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As more spring-like weather sweeps into the area, Grayling area residents and visitors are encouraged to get out walking and utilizing trails marked as a labor of love by local Boy Scouts and other volunteers. The paved cycling and walking trail, which stretches from the City of Grayling out to...
A Grayling eatery and a community organization are hosting a dinner with special servers to help bolster the food on the shelves for the Crawford County Community Christian Help Center. A celebrity server dinner will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Gray Rock Pub &...
The Crawford AuSable School District will get a fresh start under new leadership as a contract was approved with its next superintendent of schools on Monday. The Crawford AuSable Board of Education, at its regular monthly board meeting held on Monday, April 8, approved a contract with new...
A landmark building in downtown Grayling, which is deteriorating rapidly and has been deemed functionally obsolete, will be demolished soon to make way for a new $8 million development. The planned project calls for the demolition of the Chief Shoppenagon’s Motor Hotel, located at the  corner...
Local construction company McClain and Sons – the winning bidder for the project – recently started working on the lodge at Hanson Hills Recreation Area, stripping away the old siding and repairing the roof. Crawford County voters – during the November 2018 general election – approved a millage...
A business tucked away off of one of Grayling’s main thoroughfares has been helping keep the assembly lines for the Big Three automakers and other manufacturers busy for the last four and a half decades. Deane Systems LLC is marking its 45th anniversary in business this year. Owner Gary...
The Grayling area, throughout the upcoming summer months, will host some large races. The AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile canoe race from Grayling to Oscoda to be held in July – will likely have somewhere between 75 and 95 two-person teams for a total of 150 to 190 competitors. The...
A school administrator who has been waiting in the wings to serve as a superintendent raised his prospects with Crawford County school officials during a second interview and with his interaction with members of the community. The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education, at a...
An event will be held in Grayling this summer to further put the community on the map as a destination for artists and art lovers. The Great Northern Art Explosion will be held throughout Grayling’s downtown business district from Friday, July 19, through Saturday, Aug. 3. Similar to ArtPrize...
A law enforcement officer known for finding resources for those in need and treating jail inmates with dignity is stepping away after 36 years in the field. Capt. Randy Baerlocher, the jail administrator for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, served his last day on the job on Friday, March...

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