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23 Years Ago December 17, 1998 The Crawford County Transportation Authority, commonly known as Dial-A-Ride, will be receiving state and federal grant monies to purchase four new public transit buses.  The Crawford County Board of Commissioners approved $5,750 for the operation of the...
23 Years Ago December 3, 1998 A Graying native’s artwork is currently appearing in paperback nationwide. A comic strip by Kurt J. Kolka is one of 57 which appears in the graphic novel, Proverbs & Parables, published by the Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) in California. Kolka, son of...
DHD#10 offers vaccine clinic at GHS  District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is offering a flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Grayling High School Cafeteria (1135 N. Old 27) on December 9 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The cost for the seasonal flu vaccine without insurance is $37. High dose...
23 Years Ago November 25, 1998 The AuSable Valley Snowmobile Association (AVSA) has put a great deal of effort into preparing the 50 miles of snowmobile trails under its care for the upcoming winter season. AVSA volunteers just finished clearing away about 30 trees that fell on the trails...
City to host Iron Belle Trail open house The City of Grayling invites the public to attend and participate in an open house session at the Grayling City Hall (1020 City Boulevard, Grayling) on Tuesday, November 30, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The purpose of the open house is to obtain comments and...
23 Years Ago November 19, 1998 A strong, fall windstorm blew through Crawford County and most of Michigan on Tuesday, November 10, leaving thousands in the dark and many without telephone service. Trees toppled onto power lines as winds gusted up to 80 m.p.h. Top O’ Michigan Electric Company...
Christmas Walk to be held Saturday  The 2021 Christmas Walk is slated for 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, in downtown Grayling. Santa Claus will be at the AuSable Artisan Village from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the Light Parade is slated for 5 p.m. Pony rides and reindeer will be at...
Festival of Trees to begin  The Grayling Promotional Association’s 2021 Festival of Trees event is slated for November 12-27 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays at the Grayling Mini Mall. Participants can view the event’s decorated Christmas...
23 Years Ago November 12, 1998 In order to market Grayling as a snowmobile destination to southern Michigan, Ohio and Indiana the Grayling Area Visitor’s Council developed the slogan “Spend your time in your sled, not in your car.” While Crawford County can boast of over 200 miles of...
23 Years Ago November 5, 1998 Crawford County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Hartman told fellow board members at their October 27 meeting of plans for a mall to be built in Beaver Creek Township. Developers of Fox Run Golf Course, Jerry DeWitt and Ron Fraser, are proposing a retail...

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Crawford County Avalanche

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Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

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

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