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The family of Cecelia Dembny wishes to thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers and support during our time of loss. We sincerely appreciate all the acts of kindness shown towards the family, whether it be a card, kind words, flowers, hugs or a memorial donation. We also want to thank the Daughters of Isabella Circle 974 for preparing and working the wonderful luncheon in Mom’s memory. A special thank you to Laura Hentkowski of Hentkowski Funeral Home for making this difficult time more comforting. Orchard Manor and Hospice of Michigan for the great care you gave our Mother. Sister Mary Micheltz and Father Silva for all your kind words at the prayer serevice and funeral. Thank you again, everyone went above and beyond.

The family of Cecelia Dembny

In memoriam

In Memory of

Jonathan  Alger Lamb

Remembering you on your March 21st birthday and always. Miss and love you.

Your family

Special Notices

NOTICE OF public input session: NEMCSA-Region 9 Area Agency on Aging will hold a public input session Thursday, March 21 at 3 p.m. at the Onaway senior center to listen to ideas and opinions of Presque Isle County residents regarding services provided by the Presque Isle County Council on Aging. Programs include such services as home-delivered meals, congregate meals, personal care and respite care. The input session provides an opportunity for people to express views on issues seniors are facing, as well as services available and unmet needs.  Information gathered will be used in the development of a multi-year plan that will cover fiscal years 2020-2022. 4203 S. Lynn St., Onaway.


THE BELKNAP Township board is seeking bids for the 2019 season for a groundskeeper for the township hall property located at 1720 W. 638 Hwy., Hawks, MI 49743, and the Township Cemetery located on Klee Road. Groundskeeper will provide own equipment. Required duties: township hall location, cut grass, and trim shrubs as needed. Cemetery, cut grass as needed and trim around headstones. All bids must include 1. hourly compensation expectation. 2. description of equipment that will be used. 3. copy of insurance (including Workers Compensation and sole proprieter statement) and 4. Two references. Send questions and bids to Bids must be received by 5 p.m. March 22, 2019.


PULAWSKI TOWNSHIP 2019-2020 annual/budget meeting will be held on March 28, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the township hall on Darga Highway. Marie Wozniak, township clerk.


MEETING NOTICE: Special Ocqueoc Township budget hearing for proposed 2019-2020 township budget, Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at the township hall.


KRAKOW TOWNSHIP has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed property tax millage rate and 2019/2020 budget on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. A copy of the proposed budget is available by contacting the township clerk at 989-766-8804. The April regular meeting has been rescheduled to Friday, March 29, 2019, at 7 p.m. (following the budget hearing.) Regular monthly memetings (May 2019 to March 2020) will be held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. All meetings are held at the Krakow Township Hall, 12022 Bolton Road, Posen, Michigan. Elaine M. Misiak, clerk, 766-8804,


THE PUBLIC is invited to attend Metz Township’s annual meeting which will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Metz Town Hall. A budget hearing will be held to accept comment on the proposed 2019-2020 fiscal year budget. The budget can be reviewed in advance of the hearing at the office of township clerk, Nancy Kandow. Following the budget hearing, the Metz Township board of trustees will hold discussion to receive comments on a Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreation Passport Grant to fund the development of four rustic campsites within the Metz Fire Historical Trailside Park. The purpose of this project is to provide visitors and users of the North Eastern State Trail an overnight destination. For further information, please contact Nancy Kandow, clerk at 989-766-8087.



SUMMER CARE registration now open: ages 4-10, half or full day options, STEM activities, thematic weeks, DHS payments accepted, June 17-August 30. Limited space, call today 989-734-3580. St. John Lutheran School, Rogers City.


COME HELP us celebrate Aaron Curtis’ 80th birthday at VFW Hall, March 23, 2019, 1-5 p.m.


ORCHARD MANOR AFC in Posen, has an immediate opening. Call (989) 766-2661 or message us on Facebook to schedule a tour. “I highly recommend Orchard Manor. A clean, friendly, family-oriented AFC, with a home-like atmosphere.” (Lisa Ataman, Posen resident.)


BOY SCOUTS Troop 6 is accepting donations of bottles and cans for summer camp, field trips and projects. Call 989-351-0139 for pick up.


General Services

DAN’S DIRECT TV and Antenna, Satellite Sales & Service on all mini dishes. Direct TV or Dish Network: Installation of phone jacks & TV Antennas, for local Networks NBC, ABC, PBS, CBS, FOX. Great prices, 231-625-8504.


LANA- (Living Alone, Needing Assistance) Do you need help or know of someone who does? Housekeeping, meals, appointments, shopping and companionship. Dependable and trustworthy. In the Rogers City area. Call Lisa Bellmore at 989-734-2744 or 989-306-3638.


MIKE DARGA Catering: graduations, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays. No party too big or small! Call 989-734-7219. Cell 989-370-9362.

PICKING UP unwanted appliances, scrap metal at no charge in all of Presque Isle County and northern Alpena County. Call to schedule a pick up at 989-351-0139. 

UPNORTH HANDYMAN, Home & cabin remodeling, repairs, maintenance. Decks built, restored, re-stain. Full service painter, int./ext., all surfaces, Line striping. Kitchen & Bath remodeling. Replacement windows, screen repair. Plumbing/Electrical repairs, new fixtures, lighting. Carpentry, “Honey-do-List” Licensed builder, Insured. Please call Tom @ 989-733-0558.



KALKASKA GUN and Knife Show: largest show in northern Michigan, March 23 and 24, Kaliseum Rec Center, Saturday 9-5, Sunday, 9-3. 22 rifle door prize. J&J Sport Shows. 1-800-968-5016.


Garage Sales

MOVING-SALE-Like-new-glass & stainless-steel-large coffee-table & end table. Vintage-deluxe-dining-room-china-cabinet-with-four-drawers. Lane-deluxe-cedar-chest. Large-set-of-quality-kitchen-cookware, like-new-deluxe-x-box-360-console-gaming-system-many games-plus-extras! Large set fine-China-dishes-glassware-silverware & table-linens. Like-new-deluxe-babies-stroller. Like-new-deluxe-2-stage-snowblower. Drapes & Samsonite-luggage-set-and locks and keys. Like-new-deluxe-26-inch bicycle. Antique Miller-oak-beer keg. New-deluxe-queen-foam-rubber-mattress-pad. 1/2 hp electric motor. Many mechanic quality-tools, antique-drop-leaf-table. Call local cell #1-989-255-0770.

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GINGERICH GENERAL, 7802 Leer Rd., 989-766-2023. Open Friday and Saturday. Winter hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bulk food, baked goods, fresh hamburger and our own farm-raised fresh-cut pork, cheese and more. A must-see stop!


Help Wanted

ST. JOHN Lutheran School is currently seeking an innovative and qualified middle school teacher to join the faculty for the 2019-2020 school year for a part-time team teaching position. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education, seek to be a role model in speech, actions, and attitude, and a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ. If interested please email resume to, or send to 145 North Fifth Street, Rogers City, MI 49779.


WANTED: TRUCK drivers with CDL license/equipment operators/laborers. Competitive pay and benefits available. Apply at Indian River Contractors. Phone 231-238-7136. EOE.

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ST. JOHN Lutheran School is currently seeking an innovative and qualified team player to join the faculty for the summer as a summer care teacher’s assistant. Candidates should be 18 years of age, be involved in an education program, have the minimum of an Associate of Arts degree, seek to be a role model in speech, actions, and attitude, and a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ. If interested please email resume to, or send to 145 North Fifth Street, Rogers City, MI 49779.


Miscellaneous For Sale

WE REBUILD starters and alternators. 35 years in business. Specializing in domestic, industrial, farm, ATV, snowmobile and marine. Many units in stock including foreign. New or reconditioned batteries, auto and commercial. Northern Michigan Battery in Onaway. Call Kermit at 989-733-8866. 


XL POWER pressure cooker, 8-qt, brand new, never used, $65. 989-766-3268.


Wanted to buy

WANT TO buy: garden rototiller with reverse speed. Call 989-734-3412.



SLEEPER/LOVESEAT, light tan colors, excellent condition, $200. 734-8663.



MAYTAG AUTOMATIC clothes’ washer, $50. 989-255-0770.

AMANA CHEST freezer, $50. 989-255-0770.

SNAP-ON TOOL cabinet, $50. 989-255-0770.
OLD BOOKS, 1800s & 1900s, $3. 989-306-4076.

ELVIS PRESLEY books (16), $4 ea. 989-306-4076.

NURSING UNIFORMS, (27) M/L jackets, tops, pants, $3. 989-306-4076.

LARGE SCOOP snow shovel, $20. 989-351-7392.

DETROIT LIONS’ jacket, like-new, $15. 989-351-7392.

LADIES’ WAIST-LENGTH, brown, fur coat, $25. 989-351-7392.

WWF BLANKET, like-new, $10. 989-766-2839.

3-WAY LANTERN with AM/FM radio, like-new, $20. 989-766-2839.

TOY, COLORFULLY, talking bird, like-new, $15. 989-766-2839.


1979 ARCTIC Cat Jag 3000, fan-cooled, all new suspension and bearings, runs excellent and in great shape, $575 or best offer. 989-766-3268.



TWO-BEDROOM DOWNSTAIRS condo for rent at Anchor Bay Condos! Everything included minus electrical and gas. $475/month. Call/text 989-351-0246.



PSTAIRS apartment for rent. Utilities included. No smoking or pets, $400 a month plus $400 security deposit. Call 734-3880.


ONE-BEDROOM APARTMENT for rent w/appliances, upstairs, Posen. Available first of the month, 734-2544 or 989-351-0146.


Mobile Home For Rents

MOBILE HOMES for rent: Presque Isle Estates. 2-bedroom mobile home starting at $275-400. No pets, some homes include washer and dryer. Free first month’s rent with approved application. Security deposit required. Call 989-734-7404 for more details.