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Following a year of planning, the first condominium project in the City of Grayling is underway. Grayling developers Judy and Tom Steffen held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Duck Pond Condominiums, located at 209 Peninsular Avenue, on Monday, Sept. 17. The development earned its name...
A panel of county officials will meet next week  to determine the future leadership for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield has submitted his letter of resignation to county officials. His retirement day is Monday, Dec. 3. Monte J. Burmeister,  the...
The City of Grayling took another step toward breathing new life into the community by streamlining its planning and redevelopment goals and vision. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) certified Grayling as a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) at a ceremony held at the...
A pastor who was raised in the area assumed the leadership role at the Calvary Baptist Church, replacing a staple in the faith based community who served over four and a half decades in Grayling. Phillip Niederer Jr. gave his first Sunday sermon at the church on Aug. 26. He succeeded Pastor Dr...
Patients took to the streets last week to protest the dismissal of their doctor from Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. About 15 people gathered across the street from the hospital on Wednesday, July 29, waving signs and encouraging people to honk their horns to show support for Dr. David...
A law enforcement officer who patrolled the streets during the Detroit riots and bonded with inmates from Crawford County recently called it a career after nearly five and a half decades in the field. Jon Mueller was honored for his service to Crawford County last week by fellow law enforcement...
Heath advocates and educators are encouraging smokers to snuff out their cigarettes and refrain from using tobacco products at playgrounds to give youth a healthy environment to play in. The Community Health Improvement Committee  meets once a month in Grayling to plan and spearhead health...
After little debate last week, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution in opposition of the legalization of marijuana for general use in Crawford County. In April, the Board of State Canvassers determined that a petition contained a sufficient number of valid signatures...
A multi-state and nation military mission wrapped up at Camp Grayling on Saturday, training soldiers to fight as they would on the battlefield. Exercise Northern Strike, which ran from Aug. 4 to Aug. 18, included thousands of soldiers and members from each branch of the service. The mission...
A clothing store and gift shop in downtown Grayling has expanded to take up the entire building due to the growth in industry in the community. North Country Corner, located at 100 Ottawa Street, was founded in April 2007. Other businesses shared space in the building. ATC Group Services LLC...

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