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As you have probable heard one or two (or a hundred times), Grayling is turning 150 this year. This is cause for celebration, and celebrating all year long is exactly the plan. The summer of fun was kicked off in June, with the first Downtown Block Party. This was hosted by Grayling Main Street,...
Crawford County officials reported last week that Undersheriff Ryan Swope has been selected to serve as the next sheriff of the county as the current sheriff prepares to retire. Crawford County Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs announced on Thursday, July 14 – during a regular meeting of the Crawford...
The Grayling High School marching band is preparing for a busy fall schedule following a summer of activity that included a return to its annual camp and performances at three local parades. In July, the band performed during Grayling’s Fourth of July Parade and the AuSable River Festival...
The 31st Annual Lovells Bridge Walk – held on Saturday, August 20, in Lovells Township – featured hundreds of participants and raised more than $12,000 for the volunteer Lovells Fire & EMS Department, organizers said. “We had a great turnout,” said Cynthia Infante-Inman, Lovells Township...
Grayling Main Street is conducting a survey to gather information about downtown Grayling to “help gauge our progress and guide priorities for the coming years.” The 2022 Downtown Grayling Pulse Poll can be accessed at https://4eyes.io/s/eubSk/ “Grayling Main Street, in conjunction with...
A new principal is now in place at Grayling Middle School after the previous principal was hired to serve as the Crawford AuSable School District’s next superintendent. The school district recently hired Grayling Middle School principal Tim Sanchez to serve as superintendent following the...
The 31st Annual Lovells Bridge Walk – an event that will include a parade, a pancake breakfast, a luncheon, a silent auction, live music, and a small art fair – will be held on Saturday, August 20, in Lovells Township. The community of Lovells started the Lovells Bridge Walk in 1991 as a small...
A charity softball game featuring local police officers and fire fighters raised thousands of dollars and gathered school supplies for local students last week.  The first annual Guns & Hoses Softball Game – held on Thursday, August 11, at the Hanson Hills Recreation Area softball field – “...
How many towns can say their history goes back 150 years? Well, probably quite a few but it’s a huge accomplishment. Grayling is currently in the process of turning 150, and the town as a whole is working together to make sure it’s the best dang party there can be. Grayling Promotional...
Camp Grayling’s request to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for more leased land on which to train – approximately 162,000 acres, according to the DNR – continues to face opposition from local governments, groups, and citizens due to concerns about state land access, tourism, possible...

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