November 9, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Fund to benefit RAHS started

The Roscommon County Commu­nity Foundation (RCCF) and the Rich­ardson family recently announced that a new fund has been established to ben­efit Roscommon Area Historical Society (RAHS).  The Tom and Jan Richardson Family Endowment for Roscommon More...

Roscommon Buck Pole open Nov. 15

Roscommon’s annual Buck Pole at Fred’s of Roscommon will be open Nov. 15, opening day of deer rifle season.  Buck pole hours are 7 a.m. to dark.  There will be more than $2,000 in prizes available. More...

HLSA seeking funds from townships to find leaks

Seeking to reduce the infiltration of water into the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority’s sanitary sewer system, the HLSA is asking each of the four town­ships within its usage area – Denton, Roscommon, Lake and Markey – to contribute to More...

Trash contracts to be reviewed in Denton Township

Denton Township will seek requests for proposals for trash pickup for a five- year refuse collection contract.  At its Nov. 1 meeting, the board agreed that the wording will be reviewed by individual board members and At­torney Bill Fahey. More...

Card scam suspect caught with help of gas station employee

A Detroit man was arrested Nov. 6 for larceny from a building after a Houghton Lake gas station employee called the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office to report a possible scam.  More...

Fundraiser dinner to benefit Skyler Rohde Friday

A spaghetti dinner to benefit Skyler Rohde, a Roscommon High School se­nior, will be Friday at the COOR Edu­cational Center, 11051 North Cut Rd., Roscommon.  Rohde is the son of Andrea Bald­win, a paraprofessional at the center. More...

Sperry memorial donations to benefit Roscommon Township park

Roscommon Township will be ac­cepting donations in memory of the late Kevin Sperry, who served on the township’s Zoning Board of Appeals for many years, as well as the Planning Commission.  At the board’s Nov. 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...

RADL pays off $800k of USDA loan in three years

By repaying $800,000 of its United States Rural Development loan in a three-year span, Roscommon Area Dis­trict Library has saved $800,000 in inter­est on the 30-year loan.  More...

Bentley family – 85 years and counting with U.S. Armed Forces - Free Access

Bruce Bentley, 72, of Prudenville, started a family tradition of service in the U.S. Armed Forces that began with a four-year stint with the Marines in 1963 and spans to his daughter Dianna’s con­tinued service in the Army today. More...

EIGHT-POINTER

Jordan Foutch of Houghton Lake shot this eight-point buck Nov. 1 while on private property in Merritt. He said he used a compound bow from a tree stand. More...

Denton to hear from residents on medical marijuana issue

Denton Township will hold a public hearing Nov. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ to take HLHS stage Nov. 16-18

Houghton Lake High School will present “Fiddler on the Roof” Nov. 16- 18.  The production will begin at 7 p.m. More...

LOWERING THE WATER TABLE

Workers from the Roscommon County Road Commission and the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority use a de-watering system to lower the water table before installing a new concrete culvert under County Road 300 (East Houghton Lake Drive) at Spring Creek Nov. More...

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