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Crawford County officials approved upgrades for Central Dispatch equipment, which will link communication with other dispatch centers in the region. The Crawford Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting in December, agreed to purchase the Viper 911 System for Crawford County...
Entering her second year of competition, Grayling student Brittanie Snyder is hoping to soar to new levels with her gymnastics routine. Snyder is a member of the Skye High Gymnastics Team, which is based out of Roscommon. She trains with coach Crystal Richter. Snyder is the daughter of Jamie...
Water contamination at the Grayling Army Airfield and Lake Margrethe. The Moving Wall Vietnam War veterans tribute in Grayling. Legal dispute involving conservation groups and the Grayling Fish Hatchery. A missing person case turns into a murder investigation. The annual Chamber of Commerce...
An award from an organization highlighting the good deeds and work of police officers will help keep top movies rolling at the Rialto Theater in Grayling. A member of the Grayling AuSable Lodge Fraternal Order of Police #189 sold the second-place winning ticket to Jordan Stancil, the owner of...
Court hearings for a 55-year-old Grayling man accused of killing a woman who he had a family with and lived with for several years have been delayed until later this month. John Robert O’ Connor, who was charged with one count of open murder, appeared in the Crawford County District Court on...
Bitter cold temperatures over the holiday weekend did not deter snowmobilers from utilizing the Crawford County area as a winter playground. Several groups of snowmobilers zipped and zoomed through the community as people were on holiday vacations and a break from school.  The weather...
A Grayling educator whose family has deep roots in Crawford County is retiring from her job leading local 4-H programs after  just over two decades. Nancy Persing, who has served in several capacities with Crawford County’s Michigan State University (MSU) Extension office, is retiring after 21...
Through the swift collection of evidence, a missing persons case turned into a murder investigation last week, which led to the arrest  of a Grayling man for allegedly killing a woman who he had a family with and lived with for several years. Crawford  County Attorney Magistrate Camarin L....
Volunteers for the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recently celebrated 30 years of a labor of love and financial support to help lower operating costs. The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recognized Sharon Priebe with the presentation of a commemorative clock to recognize her 30 years of service...
Erin and Scott Stratton knew that their son Mac had a heart condition months before he was born. And after 20 days, Mac’s tiny heart crashed while he was at an appointment at the DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Following Mac’s birth on July 18, his parents stayed at the Ronald...

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