3 p.m. at the Old Stone Hall, 2565 South Gladwin Rd. (M-18), Prudenville. More...

Relay organizers seek entertainers, talent

Organizers from Relay For Life of Roscommon County are looking to fill their schedule and are seek­ing entertainers for the June, 2018, event.   Entertainers are needed for the June 23 event, which is held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. More...

Relay For Life Trivia Night Nov. 11 at Shenanigan’s

Shenanigan’s Pub will host a Trivia Night Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. to benefit Relay For Life of Roscom­mon County and the Ameri­can Can­cer Society.  The cost is $5 per person. Teams of two to five players are allowed. More...

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