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The Crawford County Building – located at 200 W. Michigan Avenue – will soon be implementing a security entrance at the facility that will include a staffed x-ray machine and a metal detector, county officials said. During a Crawford County Board of Commissioners regular meeting on Thursday,...
Fred Bear Day board members gathered at the city park on Monday, October 24, for a ground-breaking ceremony as they continue the project to add a Fred Bear monument to the area. In July, the Grayling City Council approved a request from John Wejrowski, co-founder and president of Fred Bear Day...
Local ballots for the November 8 general election do not include any county-wide proposals and there are very few local contested races to be decided, but voting does include three state-wide proposals, state government positions such as governor and secretary of state and attorney general, and a...
Sno-Trac Village Snowmobile Center Camping & Cabins, located northeast of Grayling off of Lovells Road, is looking to bring a snowmobile museum to Michigan’s Lower Peninsula to serve as a “tourist attraction.” Sno-Trac Village currently offers camping sites and cabins and snowmobile repair/...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners – during a regular meeting on Thursday, October 13 – approved the final design plans for an Anglers of the Au Sable/Trout Unlimited project to reconnect the East Branch of the AuSable River at the Grayling Fish Hatchery. Joe Hemming, Anglers of the Au...
Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church has a new pastor, Anita Hahn, who started her tenure on October 1. Hahn said it’s been a positive experience so far coming to the community and moving into the new role. “It’s been good. The people in the church have been really welcoming,” Hahn said...
Nick Walton – a longtime competitor in the canoe racing community – passed away on Saturday, October 8, at the age of 49 following complications from a paddling event on the Great Lakes. Walton, of Eaton Rapids (formerly of Grayling), was paddling in the second annual Inspiration Point Downwind...
Local voters will have an opportunity to have their votes counted in a variety of state races during the November 8 general election. There are two candidates on the ballot for the State Senator 36th District: Joel A. Sheltrown (Democrat) and Michele Hoitenga (Republican). The 36th District...
The Crawford County Commission on Aging’s effort to renovate a building to serve as a new senior center for the community has been hampered for months by rising construction costs following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the COA is now preparing to cut portions of the project following an...
Wellington Farm USA is getting ready to finish a busy 2022 season with an annual autumn event that features pumpkins being fired into the air via catapult. Wellington Farm USA – “a 60-acre living history complex depicting life as it was lived in a midwestern farming community during the Great...

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