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American Legion Post 106 of Grayling and other members of the community honored fallen U.S. military veterans during the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Elmwood Cemetery on Monday, May 30. Larry Domcik, American Legion Post 106 Commander, said this year’s event was well attended. “It was...
Grayling High School’s Class of 2022 – a group that had 54 academic honor graduates, more than $1 million in scholarships, and more than 6,400 community service hours – celebrated its graduation from the school during a commencement ceremony in the GHS gymnasium on Sunday, June 5. “Today is an...
Officials from Camp Grayling and the Department of Natural Resources – during a meeting on Tuesday, May 31, at the Grayling Township Hall – offered information and a question and answer session with regard to the military’s recent request for more state land on which to conduct training....
The Sawmill Lofts project – a planned housing and commercial space development at 100 Michigan Avenue – is on hold due to financial reasons, according to City of Grayling officials, and the empty lot will be graded and seeded. Developers and local officials conducted a groundbreaking ceremony...
Demolition of the Hospitality House motel – a long-vacant series of structures located on M-93 northwest of downtown Grayling – began last week as developers plan to build “multi-family” housing at the site. The agenda for the regular meeting of the Grayling City Council on Monday, May 23,...
Local officials, representatives from Camp Grayling, and people from the community gathered at a small U.S. Government Military Cemetery on Johnson Hill at the top of Hanson Hills on Friday, May 27, to pay tribute to fallen veterans and build awareness of the current local effort to bring a state...
The Crawford County Historical Museum – located on Michigan Avenue near the County Building – opened for the season this week, offering a variety of exhibits for visitors during its 50th anniversary year. “It’s a big deal for us this year,” said Dave Baran, secretary of the Crawford County...
The Grayling Fish Hatchery – a historic site located on North Down River Road near Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital – will open for the 2022 summer season starting this weekend. “We will be open the Friday of Memorial Day weekend at 10 a.m. and that begins our season. We are open Friday...
Camp Grayling is looking to lease more state land for training space in order to have remote areas for troops to train in electronic warfare and defense, according to military officials. Camp Grayling facilities and ranges in Crawford County are located on military, state, and federal land,...
A tornado caused a massive amount of damage to the community of Gaylord on the afternoon of Friday, May 20, leaving at least two people dead and more than 40 people injured, according to the Michigan State Police. Photos and videos posted online show the devastation. Ruined homes. Property...

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