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Grayling veteran Todd Hernandez keeps his medals and even bronze stars earned on the battlefield tucked away, but a cherished gift given to him for his military service remains a prominent part of his household. Hernandez was awarded a patriotic quilt from the Quilts of Valor program from a...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners fired off another letter to state lawmakers in hopes of getting funding restored to several county entities before the end of the year. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, November 21, voted to...
Learning occurred on both ends of the spectrum as the Grayling Fish Hatchery continued to operate during the tourism season. Joe Hemming, the past-president of the Anglers of the Au Sable, gave a presentation to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners at a meeting held on Thursday, November...
The 25th annual Shop With a Cop Christmas Tree Sale will go on as planned this year with a few adjustments. As shoppers hit the stores to find gifts for friends and loved ones, they are encouraged to buy a freshly cut Christmas tree with the knowledge they are helping out youth and families in...
Crawford County voters will decide a millage request to fund the purchase, renovation, and expansion of a building to house the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Grayling Senior Center this winter. The millage to fund the $3 million project will be on the ballot as voters go to the...
The Grayling Mini Mall will be lined from front to back with trees decorated with ornaments and prizes as the 2019 Festival of Trees gets underway this weekend. The Grayling Promotional Association’s (GPA) Festival of Trees event has  60 trees and 30 gift baskets available this year. The trees...
Organizers and planners for the 42nd annual Christmas Walk made a blast into the past to add more variety and activities to kick off the holiday season in the community. Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, in the downtown business district for this year’s...
A new gift store has opened in downtown Grayling just in time for the holiday season. The Curator, located at 200 E. Michigan Avenue, opened for business on Thursday, October 24. The business is owned by Penny and Erich Podjaske plus a silent partner who lives in Oklahoma. The name of the...
The Rev. Elizabeth Chace will take her place at the pulpit for the last time on Sunday after leading the congregation at the St. Francis Episcopal Church for just over a decade and a half, but plans on continuing to serve the community after getting her first taste of retirement. Chace will be...
Cutting edge technology is being used to detect the extent of contamination caused by a firefighting foam used by the military at the Grayling Army Airfield to try to figure how those chemicals are moving off base and tainting private drinking water wells. In late October, technicians began...

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