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23 Years Ago June 18, 1998 “When I was in the 6th Grade,” said Peter W. Stephan, Chief of Police for the  City of Grayling, “I remember seeing Sergeant York in our Weekly Readers promoting War Bond sales. His heroic personality instilled a deep feeling of patriotic meaning upon myself, and it...
23 Years Ago June 11, 1998 Carl W. Borchers Auxillary 3736 recently awarded bonds to the three top winners in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Youth Essay Contest. First place went to Jason Glicker, son of David and Deborah Glicker; second place went to Melissa Rowland, daughter of Michael and...
COA to host Curbside Father’s Day Luncheon The community is invited to the Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center’s Curbside Father’s Day Luncheon on June 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. On the menu will be BBQ ribs, cole slaw, hickory smoked baked beans, melon mix, and apple pie...
23 Years Ago June 4, 1998 A hand-carved cedar statue of a viking was stolen from the Gooder residence on Sunday, May 24. Laura Gooder said that she believes the culprits “lifted it up and carried it down the road to a vehicle.” The carving, despite being under a yard light, was taken in the...
FAN to conduct local chapter launch event The Crawford County Families Against Narcotics Chapter Launch event will be held on June 10 at 6 p.m. at the city park pavilion (120 James Street). Guest speakers will include Judge Linda Davis, Executive Director of FAN, and Cheri Pfeiffer, Regional...
Electronics recycling, shredding event set  Join Crawford County and the Crawford County Commission on Aging for Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding on Saturday, June 5, in the parking lot of the Crawford County Building. Electronics accepted include desktop/laptop computers, tablets...
23 Years Ago May 28, 1998 Another new business has made its debut in Uptown Grayling. The Family Tree Gift Shop opened in the Emporium May 7. Shop owners Penny Wakeley, Suzanne Romain ad Tammy Roamin have high hopes of making a success of this joint endeavor onto the world of the gift , craft...
23 Years Ago May 21, 1998 This summer 80-100 local kids will be participating in driver education through the Crawford AuSable School District. In April 1, 1997, the requirements for receiving a Michigan Driver’s License created a longer period between driver training and becoming fully...
COA offers Medicare Zoom presentation  Join the Crawford County Commission on Aging on Wednesday, May 26, at 10 a.m. via Zoom for a presentation that will help demystify the issues surrounding Medicare. Tammy Findlay, Advocacy & Resource Coordinator, will discuss the various parts of...
23 Years Ago May 13, 1998 Quilter Maat Hoogerhuis, who hails from the Netherlands, was welcomed by local quilters recently. All were eager to exchange friendships, stories and – of course – quilt blocks. AuSable Quilt Guild President, Sandy Crandall introduced Ms. Hoogerhuis, who is in the...

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Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806
E-Mail: information@crawfordcountyavalanche.com

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