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The Crawford County Board of Commissioners is considering changing the number of board members on the Crawford County Road Commission from three to five members. The county board held a public hearing on the proposed change at its regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, Nov. 29. The option...
AuSable River Canoe Marathon paddler Nicole “Nickie” Owens and many others continue to train on the river year-round even when temperatures drop below the frigid mark. But when Owens got the chance to paddle in a warmer climate,  she jumped at the opportunity. Owens took part in the 50th...
Will Grayling area residents get solutions to clean up tainted drinking water by a firefighting foam used by the military? Or will they hear much of the same from state officials that more monitoring wells will be drilled and more data will be collected to determine the extent of the tainted...
As shoppers hit the stores to find gifts for friends and loved ones, they are encouraged to buy a freshly cut Christmas tree with the knowledge they are helping out youth and families in need for the holiday season. The 24th annual Cops for Kids Christmas Tree Sale, a collaboration between area...
With new members on the Grayling City Council comes a new leader to handle the official business for the community. Heather Forbes was appointed to serve as the mayor for the City of Grayling by fellow council members at a meeting held on Monday, Nov. 12. Forbes, Kimberly Hatfield, Clinton...
Ideal weather, plenty of volunteers, and a steady stream of people seeking to get spooked allowed the Forest of Fear to scare up a record amount of donations to support local students and community organizations. The Forest of Fear, located off of Stephan Bridge Road, ran every weekend in...
Statewide proposals and mid-term elections brought out a large turnout of voters  throughout Michigan for the Nov. 6 general elections. In Crawford County, 55 percent of registered voters cast their ballots at the polls. In the 5th District race for County Commissioner, Carey Jansen beat...
The Anglers of the AuSable, a Michigan nonprofit corporation which has been working to protect and preserve the river for over three decades, is eagerly planning to take over operations of the Grayling Fish Hatchery. Joe Hemming, president of the Anglers of the AuSable, made an introduction and...
The numbers are in for the 2018 General Election. In the 5th District race for County Commissioner, Carey Jansen beat Hailey Halstead, 474 votes to 407 votes. The three top vote-getters for the CASD School Board were Stacey Huber with 2,287 votes, Wendy Kucharek with 2,138 votes, and Lori Johnson...
With all the Halloween candy given out and votes tallied, it’s time for Crawford County residents to focus on getting Thanksgiving Day meals to people in need. The 28th annual  Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Grayling Army...

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