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While Ingunn Hraunfjord has considered herself an American for several years, with immigration continuing to dominate the headlines, she recently went through the process to become a citizen. Hraunfjord, who is a native from Iceland, was sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America on...
A building that has been in Grayling for nearly nine decades was demolished last week to make way for the community’s revitalization efforts.  F&F Excavating of Gaylord made quick work last Wednesday and Thursday, taking down the building located a 117 East Michigan Avenue, which is owned...
Over two dozen people found a cure for cabin fever on Saturday as the temperatures warmed up for the weekend. The Grayling  Eagles Club Auxiliary #3465  held a Snowshoe Pub Crawl on Saturday, Jan. 20. Tanya Wolcott, the event organizer and a member of the Grayling Eagles Club Auxiliary, got...
In a tip of the hat to the past, the Grayling Elementary School has brought a school nurse on staff to help students with their day-to-day medical needs and to help them develop healthier lifestyles. Samantha Rogers started as the school nurse at the Grayling Elementary School on Monday, Jan....
Al Widing Sr. of Mio, an AuSable River Canoe Marathon icon, the record holder for both most starts in AuSable Marathon history and oldest finisher, and perhaps the event’s most popular paddler of all time, passed away last week. He was 92 years old. “He set an example for all of us,” said Steve...
Due to poor trail conditions at Hanson Hills, Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) had to make changes to this year’s Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet – an annual series of cross country ski races for people of all ages and skill levels – including a cancellation of some races and a change of venue for...
A proposed permit to have a marina based off the north shore of Lake Margrethe was met with an abundance of opposition last week. Staff from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s  (DEW) Waters Resources Division held a public hearing at the Grayling Township Hall on Wednesday, Jan...
Staff at the Grayling Middle School launched the school’s Viking Pantry this week. The pantry is based in a small classroom, which used to be a computer lab and an area where teachers could meet with small groups of students.  Whether it be a temporary situation or ongoing, the pantry will...
Charles (Bobby) Ryan, Jr., a 1983 Grayling High School graduate, is in Hollywood pitching a screenplay he wrote about his NASA special assignment. The project would include filming in Grayling. In 1983, Ryan moved to the Bay Area of California and started working for NASA. It was a dream come...
Two new propane powered busses will be added to the fleet for the Crawford AuSable School District next month. The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education recently approved the purchase of a pair of busses at a cost of $184,746. The busses were ordered through a statewide...

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