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A military veteran who was born and raised in Crawford County was recognized for his service to country near his hometown. Don Corwin was raised on a dairy farm located off of Four Mile Road in Grayling Charter Township. His dad, Charles Corwin, operated the farm from 1923 through 1946. “We...
An arresting sporting match is on tap for Grayling residents next week, and it’s all aimed at supporting the kids in the community for the holidays. The inaugural Cops Versus Kids basketball game will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, at the Grayling Middle School. The game will...
Jeff Branch took three months off after retiring from the Crawford AuSable School District, but still with a desire to help guide the future of students, assumed a new position at the Grayling High School. Branch retired in June after serving the school district for 30 years. He spent 24 as a...
Plenty of volunteers and a steady stream of people seeking to get spooked allowed the Forest of Fear to scare up a record amount of donations to support local students and community organizations. The Forest of Fear, located off of Stephan Bridge Road, ran every weekend in October up through...
At the November 21 board meeting, Kirtland Community College’s Board of Trustees approved expenditures for a Biggby Coffee franchise and up to $20 million for the construction of a third building, both at the Grayling campus. The decision advances the third phase of the Grayling campus...
Grayling veteran Todd Hernandez keeps his medals and even bronze stars earned on the battlefield tucked away, but a cherished gift given to him for his military service remains a prominent part of his household. Hernandez was awarded a patriotic quilt from the Quilts of Valor program from a...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners fired off another letter to state lawmakers in hopes of getting funding restored to several county entities before the end of the year. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, November 21, voted to...
Learning occurred on both ends of the spectrum as the Grayling Fish Hatchery continued to operate during the tourism season. Joe Hemming, the past-president of the Anglers of the Au Sable, gave a presentation to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners at a meeting held on Thursday, November...
The 25th annual Shop With a Cop Christmas Tree Sale will go on as planned this year with a few adjustments. As shoppers hit the stores to find gifts for friends and loved ones, they are encouraged to buy a freshly cut Christmas tree with the knowledge they are helping out youth and families in...
Crawford County voters will decide a millage request to fund the purchase, renovation, and expansion of a building to house the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Grayling Senior Center this winter. The millage to fund the $3 million project will be on the ballot as voters go to the...

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