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With one project already in the pipeline, Crawford County officials approved a grant application and a regional pact to clean up contaminated properties for redevelopment. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 28, approved a proposed grant...
A father and son recently completed a 13-year journey, hiking the entire length of the Appalachian Trail, and have plans for more adventures on their feet. Larry Yoder, of Grayling, and his son, Brian Yoder, who lives in southern Alabama, completed their last stretch hiking the Appalachian...
Volunteers for the Forest of Fear, a haunted trail walk located just east of Grayling, are primed and ready to spook visitors and scare up some money for local community organizations. Celebrating its 12th year, the Forest of Fear will kick off on Friday, Oct. 6. “We’re bigger and better than...
Nine samples from water wells on the east boundary of the Grayling Army Airfield tested above a health advisory for chemicals linked to causing ill health effects in humans and animals and one sample tested at a low level for the compounds. That is prompting military and health officials to...
Jeff Muraida, a native to Evergreen Park, Illinois, moved nearly 400 miles from Morris, Illinois, to accept the job as the Crawford AuSable School District’s band director, fulfilling a promise he made many years ago. Muraida’s wife, originally a Michigan native, moved to Chicago 16 years prior...
The baton for hosting a fall arts and crafts show was passed to the Grayling Promotional Association (GPA) nearly 20 years ago, and the event, which helps spruce up shoppers’ homes and provides an opportunity to purchase early Christmas gifts, has grown. The Mercy Hospital Auxiliary initiated...
The legacy for a Grayling golf coach and advocate for youth lives on through a program to introduce students to the game and to award scholarships to graduates. A full field of 108 golfers participated in the fourth  annual Jason Potter Memorial Fund Golf Tournament at the Grayling Country Club...
Students came back to the Grayling Middle School earlier this month after nearly every corner of the school building and grounds were upgraded. Work at the Grayling Middle School is substantially done, with some flooring, bathroom upgrades and a student concession and meeting area still needing...
The Crawford AuSable School District was recently recognized in a statewide publication for its support of students in need at the Grayling High School. The school district received an Excellence in Education Award from the SET SEG Foundation, in partnership with the Michigan Association of...
The owners of a well-established Lovells recreational business recently released travel planners that give prospective tourists a thumbs up on various  attractions and historic sites in the Upper Peninsula. Ken Distel and Ron Mavis, the owners of Sno-Trac Village, located at 3576 Snow-Trac...

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