News & Announcements

Great Cuts Lawn Care joins Chamber

Great Cuts Lawn Care was established February, 2017 by Dominic Schoech of Kalkaska.  Great Cuts Lawn Care provides lawn mowing, spring & fall cleanup services, thatching, lawn aeration, bush and hedge trimming.  Cleans up downed trees and branches, general waste removal.  Dead heading of flower gardens.  Lawn aeration is the process of loosening up the soil so your lawn can breathe, allowing roots to grow deeper, and fertilizers to work more effectively.  


We serve Antrim, Kalkaska, Fife Lake, South Boardman, Boyne area, Alba, Bellaire, Kingsley and all points between," said Dominic.  


Call for free estimates or to set up an appointment for services.  Phone: 231-384-3594. 

4H Book Club - A Novel Bunch

The 4H Book Club - A Novel Bunch is a club for junior high and high school teenagers.  Club members read a new book each month and then meet to discuss the book.  The book titles are chosen and voted on by the kids themselves.


The gropu meets the 3rd Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Bellaire Public Library.


For more information or to join, please cal Joshua Byard (Club President) at 231-533-8747.



Mancelona Township 2017 Clean Up Day May 20

Spring Clean-Up Day in Mancelona Township is set for Saturday, May 20, 2017 

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.




Township of Mancelona

P.O. Box 332

Mancelona, MI 49659-0332

Phone: (231) 587-8651 Fax: (231) 587-0708




The Township of Mancelona, Antrim County, will hold a “cleanup day” on the above stated date from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. A contractor will provide trash trucks at Palmer Park. Residents may bring one pickup truck or utility trailer load per household.  


Proof of residency in the form of voter registration card, latest property tax notice, or current electric bill is required. Items brought from any place other than the resident’s location will
result in a penalty fee and possible loss of privileges in future cleanups.




household rubbish, building materials (nothing over six feet), household furniture (including chairs, couches, mattresses), appliances including refrigerators, which are tagged “Freon free”, scrap metal.

The following items will be accepted at the owner’s expense: 

Car tires at $5.00 per tire.



Liquids including paint, motor oil and antifreeze; yard wastes, leaves and brush; chemical or other hazardous wastes; flammables and explosives; broken glass; broken concrete; dangerous items such as gasoline or hot ashes.



Questions should be directed to the township hall at 231-587-8651, or visit the township website at and click on the cleanup day link.


Mike Biehl
Township Clerk

Village of Mancelona Curbside Brush Pick-Up

Notice from Village of Mancelona regarding 2017 Curbside Brush Pick-Up:



The Village of Mancelona will do curbside brush pick-up every Tuesday. The Village has been divided into areas:

Area 1: West of North Maple and North and South of West State Street
Area 2: South of East State Street and East of US 131 
Area 3: North of East State Street and East of US 131
Area 4: West of US 131 and East of North Maple

1. All brush must meet the following requirements:
a. NO longer than 6 feet in length
b. NO larger than 6 inches in diameter
c. NO logs or stumps
d. NO leaves or grass clippings

2. Limit of ONE 4ft X 4ft pile per residence per weekly area pick up.

Area 1: first Tuesday of each month (4/4, 5/2, 6/6, 7/5*, 8/1, 9/5, 10/3)
Area 2: second Tuesday of each month (4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12, 10/10) 
Area 3: third Tuesday of each month (4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19, 10/17)
Area 4: fourth Tuesday of each month (4/25, 5/23, 6/27, 7/25, 8/22, 9/26, 10/24)
***If there is a fifth Tuesday in the month, there will be NO pick up. (5/30 and 8/31)***

Any brush not picked up by the Village Crew due to non-compliance of the rules must be cleared away within 7 days.

Reminder: The Village has a Brush drop off area open off Elder Rd. on Indian Trail (Open May 1). Call 587-8331 for details.

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