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Acquiring a rare new franchise from the General Motors Corporation has led to two new showroom building projects for Matt LaFontaine Automotive. A Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram showroom, located at 5850 West M-72, is slated to open for business this week. Matt LaFontaine, the president of the...
Twenty-two competitors – eight women and 14 men – from across Grayling came to the AuSable River Festival’s Main Stage on Michigan Avenue to compete in the Grayling Main Street’s “Paddle Battle” on Friday, July 27. During the Paddle Battle, a special modified 14-foot canoe was provided as well...
In an event that tests competitors’ abilities to keep “H.U.P.” with the competition, the Grayling Chamber of Commerce’s annual Hurry Up and Paddle event was a success on Wednesday, July 25, during the AuSable River Festival, drawing a large amount of teams and spectators and raising hundreds of...
The Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) will have a millage request on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election ballot to fund the maintenance of recreational facilities  at Hanson Hills. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting on July 26, agreed to put the...
The Crawford AuSable School District is in a state of transition, which is clearly being reflected by the number of candidates vying for seats on the board. Three sitting Crawford AuSable School Board members are being challenged on the Nov. 7 general election ballot. Stacey Huber, Lon...
Four Republican candidates are vying for the sprawling 35th State Senate District, which includes Crawford County, on the Tuesday, Aug. 7, primary election ballot. The 35th State Senate District covers Benzie, Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Missaukee, Ogemaw, Osceola,...
Built from the minds of adults not afraid to tap their inner child, the Grayling Craft Show was a success during the AuSable River Festival last week, drawing large crowds. The Craft Show took place on Friday, July 27, and Saturday, July 28, in the Grayling City Park. The event was host to a...
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office will have a millage renewal plus an additional millage to fund the 24-hour road patrol on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election ballot. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting on July 26, agreed to put the two millage...
With all of the chaos and pre-race excitement happening around Grayling during the last week of July, it can be easy to get lost in it all. Between the H.U.P. Race, Kids Day, Business Relays, Time Trials, and an all week festival, there is so much to do.  One event, however, is separate from...
Buses for Crawford County Transportation Authority Crawford County voters will decide a millage proposal on the Tuesday, Aug. 7, primary election ballot to keep the Crawford County Transportation Authority buses rolling. A .25 mill request to increase funding for the transportation system,...

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