A firefighter and EMT with a wealth of experience downstate recently assumed the helm for the Beaver Creek Township Fire Department. Doug...
An optometrist who recently took over an established practice in Grayling is expanding eye care services for patients of all ages in the community...
Ashley Parker has been knocked down and has bounced back up many times in her short life, and after taking a break over the next several months to...
Grayling area senior citizens are sprucing up their own homes and those of their peers in nursing homes in and assisted living facilities through  ...
A group of Grayling Elementary School students recently made a trip to Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions roar and soar, to catch some pointers to...
The Grayling High School’s Robo Vikes are ready to smash their competitors as flat as a pancake in their second year of competition. The Grayling...
A firefighter and EMT with a wealth of experience downstate recently assumed the helm for the Beaver Creek Township Fire Department. Doug Bourgeois served his first day on the job as the Beaver Creek Township fire chief on Feb. 1. Bourgeois, who is from Royal Oak, often visited Crawford...
An optometrist who recently took over an established practice in Grayling is expanding eye care services for patients of all ages in the community. Dr. Kelly Drake purchased the Grayling Vision Center, located at 110 E. Michigan Avenue, from Dr. Mark Noss. Noss established the office in 1992 in...
It can be a challenging schedule: two weeks of practice, time off for spring break, and then games begin upon return to school. During many recent seasons, the first phase is more difficult because of the weather; teams that play outside have to find ways to prepare for the upcoming spring season...
Ashley Parker has been knocked down and has bounced back up many times in her short life, and after taking a break over the next several months to devote time to her family, she will be taking on the fight of her life. Parker, formerly Ashley Morgan, just turned 31. At age 11, she was diagnosed...
Crawford County netted the largest pot of money earmarked to rehabilitate area housing from the State of Michigan. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) recently announced over $1 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and...
With three wins on the road last week – at Kalkaska, at Sault Ste. Marie, and at Kingsley – the varsity boys basketball squad from Grayling High School earned a district championship, clinching the tournament title with a 63-47 victory vs. the Kingsley Stags on Friday night at Kingsley High...
The game – a varsity boys basketball round one District 63-B playoff contest – was tied after one quarter, but the Vikings maintained a steady lead after an 11-0 run in the second period, and Grayling defeated the Kalkaska Blazers by a final score of 64-44 on Monday night. Kalkaska High School...
Grayling area senior citizens are sprucing up their own homes and those of their peers in nursing homes in and assisted living facilities through  flower arrangements classes. The classes are being held at 10 a.m. on Mondays at the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center, 307...
A group of Grayling Elementary School students recently made a trip to Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions roar and soar, to catch some pointers to keep their peers more active and healthy. Thirty-four elementary and middle schools throughout Michigan participated in the Fuel Up to Play 60...
The Grayling High School’s Robo Vikes are ready to smash their competitors as flat as a pancake in their second year of competition. The Grayling Robo Vikes has its robot bagged and ready to roll for its second year, with more mentors and sponsors backing the group. The team, officially known...

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