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If a number of steps can be taken to go through governmental red tape and hard decisions can be made, the decade and a half-plus search to find a new home for the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Grayling Senior Center may come to fruition. The COA has entered into a purchase...
Harold “Tike” Golnick served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was among the first soldiers on the battlefield, while Emma Marie Mahaney patched troops up while serving in the U.S. Air Force nursing corps. Both Grayling residents were treated like heroes as they went on the 12th Mid-...
The Grayling Country Club and foster care advocates teamed up last week to host a golf scramble to raise foster care awareness. The Foster Care Golf Open was held on Thursday, September 19, and was hosted by  Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) staff from Crawford, Oscoda,...
Deputy Michael Dekun from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office needed a change in pace, so he headed back to school. That’s actually three schools – the Grayling Elementary School, Grayling Middle School, and Graying High School – as he assumed the position as the school liaison officer. The...
A failed attempt to divert law enforcement resources away from a bank heist which took place in another part of northeast Michigan put Crawford County first responders to the test on Friday. At 8:16 a.m. on Friday, September 6, a phone call from an unknown person was received by Munson...
To meet the needs of existing companies in the area and meet the evolving market for skilled trades, Kirtland Community College has opened its Michigan Forest Products Institute. Kirtland Community College President Dr. Tom Quinn, state legislators, members of the Board of Trustees, and...
A pillar for retail sales in the community, the Grayling Kmart will be closing near the end of the year. The Grayling Kmart store will be closed on Sunday, December 15. The store currently has 35 employees, but is hiring additional associates to work through upcoming liquidation sales and the...
The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney is trying to add more charges in a case for a man already charged with murder, while his defense attorney is hammering away at the credibility of a co-defendant and questioning the timeline when the incident occurred. A second preliminary hearing was...
After a seven-year absence, a local police officer is back on the local undercover drug enforcement team to combat the opioid epidemic and stem the flow of illicit drugs coming into the area. Crawford County Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs said the City of Grayling and Crawford County have entered into...
The Grayling Lions Club made donations to the Viking Pantries housed at each school in the community to kick off the school year and provide food and needed items to students. Members of the Grayling Lions Club met with school representatives on Tuesday, August 27, to present donations to...

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Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
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