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Local officials are joining in on a grassroots effort to provide a final resting place for Michigan’s war heroes in the community. Col. Wayne Koppa, a former Camp Grayling commander, gave a presentation to  the Crawford County Board of Commissioners at a special meeting on Wednesday, August 13...
The  Extended Learning Year program at the Grayling Elementary School got its first week into the new school year with tweaking of schedules, cleaning, and cooperating students and parents. The first day for the Extended Learning Year at the school was held on Tuesday, August 11. Crawford...
The City of Grayling amended its fireworks ordinance on Monday, August 10, during the city council’s regular meeting, updating the regulations so they’re consistent with state law. Michigan changed its fireworks laws in 2018, “giving local government entities – villages, townships, and cities...
A group of beginning fly fishermen, which included two National Hockey League stars, recently took a riverboat trip on the pristine AuSable River as part of a series of events in northern Michigan. Eight men took part in a bachelor party weekend, starting with a riverboat trip on the AuSable...
Voters in Crawford County decided several local millage renewals – all of them passed – and a variety of local government positions during Michigan’s primary election on Tuesday, August 4. One county position – Clerk/Register of Deeds – featured a contested race between two Republicans....
Crawford County voters approved several local millage renewals – including county-wide proposals for the library, the school system, and the transportation authority – and decided some local governmental races during the state’s primary election on Tuesday, August 4. In the race for the county...
Law enforcement officials and substance abuse prevention advocates are exploring adding a new safety net for those battling addiction and to support their friends and family members in the Grayling area. Lynda Rutkowski, a substance abuse prevention specialist for Up North Prevention and the...
Crawford County officials are trying to plug holes in the current budget by applying for federal grants to make up for losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Crawford County Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs and County Administrator Paul Compo have applied for four grants from the federal government....
The Crawford AuSable School District will start out the school year with students wearing masks, social distancing, and constant cleaning  of classrooms, facilities, and busses. The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education adopted its COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan for the...
The Michigan National Guard honored past servicemen and servicewomen – including those who have passed away – along with current members during its annual Memorial and Pass in Review event at Camp Grayling Maneuver Training Center on Friday, July 31. Camp Grayling, along with other National...

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