A Look At Our Past 10/27/2022

From the pages of the Crawford County Avalanche
23 Years Ago
October 28, 1999
River House Shelter & Domestic Crisis Service will sponsor a four-county Candlelight Ceremony to remember the victims of domestic violence and to celebrate the survivors who have made new lives for themselves.
City Council woman and music teacher D.J. Brown tickles the ivories at Flowers by Josie last Thursday evening, treating visitors to some scary music and tunes from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Phantom of the Opera.”
46 Years Ago
October 28, 1976
We’ve got it!  The Authentic “Fonz” jacket for $29.95.  Grayling Mercantile.
The taxpayers are being offered the opportunity to vote on a Fixed Millage proposal system that would operate for a period of three years.  Proponents say it would result in no additional taxes and might result in a reduction in taxes in various townships.
The family membership for the 1976-77 ski season at the Rasmus Hanson Recreation Area is set at $75.
At the conclusion of the two-day Swine Flu Immunization Clinic held in the American Legion Hall in Grayling, 1952 county residents had been inoculated.
New local residents include Jennifer Marie Keene, born Oct. 22, Christi Lynn Lobsinger born Oct. 23, and Phillip Jason Stilwell born Oct. 26.
69 Years Ago
October 29, 1953
A vote of the workers of the Grayling plant of the Atlas Plywood Corp.  will be held today at the company plant.  The vote is to determine whether the employees wish to be represented by the International Woodworks of America, C.I.O. or if they wish no union.
Llwyn Doremire and son, Tony and Robert LaMotte and son, Bobby, enjoyed pheasant hunting in Midland the opening of the season and had fair luck.
Mrs. K.K. Kitchen of Bay City arrived home Wednesday to visit the home of her son, Martin Kitchen for a week or more, coming to help take care of the new little granddaughter.
92 Years Ago
October 30, 1930
Jacquet Linda Miller, 8 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller, of Burke apartments had the misfortune of running a needle into her foot one night last week.  She was taken to Mercy Hospital to have it removed.
C.C. Hagle is opening a photo studio upstairs in the Avalanche building.
115 Years Ago
October 31, 1907
Nels Sorenson of Houghton Lake has purchased a residence on the south side of the river and will reside here.
A railroad smash up near the south semaphore in this village Monday was the result of carelessness.  The steel gang had two rails out and sent out flagmen as usual but it is reported the man who went south kept his flag rolled up under his arm and the Cannon Ball came around the curve and down the steep grade, piling up the engine, tender and seven cars loaded with merchandise.

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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