April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Stuck enters no contest plea in October, 2016, crash

A Prudenville man charged in con­nection with the deaths of three people, has entered a no contest plea to one of the charges.  Gordon Stuck, 29, entered the plea to one count of driving while under the influence causing death April 25 in 34th C More...

RAPS millage renewal on ballot

Voters living within the Roscom­mon Area Public Schools district will be asked to renew the district’s non-home­stead millage on the May 2 ballot. More...

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News

From the office to the field

When taking a recent Pavement Sur­face Evaluation Rating (PASER) test with the Michigan Department of Trans­portation, Roscommon County Road Commission Engineering Tech Tracy Turner noticed that she was one of only three women at the testing, which i More...

Anthony, RTPD ready to serve Richfield community

Just over a week into his new role, Frank Anthony, who was recently named chief of the Richfield Township Police Department, wants residents to know the department is theirs and he and the officers are willing to serve their com­munity.  More...

Marijuana delivery driver jailed

A 21-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms man was arrested for possession of marijuana April 20, after Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office deputies initially pulled him over for a broken taillight.  More...

Editorial

Preparation, education key with storms

“It’s a twister!”  We all remember the iconic line from “The Wizard of Oz” as a tornado barrels down the plains of Kansas, sweeping Dorothy and Toto off to another world. More...

Checking backgrounds

The Resorter published something this week it has not done so in the past.  A decision was made to check the criminal backgrounds of candidates for the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education. More...

Support renewal

Voters should take to the polls Tuesday to support the renewal of Roscommon Area Public Schools’ non-homestead millage.  More...

Happenings

Free ‘Money Smart’ event Friday by NMCAA

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (NMCAA) is recog­nizing Money Smart Week during the week of April 22-29,  More...

BOOT BOOST

Undersheriff Ben Lowe recently visited the Rotary Club of Houghton Lake to talk about the status of the security boots installed in Roscom­mon County schools. More...

FUNDS FOR CHILD PROTECTION

Tammy Tyler, coordinator with the Crawford/Roscommon Child Pro­tection Council, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Houghton Lake about April being Child Abuse Prevention Month and the work of the committee to develop and support child abuse/neglect More...

HLCS voters head to polls Tuesday in recall election

Voters in the Houghton Lake Com­munity Schools district will be asked to choose from among two board of educa­tion candidates in the May 2 recall elec­tion. The candidates are incumbent Kevin Nagel and challenger Nanette Combs. More...

Roscommon woman killed in early morning crash on M-18

A 25-year-old woman was killed in a single car accident on M-18 near Deer­heart Valley Road, north of the Village of Roscommon, after losing control of her vehicle during the early morning April 22.  More...

Houghton Lake Rotary auction Saturday

Don a top hat and cutaway coat, or slap on a black and white harlequin cos­tume Saturday, April 29, for the 18th annual Rotary Club of Houghton Lake Community Service Auction.  This year’s theme is “Black and White” – dre More...

Reed wins $1,000 in ‘Catch Us’ contest

The 2017 winner of the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s Catch Us if You Can fishing contest was Jeff Reed of Rochester.  While Reed did not pull matching en­velopes from the prize bin for the grand prize of $100,000 and a Lund boat, he More...

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Court News

82nd District Court

The following were recently ar­raigned in 82nd District Court:  Gavin R. Beach, 33, Clinton, MO, demanded preliminary examination within 21 days on a charge of failure to pay child support. The Attorney General filed the charge. More...

Sports

Bobcats dominant over Bucks in first soccer game of season

In the first Northern Michigan Soccer League game of the season between Roscommon and Hough­ton Lake, the visiting Bobcats gave a dominant performance, beating the Bucks 6-1.  “We had some good, solid play at the beginning of the game,&rdq More...

Youth football, cheerleading sign-ups tonight at HLPL

Youth interested in Houghton Lake Youth Football and Cheerleading for the fall 2017 season can sign-up for the pro­gram tonight (Thursday) at the Hough­ton Lake Public Library.  The sign-up will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. More...

Bucks on losing end of two softball contests at Grayling

The Roscommon varsity softball team dropped both halves of a double­header at Grayling April 25. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board acted illegally, not the supervisor

I just read the letter to the editor by Norma Boyle in last week’s Resorter (“Supervisor ‘acted illegally’”) that purported that “Supervisor Udy ‘acted illegally.’” I must say, with all due respec More...

Religion & Family

Food distribution April 29 at Roscommon Baptist

A food truck will disburse food April 29 at noon for Roscommon County residents.  The event is a joint community effort offered by Messiah Luther­an Church, First Congregational Church, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Roscommon Baptist Ch More...

Son born to Gross family

Nicole and Hannon Gross of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Talon Dylan. More...

Farringtons name daughter Tovah

Shelbi and Seth Farrington of Prudenville announce the birth of their daughter, Tovah Milli Sue.  The baby was born April 10, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Gray­ling   Hospital.  She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long at b More...

Education

GSRP students visitMt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

The Great Start Readiness Program preschool classes at Collins Elementary visited the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum Friday, April 21. We rode the school bus to our destination. More...

HLMS 200 CLUB WINNERS(

Front row, from left) Emily Garcia, Eli Holder, Aaron Underwood, (back row, from left) Skylar Pease, Evan Hall, Robert Tooker, Drake Fulton and Kylee Hamilton were recently announced as the Houghton Lake Middle School 200 Club winners. More...

HLMS NJHS SPAGHETTI DINNER

Houghton Lake Middle School National Junior Honor Society recently held a spaghetti dinner. Pictured (from left) are grandparent Theresa Kidd and NJHS members Cameron Kidd, who is in eighth grade and Kassie Kowalski, a seventh grader. More...

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