For the second consecutive season, the Grayling Vikings are district champions. Grayling High School’s varsity wrestling program defeated the...
A local hair studio started 2020 with a growth in staff and services offered and a new name to reflect the changing times. The Jade Aubrie Hair...
Hundreds of people enjoyed free tubing (and free hot chocolate) and watched competitors race canoes and kayaks down the tubing runs at Hanson Hills...
A firefighter who trains in Grayling and has family ties in the community started the year off fast and furious by helping with the devastating...
A Grayling couple who have been restoring historic homes for over four decades were recognized for preserving a landmark home in the community and...
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Thursday,  January 30, the Arauco particleboard mill located in Grayling experienced an explosion in a self-...
Six Grayling High School wrestlers – Joe Armstrong, Zach Duncan, Jesse Vandecasteele, Tucker Mertes, Max Halstead, and Parker Dole – qualified for individual regionals on Saturday with their finishes at the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Individual District 17-3 tournament, an event...
For the second consecutive season, the Grayling Vikings are district champions. Grayling High School’s varsity wrestling program defeated the Cheboygan Chiefs and the Boyne City Ramblers on Wednesday night during the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s District 166-3 team tournament to...
A man  and woman were arrested last weekend for assault with intent to commit murder and carrying concealed weapons for an incident which occurred in Grayling. Crawford County Sheriff Shawn M. Kraycs said a call was received by 911 that a man was shot and needed medical attention. Deputies...
The Anglers of the Au Sable, a long-standing conservation group in the community, wants to change the way the Grayling Fish Hatchery operates after their first year running the facility. But before that can happen, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners is seeking a legal opinion on the...
Following six hours of deliberations on Friday, February 14, a jury found a Canton man guilty in the beating death of a Frederic resident which occurred in the summer of 2018. The jury of six women and six men found Matthew Franklin Smith, 37, guilty of open murder, torture, and unlawful...
The demand for services from the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Grayling Senior Center continues to grow as the population of older adults continues to increase. While the 2020 Census will begin in the next few months, COA Executive Director Alice Snyder said an estimate on Crawford...
A local hair studio started 2020 with a growth in staff and services offered and a new name to reflect the changing times. The Jade Aubrie Hair Studio, located at 6264 West-72 Highway, opened for business after a renovation and remodeling project was completed on January 12. Formerly known as...
Baden Essmaker ascended to the top of world at the Grayling Middle School after the start of the year, as a rare repeat winner in the school’s National Geographic Geography Bee.  All Grayling Middle School students compete in a schoolwide National Geographic Geography Bee. The competition,...
The former owners of Paddle Hard Brewing face charges for selling beer that they claimed was locally brewed in violation of their liquor license. Cynthia Kaye Vargo, 41, and David Richard Vargo, 44, were arraigned in Crawford County’s 87th District Court by Magistrate Camarin L. Talarico on...
The varsity wrestling team from Grayling High School celebrates its eighth consecutive Lake Michigan Conference championship on Saturday at Charlevoix. (Photo courtesy of Heather Green)
Grayling High School’s varsity wrestling squad clinched its eighth consecutive Lake Michigan Conference title on Saturday with a first place overall finish in the league’s championship tournament held in Charlevoix. The Vikings won five individual Lake Michigan Conference championships during the...

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