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Crawford County voters will decide a millage request to fund the purchase, renovation, and expansion of a building to house the Crawford County Commission on Aging (COA) and Grayling Senior Center this winter. The millage to fund the $3 million project will be on the ballot as voters go to the...
The Grayling Mini Mall will be lined from front to back with trees decorated with ornaments and prizes as the 2019 Festival of Trees gets underway this weekend. The Grayling Promotional Association’s (GPA) Festival of Trees event has  60 trees and 30 gift baskets available this year. The trees...
Organizers and planners for the 42nd annual Christmas Walk made a blast into the past to add more variety and activities to kick off the holiday season in the community. Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, in the downtown business district for this year’s...
A new gift store has opened in downtown Grayling just in time for the holiday season. The Curator, located at 200 E. Michigan Avenue, opened for business on Thursday, October 24. The business is owned by Penny and Erich Podjaske plus a silent partner who lives in Oklahoma. The name of the...
The Rev. Elizabeth Chace will take her place at the pulpit for the last time on Sunday after leading the congregation at the St. Francis Episcopal Church for just over a decade and a half, but plans on continuing to serve the community after getting her first taste of retirement. Chace will be...
Cutting edge technology is being used to detect the extent of contamination caused by a firefighting foam used by the military at the Grayling Army Airfield to try to figure how those chemicals are moving off base and tainting private drinking water wells. In late October, technicians began...
A rock in the foundation for the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Day Dinner is being recognized as volunteers plan to put on the 29th annual holiday feast. Sally Golnick, the mother of Therese Kaiser, who founded the Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Day with her husband, Skip, has been taking...
After serving Crawford County for the last decade, Deputy Michael “Jake” Jacobi is ready to retire for good this time. Jacobi filled his last shift for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, October 24, capping a 38-year career in the law enforcement field. Jacobi was raised in Mt...
The Viking Activity Center – an expansion of Grayling High School’s physical education facilities – is expected to be finished in November following a few delays. “It’s been delayed,” said Nate Maury, Grayling High School Athletic Director. “Couple of delays getting everything painted, getting...
Crawford County officials have decided to weigh in on the state budget dispute between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican led legislature. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, August 25, directed  County Administrator Paul Compo to...

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