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Blizzardfest – a winter festival collaboration between Grayling Recreation Authority and the Grayling Youth Booster Club – is adding another partner and more events this year. For many years, Hanson Hills Recreation Area, which is managed by Grayling Recreation Authority, has conducted a winter...
Along with a hot meal, Crawford County senior citizens received a special gift to help mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national day of service.  In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and doing good for others, 36 volunteers joined the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) staff for...
Mother Nature created a winter wonderland in the Crawford County area for snowmobiling and other outdoor activities over the weekend. Sebrina Jauernic, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office located just south of Gaylord, said most areas of northern Michigan received five to...
The Brinkses are keeping it all in the family as a new era begins at Upper Lakes Tire, which has been in business in Grayling for nearly four decades. Steve and Susan Brinks retired from running the day-to-day business at Upper Lakes Tire,  located at 701 Huron Street, on January 1. The...
The site where the Grayling Kmart operated will remain closed through the winter and spring months, but will be transformed to house a Tractor Supply store this summer. Pat Warner, the vice president for corporate and consumer affairs for DVL Seigenthaler/FINN Partners, a public relations firm...
Six applicants are vying for a vacancy on the Crawford County Road Commission Board. The vacancy is to fill the  unexpired term for Jim Burtch, who passed away on  December 5. He was 85. Burtch had served on the road commission since 2003, with many of those years as chairman of the board....
Voters in the Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw, and Roscommon Intermediate School District (COOR ISD) will decide a pair of funding proposals on the Tuesday, March 10 presidential primary ballot to restore funding to where it was 52 years ago. The first proposal would restore the COOR ISD’s special...
A co-founder for the Main Branch Gallery in downtown Grayling is moving on to explore future endeavors in life, but his work will still be on display for art lovers to admire and purchase. Ken Wright founded the Main Branch Gallery in 2011 with internationally known wildlife artist Kim Diment...
With a few adjustments, a   millage planned to fund a new location for the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Grayling Senior Center will go before voters to decide. The COA Board of Directors at a meeting on Tuesday, December 17, approved terms to enter into a purchase agreement for...
Two different murder cases. New elected officials. Many changes at the Crawford AuSable School District, including a new superintendent and a new principal. The issue of contaminated water. AuSable Artisan Village activities. The Viking Activity Center project. Expansion of the road commission...

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