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Dozens of people and their canine caregivers packed into the Grayling City Park on Saturday for the second annual Bark For Life to help raise funds and awareness to battle cancer. The fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was held on Saturday, Oct. 13, through the Relay for Life of...
A committee of county officials streamlined its process to fill an upcoming vacancy for the Crawford County Sheriff since one lone applicant applied for the position. Chief Crawford County  Probate and District Court  Judge Monte J. Burmeister,  County Clerk Sandra Moore,  and Prosecuting...
Court hearings for two men accused of beating a Frederic man to death just before the Fourth of July will take place after a report was approved for one suspect who was deemed competent to stand trial. Dylan Ross Ziegler, 18, of Romulus, and Matthew Franklin Smith, 36, of Canton, were both...
Some veterans who stayed at Camp Grayling last week fought in the most vicious battles in military history while others were war ready and stayed stateside, but all were treated like heroes as they went on the 10th Mid-Michigan Honor Flight.  A total of 62 Honor Flight honorees, 15 guardians...
A four-year legal arm wrestling match over increased fish production at the Grayling Fish Hatchery ended last week as the lease for the facility was transferred  to the foes of the fish farmer who operated the hatchery for a half of a dozen years. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at...
The Arauco North America plant, located on 4 Mile Road just south of Grayling, marked a milestone earlier this month as it received its first loads of wood in anticipation to start manufacturing particle board at the mill later this year. The mill received its first load an Friday, Sept. 7, and...
Despite objections from Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield and other law enforcement officers, a panel of county officials agreed to open up the process to fill his pending vacancy to take applications. Chief Crawford County  Probate and District Court  Judge Monte J. Burmeister,  County...
A 15-year-old Almont boy, who has ties to Grayling, was the star of a huge truck show held in the Upper Peninsula earlier this month in more than namesake only. Carter  Starr served as the Junior Grand Marshal for the 23rd annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show held in St. Ignace Sept. 14-16...
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...

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