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With double locations, activities, and treats, it’s time in Grayling for the Festival of Trees. The Grayling Promotional Association (GPA) is hosting the 12th annual Festival of Trees in the Grayling Mini-Mall. The Bearly Used Christmas Store, run in conjunction  with the Festival of Trees, is...
An internationally acclaimed wildlife artist from Grayling and volunteers from a local  organization dedicated to the rescue of displaced wildlife have teamed up the publish a children’s book. Kim Diment and the Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.), which is based in St. Helen, are releasing...
Boy Scout Troop #979 of Grayling was recently recognized for being camper champs for obtaining a well-rounded offering of experiences made available to them throughout the state. The troop received the Grand Slam Award from Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts on Oct. 1 for attending...
Organizers for the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner – an annual holiday event held on Thanksgiving Day – have a question for you: would you like to reserve one of the event’s many meals? The annual event has grown throughout the years, and last year the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner...
The Frederic Food Bank, which operated in what is now the Frederic Township Community Center for a dozen years, has ceased operations. The food pantry provided meals to needy students and their families in the building which was formerly the Frederic Elementary School. The school was shut...
A circuit judge ruled that part of a lawsuit alleging a fish farm is polluting the AuSable River could move forward, but declined to address the legality of a contract between the fish hatchery operator and Crawford County. Dan Vogler, co-owner of  Harrietta Hills Trout Farm LLC, which has...
With her wit and wherewithal, a Grayling woman was recently recognized for seven decades of bowling and she has no plans to quit anytime soon. The women’s Wednesday night bowling league held a celebration on Oct. 4 at the American Legion Lounge and Lanes to honor Gloria Neilson for 70 years of...
Affectionately known as “Small Paul” Martin in the community, the Grayling resident is showcasing a big heart for those impacted by Hurricane Irma in Florida – sometimes in the likeness of the superhero Spider-Man. Hurricane Irma pummeled the State of Florida in September, with winds speeds...
The City of Grayling was awarded a grant of more than $1.5 million, which will be used to replace an aging sewer main that services homes and businesses in nearly the entire community. Grayling was among 14 communities around Michigan which were awarded $23.2 million in Community Development...
A Grayling woman who relocated to the community to live full-time this summer is seeking help keeping soldiers connected with their families as they continue to fight the global war on terrorism. Charly Mathews launched the program called Cards for Soldiers in 2005 when her husband, Michael,...

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