The 2021 AuSable River Festival was very successful in some events with strong overall numbers, but other events were cancelled due to weather...
A little rain? No problem. A lot of rain? Still no problem. More than 160 runners competed in the GRA 10K/5K foot race – an event that started and...
Jorden Wakeley of Grayling and Matt Meersman of South Bend, Indiana added their names to the AuSable River Canoe Marathon record books on Sunday by...
The winners of the 2021 Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon – Jorden Wakeley of Grayling and Matt Meersman of South Bend, Indiana – also...
It was a close race all the way through between the top two teams during Sunday’s Spike’s Challenge C-2 canoe event, and the champions – Wesley...
This year’s winners of the Spike’s Challenge C-2 race – Weston Willoughby and Wesley Dean – also posted the event’s best sprint time on Saturday,...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:40pm
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...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:37pm
A little rain? No problem. A lot of rain? Still no problem. More than 160 runners competed in the GRA 10K/5K foot race – an event that started and ended at Hanson Hills Recreation Area – on Saturday despite inclement weather. “We’ve got good 10K participation and good 5K participation. In all,...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:33pm
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...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:32pm
Jorden Wakeley of Grayling and Matt Meersman of South Bend, Indiana added their names to the AuSable River Canoe Marathon record books on Sunday by winning the race in record time, becoming the second team in the race’s history to finish the full 120-mile Grayling to Oscoda course in fewer than...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:26pm
The winners of the 2021 Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon – Jorden Wakeley of Grayling and Matt Meersman of South Bend, Indiana – also posted the best sprint of the 2021 Marathon time trials. As usual, the time trials – a three-day event held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July...
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:30pm
It was a close race all the way through between the top two teams during Sunday’s Spike’s Challenge C-2 canoe event, and the champions – Wesley Dean and Weston Willoughby – edged the second place team by 10 seconds to become the 14th and 15th paddlers ever to win the race. The Spike’s Challenge...
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
This year’s winners of the Spike’s Challenge C-2 race – Weston Willoughby and Wesley Dean – also posted the event’s best sprint time on Saturday, but it wasn’t by much. Willoughby and Dean posted a sprint time of 4:33.50, edging Jorden Wakeley and Matt Meersman by less than a second for the top...
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:22pm
Sixty-seven paddlers – 57 men and 10 women – raced from Grayling to Burton’s Landing in one-person canoes during the 2021 Spike’s Challenge C-1 race on Saturday night. Jorden Wakeley won the Men’s Division with a time of 0:40.55. Kyle Stonehouse took second place with a time of 0:42:34. Danny...
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:07pm
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...
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:05pm
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...

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