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Two years after opening a health sciences center, Kirtland Community College officials are forging ahead on another $10 million project on the campus located south of Grayling. The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty and community members attended a ceremonial...
The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education agreed to offer a part-time interim superintendent position to the school chief that left the job just over a month ago. The school board held a special meeting on Thursday, May 5, to consider applicants who applied for the part-time...
After nearly four years of contested case hearings and appeals, C. Heidi Grether, the director of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), announced her decision  last week to grant a permit to Harrietta Hills Grayling Trout Farm to expand its hatchery on the East Branch of the...
Although the wind was blowing and temperatures were chilly, a group of nearly 20 walkers made a trek through Grayling to raise awareness regarding sexual assault. The River House, Inc. held its third annual 5280 Walk on Friday, April 27. The aim for the fundraiser was for men to walk the 5,...
Two long-time members on the Crawford County Board of Commissioners are not seeking reelection, leaving a field of uncontested races for the Aug. 7 primary election. Dave Stephenson, the chairman for the Crawford County Board of Commissioners, is stepping away from his position on the county...
With a possible solution of addressing the hot button issue for repairing local roads on the table, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners approved language for a millage renewal  last week. The board, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, April 28, agreed to put a one mill...
A project to install a dock on the north shore of Lake Margrethe, which came in like a lion this winter, went out like a lamb last week. Brad and Anne Lapworth submitted a hand written message to Grayling Charter Township officials on April 9, stating they were no longer interested in getting a...
Crawford County voters will decide a millage proposal on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot to keep the Crawford County Transportation Authority      buses rolling. A .25 mill request to increase funding for the transportation system, better known as Dial-A-Ride, will be on the ballot. If...
The congregation at the Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church recently launched a campaign to save its landmark bell tower. “Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church is the oldest congregation in Crawford County and traces its roots back to 1878, when the congregation formed, met in...
After 13 years leading the Crawford AuSable School District, Superintendent Joe Powers retired from his position but will still be working in the education field. Powers retired from his job with the school district effective March 31. He has taken a job as an educational consultant for a...

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