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Trout Unlimited (TU) and Lovells Township, joined by dozens of fly fishing enthusiasts and other supporters, honored Arthur C. Neumann – a longtime angler, conservationist, and, according to many, a vital part of the survival of TU as an organization during its early days – with the unveiling of...
Two college students from Grayling were recently recognized for making the grade and for their leadership. Rachel Carr and April Gugin, who attend Kirtland Community College, are members of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges. On March 15, Carr and Gugin were...
Registration is now open for Grayling Recreation Authority’s K-5 Cross Country Running Club, a program also known as the “Mighty Milers.” The club gives young people an opportunity to learn the sport of cross country – it’s running outdoors on a variety of terrain and elevation – and enjoy a fun...
A 28-year-old Grayling man was killed in a rollover accident that occurred on Saturday night. Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield said that on Saturday, April 29, at approximately 8:08 p.m.,  Crawford County Central Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle accident on M-72...
While the main idea of living and visiting northern Michigan is to slow down, view the scenic vistas, and visit unique businesses and attractions, the speed limit on two major thoroughfares traveling through Grayling was hiked starting Monday. About 1,500 miles of Michigan state highway will...
Wrestlers across the country, including one that goes to school in Grayling, are trying to “pin cancer” through an online fundraising campaign, generating more than $110,000 for cancer research during the most recent effort. The “Pin Cancer: Wrestle For A Cure” initiative for 2017 had a goal of...
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...

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