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A store which offers cards for any occasion, gifts, and other merchandise is closing this weekend after operating in Grayling over three decades. Flo’s Hallmark Shop, located at 2400 South I-75 Business Loop, is closing its doors on Saturday, August 17. Flo Hajek bought out John’s Hallmark,...
People in the community for vacations or those from the Grayling area looking to take a staycation are urged to check out a new museum  highlighting military artifacts and memorabilia. Pineview Military Surplus and Museum officially opened at its new location at 604 Norway St. in Grayling on...
The Crawford AuSable Day Care and Preschool and a Grayling church have joined forces to open a new building, which will double its capacity to serve more children and families in the community. The Crawford AuSable Day Care and Preschool and Mt. Hope Lutheran Church leaders and their...
By all measures the Great Northern Arts Explosion was a success, drawing people into Grayling area businesses, making cash registers ring, and showcasing art from artisans from throughout Michigan. The AuSable Artisan Village and Paddle Hard Brewing joined forces to finance The Great Northern...
Just over a dozen and a half Grayling area residents who have tainted drinking water caused by a firefighting foam used by the military will get a new source of water if the military can solidify plans in less than two months. That explanation did not sit well with other residents whose wells...
As more bicycle races are hosted in the community and trails get developed, bicycle repair stations have been added as a new feature for residents and visitors in Grayling’s downtown business district. The stations were recently installed by Thanks A Latte and Flowers by Josie, 212 Michigan...
Dozens of lives have been saved due to a new feature added to law enforcement’s arsenal to combat the opioid crisis impacting the region. Lynda Rutkowski, a substance abuse prevention specialist for Up North Prevention and the Crawford County Partnership for Substance Abuse, gave an update to...
Each year, on the Friday before the AuSable River Canoe Marathon, the Grayling Knights of Columbus and the AuSable Marathon Committee team up to conduct a special event: the AuSable River Special Olympics Canoe Race. For the last two decades, AuSable River Canoe Marathon paddlers – current...
Admit it. With all of the festivities in town for the River Festival, it’s hard not to get caught “HUP” in all of the fun. The H.U.P. Race on Wednesday is a very popular local event in which paddlers in homemade canoes duke it out, all while wearing costumes. The goal of the event was “for...
The new superintendent for the Crawford AuSable School District is getting acclimated to his position and the community with a focus on continuing high staff and student achievement. Justin Gluesing served his first day as the school chief for the district on Monday, July 1. He replaced...

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