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For many anglers, it’s a holiday. The first day of trout fishing – the last Saturday in April in Michigan every year – is slated for April 29 in 2017. What can anglers expect early in the fishing season on area rivers? “The water is going to be high. The water table is up. It’s more normal to...
A group of volunteers worked voraciously on Saturday to start a project that will repurpose a building that housed a laundromat into a store that will support the River House, Inc.’s programs provided to domestic and sexual assault victims. River House, Inc. is a non-profit agency that serves...
A new restaurant recently opened on a landmark piece of property located on the AuSable River in Grayling. Ray’s Barbecue Brews & Blues, located at 204 Ingham Street, opened for business on March 15 next to the Old AuSable Fly Shop.   Bill Huddelston founded “Sailor Bill Huddelston's Fly...
Troopers from the Houghton Lake Post of the Michigan State Police are  investigating a fatal car accident, which occurred in Crawford County on Saturday. The crash happened at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, in Crawford County’s South Branch Township on M-18 north of the Village of Roscommon...
Students from the Grayling Adventist Elementary School – a private institution for kids in grades K-8 located at Camp AuSable – took on a unique challenge last week, designing vessels to keep eggs from cracking during a fall from three different distances. What did the final designs look like?...
As cranes, bulldozers, and earthmovers chugged away in the background, company and governmental officials took part in a groundbreaking for the official start of construction of a $400 million particleboard plant, which will transform the Grayling economy. Arauco,  a global producer of wood...
A Grayling-based DJ is bringing a movie to the community, which honors a mentor he was able to train with through a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. As I Am – The Life and Times of DJ AM will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the Rialto Theater.  The documentary covers the life of...
Calling a former Grayling resident’s actions “diabolical” and “cowardice,” Chief 46th Trial Court Judge George J. Mertz sent him to prison for at least two and half decades on Monday. Citing several substantial and compelling reasons to depart from recommended guidelines, Mertz sentenced Terry...
A popular local bicycling event made several significant changes to its format last year, and a few more adjustments are expected for the event this year. Registration for the 2017 Black Bear Gran Fondo – an event that gives riders an opportunity to complete a “century ride” (100 miles), or one...
Emergency responders recently went through training to safeguard some of Crawford County’s most precious citizens. A train the trainer class for safe sleep for infants    was held at the Frederic Township Fire and EMS Department on Saturday, March 23. Doug Pratt, the chief for the Frederic...

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