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Grayling city officials approved changes in the budget for the fire department to keep two full-time firefighters on staff through the early summer months. The Grayling City Council, at its regular monthly meeting held on Monday, Feb. 11, agreed to pull money from a fund balance to continue the...
Crawford AuSable Soccer Association (CASA) leaders and volunteers are digging in to provide more space for players to enhance their skills in the community. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at a meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 14, gave CASA the green light to start developing a...
Organizers for the second annual Fred Bear Day are turning things up a notch this year, hoping to bring more people to Grayling to honor the archery legend and to raise funds to support youth archery. Fred Bear Day will be held in Grayling on Tuesday, March 5, on the birthday of the renowned...
Fifth grade students will make their way up to the Grayling Middle School a year earlier for the next school year to alleviate a crunch for space at the school they are now attending. The Crawford AuSable School Board of Education, at its regular monthly meeting held on Monday, Feb. 11,...
For the second time in nearly four months, a panel of county officials met on Monday, Feb. 11, to plan to fill a vacancy for a Crawford County elected official. Crawford County Treasurer Joseph V. Wakeley submitted a letter to Crawford County elected officials on Wednesday,  Feb. 6, giving them...
Two downstate men had their cases bound over to Crawford County Circuit Court on core charges linked to the murder of a Frederic man, while a majority of other charges were dismissed. Chief Crawford County  Probate and District Court  Judge Monte J. Burmeister, in an opinion issued on Jan. 22,...
Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies recently added another tool to their arsenal in the battle against the opioid epidemic impacting the community. On Dec. 18, sheriff’s office employees were trained to use Narcan. Narcan is the brand name for a drug called naloxone, which blocks the effects of...
A Hawaii resident is continuing on her mission to put a face with a name for the thousands of soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. In 2008, Janna Hoehn made her first trip to  Washington D.C. to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. It was the first war memorial...
Hanson Hills Recreation Area is hoping a popular event from the past – downhill winter canoe racing – will help revamp its current winter festival, an event slated for the weekend of February 9 and 10. For several years, Hanson Hills has conducted Winter Fun Days in February. It has featured a...
Putting food on the tables and in the bellies of older adults continues to be the number one focus for the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center. Alice Snyder, the executive director of the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center, gave the agency’s 2018 annual...

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