Classifieds are published each week in the printed edition and here. To submit an ad, please stop by our office in Harrisville, or call (989) 724-6384.


Central Boiler Certified Classic Edge outdoor furnaces. Exceptional performance and value. Call today! Gauthier Heating & Cooling (989) 471-2478.


Large garage sale, wide variety, priced to sell, May 23 through May 25; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 26 from noon to 3 p.m., 470 McConnell Road, Lincoln.

Man sale, tools, lawn equipment, hay wagon, some collectibles and more; May 23, 24 and 25, 8 a.m. -?; 4181 Wilcox Road, Mikado.

Hubbard Lake Sportsman and Improvement Association annual community garage sale at Lions Park on Hubbard Lake Road. Saturday, May 25, 8 a.m. – noon. Items include household items, furnishings, outdoor equipment, tools, sports equipment and antiques.

Indoor, huge, already moved sale, 2455 Glennie Road (F-30), 5.2 miles east of downtown Glennie. May 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May 25, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; May 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Indoor garage sale, Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. antiques, vintage furniture, dining table set, glass top stove, tools, and household, outdoor items, priced to sell; 2006 North Stout Road, Barton City, four miles north of M-72.

Multi-family garage sale; May 23-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2920 North F-41, north of Lincoln. Furniture and household items.

21st annual Villages of Oscoda, community yard sales, Friday, May 31, Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2. Numerous homes participating, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Maps available. For more information, call (989) 739-4915.

Garage sale, Saturday, May 25 only, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. , 2935 Lincoln Drive, Lincoln.

Garage sale, May 24 and 25; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 205 First Street, Lincoln.

Garage Sale, Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 1300 Fawn Drive, Lincoln. Boys clothing, women’s small clothing, household items, musical equipment, drums, keyboard, guitar, pa system, water skis, Ryobi chop saw, electric grill, sleeping bags, knife collection, chimney pipe, beer tapper kit, two interior doors, wall furnace, bed frames and headboard. Much more!

Garage sale, Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 676 North Poor Farm Road. Dog kennel like new, wicker chair, Keurig coffee pot, patio chairs and much more.

Garage sale, 603 West Lake Street, Spruce. May 23- 26. Little bit of everything.

Small estate sale, May 24-25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., two blocks north of Alcona Motors on First Street in Lincoln. Lots of books, knickknacks, lamps, CDs, DVDs and silk flowers.

Three family garage sale, 2765 East Miller Road, Lincoln. Tools, crossbow, household, kids/adult clothing, power tools, air conditioner, gutters and much more. Everything must go, priced to sell. Quarter mile west of Barlow Road. Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Now hiring RNs, LPNs, CNAs and a cook. Apply at Jamieson Nursing Home, 790 South US-23, Harrisville, Mich. 48740. (989) 724-6889

Yard maintenance, full time summer season. Apply at Jamieson Nursing Home, 790 US-23, Harrisville.

Mikado Home Health seeking CNAs or HHAs. Position open for 36-plus hours per week, day shift 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 12 hour days. Call (989) 736-3202.

Looking for a full time dental assistant, experience necessary, available weekends. Send resume to:

Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. currently has the following positions open: LPN or CMA, and Pharmacy Tech, Atlanta Clinic; Behavioral Health Therapist, at Cheboygan, Hale and Mio Schools; and Substance Use Therapist, Onaway Clinic. Visit for more detailed information. Competitive salary, Monday – Friday, 401K Safe Harbor plus employer match and great health benefits. Send your resume and letter of interest to,

Horse farm hiring full and part time. General horse care, barn cleaning and grounds maintenance. Applications can be picked up at the horse office between 9 a.m. and noon only, Monday-Saturday. P & G Farms, 1120 South Everett Road, Harrisville.

Farm help wanted, full time. Applications can be picked up between 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Saturday. P & G Farms, 1120 South Everett Road, Harrisville.

Kitchen cook/cashier and custodian whose additional duties may including driving bus and maintenance. The position comes with benefits and health insurance. E-mail or call (989) 736-6212 for further questions.

Part time bookshelver at Alcona County Library, Harrisville, summer months only. Applications and job description available at any branch or on our website at Students 16 and older are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted until 5:30 p.m. June 7, 2019 at any branch or via email at

Must be 18. $5 per hour plus tips. Interested applicants should apply to:
Lakewood Shores, POA
7701 E. Cedar Lake Dr.
Oscoda, MI 48750

Maintenance and lawn care.
Duties include mowing, trimming, painting, General maintenance, etc.
Must have a drivers license, be reliable and hardworking.
Interested applicants should drop off or send resumes to:
Lakewood Shores, POA
7701 E. Cedar Lake Dr.
Oscoda, MI 48750


Buying standing timber, minimum ten acres. Paying 10 percent more for landowners with signed contracts from February 15 – June 15, 2019. On Class A roads only. Cole Forest Products (989) 736-8928.

Buying standing timber, all species. Minimum of five acres or more. Call S & S Wood Products, (989) 464-6059.

Hard working and dependable, available for yard work. Call (989) 255-7678 or (989) 884-4180.

Honest and dependable caregiver. References available. Call (989) 884-4180.

The Craftmakers’ Cabin will host their Arts, Crafts and Vendor Fair during the July 4th weekend July 5-7. Single booth space is $55. Contact Nancy at (734) 904-0108 for application.


Notice of Foreclosure

by Advertisement

Notice is hereby given pursuant to MCL 600.3212, that the following will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public auction at the place of holding the circuit court within Alcona County, at 10 a.m. on June 12, 2019. Name(s) of the mortgagor(s): Woodrow H. Dingess and Annette M. Dingess, husband and wife, original mortgagee: Bank One, N.A. Foreclosing assignee (if any): None.
Date of mortgage: July 22, 2002.
Date of mortgage recording: August 5, 2002. Amount claimed due on date of notice: $37,612.68.

Description of the mortgaged premises: Situated in township of Harrisville, Alcona County, Michigan, and described as: the west 250 feet of the east 497.5 feet of the northwest quarter (NW-1/4) of the northwest quarter (NW-1/4) of Section 14, Township 26 North, Range 9 East, excepting that portion of captioned property deeded to the state of Michigan for highway purposes as recorded in Liber 131 of Deeds, pages 319-20, Alcona County records.

The redemption period shall be one year from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a.

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to MCL 600.3278 the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.

This notice is from a debt collector.

Date of notice: May 15, 2019

Trott Law, P.C.1384633

5-15, 5-22, 5-29, 6-5

State of Michigan

Probate Court

County of Alcona

Notice to Creditors

Decedent’s Estate

File No. 19-5953 DE

Estate of Betty Ann Sands, deceased

Date of birth: May 3, 1935

To all creditors:

Notice to creditors: The decedent, Betty Ann Sands, died February 7, 2019.

Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Kevin J. Buehl, personal representative, or to both the probate court at P.O. Box 385, Harrisville, Mich. 48740 and the personal representative within four (4) months after the date of publication of this notice.

Date: May 16, 2019

Roger C. Bauer P10549

109 East Chisholm Street

Alpena, Mich. 48707

(989) 356-3444

Kevin J. Buehl

13331 North MacArthur Blvd., Apt. 708

Oklahoma City, Okla. 73142

(989) 954-2284

State of Michigan

23rd Judicial Circuit

Alcona County

Publication and Notice

of Friend of the Court

Annual Statutory Review

Public Notice

Annual Review of Performance Record of the Friend of the Court

Pursuant to Michigan law, the chief circuit judge annually reviews the performance record of the friend of the court. The review will be conducted on or about July 1, 2019.

This review is limited by law to the following criteria: whether the friend of the court is guilty of misconduct, neglect of statutory duty, or failure to carry out the written orders of the court relative to a statutory duty; whether the purposes of the Friend of the Court Act are being met; and whether the duties of the friend of the court are being carried out in a manner that reflects the needs of the community. Members of the public may submit written comments to the chief judge relating to these criteria. Send your written comments, with your name and address, to

Hon. Richard E. Vollbach, Jr., P46137

P.O. Box 666, Standish, Mich. 48658-0666.

The regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council was held on May 13 at the city office. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by mayor Gehring and the "Pledge of Allegiance" was said. Present: Mayor Gehring, treasurer Keerl, clerk Pierce and council members: Peterson, Kaiser, Luenberger, Baird, Ferguson, and Thomas, attorney Cook and guests.

Motion by Ferguson, support by Luenberger, to approve the minutes of April 8, 2019. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Baird, support by Peterson, to pay the bills in the amount of $34,768.23. Motion carried 6-0. Mayor Gehring addressed the issue of summer help applications. Will advertise on social media sites for additional applicants.

Spring Cleanup dates are May 24 and June 7. Place bundled and bagged yard waste (only) at curbside for pick up. Spring hydrant flushing took place April 22-26. All went well.

Mayor Gehring presented a bid estimate from Hartman Roofing and Maintenance for replacement of the roof at the District No. 2 Health Center (VFW hall). Motion by Baird, support by Luenberger, to put out for bid, the replacement of the shingles on the roof of the District Health Department No. 2 building on Lake Street. (VFW hall). Motion carried: 6-0.

Mayor Gehring brought forth the Michigan Regional Prosperity Initiative Funding Reinstatement: Now therefore be it resolve, that the Northeast Michigan Council of Government’s Board of Directors respectfully requests reinstatement of funds for the Regional Prosperity Initiative. Moved by Ferguson, seconded by Thomas, to approve Resolution No. 2019-03 at a regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council held on Monday, May 13, 2019 and passed by a vote of: Ayes: Luenberger, Thomas, Kaiser, Baird, Ferguson, Peterson. Nays: 0. Abstain: 0. Resolution passed 6-0.

Craftmakers’ Cabin has requested use of city property for the annual craft and vendor fair, beginning Thursday, July 4 for setup through Sunday July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motion by Thomas, support by Luenberger, for Craftmakers’ Cabin to use city property for the annual Fourth of July, 2019 Craft and Vendor Fair. Motion carried: 6-0.

Nancy Miller, Craftmakers’ Cabin Chairman, has requested permission from city council to purchase and place a totem pole on the south east corner of the cabin where a sign used to be. Motion by Thomas, support by Peterson, to grant permission to Craftmakers’ Cabin to purchase, through fundraising, and place a totem pole at the southeast corner of the property. Motion carried: 6-0.

Mayor Gehring discussed with council, information on the new zoning ordinances pertaining to the marijuana draft ordinances which were presented to council. The planning commission will meet at a Public Meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6:30 for public input. The new ordinances will be published on the city’s website:, for public access.

Reports: clerk Pierce -- OHM Engineering has agreed, with Steve Warren as representative, to be the prime professional as required in the DNR Passport Grant process for the playground project, to secure all permits and regulatory approvals needed to complete the project.

Harbor commissioner Baird -- reported two new harbor commissioner appointments. Motion by Ferguson, support by Baird, to appoint Michael Hamather and Jeff Daneworth as harbor commissioners. Motion carried: 6-0.

Harbormaster Ferguson reported on the current construction at the harbor and is assured the harbor will be able to begin pumping fuel by Wednesday, May 15. Discussion concerning public fishing off the harbor docks. Ongoing concerns were addressed. Was noted the harbor missed out being stocked with fish by the state because of the lack of public fishing availability. Mayor Gehring assured that he is committed to the issue of available public fishing at the harbor.

Planning commissioner Baird -- Baird is the liaison between the city and Harbortown Development, LLC., Rick Pender, for the housing development beginning construction on 3rd Street. House has been set and water/sewer hookups will be started this week.

Airport Co-Manager Colleen Higgins requested approval to change signatures on airport credit union account. Higgins also reported that they have made contact with the property owner whose trees are in need of being cut to allow for a clearer flight approach to the landing strip. They have also made contact with the owner of the hanger who has agreed to the demolition of the hanger.

Motion by Baird, support by Ferguson, to change signature cards of the airport account at the Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union. Keerl, C. Higgins, E. Higgins will remain on account. Motion carried: 6-0.

Assistant Fire Chief Keerl -- reported there were three fire runs and 34 medical calls. Medical First Responder Roger Klukowski responded to a life-threatening call and was able to respond in a timely manner to assist in applying his knowledge and his experience to address the seriousness of the situation.

County commissioner Johnston -- The county has been in the process of tits annual audit. Oscoda Township has been in contact with the county commission in discussion about combining its efforts with the Alcona County EMS. Johnston also shared that there is an effort to revitalize the County Economic Development Committee.

Comment cards: Monica Spears introduced herself and her business partner, Jennifer Koslow, to their new business on Main Street, the Hollyhock Emporium. It is an upscale consignment shop with clothing and accessories, along with art offerings from local artists. Welcome.

Councils' last comments -- Alderman Baird addressed website issues. Addressed audit issues. Alderman Ferguson commented on the improvement to the city compost site and how it continues to be cleared and tended to. Baird moved meeting to be adjourned. Meeting adjourned at 8:28 p.m.

Next city council meeting is June 10 at 7 p.m. at city hall.

Published prior to Council approval.

The Harrisville Township monthly board meeting was held May 14 at 7 p.m. at the township hall. The supervisor opened the meeting with the “Pledge of Allegiance.” Four guests and four board members were present, absent trustee Johnston.

From the floor, citizens expressed concerns about their road conditions. Board approved supervisor’s recommendation to suspend the reading of the clerk’s monthly minutes.

Healy/Harvey: To approve clerk’s minutes. Carried. Treasurer’s report given and reconciled with the clerk’s office. Zoning administrator had three land use permits issued. Accepted the letter from Alcona County Building Department and instructed the zoning administrator to make the county building department gets the proper permits. The Board of Appeals will have a hearing on June 22 at the township hall with the new secretary, Lawrence Spare on board. After reviewing road commission’s recommendations; Jamieson/Healy: To sign Agreement HR1902 and HR1903 to improve or construct projects on South Lake Huron Shore Drive and Crescent Road. Motion carried.

Healy/Harvey: The township will continue to assist residents with dust control by reimbursing 50 percent of their cost up to $100 per individual resident for one (1) oiling. Motion carried. (See ad in this paper).

Healy/Harvey: To upgrade the HTRA site road and ball diamond. Motion carried. Assessor to continue with tax issue. Healy/Harvey: Pay the bills. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned 8:50 p.m.

Roger D. Jamieson,

Township Clerk

Published prior to board approval.

Alcona Township’s May board meeting was called to order with a pledge to the flag. Roll call was taken. Present: MacNeill, LaLonde, Gauthier, Bouchard and Mead. Motions to: approve bills as presented; to approve the minutes from the previous meeting; to approve financial report; to sign resolution in favor of having township elected offices appear as nonpartisan on the ballot; to allow planning commission to continue with public hearing concerning ordinance changes; to approve Hardwoods Fireworks permit; and to purchase a two-tier chair rack. All motions passed.

This synopsis published prior to board approval.

Dawn LaLonde, Clerk