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The Beaver Creek Township Fire Department added a truck to its fleet last week, which will enhance firefighting operations, rescue calls, and mutual aid responses in the Crawford County area. Since Grayling serves as a hub for building and equipping fire trucks through CSI Emergency Apparatus,...
Jack VanPutten is putting another 100 miles on his combat boots. VanPutten and his supporters are taking part in the second annual Jack’s Walk of Honor Honoring the Michigan National Guard and Veterans starting on Wednesday, June 7, through Saturday, June 10. Last year, VanPutten  walked from...
Grayling High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2017 – a group that earned more than $900,000 in scholarships and performed close to 8,000 community service hours, according to school officials – during a commencement ceremony held at GHS on Sunday afternoon.  The school held the...
Groups of senior citizens at the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Senior Center are kicking up their heels and getting their health into a better rhythm. The COA started offering aerobic drumming as part of its “Fitness After Fifty” program in March.   Aerobic drumming combines...
For the first time in 16 years, Crawford County Library System officials are moving forward with studies to expand their main library to enhance services and address safety hazards. Members of the Crawford County Library Systems Board of Trustees shared their vision for the  Devereaux Memorial...
High wind gusts and downed power lines had Grayling Fire Department firefighters responding to back-to-back calls on Wednesday, May 18. The Grayling Fire Department was dispatched to a call for downed power lines on Chestnut Street in the City of Grayling around 3:18 a.m.  While responding to...
The Crawford County Historical Museum’s military annex building, which has taken on a tired look, will receive needed upgrades this year. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners agreed to fund 50 percent of the $1,600 for siding that will be placed on the exterior of the military annex...
An extensive environmental site assessment is underway at the Grayling Army Airfield and it will extend to neighboring private property, checking for chemicals that have been linked to causing defects in animals, lowering immunity for children, and causing cancer in humans. Several Grayling...
The Grayling Country Club is hosting a day of free golf this weekend in hopes of getting foster children into loving homes. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, at the Grayling Country Club, located at 2122 S. I-75 Business Loop. May is foster care awareness...
While memories of lost comrades on the battlefield were on the mind of U.S. Marine Corps veteran Duke Davis, he was able to channel his attention toward building a custom bamboo fly rod last week.  A resident of Mount Eagle, Tennessee, Davis was among eight disabled military veterans who took...

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