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Hanson Hills Recreation Area and Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) got their new, expanded Winter Fun Days started with a new event – a fat bike race – and the winter festival’s annual chili cook-off on Saturday, and GRA has more events slated for this coming weekend, including a big air...
Nearly six years removed from a prolonged battle over employee costs for the 46th Trial Court that went all the way to the Michigan Supreme Court, three area counties are entering into a agreement to share costs for a limited number of employees serving the court. After expressing some measure...
Kirtland Community College took the operations of another college campus into the fold at the beginning of 2017. A pact was made to transfer the operations of the University Center Gaylord (UC) to Kirtland Community College. The Otsego County Board of Commissioners, at a meeting on Dec. 14,...
Grayling Recreation Authority’s expanded Winter Fun Days festival will begin this weekend with a fat bike race and the event’s annual chili cook-off. Both events will be held at Hanson Hills Recreation Area on Saturday, Feb. 4. The fat bike race is a new addition to Winter Fun Days. Grayling...
Feeding senior citizens and funding the Meals on Wheels program were focal points for the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center for its last fiscal year. Alice Snyder, the director of the Commission on Aging and Senior Center, gave an overview of the agency’s annual report to...
Grayling Recreation Authority is expanding Winter Fun Days – its annual winter festival held at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in February – from just one weekend to several in an effort to have more events and give more people an opportunity to participate in those events. “In the past we would...
Grayling Middle School eighth grader Andrew Walsh is hoping to chart his course south for spring break – at least to Kalamazoo in southwest Michigan – having won the school’s  National Geographic Geography Bee earlier this month. Preliminary rounds for the National Geographic Geography Bee were...
A number of trees and other obstructions around the Grayling Army Airfield need to addressed if it is going to continue to be used by military and civilian aircraft. The Grayling Army Airfield was built during World War II, with its primary purpose to house planes used in defense of the Soo...
A relative newcomer to the City of Grayling was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Grayling City Council last week. Mark Allen was appointed to fill an open seat on the Grayling City Council on Monday, Jan. 9. The vacancy was created when Erica Mead, who came in second in the Nov. 8 general...
After a year of giving a major facelift to a building in downtown Grayling and putting in  a $1 million investment, Paddle Hard Brewing has the capability to distribute and brew its beer served in the community.  Paddle Hard Distributing, located 118 East Michigan Ave., opened for business on...

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