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From the workshop to the woods, a group will be celebrating everything Fred Bear at a gathering next week. A Fred Bear Get-Together will be held in Grayling on Monday, March 5, on the birthday of the renowned hunter and archer. Bear was born in 1902 in a farmhouse near Waynesboro,...
A millage proposal targeted at enhancing services and access to the Devereaux Memorial Crawford County Library in Grayling will be decided by voters in August. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners agreed to put a proposal on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot for the expansion and...
A pharmacy, which has been in business in Grayling for 20 years, ceased operations last week and the store will soon discontinue associated retail operations. Rite Aid, located at 312 James Street, closed down its pharmacy on Tuesday, Feb. 13.  Prescription information was transferred to the...
On-line surveys are being sent to Crawford County residents, groups, and organizations to gauge their interest in building a community center, which would be used by groups of all ages. The survey is being completed in conjunction  with a business plan and feasibility study being done by Diane...
A Grayling City resident who has been part of planning efforts for the community for just over a year was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Grayling City Council last week. Heather Forbes was the lone applicant for an open position on the Grayling City Council and was sworn in to fill the seat...
Gov. Rick Snyder, state officials, and just over a half  dozen local officials donning caps and gowns marked a year-long effort focused on planning and economic development. The City of Grayling graduated from the state’s Project Rising Tide program at a brief ceremony held at the Grayling City...
Volunteers are not hard to come by at Goodale’s Bakery, located in the heart of Grayling, when it comes to Fat Tuesday and selling and serving up hundreds of Paczkis. Jan and Jim Crowell were at the bakery on Monday afternoon, helping make Paczkis, pronounced “punch-key” or “poonch-key,” from...
A Grayling man bludgeoned a 46-year-old woman, who he had lived with and had children with, using a can of yams in early December, causing her death, according to police. John Robert O’Connor, 55, appeared in Crawford County District Court for a daylong preliminary examination on Friday, Feb. 9....
Youth leaders are trying to kick up community support to develop an added soccer playing area in short order. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 25, approved a proposal for the Crawford AuSable Soccer Association to move forward with engineers to...
Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center officials will continue to focus on improving the fitness and nutrition of older adults in the county. Alice Snyder, the director of the Crawford County Commission on Aging, delivered the agency’s 2016- 2017 annual report to the Crawford...

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