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Despite a pending ruling on a proposed permit to increase fish production at the Grayling Fish Hatchery from the head of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), a local angling group has raised other issues in a lawsuit filed in the Crawford County Circuit Court. The Anglers of the...
Scott Baker opted to step out of the gym and back into the classroom at the Grayling Elementary School, but not before leading the entire student body in solidifying a rock solid foundation to provide physical fitness for the youth. Baker served as the physical education teacher at the  ...
A firefighter and EMT with a wealth of experience downstate recently assumed the helm for the Beaver Creek Township Fire Department. Doug Bourgeois served his first day on the job as the Beaver Creek Township fire chief on Feb. 1. Bourgeois, who is from Royal Oak, often visited Crawford...
An optometrist who recently took over an established practice in Grayling is expanding eye care services for patients of all ages in the community. Dr. Kelly Drake purchased the Grayling Vision Center, located at 110 E. Michigan Avenue, from Dr. Mark Noss. Noss established the office in 1992 in...
Ashley Parker has been knocked down and has bounced back up many times in her short life, and after taking a break over the next several months to devote time to her family, she will be taking on the fight of her life. Parker, formerly Ashley Morgan, just turned 31. At age 11, she was diagnosed...
Crawford County netted the largest pot of money earmarked to rehabilitate area housing from the State of Michigan. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) recently announced over $1 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and...
Grayling area senior citizens are sprucing up their own homes and those of their peers in nursing homes in and assisted living facilities through  flower arrangements classes. The classes are being held at 10 a.m. on Mondays at the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center, 307...
A group of Grayling Elementary School students recently made a trip to Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions roar and soar, to catch some pointers to keep their peers more active and healthy. Thirty-four elementary and middle schools throughout Michigan participated in the Fuel Up to Play 60...
The Grayling High School’s Robo Vikes are ready to smash their competitors as flat as a pancake in their second year of competition. The Grayling Robo Vikes has its robot bagged and ready to roll for its second year, with more mentors and sponsors backing the group. The team, officially known...
The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter, with help from an online fundraising effort, is currently trying to raise money to help the non-profit organization with one of the operation’s biggest financial hurdles: veterinary bills. Cheryl Postma, Director of the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter, said the...

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