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Cutting edge technology is being used to detect the extent of contamination caused by a firefighting foam used by the military at the Grayling Army Airfield to try to figure how those chemicals are moving off base and tainting private drinking water wells. In late October, technicians began...
A rock in the foundation for the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Day Dinner is being recognized as volunteers plan to put on the 29th annual holiday feast. Sally Golnick, the mother of Therese Kaiser, who founded the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Day with her husband, Skip, has been taking...
After serving Crawford County for the last decade, Deputy Michael “Jake” Jacobi is ready to retire for good this time. Jacobi filled his last shift for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, October 24, capping a 38-year career in the law enforcement field. Jacobi was raised in Mt...
The Viking Activity Center – an expansion of Grayling High School’s physical education facilities – is expected to be finished in November following a few delays. “It’s been delayed,” said Nate Maury, Grayling High School Athletic Director. “Couple of delays getting everything painted, getting...
Crawford County officials have decided to weigh in on the state budget dispute between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican led legislature. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, August 25, directed  County Administrator Paul Compo to...
Legal jargon included in a letter regarding trash compactor and recycling fees is causing some confusion for Grayling Charter Township property owners. But Grayling Charter Township Supervisor Lacey Stephan III said people who have received the correspondence need to delve into the past to...
The matriarch of a Grayling family recalled the good old days and cherished her family and unique events held in the community as she marked her 100th birthday last weekend. Bernetta Gladys Smock celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, October 20, at a gathering held at the Higgins Lake St....
A Grayling native and advocate for youth recently released a book of poems, which has been in the works for 52 years and covers topics from the Vietnam War to family and friends. Doug Wilson’s book, Echoes and Shadows, includes 145 poems written over a 52-year-period. Wilson fell in love with...
A Crawford County official who serves in a number of roles in the emergency services field was recently recognized for his service in the northern Michigan region. Crawford County Emergency Management Director Doug Pratt received the 2019 Emergency Manager of the Year Award for a population...
Dozens of people and their canine caregivers packed into the Grayling City Park on Saturday for the third annual Bark For Life to help raise funds and awareness to battle cancer. The fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was held on Saturday, October 12, through the Relay for Life of...

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