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A Crawford County Circuit Court judge stuck to the high end of guidelines when he sentenced a Grayling man for bludgeoning a 46-year-old woman using a can of yams. 46th Circuit Trial Court Judge Colin G. Hunter on Thursday, July 11, sentenced John Robert O’Connor to serve a minimum of 31 years...
A Grayling educator is taking a step up on the career ladder when the 2019-2020 school year gets underway. Sarah Allen will serve as  the assistant principal at the Grayling High School. She replaces Jeff Branch, a long time school administrator, who retired from his position with the school...
Every year since 2006, two people have been inducted into the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Hall of Fame. These are people the committee, as well as the community, believe deserve the recognition, whether it be their accomplishments in the sport or their dedication to improving it. This year the...
A lifelong Grayling resident was recently appointed to fill a vacancy on Grayling  Charter Township’s Board of Trustees. Trustee Dennis J. Long resigned from his position effective May 15 after serving the township for a decade and a half. “The past 15 years have been amazing,” Long said in...
Grayling area residents with tainted drinking water caused by a firefighting foam used by the military have just a few months to mull options on how they will  get a permanent source of clean and safe water. Camp Grayling and National Guard Bureau officials recently unveiled three options to...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners  approved a plan to remove structures from the historic Grayling Fish Hatchery to improve habitat in the facility and for areas reaching downstream on the river. The board, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, July 28, unanimously gave the...
After some initial discussions last week, Crawford County officials opted to slow down on plans to have a bicycle repair station located on property that runs adjacent to a bike path. The Grayling Main Street Program’s Design Committee and Stacy McIsaac and Kate DeVries-McIsaac, the owners of...
The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees approved a resolution on Thursday, June 20, to move all Roscommon facilities and students to its campus in Grayling. The approved proposal includes plans for an additional building on the Kirtland-Grayling campus, anticipated to be 70,000 square...
A Grayling family opened a business in the downtown business district to offer candy and gifts to area residents and visitors. Anne Tuck and Matt Tuck opened the doors at The Sweet Life, located at 207 E. Michigan Avenue, on June 7. The business offers an array of candy choices, ice cream and...
The Crawford County Historical Museum – located at 97 E. Michigan Avenue – will officially open for the year on Thursday, July 4. The museum has had a delayed opening this year due to an ongoing renovation project, museum officials said. The Crawford County Historical Museum received a $4,000...

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