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Eight vying for Miss Houghton Lake Scholarship Program title Saturday

Eight Houghton Lake High School seniors will compete for the title of Miss Houghton Lake 2018 Oct. More...

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News

PUTTS FOR BOOTS

Roscommon County Sheriff Ed Stern accepts a check from Rotary Club of Houghton Lake President Denise Stefanko, following the Rotary Club of Houghton Lake’s Oct. More...

Roscommon man arrested after hit and run

After a witness had informed law en­forcement of a hit and run, a 25-year-old Roscommon man was arrested for not only his involvement with the accident, but also for driving on a suspended/re­voked license and a parole violation.  More...

MSP announce enforcement for unsafe driving

Through Saturday, Michigan State Police (MSP) will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement aimed at un­safe driving behaviors by commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and passenger vehicle drivers during “Operation Safe Driver Week.”&nbs More...

Business

Business Award Photos

ENDURING BUSINESSES (Left) Accepting the “Longevity Award” were Houghton Lake Re­sorter Editor and Publisher Eric Hamp (center) and Production Manager Bryan Hamp (left) from Mike Chires, More...

Countryside Grill opens on M-55 in Lake City

Countryside Grill – located be­tween Lake City and Houghton Lake – recently opened at 1750 West Houghton Lake Road, Lake City.  The restaurant features a family- friendly atmosphere. More...

THE HAPPY HOUND

With 27 years of experience in the grooming industry, Donna Thayer, groomer at The Happy Hound Professional Grooming & Boutique, said “we have a nice clean, comfortable environment for the pets.” She said grooms includes a bath, clipp More...

Letters to the Editor

Ostergren: ‘Time for a change’

In last week’s Resorter (”FOIA lawsuit settled between Ostergren, Gerrish,” October 12), it was reported that Gerrish Township and I settled on the lawsuit I had filed against them when they denied my legitimate Freedom of Informati More...

Religion & Family

ROSARY RALLY

During a Public Square Rosary Rally Oct. 14 at St. Hubert Catholic Church, Higgins Lake, Father Bernard Tyler and Maria Tomma stand next to Rosaries available to those attending the event. More...

Northern Michigan Veterans Coalition receives grant

The Northern Michigan Veterans Co­alition (NMVC) has received a $1,700 grant from the Michigan Veterans Af­fairs Agency (MVAA).   More...

Milburn back from sixth Haiti mission trip

Completing a nine-day humanitarian mission to Cap-Hai­tian, Haiti, earlier this month were Marc Milburn of Houghton Lake and Joe Griggs of Commerce Township.  The two traveled to Haiti Sept. 28 through Oct. More...

Education

RMS ‘Buck Pride’ class visits the Resorter

Roscommon Middle School sixth and seventh grade students from the “Buck Pride” journalism class visited the Houghton Lake Resorter’s office to get a firsthand take on how the Resort- er’s weekly paper is produced.  More...

RHS Choir members preparing for State Honors Choirs

Under the direction of Roscommon High School Choir More...

IMPROVING READING, WRITING AND LANGUAGE SKILLS AT RES(

Left) Second grade teacher Eliza- beth Kachiros and student Gabby Gammicchia lead second graders as they share their, Oral Mentor Text, with Jennifer Oakes’ kin- dergarten class. More...

New law makes it harder to claim more than one PRE

Recent legislation signed by Governor Rick Snyder clarifying Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) re­quirements will make it tougher for residents to claim more than one PRE.  “Ensuring equity in our tax system is critically im­portant, and More...

NMCAC looks to county for additional space

With the goal of adding Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to its services, Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center Executive Director Becky Yuncker re­quested the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners consider allow More...

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Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presid­ed in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon, Sept 15:  More...

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Freddy T. Prince, 37, Prudenville, de­manded preliminary examination within 21 days on a charge of breaking and en­tering a motor vehicle. More...

Sports

Bowling Highlights

Tea Time League Oct. 10 Sunshiners 30 Zone 18 26 Just 4 Fun 26 Young at Heart 24 Brotebeck Builders 22 Sassy Strikers 18 Hot Flash Honeys 12  More...

Bobcats one win away from playoffs

Houghton Lake took another step toward making the playoffs with a 54-6 varsity football win at Farwell Friday night.  More...

Bobcats deal Beavers first JPC volleyball loss in ‘war’

The Houghton Lake varsity volley­ball team won a five-set “war” at Bea­verton Oct. More...

Editorial

This is my real hair, please don’t touch it

My Thoughts

My hair has always been one of my favorite things about myself and at the same time a huge pain.  More...

Michigan has repealed some unnecessary laws but too many remain

Viewpoint on Public Issues

Experts say that Michigan’s penal code is one of the largest and most complex in the nation and should be reformed. More...

Outdoors

Be ‘heart smart’ this season

Bow season is in full swing in Michi­gan, and with rifle season being just a few weeks away, the American Heart Association wants to encourage all hunt­ers to visit their physicians before hiking into the woods.  More...

FIRST BUCK IN 40 YEARS

Duane Nieman, 62, of Houghton Lake finally bagged his buck (after 40 years of trying) while hunting in Roscommon Township the eve­ning of Oct. 10. More...

Happenings

Kiwanis, Rotary ‘winners’ in 10th annual Camel Race

“Homer,” The Home Depot camel, may have won the 10th annual Camel Race, but it was the children’s projects supported by sponsors Houghton Lake Kiwanis and Houghton Lake Rotary that were the real winners Oct. 14.  More...

‘Rocking it out’ at OLLRCS

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School students began their school year by “rocking it out.”  Under the instruction of new art education teacher Tracey Haggart, each student painted two rocks – one to keep and one to hid 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...

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