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John Griffith, center, VFW commander for the State of Michigan, is the recipient of a Quilt of Valor during the V-J Day celebration in Hillman. Presenting the quilt are Congressman Jack Bergman, left, and Robert Hunt, commander of Hillman VFW Post 2356.
makes its first appearance in Atlanta during the Atlanta Arts and Crafts Festival. The stand features gnomes, paper craft items and greeting cards and will also be set up for V J Day in Hillman.

Quilts of Valor presented
A Quilts of Valor presentation has become a regular feature of the V-J Day celebration in Hillman. >> Full Story

Albert Township Board hears residents concerns regarding Camp Grayling expansion
There was standing room only at the Aug. 8 board meeting for Albert Township. Residents from throughout the region descended upon the meeting to appeal to board members to join in opposing the proposed expansion of Camp Grayling. >> Full Story

High speed chase spans three counties before driver is caughtt
On August 10 at approximately 5 p.m., the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Michigan State Police that a black Kia car had be involved in a vehicle pursuit in Alpena. >> Full Story

Montmorency County Primary Election results

Gretchen Whitmer (D) 581
Tudor M. Dixon (R) 723
Ryan D. Kelley (R) 315
Ralph Rebandt (R) 142
Kevin Rinke (R) 661
Garrett Soldano (R) 253

Representative in Congress
Bob Lorinser (D) 547
Jack Bergman (R) 1933

36th State Senate
Joel A. Sheltrown (D) 547
Michele Hoitenga (R) 1836

106th State Representative
Marie M. Fielder (D) 555
Geyer W. Balog (R) 1020
Cam Cavitt (R) 814
Larry Hull (R) 247

County Road Commissioner
Ted Orm (R) 1874

County Commissioner District 1
Mary B. Hardies (R) 441

County Commissioner District 2
Don Edwards (R 241
Melissa Mae Ward (R) 195

County Commissioner District 3
Lloyd B. Peltier (R) 282

County Commissioner District 4
Dell Bolser (R) 205
James Madison (R) 182

County Commissioner District 5
Gary Girandin (R ) 365

Montmorency Township Supervisor
Kelly R. Bennett (R) 275

Hillman Township Clerk
Kelli M. Ableidinger (R) 359

Montmorency Township Trustee
Dwight A. Hardies (R) 279

Avery Township Precinct Delegates
Doris L. Smith (R) 102
Rick Warzywak (R) 85

Briley Township Precinct Delegates
Rhonda Adams (R) 199
Phillip Dudzik (R) 186
Kelly Karll (R) 194
Terry King (R) 214

Hillman Township Precinct Delegates
Pamela Meicher (R) 227
Sally Petrik (R) 241

Vienna Township Trustee
Diane E. Webber (D) 29

• Avery Township Operating Milage: 80 Yes, 84 No

• Briley Township Tri-Township Fire Services Millage: 366 Yes, 152 No

• Briley Township Park Millage: 258 Yes, 262 No

• Vienna Township Roads Millage: 107 Yes, 58 No

• Vienna Township Fire Equipment Millage: 118 Yes, 47 No

• Vienna Township Fire Service Millage: 117 Yes, 48 No

Death Notices
Full obituaries are in the Tribune print & paid online edition
Victoria Ann Emery Gammey
Gerald Earl Montry
Nicholas F. Wittman,Jr.


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