Last walk-through for Class of 2022




Counting their chicks

Twenty-eight chicks have made their arrival, thanks to the efforts of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School’s first grade and upper elementary school teachers.  While the chicks were housed in an incubator, the students referenced diagrams to see how the chicks progressed from egg to chicks. The students were also able to put the chicken eggs under a […]

Conservation officers’ memorial honors 16 fallen officers

By Cheryl Holladay Sixteen names now stand on a new Fallen Conservation Officers Memorial at Higgins Lake. At a solemn ceremony among the trees at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center May 17, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials honored fallen conservation officers since 1887, when the law enforcement division was established: Arthur A. Green III, V. Scott Averill, Gerald […]

Veterans Eagle Flights take up 100 over lakes

By Cheryl Holladay The Veterans Eagle Flights May 21 honored area veterans, many of whom had not flown in years.  The event took place at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport. Pilots took veterans, along with the veterans’ spouses, over a route that encompassed Houghton Lake and Higgins Lake. “It’s a great day to fly,” Eric Jaroch, airport manager, said. Jaroch […]

Spring Band Concert


School boards ‘reconnecting’ at COOR-wide dinner

By Cheryl Holladay School board officials gathered for a COOR Intermediate School District-wide board dinner May 18 at Roscommon High School for the first time since 2014. COOR Superintendent Shawn Petri said some “cool initiatives,” including a groundbreaking for the Career Tech Ed addition to Roscommon Middle School June 3, as well as early literature coaches and mental health programs, […]

Community comes together to save RHS prom dinner

By Krista Tacey-Cater krista.tacey@houghtonlakeresorter.com Roscommon High School Prom Committee member Riley Carter got an unexpected early-morning wake up call the morning of prom.  Around 7:30 a.m. May 7, Carter received a call from the prom’s food vendor informing her they could no longer cater the event.  That call put a community in motion to help save the Roscommon prom.  Carter, […]


A story in last week’s Resorter, “FSU grad list includes area students,” listed the wrong concentration for Ferris State University graduate Emma Tussey of Roscommon. Tussey received her Bachelor of Science in Biology-Pre-Optometry, magna cum laude, not Biology-Pre-Dentistry.

Wooten graduates from Maryville College

Maleah Wooten of Roscommon has completed requirements for a degree at Maryville College in Maryville, TN. Wooten graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Outdoor Studies & Tourism. Approximately 180 members of the Class of 2022 participated in commencement exercises held May 7.  She was also named to the dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester, earning a GPA […]