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The August 2 primary election ballots for voters in Crawford County will feature a few contested races for local government positions. In District #1 (City of Grayling) Republican Laurie Jamison (incumbent) is the only Crawford County Commissioner candidate on the August 2 ballot, according to...
The local effort to bring a state veterans cemetery to Crawford County reported progress last week as a state senate bill to establish the facility in northern Michigan advanced through a senate committee. “Crawford County Commissioner Carey Jansen testified to the Michigan Senate...
The ballot for the August 2 primary election in Crawford County will feature two county-wide millage proposals – an operating renewal for the school district and a spongy moth suppression initiative – and two township proposals. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners approved official...
Camp Grayling and the Department of Natural Resources – during a public meeting on Wednesday, June 22, at Kirtland Community College – offered information and a Q&A session regarding the military’s recent request from the state for more leased land to be used for cyber and electronic warfare...
The Michigan National Guard conducted its annual Memorial Service & Pass in Review event – a ceremony that recognizes the contributions of current National Guard members and honors those who have passed away – at the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center’s parade field on Friday, June...
Camp Grayling – during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 15 – celebrated the opening of its USO Building, a facility that offers troops “a warm and familiar place where service members can connect with others, play a video game, catch a movie, have a snack, or just put their feet up...
The Ragnar Trail Michigan – a relay race event that is expected to feature approximately 1,300 runners – returns to Hanson Hills Recreation Area this week with its Ragnar Village tent city and through-the-night racing. The Ragnar Trail Michigan first came to Hanson Hills in 2019. The 2019 event...
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department’s annual Kirk A. Wakefield Golf Outing – held at the Grayling Country Club on Thursday, June 16 – raised thousands of dollars for youth and safety programs. Crawford County Undersheriff Ryan Swope said the event had “great participation” with 20 teams....
If you weren’t at the Downtown Grayling Block Party on June 10, you missed a great time. Organized by Grayling Main Street, with new Director Jillian Tremonti, the once-a-year event was a smashing success. Taking place on the 100 block (or in front of the courthouse if you don’t know the blocks...
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced on Thursday, June 9, that its DNR Camp Grayling Web Map is now available online, allowing people to view the proposed Camp Grayling training area expansion and provide input. Camp Grayling is looking to lease more land from the state –...

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