Before they race a long distance, they will race a short distance. The 2019 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling...
The 2019 Spike’s Challenge C-1 race – an event that starts in Grayling and ends at Burton’s Landing – will be held on Saturday night as part of a...
Which would you rather do? Paddle in an all-out sprint for three to four hours or paddle at a steady pace for 14 to 19 hours? Many paddlers, in the...
More than 170 cyclists completed one of three loops during the Grayling Rotary Club’s Black Bear Gran Fondo on Saturday, finishing a 100-mile “...
A Grayling educator is taking a step up on the career ladder when the 2019-2020 school year gets underway. Sarah Allen will serve as  the...
Every year since 2006, two people have been inducted into the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Hall of Fame. These are people the committee, as well as...
Before they race a long distance, they will race a short distance. The 2019 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda – will determine starting positions for all of its teams with a three-day time trials event on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of next week...
The 2019 Spike’s Challenge C-1 race – an event that starts in Grayling and ends at Burton’s Landing – will be held on Saturday night as part of a weekend of canoe racing. Last year’s field – 68 total paddlers – established a new participation record for the C-1 event. The previous record of 64...
Which would you rather do? Paddle in an all-out sprint for three to four hours or paddle at a steady pace for 14 to 19 hours? Many paddlers, in the next two weekends, will do both. First, the Spike’s Challenge C-2 Paddler’s Tribute event. It’s a race from Grayling to McMasters Bridge slated for...
A Crawford County Circuit Court judge stuck to the high end of guidelines when he sentenced a Grayling man for bludgeoning a 46-year-old woman using a can of yams. 46th Circuit Trial Court Judge Colin G. Hunter on Thursday, July 11, sentenced John Robert O’Connor to serve a minimum of 31 years...
More than 170 cyclists completed one of three loops during the Grayling Rotary Club’s Black Bear Gran Fondo on Saturday, finishing a 100-mile “century ride,” a 62-mile “metric century ride” (100 kilometers), or a 45-mile course, all three of which started and ended at Hanson Hills Recreation Area...
A Grayling educator is taking a step up on the career ladder when the 2019-2020 school year gets underway. Sarah Allen will serve as  the assistant principal at the Grayling High School. She replaces Jeff Branch, a long time school administrator, who retired from his position with the school...
Every year since 2006, two people have been inducted into the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Hall of Fame. These are people the committee, as well as the community, believe deserve the recognition, whether it be their accomplishments in the sport or their dedication to improving it. This year the...
Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) conducted its annual Firecracker 1-Mile Fun Run – an event that gives young runners, including GRA’s Mighty Milers, the opportunity to race in front of Fourth of July parade spectators – on Thursday, July 4, raising more than $1,000 for the GRA cross country...
A lifelong Grayling resident was recently appointed to fill a vacancy on Grayling  Charter Township’s Board of Trustees. Trustee Dennis J. Long resigned from his position effective May 15 after serving the township for a decade and a half. “The past 15 years have been amazing,” Long said in...
The 2019 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda – will feature the most Women’s Division teams in the history of the event, including a few of the fastest female paddlers ever to compete in the race.  Nine all-female teams were signed up for this year’s...

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