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Welcome to the Alcona County Review ~ the weekly newspaper of record for Alcona County which includes Black River, Barton City, Curran, Glennie, Greenbush, Harrisville, Hubbard Lake, Lincoln, Mikado, South Branch and Spruce.
Anyone interested in subscribing through mail to the Alcona County Review can do so by sending a note of request with their complete mailing address and a check (or money order) to: P.O. Box 548, Harrisville, MI 48740. We also accept Visa or MasterCard for payment.

If you live in county, the cost is $25 for a one year subscription or $47 for a two year subscription.

Out of county cost is $32 for a one year subscription or $61 for a two year subscription.

Snowbird subscriptions are $29 for a one year subscription or $55 for a two year subscription. A subscriber is considered a snowbird if they live in Alcona County at least six months of the year.

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Alcona County Review
111 Lake Street, P.O. Box 548
Harrisville, Michigan 48740

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Alcona County Review
June 10, 2015
Online or Webscriptions, are $20 per year, and you can sign up for this service on the Online Subscription Sign Up Page.

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News items are accepted until noon each Monday. Letters to the editor have a 300 word limit, so please plan accordingly 

Classified ads are accepted until 5 p.m. each Monday. Cost is $4.50 for the first 10 words and 15 cents a word thereafter. (Telephone numbers and addresses count as words.) 

Classified display ads are $5.00 per column inch.

Payment is expected at time of placement.

Interested in using Display Advertising? Check with our professional staff that can help you select the right ad without bursting your budget! Open rate prices on display advertising starts out at $6.25.

Our commercial print shop (offset printing not volume copying) offers a variety of services from business cards, to wedding invitations including multi-part forms (invoices, receipts), envelopes, letterhead, brochures, newsletters and raffle tickets. We offer free quotes and consulting service.

Do you have a birth, engagement, wedding or obituary that you would like published in the Alcona County Review? There is no charge to have these announcements published.

Please use one of the accompanying forms to submit the information. Please be sure to include first and last names and the city and state of each person named. (Sorry, we don’t publish just first names.)


These books are a historical chronicle of the early history of the communities in Alcona County and the perseverance of early settlers. The photos were provided primarily from private collections so there are many, never before seen photos.

You may purchase these books by stopping by our office or calling 877-873-8439.

Alcona County A Pictorial History Vol. I Alcona County - A Pictorial History Vol. II
Alcona County - A Pictorial History Volume III
Alcona County A Pictorial History Vol. I

Price: $26.45 (including tax) 
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Alcona County Pictorial History Book - Volume II

Price: $31.75 (including tax)
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Alcona County Pictorial History Book - Volume III

Price: $21.20 (including tax)
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Contact Us

Cheryl L. Peterson, Publisher & Editor : 
John D. Boufford, Production Manager : 
Eileen Roe, Circulation Director : 


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