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Creativity has the power to connect people, to bring people together. Starting as a small pastime, Roscommon Rocks – an activity designed to get people talking about the community of Roscommon – has grown, bringing towns and even states together in a mission that spreads love and positivity. The...
Dozens of vintage airplanes and longtime pilots will converge on Grayling next week to celebrate the history of the Short Wing Piper planes. Based out Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, the Piper Aircraft Corporation built thousands of  Piper Cubs used by the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. The...
A Grayling chef who started selling baked goods at the Grayling Farmers Market and worked summers at the Grayling Country Club has launched a new family venture to bring gourmet comfort food to the community. The first food trailer to operate under the City of Grayling’s peddler’s  ordinance...
Grayling’s AuSable River Festival is expanding this year, adding more days of festivities and more events. Once a six-day event, the AuSable River Festival will stretch to nine days this year.  In previous years, the festival kicked off with Kids Day, the Tuesday before the start of the...
The Frederic Music Festival will be held at a new venue this year with the same goal of providing  top notch local entertainment and to raise funds for parks and recreation facilities. The six annual Frederic Music Festival will be held on Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, in Eagle Park...
Solutions to tackle tainted drinking water in the Grayling area won’t be determined until 2019, and could be used as a template by other communities located near military bases in the nation. Before those measures can be identified, more monitoring wells will be drilled and more data will be...
Beaver Creek Township officials, area residents, and Camp Grayling leaders recently gathered at a cemetery to breath new life into the grounds where some of the first settlers of Crawford County were laid to rest. A rededication of the Pere Cheney Historial Cemetery was held on Wednesday, May...
Following a year and half of renovations, the AuSable Artisan Village is prepared to foster the arts in the Grayling area from the ground up. Volunteers recently completed work on an $80,000 project to renovate the basement of its building, located at  219 Michigan Avenue. A total of $40,000...
Grayling High School celebrated the Class of 2018’s graduation on Sunday, June 3, with a commencement program that featured speeches by the valedictorian and salutatorian as well as recognition of the group’s accomplishments, a list that includes close to 50 students graduating with honors, more...
Local developers, with a big lift from the State of Michigan, will start to write the next chapter for a significant portion of Grayling’s Michigan Avenue downtown business district later this year. Thomas and Judy Steffen, from Grayling, plan to construct a four-story mixed-use building with...

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