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Some veterans who stayed at Camp Grayling last week fought in the most vicious battles in military history while others were war ready and stayed stateside, but all were treated like heroes as they went on the 10th Mid-Michigan Honor Flight.  A total of 62 Honor Flight honorees, 15 guardians...
A four-year legal arm wrestling match over increased fish production at the Grayling Fish Hatchery ended last week as the lease for the facility was transferred  to the foes of the fish farmer who operated the hatchery for a half of a dozen years. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at...
The Arauco North America plant, located on 4 Mile Road just south of Grayling, marked a milestone earlier this month as it received its first loads of wood in anticipation to start manufacturing particle board at the mill later this year. The mill received its first load an Friday, Sept. 7, and...
Despite objections from Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield and other law enforcement officers, a panel of county officials agreed to open up the process to fill his pending vacancy to take applications. Chief Crawford County  Probate and District Court  Judge Monte J. Burmeister,  County...
A 15-year-old Almont boy, who has ties to Grayling, was the star of a huge truck show held in the Upper Peninsula earlier this month in more than namesake only. Carter  Starr served as the Junior Grand Marshal for the 23rd annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show held in St. Ignace Sept. 14-16...
Following a year of planning, the first condominium project in the City of Grayling is underway. Grayling developers Judy and Tom Steffen held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Duck Pond Condominiums, located at 209 Peninsular Avenue, on Monday, Sept. 17. The development earned its name...
A panel of county officials will meet next week  to determine the future leadership for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield has submitted his letter of resignation to county officials. His retirement day is Monday, Dec. 3. Monte J. Burmeister,  the...
The City of Grayling took another step toward breathing new life into the community by streamlining its planning and redevelopment goals and vision. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) certified Grayling as a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) at a ceremony held at the...
A pastor who was raised in the area assumed the leadership role at the Calvary Baptist Church, replacing a staple in the faith based community who served over four and a half decades in Grayling. Phillip Niederer Jr. gave his first Sunday sermon at the church on Aug. 26. He succeeded Pastor Dr...
Patients took to the streets last week to protest the dismissal of their doctor from Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. About 15 people gathered across the street from the hospital on Wednesday, July 29, waving signs and encouraging people to honk their horns to show support for Dr. David...

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