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An event will be held in Grayling this summer to further put the community on the map as a destination for artists and art lovers. The Great Northern Art Explosion will be held throughout Grayling’s downtown business district from Friday, July 19, through Saturday, Aug. 3. Similar to ArtPrize...
A law enforcement officer known for finding resources for those in need and treating jail inmates with dignity is stepping away after 36 years in the field. Capt. Randy Baerlocher, the jail administrator for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, served his last day on the job on Friday, March...
The Grayling Robo Vikes blasted into a new season this past weekend with an intricate robot built to handle a variety of challenges. The team made it into the semifinals in its first match held at the Alpena High School from Thursday, March 21 through Saturday, March 23. More challenges have...
When the Grayling High School marching band performs on the football field for the first time in the 2019-20 school year, they hope to do so in brand new uniforms. The current uniforms used by the band were purchased 31 year ago. “The average life expectancy for a uniform is 10 years, so we’...
The cream rose to the top in the search for the next superintendent who will lead the Crawford AuSable School District as two finalists for the position came to the forefront. Members of a superintendent search team, Crawford AuSable School Board members, and school staff were on hand for a...
A fundraising campaign was recently launched to restore a landmark building located on the grounds of the Hartwick Pines State Park. The Friends of Hartwick Pines started a Go-Fund-Me fundraising  account with a goal of raising $100,000 to restore the Hartwick Pines Memorial Building. In 1927...
More eyes will be on local roads and more ears will be given to concerns of the public after a recent change was made regarding membership on the Crawford County Road Commission. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 28, unanimously...
With each week this winter, Mother Nature has blasted the region with a snowstorm. Instead of staying cooped up in the house, a Grayling area family has created a fortress of fun to play in. Jeremy and Angela Hempel, and their children Jeremy Jr, age 9, Brady Cojocar, age 7, and Ashley, age 7...
Like moving one budget line item to another in a ledger book, Kate Wagner was appointed to serve as the next treasurer for Crawford County following a short meeting held by county officials on Friday, March 1. Chief Crawford County  Probate and District Court  Judge Monte J. Burmeister,  County...
A recently retired Crawford County elected official, who is settling into his life as a citizen, was recognized with the Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year Award on Friday, March 1. The Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2018 Chamber Awards at its Annual...

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