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Grayling’s AuSable River Festival is expanding this year, adding more days of festivities and more events. Once a six-day event, the AuSable River Festival will stretch to nine days this year.  In previous years, the festival kicked off with Kids Day, the Tuesday before the start of the...
The Frederic Music Festival will be held at a new venue this year with the same goal of providing  top notch local entertainment and to raise funds for parks and recreation facilities. The six annual Frederic Music Festival will be held on Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, in Eagle Park...
Solutions to tackle tainted drinking water in the Grayling area won’t be determined until 2019, and could be used as a template by other communities located near military bases in the nation. Before those measures can be identified, more monitoring wells will be drilled and more data will be...
Beaver Creek Township officials, area residents, and Camp Grayling leaders recently gathered at a cemetery to breath new life into the grounds where some of the first settlers of Crawford County were laid to rest. A rededication of the Pere Cheney Historial Cemetery was held on Wednesday, May...
Following a year and half of renovations, the AuSable Artisan Village is prepared to foster the arts in the Grayling area from the ground up. Volunteers recently completed work on an $80,000 project to renovate the basement of its building, located at  219 Michigan Avenue. A total of $40,000...
Grayling High School celebrated the Class of 2018’s graduation on Sunday, June 3, with a commencement program that featured speeches by the valedictorian and salutatorian as well as recognition of the group’s accomplishments, a list that includes close to 50 students graduating with honors, more...
Local developers, with a big lift from the State of Michigan, will start to write the next chapter for a significant portion of Grayling’s Michigan Avenue downtown business district later this year. Thomas and Judy Steffen, from Grayling, plan to construct a four-story mixed-use building with...
Three organizations aimed at bringing visitors and economic development to the region have teamed up to provide a treasure trove of bird watching possibilities for visitors. The AuSable Birding Trail features 22 hotspots for bird watching sites in Crawford and Roscommon Counties. The map guide...
Twelve members of the Grayling High School Class of 2018 have earned Lake Michigan Conference All-Academic Team honors. Students were selected based upon a formula that incorporates grade point averages and SAT scores. Alyssa Cobb has been named the Class of 2018 Valedictorian. She is the 17-...
A pair of Grayling High School students who have the gift to gab on the spot were recently recognized for their participation in a statewide competition. Anna Fisher and Parker Learman-Blaauw, both seniors at Grayling High School (GHS), were the sole members of the school’s forensics team this...

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