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As cranes, bulldozers, and earthmovers chugged away in the background, company and governmental officials took part in a groundbreaking for the official start of construction of a $400 million particleboard plant, which will transform the Grayling economy. Arauco,  a global producer of wood...
A Grayling-based DJ is bringing a movie to the community, which honors a mentor he was able to train with through a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. As I Am – The Life and Times of DJ AM will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the Rialto Theater.  The documentary covers the life of...
Calling a former Grayling resident’s actions “diabolical” and “cowardice,” Chief 46th Trial Court Judge George J. Mertz sent him to prison for at least two and half decades on Monday. Citing several substantial and compelling reasons to depart from recommended guidelines, Mertz sentenced Terry...
A popular local bicycling event made several significant changes to its format last year, and a few more adjustments are expected for the event this year. Registration for the 2017 Black Bear Gran Fondo – an event that gives riders an opportunity to complete a “century ride” (100 miles), or one...
Emergency responders recently went through training to safeguard some of Crawford County’s most precious citizens. A train the trainer class for safe sleep for infants    was held at the Frederic Township Fire and EMS Department on Saturday, March 23. Doug Pratt, the chief for the Frederic...
Spike’s Keg O’ Nails could add the motto “Selfie Place of the North” if a promotion to feature downtown Grayling is any indication.  Grayling’s Michigan Main Street program sponsored a selfie contest as a rollout for its new logo to promote downtown businesses March 9-15.  “A selfie is a self...
From planning to paving, State of Michigan and Grayling area officials are rolling forward with a grant application to connect a non-motorized trail that will be located south of the community to an existing trail that travels through town. Sixteen projects along Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail...
Just weeks before the opening of fly-fishing season, Grayling river guide Tim Riley is looking forward to providing memorable moments to anglers as well as sharing the rich history of the river country. An avid fly-fisherman, Riley has served as a river guide for several years, booking trips...
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon Committee is looking for volunteers for a paddling fundraiser, and it is seeking donated items for a garage sale event that will help raise money for a new series of college scholarships. The Pledge Relay, an AuSable Marathon event that raises money for the “...
A Frederic-based business is moving forward under the direction of a new owner, whose family has a deep lineage producing wooden keepsakes and souvenirs that are distributed throughout the world. Aaron Weaver founded AuSable Souvenirs after taking over the production and distribution of items...

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