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If you think Grayling in the summertime, you likely think in that same moment of canoes, or the beautiful AuSable River. We are spoiled with one of the most beautiful rivers in Michigan, 138 miles, running through our town.  Borchers AuSable Canoe & Kayak has been around for nearly 90 years...
Crawford County voters will decide a Crawford AuSable School District bond proposal during the upcoming May 3 election.  The school district is asking voters to approve the millage for school building improvements. The “majority of the bond funds would be for the projects at the middle school...
Hundreds of people gathered for Grayling Recreation Authority’s annual Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Hanson Hills Recreation Area on Saturday, April 16, despite weather conditions that featured snow and cold temperatures. “Would’ve liked a little warmer weather,” said Justin Andre, Director...
Frederic Township, the Friends of Frederic, and volunteers distributed a truck load of food to area residents on Friday, April 8, at Eagle Park (next to the township hall) and organizers are planning to continue the effort with other distribution events in the future, possibly in other areas of...
We can feel spring on her way in. And what is the number one thing to get people in the mood for summer? Yard sales! Especially ones for a great cause. Theresa Phelps, a resident of Grayling, has had cancer touch her life. “Sometimes they have successful outcomes,” Theresa said. “And others...
Area families looking to treat their young ones to an Easter egg hunt this weekend will have at least a couple of options with Hanson Hills Recreation Area and Friends of Frederic both offering holiday events on Saturday. Grayling Recreation Authority will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt...
Camp Grayling is hosting two special public events on Saturday, May 7 – a Kentucky Derby Gala Charity Event and the Run for the Roses 5K – in an effort to raise money to help veterans through the Guardian Angel’s Medical Service Dogs Program. The Kentucky Derby Party will be held on May 7 from...
Last week, I had the honor of being invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Grayling’s biggest organizations – the Grayling Rotary Club.  The celebration took place at their weekly luncheon, held at Gray Rock Pub & Grub at noon on Wednesdays. This week, to celebrate the occasion...
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has updated its “forest road system” to open – on a trial basis – more than 90 miles of Camp Grayling state land to ORV traffic during times that military training is not in progress, and new trail maps are now available. During the fall of 2021 the...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to support a state senate bill that – if ratified – would helpt to establish a state veterans cemetery in northern Michigan. District #5 Commissioner Carey S. Jansen – during the board’s regular meeting on Thursday, March 24 –...

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