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It’s canoe season in Grayling, and the Crawford County Historical Museum – located on Michigan Avenue by the County Building – is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the community’s 150th anniversary by offering visitors a look at the process of building a dugout canoe out of a log using tools...
The Crawford/Oscoda/Otsego MDHHS conducted its annual Raise Hope & Foster Dreams Golf Scramble at the Grayling Country Club on Saturday, July 16, raising thousands of dollars for foster care efforts and creating awareness of the need for foster care help in the area. “This is our tri-county...
The Crawford County Recycling Task Force gave a presentation to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners during a regular meeting on Thursday, July 14, proposing a program for county-wide recycling, including possible funding methods. During a meeting in January of 2021, District #5...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, and the military are continuing PFAS testing in some areas of the county as the water contamination investigation continues, according to updates from officials during a meeting...
Crawford County voters will decide a few proposals – including a county-wide millage for spongy moth suppression and a school millage renewal – and a small number of local contested races during the upcoming August 2 primary election. For voters in District #2 (Beaver Creek Township, part of...
If you live in Grayling, you know July means AuSable River Festival! The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is one of the biggest spectator events to happen in Grayling all year long, bringing in anywhere from 10,000 to 15,000 visitors to our small town. Years ago, the Grayling Regional Chamber of...
The Mason-Griffith Founders Chapter of Trout Unlimited, hired personnel, and volunteers have been working on a series of structures to help improve habitat, fishery, and accessibility of a section of the AuSable River East Branch, and they were planning to complete the project last week. Trout...
The 2022 Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile race from Grayling to Oscoda slated to start on Saturday, July 30 – will likely feature a record field as the number of registered teams reached 99 last week. As of Friday, July 8, 99 teams had signed up for this year’s AuSable...
The state senate recently approved Senate Bill 971, providing another step forward for the local effort to bring a state veterans cemetery to Crawford County. “The Michigan senate on Thursday (June 30) approved (State) Senator Curt VanderWall’s legislation to establish a state military cemetery...
The 2022 Grayling Rotary Club Black Bear Gran Fondo – an event that should feature more than 100 riders based on registration numbers – is slated for Saturday, July 9, and this year’s event will feature the return of the post-race party meal. “Right now, pre-registered, we’re at about 130,”...

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Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806
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