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Twelve members of the Grayling High School Class of 2018 have earned Lake Michigan Conference All-Academic Team honors. Students were selected based upon a formula that incorporates grade point averages and SAT scores. Alyssa Cobb has been named the Class of 2018 Valedictorian. She is the 17-...
A pair of Grayling High School students who have the gift to gab on the spot were recently recognized for their participation in a statewide competition. Anna Fisher and Parker Learman-Blaauw, both seniors at Grayling High School (GHS), were the sole members of the school’s forensics team this...
Channeling his attention and focus into building his own  custom made bamboo fly rod last week, Gary Herber continued healing from the scars of war with his fellow veterans. A resident Douglasville, Georgia, located just west of Atlanta, Herber was among eight disabled military veterans who...
Ten law enforcement officer were recently added to a memorial wall created by a local police organization to recognize their service and honor their sacrifice. National Police Memorial Day was observed on Tuesday, May 15. President John F. Kennedy set aside the date in 1962 as a national day of...
Two years after opening a health sciences center, Kirtland Community College officials are forging ahead on another $10 million project on the campus located south of Grayling. The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty and community members attended a ceremonial...
The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education agreed to offer a part-time interim superintendent position to the school chief that left the job just over a month ago. The school board held a special meeting on Thursday, May 5, to consider applicants who applied for the part-time...
After nearly four years of contested case hearings and appeals, C. Heidi Grether, the director of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), announced her decision  last week to grant a permit to Harrietta Hills Grayling Trout Farm to expand its hatchery on the East Branch of the...
Although the wind was blowing and temperatures were chilly, a group of nearly 20 walkers made a trek through Grayling to raise awareness regarding sexual assault. The River House, Inc. held its third annual 5280 Walk on Friday, April 27. The aim for the fundraiser was for men to walk the 5,...
Two long-time members on the Crawford County Board of Commissioners are not seeking reelection, leaving a field of uncontested races for the Aug. 7 primary election. Dave Stephenson, the chairman for the Crawford County Board of Commissioners, is stepping away from his position on the county...
With a possible solution of addressing the hot button issue for repairing local roads on the table, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners approved language for a millage renewal  last week. The board, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, April 28, agreed to put a one mill...

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