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The 2021 AuSable River Festival was very successful in some events with strong overall numbers, but other events were cancelled due to weather conditions or lack of participation. The 35th Annual Classic Car & Truck Show helped kick off the AuSable River Festival on Saturday, July 17, and...
Area healthcare officials – during an online press conference hosted by Munson Healthcare on Tuesday, July 20 – reported that COVID-19 numbers in the region continue to remain low, but they are concerned about the growing presence of the more contagious delta variant of the virus in parts of the...
The Grayling City Council is now in the process of finding a new member after it accepted the resignation of a councilwoman during a regular meeting on Monday, July 12. During the July 12 meeting, Mayor Heather Forbes announced that the Grayling City Council had received a letter of resignation...
In case you have been sleeping on all of the things our beautiful neighboring community of Frederic has to offer, I’m here to inform you of what you have been missing! Frederic, a mere eight miles from the center of Grayling, is a strip of land covered with lush green hills and incredible sunset...
Crawford County has abandoned its effort to contract with Roscommon County for emergency dispatch service, Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs reported during Thursday’s online Crawford County Board of Commissioners meeting. “We’ve discontinued our effort to consolidate,” Sheriff Kraycs said during a...
Area health officials – during Tuesday’s online Munson Healthcare press conference – reported continuing progress with regard to the state’s COVID-19 numbers, but they also expressed concern about the growing presence of a highly contagious variant of the virus in the United States. “We...
It started as a way to see if the family was ready to have a dog for a pet. Local residents Rick and Janet McBride are puppy raisers for potential leader dogs for the blind, and they are currently on their ninth puppy, Echo. The McBrides used to live in Rochester where the state’s only leader...
Dianne Tobin, who was part of the Grayling High School office staff for more than two decades, recently retired from her position, and she plans to spend more time with her family. Tobin’s last day on the job was Wednesday, June 30. Tobin, with her husband, Jim, are in the process of moving to...
More than 70 paddling teams were signed up for the 2021 Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon as of last week, including paddlers from Michigan, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Indiana, Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa, Illinois, Arizona, Ohio,...
City of Grayling officials discussed the past, present, and future of Grayling Public Safety during a Grayling City Council work session on Monday, June 28, following “rumors,” according to city officials, that at least one member of the council wants to make significant changes to the department...

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