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Conservation Expo Saturday at River Center

The annual Conservation Expo and a fundraiser raffle will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AuSable River Center, Roscommon. More...

HAPPY 89TH (OR MORE) BIRTHDAY!

(Above) Attending the Roscommon Area Historical Society’s annual birthday party Tuesday for those who are at least 89 years old were (not in order) Larry Eastley, Syd Dyer, Nadyne Hunt, June Mellgren, Cora Oosterhof, Marge Sanborn, Wanda Chambe More...

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News

County repayment plan would absorb maintenance costs

Under a plan proposed by Roscom­mon County Treasurer Rebecca Ragan, residents of the Channel Court and John­ston Haven drainage districts would not be assessed a maintenance fee. More...

Richfield board hears ORV complaints

The matter of slowing down ORV traffic in Richfield Township took up the majority of public comment during a Sept. 20 meeting. More...

Correction

The article, “HLF asks public to be­come ‘stewards’ by taking online lake class,” in the Aug. 25 Resorter incorrect­ly stated that the class was specifically designed for Higgins Lake. More...

Business

HOLBROOK’S LAKE SHORE AUTOMOTIVE

Justin Holbrook is the owner of Holbrook’s Lake Shore Automotive at 3260 West Houghton Lake Dr. More...

HONORED FOR EXTRA SERVICE

Eric Jaroch, manager of Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Air­port and owner of Cornerstone Aircraft Maintenance, was honored for his service to the Michigan Association of Airport Executives recently. More...

RIBBON CUTTING

Michigan Warm Hugs Quilts celebrated the opening of their business with a ribbon cutting the morning of Sept. 16. More...

Outdoors

Census shows Kirtland’s warbler population up 25%

The U.S. Forest Service conducted its annual census of the Kirtland’s warbler in June. More...

HAPPY GRAMPA

Dan Reznich, 91, of Frankfort, holds up a couple of keeper smallmouth caught in Higgins Lake on Sept. 14. The 17.5- and 16.7-inch fish were part of a mixed bag that also included rock bass and perch, all of which were caught on nightcrawlers. (TRP) More...

SUNDAY 6-POINT

Austin Walker, 16, bagged this 6-point buck during Michigan’s Youth Hunt Sept. 18. He took the buck at 9 a.m. with a shotgun while hunting with his dad, Wil­liam, in the Prudenville area. (Courtesy photo) More...

Happenings

RCCF fall grant applications to be due at Oct. 3 deadline

The deadline for the Fall Grant Cycle of the Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) is Oct. 3. More...

Drive 4 UR School Sept. 27

Hart Ford Lincoln of Roscommon will host a Drive 4 UR School fundraiser on Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the dealership. More...

Candidate meet and greet in St. Helen Sept. 27

The St. Helen Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate meet and greet for local and county candidates who will represent Richfield Township and will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. The meet and greet will take place on Sept. 27 beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Realtors: Flush septic proposal

Protect the lake with a septic ordi­nance, but do not make them enforce it, realtors recently told Gerrish Town­ship officials. At its regular township meeting Sept. More...

HLIB raises assessments, approves boat wash agreement

The Houghton Lake Improvement Board raised the special assessment rate for its invasive aquatic plant control pro­gram to $110 per unit, up from $100 per unit, during their regular meeting at the Lake Township Hall on Sept. 20. More...

Recall hearing for Souder rescheduled for Sept. 29

A factual and clarity hearing for Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education member Mark Soud­er has been rescheduled. More...

MADE THE CUT

(Right) Nels Johnson, wearing a “Never Fear, Grandpa is Here!” T- shirt, told his fellow guests, “It never occurred to me that I would end up here, but I did!” He turned 89 in March. More...

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Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 2: Matthew W. Snow, 43, Roscommon, charged with two counts of domestic violence, was ready for trial and a fi­nal plea cut-off date and jury trial were to be scheduled. More...

Sports

Bucks stand undefeated after 11 games

The Roscommon varsity soccer team is sporting a season record of 10-0-1 after scoring a 4-0 Northern Michigan Soccer League Northern Division win over visiting Burt Lake Northern Michi­gan Christian Academy Sept. 20. More...

’Cats go 1-2 in NMSL this week, win, lose and draw at tourney

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer team scored one win and two losses in Northern Michigan Soccer League play this week, after going 1-1-1 at the Oge­maw Invitational soccer tournament on Sept. 10. More...

Bobcat youth football takes three of five

Houghton Lake won three of five youth football games Sept. 17 at Bobcat Stadium. Houghton Lake 3rd/4th beat Har­rison, 24-13, while the 5th/6th Team 3 beat Harrison, 46-6. The 5th/6th Team 2 lost to Mt. Pleasant, 27-0. More...

Editorial

Driving the future

The Michigan Senate earlier this month approved a bill that permits operating automated driverless vehicles on Michigan roads. More...

Letters to the Editor

What’s the rush?

At the recent Sept. 13 Gerrish Township meeting I recognized why citizens have no faith in the integrity of government – including the local government we vote for. More...

HLCS legal fees out of control

Several recent comments have been made regarding the $5,000 Brent Cryderman investigation. This figures needs to be clarified. More...

Money for nothing

As I read “Child care fund ‘out of control’” in the Sept. 1 Resorter, several issues become apparent due to lack of leadership. The child care fund is “out of control.” Who’s in charge of those expenses? More...

Religion & Family

Nortons name daughter Alaina

Jessie and Kurtis Norton of Roscom­mon announce the birth of their daugh­ter, Alaina Rose. The baby was born Sept. 12, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. At birth, she weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. She is sister to Anna, 2. More...

Son born to Crites, Warren

Tiffany Crites and Paul Warren of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Andrew. The baby was born Sept. 11, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. At birth he weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounc­es, and was 20 inches long. More...

Turner, Caron wed at Riverwalk Place

Kelsey Cathryn Turner, daughter of Wendy Turner and the late Kipp Turn­er of Houghton Lake, and Cody Everett Caron, son of Scott and Ann Caron of Houghton Lake, were united in marriage Aug. 27, 2016, at the Riverwalk Place in Gladwin. More...

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