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The demand for services from the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Grayling Senior Center continues to grow as the population of older adults continues to increase. While the 2020 Census will begin in the next few months, COA Executive Director Alice Snyder said an estimate on Crawford...
A local hair studio started 2020 with a growth in staff and services offered and a new name to reflect the changing times. The Jade Aubrie Hair Studio, located at 6264 West-72 Highway, opened for business after a renovation and remodeling project was completed on January 12. Formerly known as...
Baden Essmaker ascended to the top of world at the Grayling Middle School after the start of the year, as a rare repeat winner in the school’s National Geographic Geography Bee.  All Grayling Middle School students compete in a schoolwide National Geographic Geography Bee. The competition,...
The former owners of Paddle Hard Brewing face charges for selling beer that they claimed was locally brewed in violation of their liquor license. Cynthia Kaye Vargo, 41, and David Richard Vargo, 44, were arraigned in Crawford County’s 87th District Court by Magistrate Camarin L. Talarico on...
A firefighter who trains in Grayling and has family ties in the community started the year off fast and furious by helping with the devastating wildfires in Australia. Brian Stearns, who is a firefighter for the Huron-Manistee National Forest, traveled to Australia and spent from December 28 to...
A large number of Crawford County residents have been dealing with flu symptoms as the season for the illness enters its peak time of year. Dr. Jennifer Morse, the medical director for District Health Department #10, which covers Crawford County, said flu starts to spread October 1 through the...
A Grayling couple who have been restoring historic homes for over four decades were recognized for preserving a landmark home in the community and preserving the history of the family who built it. Paul and Heather Crandall have owned and operated the Hanson House, located  604 Peninsular...
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Thursday,  January 30, the Arauco particleboard mill located in Grayling experienced an explosion in a self-contained enclosed area of the facility.  The Grayling Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire and an explosion at the Arauco Plant with...
Local officials are working with citizens in hopes of establishing an ORV club to get links to trails so that riders can travel to other key points in the region. Grayling Charter Township Supervisor Lacey Stephan III said he was approached nearly a year ago about starting a club. There has...
A Crawford County resident with a wealth of experience in engineering, planning, and maintenance has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Crawford County Road Commission. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, January 23, appointed Darryl...

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