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Children were injured last year when two individuals launched fireworks in crowded public parking lots on the Fourth of July, and the two were later arrested for their actions. The Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, which went into effect in 2012, allows for  the sale and use of consumer grade...
Olivia Van De Ven, a freshman at Grayling High School, is currently taking part in the chance of a lifetime as part of the Blue Lake International Choir. As part of the group, Olivia will be visiting Europe and performing during a series of concerts. Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is located in the...
After marking the 100th anniversary of the Grayling Middle School, virtually every area in the school building and outside the building is being upgraded. A new roof was placed over the gym, academic wing, and office area at the school this spring. A great amount of demolition work has been...
As the temperatures continue to rise and humidity levels hike, every drop of water for hydration and nutrition is critical. For Grayling Charter Township residents, who own property near the Grayling Army Airfield, it could be weeks before they learn if water from their wells is safe for human...
In their continued efforts to recognize military personnel who served in the Vietnam War, Crawford County officials are honoring thousands of troops who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the country. The Moving Wall, the replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial located in Washington, D.C.,  will...
After leading bands for three decades, Crawford AuSable School District Band Director Matt Bishop is laying down his baton. Bishop is retiring from the position he has held with the school district for the last 15 years on June 30. Bishop plans to stay in Grayling, but he has aspirations to...
Coca-Cola first greeted the world nearly 125 years ago in a soda fountain in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Larry Jorgensen, a freelance writer and Coca-Cola enthusiast, recently released a book describing the path that led to the drink’s popularity over the last 125 years, and a Grayling diner is...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners laid out a process for selling a piece of land the county does not intend to use last week. The board, at its meeting on Thursday, June 8, agreed to part with 17 acres of land it owns in Grayling Charter Township. The property is near Matt Lafontaine...
“The Society of Animal Artists, founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the education of the public through art exhibitions, informative seminars, lectures, and teaching demonstrations,” according to the group’s...
Improvements made in the heart of Frederic for youth and family recreation will be highlighted at the fifth annual Frederic Music Festival. The Frederic Music Festival will be held in the Betty Sajdak Park on Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24. The goal for the festival is to conduct an...

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