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On September 10, Kirtland Community College unveiled the newest additions to its local campus. Affectionately called the Tower Entrance or the Kirtland Center, it is 85,000 square feet in size, with all three structures totaling roughly 4.3 acres of land. The total cost of this Phase III build...
A September 11 golf outing organized by the Friends of Frederic – a local charitable group – helped raise thousands of dollars to go toward a planned improvement project near the Frederic Township Hall, and the event also included a ceremony of remembrance on the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners – during its regular meeting on Thursday, September 9 – appointed a recently retired businessman to fill the District #2 seat formerly held by Sharon Priebe, who passed in away in August. District #2 includes all of Beaver Creek Township and a portion of...
Officials representing the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, District Health Department #10, and the Michigan Army National Guard presented an online update to the...
Grayling Main Street’s “Brew Ave” social district – an area in which participating restaurants and breweries can serve alcoholic beverages to customers in special cups for outdoor consumption within the district’s boundaries – has been active for several weeks, and officials are ready to ramp up...
A fire destroyed a local business – Motel 72, located near the corner of M-93 and M-72 West next to Tinker’s Junction – on Thursday. Grayling Fire Department Chief Mark Brown said the business was being used as a motel and as monthly housing and it was occupied at the time of the blaze; however...
Mason-Griffith Founders Trout Unlimited Chapter #001 has a lot to be proud of. Karen Harrison, president of the chapter, is crucial to the work they do in northern Michigan. Karen has contributed to the wide number of work Trout Unlimited (TU) has done on the AuSable River and upper northern part...
Munson Healthcare and area health department officials reported on Tuesday that COVID-19 test positivity rates continue to increase and hospitalization numbers are up as the state-wide and nation-wide delta variant surge continues. “You can see here on our two-week rolling average we’re at a 9....
In our crazy post pandemic world, it can be pretty daunting to make any big changes. Buying a home is a scary process to start with. Add in over a year of uncertainty and a housing market that is unpredictable right now and you might think you are better off not trying. Two Grayling women are...
The summer is coming to a wrap, which means the much-loved golf courses will be getting ready to close soon. But if you were trying to get one last tournament in, the annual Irv McIsaac Scholarship Golf Outing was one not to miss! Taking place on the same weekend each year, the third Saturday...

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