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Admit it. With all of the festivities in town for the AuSable River Festival, it’s hard not to get caught “HUP” in the fun. One popular event? The H.U.P. Race on Wednesday, which featured homemade canoes and paddlers wearing costumes. The goal of the event was “for teams to build a boat that is...
Aw, craft! The 40th Annual AuSable River Festival Arts & Crafts Show, which featured a variety of new artists as well as Arts & Crafts Show alumni, drew crowds last week at the city park. The craft show came into town last Friday, and was open until 6 p.m. on Saturday.  The show...
Thank you. Two simple words, a polite gesture. For men and women who have served, “thank you” can carry a different weight.  Last week, the Moving Wall – a half-size replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. – made a stop in Grayling for a few days, giving area residents and veterans...
Concerns over the safety of drinking water and property values filtered through the Camp Grayling Armory last week, where military and state health officials released the initial reports regarding contaminated ground water to the public.   The town hall meeting was  held  at the Camp Grayling...
A Grayling High  School graduate recently released another books aimed at inspiring readers to live their lives to the fullest. Deborah Reed, who writes under the pen name D.A. Reed, released her latest novel “Dancing With Shadows.” A 1997 Grayling High School graduate, Reed is the daughter...
Thousands of troops who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War will be honored when The Moving Wall arrives in the community this week. The Moving Wall, the replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial located in Washington, D.C., will be displayed in Grayling from Thursday, July 20, to...
With an increase in traffic and speed limits, safety hazards are squarely on the mind of Crawford County Sheriff Kirk A. Wakefield, who is seeking to add two new deputies to the force. Wakefield gave a budget presentation to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, July 13, for...
A Grayling woman is putting the community on the map through her leadership for the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Judy Williamson was elected to serve as the Auxiliary State Madam President for the  Fraternal Order of the Eagles at its state convention held in Midland on June 17. Williamson...
Hundreds of people gathered in the Grayling City Park on Saturday to put their best foot forward in the fight against cancer. The Crawford County Relay For Life was held in the park from 11 a.m. to midnight. Dozens of Relay for Life teams had tents set up in the park, where they hosted games...
A meeting will be held next week to address results of testing for contamination gathered from residential water wells on property located near the Grayling Army Airfield. A town hall meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, at the Camp Grayling Armory, located in Building 3 on...

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