The Montmorency County Tribune
Main Page
Photo Gallery
Services We Offer
Advertising Rates
About The Tribune
Contact Us
Classified Ads 

To place a classified ad in the Montmorency Tribune call 989-785-4214. 

The cost is $6.00 for the first 25 words or less, then .05 cents for each additional word.  Your ad will appear in the newspaper and as a courtesy, on our website. Call today!
Raspberries, you pick. $3.50 per quart. Open 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day. 4 ˝ miles south of Onaway on M-33, then ˝ mile east on Hackett Lake Highway. 989-306-2054 or 989-733-6872. n11-12

For sale at Avery Lake, 6629 Lakeview Drive, Atlanta. Wednesday, July 23 – Saturday, July 26. Old Town 146K Discovery Canoe (w/cane seats) like new, $500; Clam 5600 Ice Shanty (6’x5’x6.6’), like new, $125; 8” auger, $40; Sears Craftsman Professional 6.5 hp 33g 240V Air Compressor, $195; 10x10 screen house/tent, $45. See Northern Michigan Craigslist for pics. ( s11

For sale: Intex 15’ x 45” pool, $150; metal uprights, ladder, skimmer, sand filter with ˝ hp pump. Heavy duty hoses with 20’ exhaust hose for clean out. Thermometer, solar cover and H.D. cover for winter. Still standing. Must see. 3 years old. Retired couple. 1-989-785-5825. s11

Alumacraft 16’ 6” Lunker, Mag fishing boat. Open cockpit, three swivel seats, live well, running lights, two storage compartments, Honda 20 hp 4 stroke with power tilt. All Aluminum Karavan classic roller trailer. Electric trolling motor, anchors, depth finder, batteries, rod storage, etc. 76” beam. $5,800 OBO. 989-786-5229. j11-12

BURN LESS WOOD with a Central Boiler OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Safe, clean & efficient. Double L Tack. 989-733-7651. c11

Picnic tables, round or straight. Also yard swings and settees. Tassie’s Lawn Ornaments and Gift Shop, 5 miles east of Atlanta on M-32. Open Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. t2tf

Memorial stones, plaques and benches inscribed for people or pets. Dog and cat statuary painted to match the markings of your pet. Tassie’s Lawn Ornaments and Gift Shop, 5 miles east of Atlanta on M-32. Open Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. t2tf

Military: Inscribed stones, weather vanes and wind chimes to honor veterans. Tassie’s Lawn Ornaments and Gift Shop, 5 miles east of Atlanta on M-32. Open Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. t2tf

Return address labels as low as $9.95 plus tax per set of 300. Stop at the Tribune office in Atlanta and order yours today! t19tf

The 2014 Montmorency County Plat Books are now available at the Tribune for $25 plus tax. ttf

Montmorency County Maps, $1 plus tax each at the Tribune office. Useful for hunters and finding that garage sale. u9tf

Party and event invitations, wedding, graduation, party and more. Custom designed and printed. Call the Tribune at 785-4214. t14tf

Seasoned firewood, $60 per face cord. Delivery available. Call Weiland at 742-4603. w15tf

1994 GMC 3500 HD SLE Extended Cab – Dually, 1 ton pick-up with flat bed and set up for 5th wheel trailer hitch. It is a 6.5 L turbo diesel, automatic, four wheel drive, 163,000 miles, good tires, spare parts, good work truck, some rust. Good Condition, $5,475. t11

2006 Grand Caravan SXT, 3.8 Liter V-6; 7 passenger with stowable seats and power lift gate, blue with gray cloth interior, one owner, purchased new in 2007. Non-smoker. Good condition, 149,000 miles – primarily highway miles (Hillman to Mackinaw City) Good Condition, $5,975. t11

2006 Ford Freestar seven passenger van. Limited. $4,950. One owner, loaded w/DVD, leather interior with heated front seats, very clean, all maintenance up to date, 21+ average mpg, 140,000 miles. 989-785-5290. m10-11

Buy here, pay here! Credit repair, payments starting at $200. Call Don at Onaway Auto and Finance. 989-306-3126. 400 vehicles in stock! o33tf

Buy here, pay here! Bad credit, bankruptcy, repo’s OK. The largest selection of trucks and SUV’s in Northern Michigan. Easy terms. Low down payments. Most monthly payments under $200. 24 month warranties available on all vehicles. Hundreds of vehicles and thousands of happy customers. FREE GAS. CALL 989-734-3325. Huron Auto Sales in Rogers City. h27tf

Wanted: Someone with solar and wind power assembly experience to help with set up of equipment. For more information, please call Ron at 248-345-0042. Atlanta area. p10-11

Wanted to lease: Hunting property or camp. 80 acres or more. Please call 810-735-5364. l9-11

Wanted: Riding mower or garden tractor, snowblower, rototiller, chain saws, trailer, outboard motor, boat, generator, snowmobile. Don’t need to be in running condition. Call 989-350-1632. m2-11

Wanted: New or used baby and children’s clothes and equipment in good, clean condition for the Baby Basket. If you have donations, call Sue 785-4297 or Carol 785-3777. Note: It is important that all donations be clean and in good condition. w34tf

Auction: July 25 (Fri.); 4:30 p.m., 1454 E. Miller Rd. (M-33) TROYER AUCTIONS, 989-848-2444; 989-848-9991. t11

McKenzie Auction & Appraisals, Scot R. McKenzie Auctioneer/Appraiser. Estates, Farm, Moving, Residential and Commercial Locally Owned and Operated for 33 Years. Find all our sales on: or call: 989-657-0812 or 989-354-6183. m-tf

Reliable, trustworthy. Housecleaning and odd jobs. Chemical free and pet friendly cleaners offered. Will concentrate on what is important to you. Will adjust my hours to your satisfaction. Grocery runs and miscellaneous errands to Gaylord twice a week. Call Autumn any time. All missed calls will be returned. 989-619-1338. b10-13

Handiest handyman. Will wash windows and walls, clean rugs, wax floors, do painting, trim shrubbery, do lawn work. Call 785-2842 and ask for Jeff. w10-13

Here is your handy man on call. 2 Men with their tools. We can help with things around your house and yard that you just can’t do or have no time to do. Things that we do are: Removal of trees that have fallen; All yard work – spring and fall clean-up; Outdoor painting of standing building; Deck, house cleaning with power washer; Staining of porch; Can repair or build new deck; Roof repair, fix and clean out gutters; clean chimney, duct cleaning; Plumbing repairs; Ceramic tile work; Can work on ATV’s (you drop them off) oil changes, tune ups, brakes; Chainsaw sharpening; Lawn mower blade sharpening. If there is anything else you are wanting done, just ask. If this something that you are looking for call us. We have great prices and will beat anyone’s prices. We live in the Atlanta area. Call for an appointment. We will come out, meet you, see the job and give you a price right then. Call and talk to Rob at 248-404-7323 or Joe at 989-971-0132. r9-12

Stump removal in your lawn, backyard, near water frontage or confined areas. Avalon Stump Grinding, 989-255-6882 or 989-742-3793. Insured, free estimates. Clean-up available. a8tf

Local computer repair! MW Computer Design & Service has 14 years of experience in the field. We offer computer repair for home or office, computer systems & parts seller, custom designed/built gaming computers and servers, remote support, computer recycling, network tech support & wireless network installation. Call 989-786-4605, text/call 989-350-3542 or online at m8-11

Kyle’s Lawn Care. Affordable rates. Hillman area only! Call 989-916-8668. m7-13

Handiest handyman. Will wash windows and walls, clean rugs, wax floors, do painting, trim shrubbery, do lawn work. Call 785-2842 and ask for Jeff. w6-8

Tractor work: Light landscaping, final grades, yards installed, topsoil and seeding, power raking, gravel or crushed limestone driveways installed or upgraded, tree trimming or removal. Call Bob at local cell number 989-619-6776. b52tf

We will haul away anything metal. Free pick up on all metal including stoves, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washers and dryers, mowers, tillers, lawn tractors, snow blowers, farm equipment, etc. Aluminum, copper, brass. Cash paid for large amounts of steel and batteries. Also, we will pay you the best price in the area for your scrap or used vehicle. Call 989-306-8080 for quick removal. mtf

CPL and Passport photos. The Tribune can take your CPL and passport photos for you for. Just $5 per photo. We will print them out for you while you wait! Stop in Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, 12625 State Street, Atlanta (next to the post office), or call to set up an appointment. 989-785-4214. ttf

Signature by Susie: Internet 2000 sales representative. DSL $24.95/month. Computer set-up, lessons and repairs. Website and logo design. Calligraphy and gifts. 989-370-3873. or m28tf

DVD, CD & Video game disc repair. The Tribune is now offering scratch repair for DVD’s, CD’s and video game discs. If your game, song or movie is skipping, or just plain won’t work, bring it in! Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $3 each item, or four items for $10. 12625 State Street, Atlanta. Next to the post office. ttf

Atom Electric: Electrical work. Licensed and insured. 989-785-6669. a30tf

Gerta’s Draperies: “Everything in Window Treatments.” Free estimates and in-home appointments. Established in 1958. Call 989-732-3340 or visit our showroom at 2281 South Otsego Avenue, Gaylord. g45tf

Johannesburg-Lewiston Area Schools. Notice of vacancy. Position: 7th Grade Middle School Volleyball Coach. Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age; previous head coaching experience preferred; places a tremendous emphasis on academic performance; able to teach basic and advance techniques; possess outstanding communication skills; possess basic and advanced coaching strategies; able to relate well with a wide population base; understands and values promoting the needs of high school student-athletes; able to work with and develop coaching staff; demonstrates competency of MHSAA rules and regulations. Deadline: Until filled. All interested candidates should submit a letter of interest to: Joseph Smokevitch, Athletic Director, 10854 M-32, Johannesburg, MI 49751. (989) 732-1773 ext. 225. Applicants should call in addition to applying by mail. j11-12

Help wanted: Maintenance man. Thunder Bay Resort. Plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, repair. or apply at lobby. 27800 M-32, Hillman. t11-12

Accepting applications for summer help at Clear Lake State Park. Applications available at or at Clear Lake State Park. Application must be received at the park by July 28, 2014. Clear Lake, 20500 M-33 N., Atlanta, MI 49709. For more information call 989-785-4388. c11

Established General Contractor is looking for career minded Carpenter to join our crew. If you are somebody who is dependable, hard-working and looking for a career, send us a resume at: Kenyon Construction, 25460 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746. Or email us at, or fax to 989-742-4534. Qualified candidates should have: Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation; 3-5 years of carpentry experience; and experience in general residential framing, roofing, window and door installation, siding, soffit and fascia installation. k10-11

Wanted: Harvesting equipment operator. Accepting applications for a mechanical wood harvesting equipment operator. Equipment operator or related experience beneficial. Will train the right individual. Hourly pay with overtime premium. Must have dependable transportation. Travel pay for jobsites over 20 miles from homesite. Benefits include: health insurance, company matching 401K. Send your resume to Northern Timberlands Inc., PO Box 337, Vanderbilt, MI 49795 or email to EOE n10-11

Community Support Worker (part-time). Part-time position in Montmorency County for caring, creative and energetic person to support developmentally disabled individuals in their community. Worker will be responsible for providing consumers with opportunities to participate in recreational, educational and volunteer activities of their choosing in community-based setting as well as providing job coaching. Training is provided. Entry rate for part-time is $9.52 per hour. Limited fringe benefits for part-time. Must be able to work independently. High school or GED and satisfactory driving record required. Experience with the developmentally disabled desirable. Complete application at NE MI Community Mental Health, 400 Johnson, Alpena, MI 49707 or call 989-356-2161 for further information or application. Access our application at: EOE n10-11

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE), seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time position in Otsego and Montmorency Counties, as a Program Associate. The individual in this position will help to improve the lives of MSU Extension clients in these counties through delivery of Health and Nutrition programming by coordinating, planning, organizing and implementing programs or pre-designed special program/projects in alignment with the MSU Extension Health & Nutrition Institute. Interested and qualified candidates should visit the Michigan State University jobs page at to apply for posting number 9787. Candidates are asked to submit and up-to-date resume/CV and a cover letter that includes the names and contact information of four professional references. Application deadline is July 29, 2014. m10-11

ACTIVITIES AIDE: Upbeat fun person needed for nursing home activities department. Responsible for assisting residents with games and crafts, and with pet care. High School diploma or GED. Background check, physical and drug screen required. Apply online at Wellspring Lutheran Services, ( under the Careers tab. Any questions, call 989-848-2241 and ask for Jean or Heather. EOE M/F/D/V w10-11

Needed: Truck driver, heavy equipment operator, laborer. Full-time or part-time. Must have CDL license. Will be working in the Montmorency County area. Call 989-619-2300. o4tf

Garage Sale: Christmas in July. Many new items, plus brand new Christmas items. Something for everyone. Everything must go. 1460 Hunt Creek Road. Friday, July 25, Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. k11

Garage sale: Friday – Saturday, July 25-26, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 16915 Hayes Rd, Hillman. Men’s tools and something for everyone, clothes, baby stuff, tires, bikes, dresses. b11

Garage sale: There will be a garage sale at the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office garage on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 9 a.m. to Noon. Miscellaneous items for sale. s10-11

Sharp three bedroom home, located at 9825 Big Pine Street near Atlanta. Large attached garage, many updates. Near Crooked Lake, $64,000. Land contract with good credit. 989-742-4371 or 989-785-3712. r11-13

F-415 (Ad) - PRICE REDUCED! 154 acre dairy farm with beautiful 1 ˝ story home in Montmorency County. Many outbuilding included. Approx. 100 tillable acres. Cattle and machinery sold separately. Call Red Barron at Faust Real Estate, LLC 231-884-3831 for more information. f10-13

BUYING or SELLING a home? Contact Aimee Smith, State Wide of Hillman at, 989-274-0260 (phone/text) or 989-742-4523 (office). s8-11

Average 3 bedroom house with one car attached garage. No pets! Would be responsible for lawn maintenance, snow removal, garbage disposal and utilities. Includes washer/dryer, refrigerator and stove. Within walking distance to town. $450 monthly with one month security deposit. Call 989-785-4418 or email e11tf

Two bedroom in Azure Manor. $425 per month. $425 security ($850 move in). 989-306-0372. t11tf

PINE VIEW MANOR FAMILY APARTMENTS, 500 Pine View Court in Hillman is updating the waiting list for 1 and 2 bedroom units. Rent based on income, $376 and $442 minimum. HUD Subsidy for most units! Barrier free units in building. Applications at mgr. apt. #9 or call 1-800-225-7982. Inside mail delivery, laundry room in each hallway, play area for children. Managed by Stratford Group Ltd., 442 W. Baldwin, Alpena, MI. Equal Housing Opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. TDD #1-800-855-1155. p10-13

Two bedroom duplex with kitchen and living room, attached garage, $650 per month plus deposit. Rent includes heating, snow removal, and lawn care. Near Glen’s Market in Lewiston. Call 989-786-3725. a52t

Hillman Community Schools is accepting bids on three used buses. Please go to for more information. h11
Free firewood. Pine/oak, already cut. Call 785-6505. s11

Free: Baby clothes (size 0-4T) and some furniture available to those who need them. Call Sue at 785-4297 or Carol at 785-3777. The Baby Basket is open Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. The Baby Basket is a program of Atlanta U.C.C. 34tf

REWARD: Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Thomas Tyler, age 40. Call Glen at 989-733-8191. o11-13

REWARD: Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Garent Leroy Hooker, age 53 and/or Stephan Weaver, age 57, call Glen at 989-733-8191. o10-11

Loud Township Board is requesting letters of interest to fill the vacant Township Clerk position. The person appointed will serve the remainder of the current term that ends November 2016. Anyone interested in this appointment must be registered to vote and reside in Loud Township. Mail letters of interest to: Loud Township Hall, 3910 M-33, Atlanta, MI 49709. All letters must be received by 8/15/2014. Any questions can be answered by Township Supervisor, Beau Williams, 989-785-3751 or Township Treasurer, Mary Hubbard at 989-785-5672. l11
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday, 8 p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m. St. Francis Church, Lewiston. Call Larry M. at 786-5483. f48tf

Driveway Permits are required for all temporary and permanent driveways installed or altered (cement or asphalt, etc.) along county roads in Montmorency County. There is a fee of $25. Montmorency County Road Commission. m14tf

All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or any intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD at 800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

ADVERTISING DEADLINES: Classified ads must be placed by noon Monday to appear in that weeks issue of the Tribune. Display ads must be placed by noon Friday, the week prior to when you would like that ad to appear in the paper. You can place your ad by calling 989-785-4214.

Bingo: Every Tuesday doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bingo at 12:30 p.m. Atlanta Eagles Hall, 10980 M-32. All paper, no hard cards! Proceeds go to general fund. License #A04001. a18tf

Bingo: Comins Eagle Auxiliary 3544 every Wednesday, 11 a.m. Comins Eagle Hall, one mile south of Comins on M-33. Proceeds to Social Fund. License #A03753. c30tf

Bingo: Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Lewiston Fifty Plus Club, Kneeland Street, Lewiston. All proceeds go to the General fund, License #A02171. No smoking area available. l45tf

Bingo: Every Monday at 6 p.m. at Loud Township Hall, corner of M-33 and Co. Rd. 612. All paper. Sponsored by the Loud Township Ladies Auxiliary. Proceeds to community projects. License #A00962. l48tf

PLACE YOUR STATEWIDE AD HERE! $299 buys a 25-word classified ad in more than 100 Michigan newspapers, offering over 1.6 million circulation and 3.6 million readers. Reach more readers than you would locally. For information contact

Loving married couple longs to adopt newborn. We'll provide a beautiful life, unconditional love, opportunites & security. Expenses paid. Tricia & Don anytime at 1-800-348-1748. (MICH)

HOMEOWNERS WANTED!! Kayak Pools is looking for demo homesites to display our maintenance-free pools. Save thousands of $$$ with our Year-End Clearance Sale. CALL NOW! 800.315.2925 discount Code: 522L314 (MICH)

INTERNATIONAL PIANIST FRANK MILLS presents "PianoFun" - music book & CD combination. Karaoke for piano. You play along with Frank's Orchestra. Get yours 800/465-7829 (MICH) $2,500 Sign On Bonus & $1,000 weekly pay. 2015 trucks. Dedicated run for Class A CDL drivers in MI, IN & OH. Hirschbach 888-474-0729 (MICH)

CDL-A Drivers Needed! Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus & $.56 CPM Dedicated and OTR Great Miles & Time Off! Benefits, 401k, EOE. Call 7 days/week 866-950-4382 (MICH)

Owner Operators Needed. Tractor, Straight Trucks and Sprinters. OTR Regional Local Positions Nationwide Company CDL-A drivers also needed. 800-593-2705 (MICH)

MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Medical Office Asst. training at SC Train gets you job ready! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! 1-877-253-6495 (MICH)

Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 75 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-259-4150 for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping. (MICH)

Order DIRECTV service today. Enjoy the ultimate TV experience tomorrow. Call DigitalTV authorized retailer (888) 710-7564. (MICH)

PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS- Free Estimates-Licensed and insured-2x6 Trusses-45 Year Warranty Galvalume Steel-19 Colors-Since 1976-#1 in Michigan-Call Today 1-800-292-0679. (MICH)

 News Stories
 Court/Sheriff Report
 Advertise With Us

Click to view sample issue

Click here to login and view 
current and past issues of the Tribune.

Want to sign up?
Go to our sign up page.

Special Publications

2012 Montmorency County
Business Directory

2012-2013 Montmorency
County Recreation Map

2012 - Pocket Hunting Guide

Want To View More News From The Montmorency County Tribune?
The Montmorency County Tribune is available in a digital format to our subscribers. This Digital Edition of the Tribune is available each week by Wednesday. It provides a convenient way for out of town readers to catch up on the news from Montmorency County without waiting for mail delivery. It is also great for readers in the armed forces and others who live overseas. 

The Digital Edition is free to print subscribers, or can be purchased for $20 per year without a print subscription.

Visit our subscribe page to sign up for the Digital Edition, or to find information on purchasing a print subscription to the Tribune.

If you purchase a subscription to the paper, or even just a digital edition subscription, you be able to view full obituaries, sports stories, news, classifieds and more!

Software Requirements:
To read our newspaper online, you will need the Adobe Reader, which is a free download. The Adobe Reader enables you to view .PDF files, which is the format that our newspaper is saved in. If you do not already have the Adobe Reader installed on your computer, just CLICK HERE to download it for free. A new window will open up that contains the link to download the program and installation instructions.

Montmorency County Tribune • 12625 State Street • PO Box 186 • Atlanta, MI 49709 • 989-785-4214

© Montmorency Press, Inc. Website Designed & Maintained by Back At Ya Designs