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Voters in the Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw, and Roscommon Intermediate School District (COOR ISD) will decide funding proposals on the Tuesday, March 10 presidential primary ballot to financially strengthen the safety net it provides to toddlers through special education students in early adulthood...
Voters at the Tuesday, March 10 presidential primary polls will decide a funding proposal to provide a new home for the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center to provide better services for the growing older adult population in the area. Voters will decide if $3 million in bonds...
Admirers of Fred Bear and his archery products will take a trip down memory lane next week as they celebrate the legend of the renowned hunter and archer. Fred Bear Day will be held in Grayling on Thursday, March 5, on his birthday.  Bear was born in 1902 in a farmhouse near Waynesboro,...
The Grayling High School Players will present “Little Shop of Horrors” on March 6 and 7 at 6:30 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. at the school’s Joseph Stripe Auditorium.  Tickets are available at Tip ‘n the Mitten in downtown Grayling. Ticket prices are $10 per adult or $5 for students and senior...
A man  and woman were arrested last weekend for assault with intent to commit murder and carrying concealed weapons for an incident which occurred in Grayling. Crawford County Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs said a call was received by 911 that a man was shot and needed medical attention. Deputies...
The Anglers of the Au Sable, a long-standing conservation group in the community, wants to change the way the Grayling Fish Hatchery operates after their first year running the facility. But before that can happen, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners is seeking a legal opinion on the...
Following six hours of deliberations on Friday, February 14, a jury found a Canton man guilty in the beating death of a Frederic resident which occurred in the summer of 2018. The jury of six women and six men found Matthew Franklin Smith, 37, guilty of open murder, torture, and unlawful...
The demand for services from the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Grayling Senior Center continues to grow as the population of older adults continues to increase. While the 2020 Census will begin in the next few months, COA Executive Director Alice Snyder said an estimate on Crawford...
A local hair studio started 2020 with a growth in staff and services offered and a new name to reflect the changing times. The Jade Aubrie Hair Studio, located at 6264 West-72 Highway, opened for business after a renovation and remodeling project was completed on January 12. Formerly known as...
Baden Essmaker ascended to the top of world at the Grayling Middle School after the start of the year, as a rare repeat winner in the school’s National Geographic Geography Bee.  All Grayling Middle School students compete in a schoolwide National Geographic Geography Bee. The competition,...

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