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The Crawford County Historical Museum – located on Michigan Avenue near the County Building – opened for the season this week, offering a variety of exhibits for visitors during its 50th anniversary year. “It’s a big deal for us this year,” said Dave Baran, secretary of the Crawford County...
The Grayling Fish Hatchery – a historic site located on North Down River Road near Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital – will open for the 2022 summer season starting this weekend. “We will be open the Friday of Memorial Day weekend at 10 a.m. and that begins our season. We are open Friday...
Camp Grayling is looking to lease more state land for training space in order to have remote areas for troops to train in electronic warfare and defense, according to military officials. Camp Grayling facilities and ranges in Crawford County are located on military, state, and federal land,...
A tornado caused a massive amount of damage to the community of Gaylord on the afternoon of Friday, May 20, leaving at least two people dead and more than 40 people injured, according to the Michigan State Police. Photos and videos posted online show the devastation. Ruined homes. Property...
Work related to the Crawford AuSable School District’s effort to merge the front of Grayling Middle School with its green space located across the street and create safer pick-up and drop-off points for parents and buses is slated for this summer, school officials said. In August of 2021,...
The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter is trying to increase its public presence and fundraising efforts, according to a presentation by shelter officials to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners last week, including an upcoming golf outing and a memorial project. Linda Barber, AuSable Valley...
Crawford AuSable School District Superintendent Justin Gluesing had plans to return to Alpena sometime in the future, but he didn’t expect the opportunity to arrive so soon. Gluesing – on Friday, May 13 – said he has accepted the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District...
The Bamboo Bend Project – an endeavor to help military veterans by providing them with rod-making classes and fishing trips and camaraderie – returned to Lovells Township last week after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Bamboo Bend Project President Mark Mackey said the...
The Hanson House in Grayling recently received Heritage Home status from the Historical Society of Michigan, and owners Heather and Paul Crandall are hoping other people in the community may also decide to pursue the honor as Grayling celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2022. “Grayling has a...
As area residents receive refund checks for income taxes and insurance, local Toys For Tots organizers are hoping people may be willing to donate a little bit to the group’s year-round effort to help provide Christmas gifts to Crawford County children. “Because we are a small community minimum...

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