Buying standing timber, minimum five acres. Cole Forest Products (989) 736-8928.


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

Dry oak firewood $60 a cord pick up only. Call evenings 989-736-1054.


 Free blue couch good condition 989-471-2976.


Landmark Title Corp. is hiring a Closing Agent and/or Office Administrator. We are seeking a dependable, motivated team player who works well under pressure. Attention
to detail and good communication and multitasking skills are essential. To learn more
about this opportunity or to apply, please email JD@landmarktitlecorp.com. Your application will be kept strictly confidential.

Now hiring all shifts, S&S Wood Products in Barton city is hiring lumber handlers, Sawyers, general labor. Weekly pay, Get paid an EXTRA one dollar per hour to show up on time. call Ryan 989-724-5577 or Joe 989-464-6059

Are you 18+, have the ability to see the good in all children, and want to see them flourish? Here at Small Wonders Academy in St. Paul’s Lutheran church we use research-based curriculum while giving thanks to God daily. We offer competitive pay with possible overtime opportunities. All necessary prior trainings will be paid for by us. So, bring your energy and reliable transportation, and we will do the rest!  Contact 989-727-2496 or email childcaredirector@stpaul-hubbardlake.org to apply today! 

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) is seeking a full-time Grants Manager to take primary responsibility for managing and implementing all aspects the Foundation’s competitive grant programs. A minimum associate’s degree is required; as is a working knowledge of computer software applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and other software. Experience with database management preferred. This is an in-office position located in Alpena, Mich. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational and analytical skills, a high level of attention-to-detail, the ability to meet deadlines and to handle confidential information in a professional manner. Salary range of $40,000 to $44,000 with benefits. Qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction and resume to CFNEM, P.O. Box 495, Alpena, MI 49707, or email to info@cfnem.org no later than October 16, 2023.


Buying junk cars and trucks please call 989-590-7782.




Notice of Foreclosure
by Advertisement
This firm is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
Notice is given under section 3212 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.3212, that the following mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises or some part of them, at a public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check at the place of holding the circuit court in Alcona County, starting promptly at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
The amount due on the mortgage may be greater on the day of the sale. Placing the highest bid at the sale does not automatically entitle the purchaser to free and clear ownership of the property. A potential purchaser is encouraged to contact the county register of deeds office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge a fee for this information.
The foreclosure sale is pursuant to the terms and conditions of a mortgage made by James W. Wissmiller and Marilyn K. Wissmiller, mortgagors, to First National Bank of America, mortgagee, dated July 23, 2004, and recorded July 27, 2004, in Liber 404, page 125, of Alcona County records, Michigan. On which mortgage there is claimed to be due as of the date of this notice $35,143.27, including interest at 14.5 percent per annum.
Said premises are described as: Parcel 1: Situated in Gustin Township, Village of Lincoln, Alcona County, Michigan, Lot 4 of Lincoln Industrial Park, a subdivision recorded in Liber 3 of Plats, page 60, Alcona County records, c/k/a 620 S. Lake Street, Lincoln, Mich. 48742, and Parcel 2: Situated in Hawes Township, Alcona County, Michigan, the E 1/2 of the E 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 36, T27N, R8E, less the west 50 feet of the south 250 feet thereof, subject to any part thereof that may be used for road right of way purposes, c/k/a 2588 Apsey Road, Lincoln, Mich. 48742.
The redemption period shall be one year from the date of the sale, unless the premises are determined to be abandoned pursuant to MCL 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be one month, or until the time to provide the notice required by MCL 600.3241a(c) expires, whichever is later. The redemption period further may be shortened pursuant to MCL 600.3238(10) if the property is not adequately maintained, or if the purchaser is denied the opportunity to inspect the property.
Please be advised that if the mortgaged property is sold at a foreclosure sale by advertisement, 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.
Attention homeowner: If you are a military service member on active duty, if your period of active duty has concluded less than 90 days ago, or if you have been ordered to active duty, please contact the attorney for the party foreclosing the mortgage at the telephone number stated in this notice. Dated: September 13, 2023
Randall T. LeVasseur, P41712
LeVasseur Dyer & Associates, PC
Attorneys for Mortgagee
3233 Coolidge Hwy
Berkley, Mich. 48072
(248) 236-1765
9-13, 9-20, 9-27, 10-4

Notice to Creditors
Richard E. Weichel Trust
Dated September 20, 1999
To all creditors: The Settlor, Richard E. Weichel, born May 14, 1937, who resided at 5599 N. Hubbard Lake Road, Spruce, Mich. 38762, died on August 14, 2023. There is no personal representative of the settlor’s estate to whom letter of administration has been issued.
Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against Richard E. Weichel, personally and/or The Richard E. Weichel revokable living trust dated September 20, 1999, as amended, will forever be banned unless presented to: Thomas Jay Weichel or Amber E. Redlinger now serving as co-trustees at P.O. Box 189 Harrisville, Mich. 48740, within four months after the date of publication of this notice.
Notice is further given that the Trust will thereafter be assigned and distributed to the persons entitled to it.
Date: September 20, 2023
Thomas Jay Weichel
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 189
Harrisville, Mich. 48740
9-20, 9-27, 10-4

State of Michigan
Probate Court
Alcona County
Notice to Creditors
Decedent’s Estate
Case No. 23-6397-DE
Court address
106 N. 5th Street,
Harrisville, Mich. 48740
Court telephone No.
(989) 724-9490
Estate of Edward A. Zatyracz
Date of birth: January 12, 1953
To all creditors:
Notice to creditors: The decedent, Edward A. Zatyracz, died August 15, 2023.
Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Bridget Woldt, personal representative, or to both the probate court at 106 N. 5th Street, Harrisville, Mich. 48740 and the personal representative within four months after the date of publication of this notice.
Date: September 27, 2023
Dominic N. Hamden, P67745
18 W. Main Street
Milan, Mich. 48160
(734) 439-8884
Bridget Woldt
Personal representative
6444 Pardee
Taylor, Mich. 48180
(734) 991-3296

The Caledonia Township Board regular meeting held September 13 at 7:05 p.m. During regular meeting, motion passed to pay bills with changes. Motion passed to approve minutes August 9 for regular meeting and August 23 special meeting. Motion passed to approve supplies at Pleasant View Cemetery. Motion passed to purchase a new sign at cemetery. Motion passed to have hall deep cleaned since construction. The election committee will meet prior to the October regular meeting on October 11 at 6:30 p.m. Adjourned at 8:38 p.m.
Synopsis is printed prior to board approval.
Cindy Smith
Township Clerk

The regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council was held on September 11 at the city office. The meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m. by Mayor Pro Tem Schwanz. The "Pledge of Allegiance" was said. Roll call was taken. Present: Council members, Kaiser, Bean, and Vanderheuel; mayor pro tem Schwanz; treasurer Luenberger; clerk Pierce; and guests. Absent: Bauermeister and Mason.
Mayor pro tem Schwanz asked for a moment of silence to acknowledge the 22nd anniversary of the 9-11 attack. Motion by Bean, support by Vanderheuel to approve agenda as amended to remove public finance meeting. Motion carried: 4-0. Motion by Bean, support by Kaiser to approve amended minutes of August 14. Motion carried: 4-0. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Kaiser to pay the bills in the amount of $86,208.90. Motion carried: 4-0.
In Correspondence, Schwanz shared mayor Gehring’s acknowledgment of a thank you from the Harrisville Fireworks Fund; a thank you to the Harrisville Arts Council for its donation of 200 to the Harrisville Fire Department for helping erect the tent for the Wine and Food Festival; and a letter from summer boaters, to the harbor, thanking the staff for the wonderful job they do helping boating visitors to the harbor and the excellent upkeep of the buildings and area.
Alcona Community Schools Superintendent Dan O’Connor shared with council the milage proposal for funding improvements and new structures to the school’s campus. The special election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023.
Schwanz shared that a solar light has been installed at the base of the flag pole at Cuyler field. FOIA update: Schwanz reported that mayor Gehring is working on updating the current language of the city’s FOIA guidelines.
Stairs at harbor update: Schwanz reported that mayor Gehring is in contact with Huron Engineering and is asking council approval for him to pursue discussion with Huron Engineering. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Kaiser for mayor Gehring to continue negotiations with Huron Engineering for work to be done at the harbor stairway. Motion carried: 4-0.
Mary Peterson sent a letter of interest to be considered as a member of the tree board. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Kaiser to approve Mary Peterson as a member of the tree board. Motion carried: 4-0.
RRC update: Schwanz shared with council the ongoing opportunity for the city to contract with a NEMCOG representative to work with the city on its RRC development project. The cost for 15 months of consultation work would be $10,000. A NEMCOG representative would be available to inform council at the October 9 city council meeting of the services provided by NEMCOG and guidelines and actions of the MEDC.
Hydrant flushing will be conducted from October 2 through October 20.
Schwanz shared the State Department of Treasury report of the assessment of roll and practices of which the city did very well in all venues.
Treasurer Luenberger indicated that Thursday, Sept. 14 is the last day to pay Summer 2023 taxes. The city office will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 for in-person payment of taxes. She asked to set a special budget meeting date. Discussion. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Bean to set Thursday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. for a special budget meeting. To be posted two weeks prior to meeting date. Motion carried: 4-0.
Planning Commissioner Liaison Schwanz reported there will be a public hearing by the planning commission to discuss changes to zoning ordinances to the city concerning provisioning center services and permitted and special land uses on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the city offices at 200 N. Fifth Street, Harrisville. For more information, contact Planning Commission Chairperson Lane Schwanz at: plchairschwanz@harrisvillemi.org or the city offices at: harrisville@harrisvillemi.org.
Tree Board member Becky Bean announced a meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 to discuss grant opportunities, future maintenance and upkeep.
County commissioner Johnston shared that the county commissioners are in negotiations with the sheriff’s department. The county is interviewing for open positions in the equalization department. The county commissioners are investigating broadband access for the county.
Comment cards: Tim Slezsak talked of stocking the Mill Pond in April of 2024 with trout for a family fun day event. Tim also shared that State Representative Cam Cavitt will be available on Friday, Sept. 22 to discuss the future of fishing in Harrisville. Harry Harvey suggested that the city needs representation on a Fishing Advisory Board. Becky Bean and Sue Keller discussed the importance of mitigating light pollution in the city and the possibility of the city becoming a “Dark Sky” city. Monica Spears complained about the annual parade parking closures and that the website needs to be kept updated.
Alderman Vanderheuel discussed if the businesses on Main Street could decorate their businesses for the upcoming seasonal holidays. Council members agreed that it would be a great idea. Vanderheuel also shared the interest of some members of council to investigate the possibility of live streaming the council meetings via a Zoom account and streaming them through You Tube.
Motion by Schwanz, support by Kaiser to approve Main Street decorations pending approval by mayor. Motion carried: 4-0.
Motion to adjourn by Vanderheuel, support by Bean. Meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m. The next city council meeting: Monday, Oct. 19 at city hall at 7 p.m. Published prior to council approval.

WINTER PLOWING Mikado Township is seeking bids for parking lot plowing and sidewalk shoveling of the Mikado Civic Center and plowing of the Mikado Fire Hall. Please call the Township Clerk for bidding details at 989-736-7721. Proof of all required insurances are required. Mikado Township reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. No bids will be accepted after October 11, 2023.
Rita D. Sands
Mikado Township Clerk

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